In case you haven't noticed, love is in the air. With Valentine's Day right around the corner, saying “I Love You” doesn’t have to cost an arm-and-a-leg this year! While many folks have had to reduce expenses due to the current economic conditions, that doesn’t mean you can’t show your sweetie just how much you care. Giving a gift of love does not have to be expensive.
This year, participating businesses and restaurants across America are getting into the Valentine's Day spirit by offering freebies, discounts, deals and a slew of sweet treats for your sweetie to eat in honor of the romantic holiday. Share the love with the one you love with the following deals listed below.
Please note - The following offers are valid only during specific times and/or only available at participating locations. Please check the vendor’s website or call ahead for specific details.
20 Valentine's Day Freebies for Your Sweetie
- Free Krispy Kreme Doughnuts - Purchase one dozen Valentine's Doughnuts and receive 12 Valentine's Cards good for one free doughnut of your choice at participating Krispy Kreme locations. Offer expires on Valentine's Day, while supplies last.
- Starbucks Freebie - Participating Starbucks locations are offering a buy one, get one of equal or lesser value for free deal. Featured drinks include Caffee Mocha, Hot Chocolate or Vanilla Spice Latte. This offer is valid after 2:00 p.m. through Feb. 14, 2013. You'll need to print the offer or show it on your mobile device.
- Papa Murphy's Pizza Deal - Papa Murphy's is offering a super sweet deal on Valentine's Day this year. Order the "HeartBaker" take-and-bake pizza, a specially-shaped pizza loaded with cheese and pepperoni. Some locations are offering the special pizza only on Valentine's Day while others will offer the HeartBakers for a longer period of time. Prices also vary from store-to-store.
- Qdoba Mexican Grill Freebie - Buy one entree and get a second entree for free at participating Qdoba locations on Feb. 14, 2013. There is a catch. You'll have to share a kiss with someone for the offer.
- Fleming's Prime Steakhouse Dining Card - Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar is celebrating Valentine's Day with a special Valentine's Celebration Menu. Couples who dine at the restaurant between Feb. 14 and Feb. 17, 2013, will receive a $25 Dining Card toward future purchase.
- Mimis Cafe Deal - Mimis Cafe is serving up a special three-course Valentine's dinner menu for two for just $26.99. This delicious offer is available from Feb. 7 through Feb. 17, 2013. Alcohol is not included.
- Free Dessert at California Tortilla - Get a sweet treat to eat when you purchase an entree on Valentine's Day at participating California Tortilla locations. The unnamed Valentine's Day dessert is a chocolate tortilla filled with chunks of bananas, milk chocolate and marshmallows then deep-fried.
- Free Cookie - Get a free toasted cookie at participating Quiznos when you purchase a regular or large sub. Printable coupon is required, one coupon per person, per order. Offer expires Feb. 14, 2013.
- Free Cupcakes - Sweet Ride, a mobile dessert truck, will be handing out 500 free cupcakes on the corner of Michigan and Ohio in Chicago from 11:30 until 1:00 on Valentine's Day. Folks with a Discover card will receive a free cupcake - folks without a Discover card will get a free hot chocolate.
- Ben & Jerry's Deal - Get a $3 discount on any medium or large Valentine's Day cake at participating Ben & Jerry's. One coupon per customer, per visit.
- Marble Slab Creamery Sweet Treat - Stop by participating Marble Slab Creamery locations and get a $2 discount on a Heart Ice Cream Cake or 6-pack of Heart Ice Cream Cupcakes. Offer expires on Feb. 15, 2013. Coupon is required - limit one per customer.
- Free DIY Valentine Fortune Teller - If you were ever a kid once, you'll probably remember these.
- Free Valentine Treat Bag - Make these adorable treat bags for your sweetie.
- Free Valentine's Day Bingo Cards - Do you want to play a game? Download these free printable Bingo cards from The Idea Room.
- Free Chocolate Kisses eBook - Download the 75-page Kindle Edition book from Judith Arnold.
- Old Valentine's A Love Story - Download this free Kindle Edition book by Munson Aldrich Havens and Griswold Tyng. The book is regularly priced at $9.99.
- Free MP3 Download - Need a little music to get you in the mood? Download this free Valentine's 2013 - A TuneCore Artist Compilation which includes 78 tunes.
- Free DVD Movie Rental - Get a free 1-day movie rental from Redbox when you purchase a specially marked package of Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Popping Corn or Ready-to-Eat Gourmet Popped Corn in a variety of flavors. Promotion codes and details are inside the package.
- Free Adam Levin Fragrance - Be one of the first 100,000 people to "Like" then sign up on Facebook for the chance to win a free sample of Adam's new fragrance for men and women.
- 2013 Free Divorce Valentine's Contest - If love is not in the air, attorney Walter Bentley III is offering an unusual freebie in honor of Valentine's Day. Bentley is offering a free divorce to the person who submits the most "compelling and convincing" break-up story. The "lucky" winner will not have to pay any fees or expenses. This offer is valid only for Michigan residents with no or minimum child custody issues. But you better hurry - the deadline for submissions is Feb. 12, 2013, at 11:59 p.m. E.S.T.
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