If summer vacation and warm-weather frolicking cleaned out your wallet, we understand. That's why we've loaded up this roundup with Editors' Choice freebies. We've got doughnuts, smoothies, magazines, video game downloads, and more!
Upcoming: Free Original Glazed Doughnut
Vendor: Krispy Kreme
Price: Free when you talk like a pirate
Available: September 19
Is It Worth It?: Ahoy, mates! National Talk Like a Pirate Day is coming up. And if that makes you hungry head to Krispy Kreme on September 19 and you'll score a free glazed doughnut when you talk like a pirate. And avast ye swabs! If you go a step further and dress like a pirate, you'll land one dozen original glazed doughnuts for free. And if you want to stuff them in a treasure chest as though making off with prized booty, that's fine with us, scalawags.
Can't wait until September 19? Head over to Jamba Juice and buy one smoothie and get a second smoothie for free via this printable coupon. Valid only in California, New Jersey, New York, and Washington, D.C. Coupon expires September 16.
LEGO Club Magazine 2-Year Subscription
Is It Worth It?: The LEGO Club Magazine is a big hit with kids, and here's your chance to get two years worth of issues for free. Just fill out this short form and your child will receive his or her free subscription. The magazine includes comic stories, games, building projects, and more. It also regularly features pictures of young LEGO builders from across the nation, sporting their original LEGO creations. Note that LEGO Club Jr. Magazine will be sent to subscribers under the age of 7.
Domain Name and 1 Year of Website Hosting
Vendor: Get Your Business Online with Google
Is It Worth It?: If you've been putting off setting up an online presence for your business, this deal is for you. Get Your Business Online with Google offers a domain name and one year of website hosting for free. (Select your state to see availability.) It includes an Intuit website, domain name, hosting, and with the tools provided, you can create, edit, and publish your new website in about an hour. After one year the services cost $4.99/month for the website and $2/month for the domain name.
Upcoming: Plants vs. Zombies for Windows or Mac
Vendor: PopCap Games
Price: Free via coupon code "PEAH8R"
Lowest By: $10
Available: October 30
Expires: November 10
Is It Worth It?: Come October 30, the folks at PopCap Games will make downloads of Plants vs. Zombies for Windows or Mac available for free via coupon code "PEAH8R". Plants vs. Zombies is the winner of 30 Game of the Year awards and once you play it you'll know why Earth Day matters. (A mob of fun-loving zombies tries to invade your home and you must ward them off by planting vegetation to halt their progress.)
Coupons.com Savings Club 1-Year Subscription
Price: Free via coupon code "BIRTHDAY"
Lowest By: $30
Is It Worth It?: In celebration of its birthday, Coupons.com is offering a 1-year subscription to its Savings Club for free via coupon code "BIRTHDAY". The Coupons.com Savings Club offers higher value coupons than for non-members, as well as a coupon finder to locate coupons based on brand. Note that you'll have to enter your credit card information and this subscription will auto-renew after one year. Be sure to cancel before the renewal or you'll be charged $30 for another year.