Get a free Krispy Kreme doughnut when you wear your Halloween costume on Oct. 31

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 11, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Krispy Kreme is kicking off Halloween early with a line of four new spooky-sweet Krispy Skreme doughnuts. And …

Duracell copper top AA batteries in 28 pack box

Get a 28-pack of Duracell AA batteries for just $9 right now on Amazon

Bridget Sharkey  |  October 8, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Batteries are notoriously expensive, but if you shop smart, you can save big on these household essentials. …

Target retail storefront in Hudson, Wisconsin

Target Deal Days start on Oct. 10, with deep discounts on electronics, appliances and more

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 8, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Target Deal Days are returning this Sunday, and the retailer has just revealed some of the deals …

Wendy's storefront in St. Catharines, Ontario

Get free nuggets or burgers when you buy fries at Wendy’s every Friday in October

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 4, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Wendy’s recently announced some big changes to their french fries, and to celebrate, they’re giving away free …

Applebee's restaurant front

Applebee’s is bringing back their Spooky Sips for just $5

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 28, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Halloween is nearly here and if you’re looking to get a jump start on the tastes of …

Teachers can get free ‘Colors of the World’ Crayola crayons and other multicultural art supplies

Marie Rossiter  |  September 28, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.We know how much teachers invest in their students. First, there are endless hours of lesson planning …

Taco Bell Doritos Locos Tacos

Taco Bell is testing a new subscription service

Brittany Anas  |  September 22, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Out of all the fast food chains, Taco Bell seems to have garnered some of the most …

Send someone a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts and get another dozen for free

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 20, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.One of the best ways to thank someone in your life is by giving them a delicious …

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Register now for a free DIY kids’ take-home project from Lowe’s

Marie Rossiter  |  September 16, 2021

Looking for a fun creative project for your kids to build? We’ve got good news for families with little ones who love hands-on activities. Lowe’s has brought back their popular DIY kids’ workshops! Lowe’s DIY workshops have everything little builders-to-be need to stay busy, and they’re free! For the month of October, any child who …

Hallmark is giving away free greeting cards

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 14, 2021

Hallmark has a brand new line of greeting cards geared toward rewarding kids for making a difference. To celebrate the launch, they’re giving away 1 million cards from the collection for free. The new Little World Changers collection is full of an assortment of greeting cards and products that spotlight traits like kindness, courage and …

Bath and Body Works storefront

Buy 2 candles, get 2 free at Bath & Body Works

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 10, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you’re looking to stock up on your favorite Bath & Body Works candles for the fall …

Dunkin' Donuts storefront

Get a free drink at Dunkin’ every week until Oct. 3

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 9, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you haven’t stopped by your local Dunkin’ to try the new lineup of fall drinks yet, …

Buy cute Halloween mini waffle makers for just $7.99

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 7, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you usually don’t begin celebrating Halloween until it’s dark outside and time to go trick-or-treating, new …

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Bath & Body Works Labor Day sale includes 50% off candles, soaps and more

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 3, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you’re looking to stock up on some Bath and Body Works products for holiday gifts (or …

Amazon Warehouse: What it is and how to shop it

Anna Weaver  |  September 3, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.You already go to Amazon for good deals. But you might not know about a search option …

Sam’s Club has a Nugget couch dupe that will save you $80

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 1, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you’ve been considering getting your child an in-demand Nugget couch but aren’t exactly excited about the …

Dollar Tree has Halloween decorations for just $1 each

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 26, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you have a tendency to drop too much cash when Halloween rolls around, you are not …

Joann storefront

The best deals you’ll find at Joann’s upcoming Labor Day sale

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 19, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you’re into crafts or are looking ahead to decorating for the upcoming seasonal holidays, Joann’s is …

How to get books for half-price at airport bookstores

Tricia Goss  |  August 16, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.A compelling book can be a great way to pass the time on a flight, but if …

Bath & Body Works’ 3-wick candles are 50% off right now

Tricia Goss  |  August 13, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you are eagerly awaiting the cooler temps, rich colors and decadent aromas of autumn, get yourself …

Teachers can get up to $599 from Chipotle to buy school supplies

Kate Streit  |  August 10, 2021

Back-to-school time is here, which means it’s time for teachers and students to stock up on school supplies for the classroom. Did you know that many teachers buy their own school supplies? In fact, American teachers spend an average of $479 per year of their own money on them, according to 2015-2016 data from the …

Free classroom pets for teachers available through grant program

Tricia Goss  |  August 4, 2021

It’s that time of year again! As parents count down the days to the new school year, teachers are busy shopping for everything students will need in the classroom, such as school supplies, new books — and maybe a hermit crab or hamster. Class pets can stimulate learning, teach responsibility and even support students’ emotional …

Joann storefront

Gildan t-shirts are buy 2, get 1 free at Joann

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 29, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Joann is celebrating their 78th anniversary, and they’re giving us the gifts! They’ll be offering some pretty …

DNR auctioning off nearly 100 properties, including waterfront land along Lake Michigan

WXYZ News  |  July 27, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is auctioning off nearly 100 properties of land in several …

Joann storefront

Cricut vinyl and iron-on rolls currently half-price on Joann.com

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 23, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you own a Cricut machine, now is the time to stock up on supplies! Joann is …

‘Unbreakable’ Corelle dishes are on sale for about $2 a piece

Tricia Goss  |  July 20, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Chances are good that you or someone you know has had at least one set of Corelle …

Buy a dozen Krispy Kreme donuts and get another dozen for $1

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 13, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Krispy Kreme is celebrating its 84th birthday by treating doughnut fans to a special treat: a BirthYAY …

Costco wholesale storefront with sign

Costco is selling 36-piece school supply bundles for just $10

Tricia Goss  |  July 13, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Even though it may seem like summer is just getting started, it’s not too early to begin …

You can get 58-cent short stacks of pancakes for IHOP’s anniversary

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 9, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Restaurant chain IHOP is celebrating its 63rd anniversary this year by offering up a deal on pancakes …

Flamin' hot Doritos taco at Taco Bell

Here’s how to get a free Flamin’ Hot Doritos Locos taco from Taco Bell

Kate Emswiler  |  July 8, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Flamin’ Hot Doritos Locos tacos are returning to Taco Bell menus across the country, and the fast-food …

Wendy's storefront in St. Catharines, Ontario

Wendy’s chicken nuggets and other menu items are buy one, get one for $1 all summer long

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 7, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Summer is here, and in celebration of the heat and busy summer days, Wendy’s is offering up …

Verizon customers can get a free Starbucks drink

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 1, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you have Verizon wireless and aren’t signed up for the company’s Verizon Up program yet, now …

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Target’s teacher discount gives educators 15% off in 2021

Marie Rossiter  |  July 1, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.With the hopes of students returning full-time to classrooms this year, teachers will likely need to stock …

merlin bird app

Merlin bird ID app helps you identify birds by their songs

Tricia Goss  |  July 1, 2021

Birding is a popular pastime for people of all ages. According to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, more than 45 million people enjoy watching birds. It’s a hobby you can pick up at any time, it’s easily accessible and it doesn’t cost much, if anything, to participate. There are also many free tools you …

Submit your kid’s drawing for a chance to win a $10,000 family vacation

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 29, 2021

If you haven’t decided where to go on vacation yet this summer, you might want to try looking at your children’s artwork for inspiration. Now through July 9, Travelocity is giving away vacations based on children’s drawings. Five families will win a trip valued at $10,000 each simply by heading to TravelocityTripsbyKids.com, submitting your child’s …

Nominate a couple to win a dream honeymoon ‘do-over’

Tricia Goss  |  June 24, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.According to a survey by Brides, 66% of engaged couples had to postpone their wedding due to …

Get unlimited free popcorn refills at all AMC movie theaters right now

Marie Rossiter  |  June 23, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Movie theaters all over the country are throwing open their doors following the COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns. In …

Amazon Prime Day: Other stores are having big sales, too

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 21, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Amazon Prime Day 2021 has officially begun and just like in previous years, other retailers are also …

McDonald's drink and french fries

McDonald’s is rolling out a new rewards program and customers can get free food

Marie Rossiter  |  June 18, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.McDonald’s has been quietly testing a new rewards program in markets around the U.S. for the past …

Family sits in Jasonwell inflatable kiddie pool

Inflatable pool is big enough for adults and is on sale for $32 right now

Tricia Goss  |  June 18, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Summer is rolling in, and the season is already rearing its fiery head. When you want to …

Applebee’s has 2 new $5 cocktails and they look perfect for summer

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 16, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Applebee’s is kicking off Fourth of July early with two new patriotic cocktails, which have been added …

Bath and Body Works storefront

Bath & Body Works’ semi-annual sale is here and you can get up to 75% off

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 15, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Bath & Body Works’ semi-annual sale has returned for the summer, both in stores and online. Now …

Get a sprinkler splash pad for $11 on Amazon right now

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 14, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you’re looking for a way to help your kids cool down this summer, Amazon is having …

Get a free Wendy’s Frosty every Friday in June

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 9, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Every Friday this month, fast-food chain Wendy’s is looking to help you beat the summer heat by …

Get a tub of 168 Crayola crayons for just $9.97 on Walmart.com

Marie Rossiter  |  June 8, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Are your kids crazy for crayons? Whether your little artists use them for coloring books or to …

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When Is Amazon Prime Day?

Jessica Wakeman  |  June 2, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Amazon Prime Day began in 2015 as an annual birthday celebration for the company. Shoppers take advantage …

National Donut Day 2021: Get free Krispy Kreme donuts

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 1, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.National Doughnut Day is June 4, and Krispy Kreme is celebrating by giving away a free doughnut …

Dunkin' Donuts storefront

National Donut Day 2021: Get a free Dunkin’ donut with any beverage purchase

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 1, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.June 4 is National Doughnut Day, and while the best way to celebrate is obviously by enjoying …

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Frontline workers can get 40% off Under Armour apparel right now

Marie Rossiter  |  May 31, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.While the practice of taking time to honor workers who have helped get us through the COVID-19 …

Honey-can-do storage shelves

These best-selling storage shelves are 54% off on Amazon right now

Marie Rossiter  |  May 26, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Many of us struggle with the battle against clutter in our houses, but a tried-and-true solution to …