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Regal Summer Movie Express Starts This Week – movies for only $1

Regal Summer Movie Express

School is over for my kids. It’s time for their summer break. They have 11 weeks of summer vacation. Can you believe that? I only get two weeks off at work every year. Not fair. Not fair at all. Anyway, if you’re looking for an inexpensive activity this summer, Regal’s Summer Movie Express starts this week. Admission to their Summer Movie Express movies is only a dollar. The films are not first-fun movies, but they are aimed at kids and a dollar per movie is a great deal. In addition, a portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute.

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Earn Hotel Points with Chase Marriott Rewards Program

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Yesterday was the last day of school for my kids. It’s now the start of the summer vacation for them. I still have to work, but I’ll eventually take some time off and go on a real vacation. I might even take the kids with me. One of my favorite hotels is the Marriot. My wife and I love staying there. That’s why I’m happy to learn about the Chase Marriott Rewards program. You can get one free night at their hotel when you join their program, and earn points for additional free nights when you stay at their hotels: JW Marriott, EDITION, Autograph Collection, Renaissance Hotels, AC Hotels by Marriott, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Courtyard, SpringHill Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Residence Inn, TownePlace Suites, and Gaylord Hotels.

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Deal of the Day – get $10 off a Harlem Globetrotter basketball clinic

Harlem Globetrotter basketball clinic

Summer is just around the corner. Now would be a good time to sign up for one of the Harlem Globetrotter Summer Basketball Clinics. They will take place in Austin, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, New York / New Jersey, Orange County, Phoenix, Portland, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, and Washington DC. And thanks to US Family Guide, you can get $10 off with the promo code USFAMILY when you register for a basketball clinic. You better hurry because space is limited.

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Summer Blockbuster Promotion – 2 movie tickets and $50 dinner for only $28

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I have an awesome deal to announce on my dad blog today. Thanks to an exclusive offer from Specials by, you can get two movie tickets to use at one of your favorite movie theaters and a $50 eGift Card for only $28. That’s right, you can take someone special in your life to the movies and dinner for less than $30. Don’t miss out on this show stopping event — this offer is only available for a limited time. Specials by deals make great gift ideas for everyone.

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Get $10 Off with the Mobile App mobile application

If you are hungry, and out and about, you’ll want to download the mobile app for both Android and iOS devices. The app helps you find deals at restaurants near you. The app is free, and if you download it now, you can get $10 off on a meal. Nice, right? Continue reading to learn how you can get $10 off at a restaurant near you.

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National Toothbrush Day – get a free hello toothbrush

Hello toothbrush

Tomorrow is National Toothbrush Day. I didn’t even know there was a National Toothbrush Day. Nowadays, there’s a day for everything. So, what does this mean? Well, thanks to hello, you can get one of their sleek looking toothbrush for free tomorrow. I reviewed the hello oral care products back in April. Their products are really nice. Read on to find out how you can get a free hello toothbrush.

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Yipit Giveaway – win a $50 gift card to a restaurant of your choice

Yipit online deals and coupons

Today’s weekend giveaway is brought to you by Yipit. The company operates a website that helps over 1.5 million users find the best deals online in their cities. Yipit finds every deal from Groupon, LivingSocial and 800+ others and send you just the ones you like based on your interests and locations. The company recently launched a new product that brings all coupons from the nation’s best restaurants into one place. To celebrate their launch, the company would like to give away a $50 gift card to a restaurant of the winner’s choice.

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