4th of July FREEBIES and Restaurant Coupons!


Happy 4th of July!  If you’re looking for freebies or deals to take advantage of, here’s a round up of the best ones I’ve seen!  I will update the list as I find new freebies and deals.  If you know of a freebie or deal that aren’t listed, please let me know!

It’s always a good idea to contact your stores or restaurants ahead of time to make sure that they are participating in these promotions!

Make sure you check out my round-up of online and in store shopping deals here–> 4th of July Shopping Deals

Check out my patriotic breakfast idea here–> Patriotic Flag Breakfast


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Outback Steakhouse – Free Bloomin’ Onion with purchase when you say Let Freedom Bloom plus military gets 10% off

Bob Evans – Kids eat free in July after 2 p.m. with the purchase of an adult entree

Bob Evans – Free coffee, no purchase needed through 7/12 (coupon required)

IKEA – Kids eat free 7/4-7/7 (the Houston, TX location is excluded)

Free Goofy and Donald 4th of July coloring pages

Free Movie Rentals:

21 Patriotic Kids Craft Ideas


Baskin Robbins  – BOGO free ice cream (valid through 7/31)

Boston Market – 50% off any family meal purchase on 7/4

Burger King – Get the original chicken sandwich for $1.04 7/4-7/7

Denny’s – BOGO free milkshake through 7/17 (coupon required)

Jamba Juice – BOGO free smoothie through 7/7 (coupon required)

Logan’s Roadhouse – BOGO free entrees on 7/3 and 7/4 (excludes CA, NC, SC and Augusta, GA locations

Longhorn Steakhouse – free appetizer with the purchase of 2 adult entrees through 7/14 (coupon required)

McDonald’s – BOGO free Big Macs from 7/4-7/7

On the Border – Free queso and sopapillas with an entree purchase on 7/4 (coupon required)

Papa John’s – BOGO free large pizza through 7/7 with the code FIREWORKS at check-out

Pei Wei – BOGO free entree through 7/7 (coupon required)

Quizno’s – Free chips and a drink with the purchase of a sub, salad, or flatbread – valid through 7/9

Red Lobster – BOGO 50% off entrees coupon – expires 7/4

Romano’s Macaroni Grill – BOGO free entree (coupon required)


If you are dining out this 4th of July, don’t forget that you can earn FREE gift cards for dining out at some of your favorite restaurants from Plink!  I’ve been using them for about a month now and have already earned 2 $10 gift cards! Find out more here–> Free $10 Amazon, iTunes, or Walmart gift card from Plink

See all my current freebie posts here–> Freebies 
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Patriotic Flag Breakfast


If you’re looking for a patriotic breakfast idea for 4th of July, Memorial Day, or Labor Day, this Patriotic Flag Breakfast is quick and easy to make!  Plus, your kids can help!  My kids love to help out in the kitchen and I’m always looking for ways that I can include them and this was a big hit at my house!

See more of my favorite recipes here–> Melissa’s Bargains Favorite Recipes on Pinterest

Patriotic Flag Breakfast


Patriotic Flag Breakfast
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Serves: 4

  • 1 cup strawberries (sliced)
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • Cream Cheese (I used the ⅓ less fat variety)
  • Bread

  1. Toast the bread
  2. Spread cream cheese over the toasted bread
  3. Create a pattern with blueberries in the upper left hand corner
  4. Add strawberries to make the “stripes” (I have also seen people use strawberry jam for this part)



4th of July Craft: Firecracker Party Favors!

This would be such a fun party favor to hand out at your 4th of July barbeque this year.  They are fairly easy to make, too.  Even the little ones could get in on the fun, stuffing the tubes with candy and little toys.  Thanks for the cute idea and printable It Is What It Is!

Here’s what you need to make these:

  • Paper towel roll or toilet paper roll
  • Tissue paper
  • Ribbon
  • Printable label
  • wrapped candies and/or toys

Here’s how to make it -> Firecracker Party Favor Tutorial and Printable

4th of July Craft: Patriotic Wreath

I can’t believe that the 4th of July is only a few weeks away!  Where has June gone?  This 4th is a special one for our family, since it is my husband’s first as a U.S. citizen so I really want to go all out.  I saw this wreath on pinterest and fell in love.  It looks pretty easy to make, just time intensive.  I guess I better get moving then.  Thanks for the idea Capital B!

Here’s what you need to make this:

  • 6 red, 6 white and 4 blue felt sheets
  • scissors
  • straight pins
  • rounded foam wreath
  • craft wire
  • white cardstock

Here’s how to make it -> Patriotic Wreath Tutorial