By: Jennifer Murray

Have Your {Birthday} Cake and Eat {Free} Too!

31st birthday cake

Yesterday I returned home from an afternoon celebrating birthdays with my mom and sister to find THIS!   While I was away, Brad baked (from scratch) and iced me a birthday cake.  Seriously. I don’t deserve this man.  And you know what?  It’s really really good. Seriously. It’s like chocolate wedding cake. 

It was such a great birthday and I was so blessed by your comments and messages here and on Facebook.  You made a “boring” 31 year milestone into a special memory.

I plan on continuing my birthday celebration with all the free treats I received in my inbox through restaurant mailing lists, and the thought occurred to me that you might not be signed up to get some of these goodies on your birthday. I’m all over FREE, you know that, and free is even better SHARED! 

Here’s 7 FREE Birthday Meals and Treats You Can Sign Up To Get In Your Inbox:

Coldstone Creamery: Free Ice Cream Creation – My favorite is their French Toast Ice Cream with Apple Pie Filling. 

Scotty’s Brewhouse (Local): Free Entree and Birthday Sundae – They also send out freebies for your spouse’s birthday and your anniversary

City Barbeque (Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana): Free Complimentary Dessert – This chain is new to Indiana and is a personal instant favorite.  Love the BBQ, adore the sides.

Noodles and Company : Free Bowl of Noodles – Already used this one on some yummy Japanese Pan Noodles. They send you a freebie just for signing up too!

Red Robin: Free Birthday Burger – Did someone say endless fries?

Starbucks : Free Beverage of Your Choice – They snail mailed this one to me.  Anyone want to join me for a Warm Carmel Apple Cider?

Benihana : $30 Birthday Certificate – I just found this one. I’ve never been, but I’d love to try it for $30 off!

Did I miss any?  Let us know in the comment section so we can all sign up for more free goodies on our birthday!

It’s not your birthday? Don’t worry I have an anytime coupon for Free Chips and Queso on me…or I mean Chili’s! Just click on the graphic, sign up for their Email Club, and print out your free Chips and Queso Coupon*! I used this a few weeks ago for a cheap date!

 

Enjoy!

QuatroMama

* Links to compensated affiliate

22 Responses to “Have Your {Birthday} Cake and Eat {Free} Too!”

  1. Vargas
    October 7, 2010 at 1:34 am #

    Awesome share! Thank you very much

  2. Suzy
    October 7, 2010 at 8:27 am #

    WOW, Brad! I am wayyyy impressed! Off to show Ted …

    Keep up with me, Ted, and our Fab Four at four-by-two.blogspot.com

    • QuatroMama
      October 7, 2010 at 10:04 pm #

      I was wayyyyyy impressed too! He knocks my socks off. =)

  3. Sandra
    October 7, 2010 at 8:49 am #

    One of my favorite birthday freebies is BD’s Mongolian Grill
    http://www.gomongo.com/experience/joinClubMongo.php

    • QuatroMama
      October 7, 2010 at 10:04 pm #

      Good one, Sandra! Thanks so much for sharing!

  4. HoundDogMom
    October 7, 2010 at 9:08 am #

    Gen, Happy Belated B-Day. That is one sweet looking cake your hubby made for you. Again, hope you had a great day! Sherri

    • QuatroMama
      October 7, 2010 at 10:03 pm #

      Thanks so much, Sherri! He did an awesome job at making it special!

  5. KS Dallas
    October 7, 2010 at 2:25 pm #

    I have been swamped lately and can’t remember if I sent you b-day wishes! I meant to, so if I didn’t – I am sorry. It sounds like it was a good one and welcome to the other side of 30! I am coming up fast on the back side of 40 and not really enjoying that at all. At least with age comes wisdom, right? he he. Anyway, HAPPY BELATED B-DAY from Dallas!!

    • QuatroMama
      October 7, 2010 at 10:02 pm #

      Thanks so much! It was a great one. Always love hearing from you!

  6. Kara
    October 7, 2010 at 3:49 pm #

    Wow Brad I didn’t know you had such a talent in baking/frosting cakes 🙂
    It looks REALLY good.

    • QuatroMama
      October 7, 2010 at 10:02 pm #

      It was his first shot at making one from scratch. He’s so creative like that!

  7. DesignHER Momma
    October 7, 2010 at 3:54 pm #

    Brad is awesome! And I’m totally going to sign up for these things, my birthday is next month! Boring old 32. (but you are thirty-fun!)

    • QuatroMama
      October 7, 2010 at 10:01 pm #

      Dude, I know. So blessed. Thirty-fun – I’m totally using that! Thanks – that will make me sound cool like you!

  8. Emily
    October 7, 2010 at 5:16 pm #

    YAY! I knew he was going to do this, and so it makes me happy to see the work he did. Nice job, Brad!

    Glad you had a special day!

    • QuatroMama
      October 7, 2010 at 10:01 pm #

      I heard you were in on it. Thanks so much, Sweet Friend!

  9. punkinmama
    October 7, 2010 at 9:19 pm #

    Wow, I am so impressed with Brad!

    And I’ll join you at Starbucks anytime! 🙂

    • QuatroMama
      October 7, 2010 at 10:00 pm #

      Yeah, he’s like too good to be true sometimes. We really SHOULD do a Bucks date!

  10. Kelly
    October 8, 2010 at 8:18 am #

    iHop, Bennigan’s and Ruby Tuesday – you just sign up on their websites. 🙂

  11. Tamara
    October 9, 2010 at 10:16 am #

    What a great cake! He is a wondeful man for sure!

  12. Rachel ~ A Southern Fairytale
    October 13, 2010 at 9:23 pm #

    GOOO BRAD!
    That’s awesome!
    Jen, I can’t believe I missed it! That’s what I get for being out of the country.

    I hope your 31st year is full of blessings, laughter, love, joy, learning, fun, family and friends.

    Love you

    • QuatroMama
      October 13, 2010 at 9:28 pm #

      Too bad I couldn’t have shared my bday in the Caribbean with YOU! Thanks so much for the sweet words. Love you back!

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