Sign up for birthday freebies

March 10, 2010 7:04:05 AM PST
March is a big birthday month in my family, so I thought this would be a great time to update you on some of the great birthday freebies you can get -- no matter when your special day is.

Many restaurants will give you free food on your birthday, especially if you sign up for their email clubs.

Grownups can start the day off with a free Grand Slam from Denny's, then head to Red Robin, Ruby Tuesday or Fuddruckers for a free birthday burger for lunch.

Kids can also get free birthday meals from California Pizza Kitchen.

But make sure you leave room -- because your birthday will net you all sorts of free desserts. Chili's, Buca di Beppo, The Melting Pot and Ted's Montana Grill will throw in a dessert with your entrée.

And ice cream shops, like Dairy Queen, ColdStone Creamery, Maggie Moo's and Baskin Robbins will also give you a birthday treat.

And you can get more than food on your special day. Sephora Cosmetics will give you free makeup and Toys R Us will send kids a birthday card with a three-dollar coupon inside.

For more birthday freebie ideas, check out this posting from The Coupon Divas and this one from Leah Ingram at Suddenly Frugal.