Canadian Freebies

April 21

Canadian Freebie: Free Claritin Sample Pack

Posted by on April 21, 2014 at 4:30 PM

Canadian Freebie: Free Claritin Sample Pack

I don’t think there is any type of freebie that I wouldn’t like to get especially when it comes to a product that I have never tried before.   For just a few short days, you will be able to get a free sample pack of Claritin through their Facebook page.

To get this great freebie, all you will have to do is “like” them on Facebook either today or tomorrow and fill out a very short survey and you will get your free sample sent to you directly to your door. The survey is just five short questions so when I say a short survey, I really mean short.

This free sample will be of the Claritin non drowsy 24 hour tablet relief for allergies.  It will be the trial size even though the picture they are advertising are the 30 tablet packs.

These free samples will be available to anyone except for residents in Quebec.  Quebec residents are not eligible to receive a trial size but instead, they will receive a $5 mail-in coupon applicable on the purchase of any Claritin product. This is still a great deal in my opinion.

Make sure to grab your free sample pack before supplies run out. This is the perfect time to get it too because there are Spring flowers and hay fever is in full effect!

(Expiry: 22nd April 2014)

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April 20

iTunes: Ascendancy iOS Universal App FREE (Save $6.99)

Posted by on April 20, 2014 at 6:30 PM

iTunes: Ascendancy iOS Universal App FREE (Save $6.99)

I don’t often blog about app deals on iTunes but I felt this one had a lot of merit. Pick up the App Ascendancy for iOS Universal for absolutely free at iTunes right now. Usually it costs $6.99 so you will want to jump on this sweet freebie while it lasts.

I have not played this game so a lot of what I am going to be telling you is what I have gleaned from reviews and what other websites have written about this game. It is a space colonization game where you can play one of 21 alien races out there colonizing the universe, taking over planets, and battling ships. Pretty awesome right? Here is a rundown:

Create and control a space colonizing civilization. Manage your planets, research new technologies, design ships, explore small, medium, or massive galaxies, engage in combat, conduct detailed and nuanced diplomacy, and discover the cosmos. Once your people venture to the stars, they will encounter exotic spacefaring life forms.

It is averaging a four star rating both on the current version and across all versions of the game which is pretty great. Reviews for the most part have all been positive and people are really pleased with the game. In case you are unfamiliar with the ‘iOS universal’ term, it means that the game is designed for both iPhone and iPad.

(Expiry: Unknown)

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April 20

Canadian Freebie: Get a Sample of Camino Ginger Chocolate @ Ethical Deal

Posted by on April 20, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Canadian Freebie: Get a Sample of Camino Ginger Chocolate @ Ethical Deal

Free chocolate? I’m in! Try Camino’s Ginger Chocolate Bar for free when you sign up at EthicalDeal.com.

Finally, my love of free things and my love of chocolate have come together. Right now you can get a free sample of Camino’s ginger chocolate bar just by signing up and agreeing to review the product after you try it.

You’ll get a full-sized chocolate bar, not just a little sample. So it’s worth the few minutes it will take to tell them whether you liked it or not. And I have a feeling I’m going to like it. It’s a 65% cacao dark chocolate bar infused with real ginger and it’s certified organic, fair trade, kosher, and gluten-free. That sounds like a whole lot of goodness crammed into one yummy package.

When you sign up you’ll need to provide basic information like your name and address so they can get your chocolate to you. You’ll also have to answer a couple of basic questions about your shopping habits. It’s pretty quick and easy. Especially since the same chocolate bar sells for $4.99 at Well.ca! That’s a pretty decent saving for a freebie. And after sneaking so many lower-quality chocolates from my son’s Easter stash, it’ll be a real treat to enjoy some “good” chocolate for a change.

Once you sign up, you can expect your free sample to arrive within 1-2 weeks. Enjoy!

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April 14

Canadian Freebie: Free Dr. Oetker Mug Cake

Posted by on April 14, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Canadian Freebie: Free Dr. Oetker Mug Cake

Dr.Oetker has a new promotion on their Facebook page that will get you a nice little freebie.  Get a coupon for a free Mug Cake when you send a mug cake card to a friend so they will “like” their page on Facebook.

All you have to do to get your free coupon is send a Mug Cake card to a friend through Facebook, and you will get a coupon for yourself sent to you from Save.ca in the mail.  It will be a free coupon so you wont even have to pay the tax!

I have tried the Dr. Oetker cake mixes many times before because I am not a baker by any means.  I require a box recipe for any type of baking or you will not like what I make. Now I have never tried these Mug Cakes but just looking at the picture is making my mouth water.  It is literally a personalized size cake that you make in the microwave in a mug!  It doesn’t get much easier than that!

Apparently, some people have been getting an error message when they are sending it to a friend.  If you get an error message, choose another friend and it should work.

(Expiry: Limited Time Offer)

Moose Rating (3 votes)
April 14

Finish Canada Freebie: Free 16-20 Ct Box Of Finish Power & Free Dishwashing Tablets

Posted by on April 14, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Finish Canada Freebie: Free 16 20 Ct Box Of Finish Power & Free Dishwashing Tablets

Try Finish Power & Free dishwasher tablets absolutely free when you use the mail-in rebate form below.

I have actually had the opportunity to try these Finish tablets from a free sample I received a couple of weeks ago and I have to say it worked great. Although to be honest, I’m not sure if it’s just my dishwasher that is awesome or if the tablets really did work that well. Whenever I get a free sample like that, I make sure to test it out by not rinsing my dishes too much and leaving caked on food as is without soaking them first and at the end of the cycle, the dishes were perfectly clean.

I checked the price of a Finish Power and Free box at Walmart and turns out that both 16-ct and 20-ct boxes are $7.27, which is essentially how much you can expect to save by redeeming this mail-in rebate.

In case you have never used a mail-in rebate form before, the way it works is that though you have to purchase the item initially, you are then sent a cheque for the exact amount that you paid once you complete and mail the form. My guess is that most people forget to mail it, which is how Finish ends up getting more customers, so don’t be part of that statistic! Send your form as soon as you can.

Just keep in mind that although you must make your purchase before March 26th 2014, you have until June 26th 2014 to send the form.

(Expiry: 26th May 2014)

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April 11

Pet Freebie: Free Can of Royal Canin Cat Food

Posted by on April 11, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Pet Freebie: Free Can of Royal Canin Cat Food

If you have a cat, or just like freebies, check this one out for a can of Royal Canin cat food.

Getting your freebie is easy and of course I already did it. You have to choose what kind of food you need for your cat or kitten, then enter your information. Considering this freebie is on Facebook, you’ll probably need an account. I have two senior cats, and while they didn’t have a specific senior cat food, I chose the spayed and neutered brand, as that usually means they’ll get a little larger and slower.

You can also choose between weight gain, skin and coat support, active cats, new kittens and older kittens. Once you enter in your info, you’ll get a coupon for your free can.

I normally feed my cats hard food, but as they get older, they might like the wet food better as it isn’t as hard on their aging teeth. I know one of my cats devours the wet food in sauce, as they call it, but my other can take it or leave it. This is a great time to try this brand and see if they like it. Royal Canin is definitely a well-known name brand in cat and dog nutrition.

(Expiry: Unknown)

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April 9

SCENE Rewards Freebie: 250 Free Points With Purchase Of Select Books From Chapters Indigo

Posted by on April 9, 2014 at 10:30 PM

SCENE Rewards Freebie: 250 Free Points With Purchase Of Select Books From Chapters Indigo

Are you a book and movie lover? Then use both of these hobbies to your advantage by getting an awesome freebie from Scene Rewards! With purchase of a select title from Chapters Indigo, you can earn yourself 250 free Scene points!

I absolutely love Scene Rewards. Although I haven’t had the chance to go in a while, I used to go to the movies every Tuesday to take advantage of the cheapie Tuesday deal (50% off the ticket) and to get 120 scene points (100 for viewing the movie and 20 for buying the ticket online). The best part about all this is that within a short time frame, I would have enough points (1,000) for a free movie, which I would make sure to redeem on a week-end and for one in either IMAX, UltraAVX or 3D.

The current featured list of books is inspired by a “read the book; see the movie” kind of theme and is ongoing until the end of the month of April. With 30 books to choose from in total, here are just some of the books that stood out to me:

Keep in mind that all the prices listed above are those that Chapters automatically offers to Plum Rewards members, a free program that awards points and lower prices on all books.

Once the book has been purchased, you will then receive an e-mail with a special PIN code to enter at Scene’s Indigo page. Plus, you can get as many books as you want for even more points! Just don’t forget that it takes 1,000 points for a free movie, although you can also use them on a variety of other rewards as well, such as free snacks, DVDs, Blu-Rays etc.

As usual, shipping is also free on all orders over $25.

(Expiry: Unknown)

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April 4

My Story Doctor: Get David Farland’s NaNoWriMi Inspirations eBook Full of Writing Tips for Free!

Posted by on April 4, 2014 at 5:30 PM

My Story Doctor: Get David Farlands NaNoWriMi Inspirations eBook Full of Writing Tips for Free!

Let a pro keep you motivated while you NaNoWriMo or any time!

Depending on if you are a Sci Fi person or a Fantasy person you may know David Farland also as Dave Wolverton. He goes by both depending on what genre he is writing. For this book he’s using Farland.

So who is this guy? Well, he’s best know in the writing world for his Runelord series but he has written a lot of books all of which you can read about on The Book of Knowledge, Wikipedia. I’ve never read any of his books but on of my favourite authors, Brandon Sanderson, took a writing course from Farland and said that that one course was more important to his writing career than everything else he did on his way to a Master’s Degree in English. Sanderson writes my favourite books and if Farland made him in to the writer he is today, well, I’m all in.

Farland offers online and in-person writing workshops via MyStoryDoctor but for the people who can’t get to Utah or don’t want to lay down the hundreds of dollars to get some help from him, you can get a copy of his NaNoWriMo Inspirations book. It sells for $2.99 but if you sign up to the My Story Doctor website, you can get it in ePub or Kindle format for free. Just sign up, sign in and click on the Free Stuff link up at the top to download it.

The book is meant to give you a new lesson each day of NaNoWriMo to keep you writing. NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month and it takes place in November each year. Basically you take a month and write a full novel. Farland’s lessons for the first four days of NaNoWriMo are:

  • Day 1: Be Your Own Inspiration
  • Day 2: Staying Motivated
  • Day 3: Plotting a Story
  • Day 4: Thinking About Your Setting

(Expires: Never but free book may change)

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April 1

Home Depot Canada: Free Workshops in April

Posted by on April 1, 2014 at 5:30 PM

Home Depot Canada: Free Workshops in April

Home Depot is one of those places that really is for the everyday man.  They have absolutely everything to build, fix, or update your home.  For the month of April, they are offereing some wonderful free workshops that will help you become a great Do It Yourselfer.

There are 4 workshops in the month of April and all of them are absolutely free.

Build a BirdBath (Rio 2 Movie) April 12th 2014

  • This workshop will last for 2 hours total starting at 10am at your local Home Depot.  It is the perfect workshop to bring your kids to so they can help you out.

Build a Deck April 19th 2014

  • This is a 1 hour workshop starting at 10 am as well.  If you are thinking about updating your deck or creating a new one, this is the perfect free workshop for you.  The insight you will learn here could save you a lot of money.

Prepare your Lawn for Spring April 23rd, 2014

  • This is also a 1 hour workshop but this one is offered at night.  It starts at 7pm and  would be a bonus for any home owner to partake in.  Not only will you learn how to fertilize, spread seed, and aerate your lawn, you will learn how to maintain your lawn tools, which is a bonus.

Install a Wood Fence April 27th, 2014

  • This 1 hour workshop starts at 1pm and will teach you great techniques for installing a fence.  You will learn how to install fence posts, rails, pickets, and will learn all of the basic safety practices for this project. Building your own fence could save you a lot of money since it is such a big project!

These workshops are open to both men and women so fear not if you are a woman that want to be a bit more handy.  Each workshop has a registration beside it and a list of items it requires. The best thing to do is sign up sooner rather than later so that the spots don’t all get filled before you try.

This is not only educational, but it is a great way to get to know other men and women that are interested in this type of thing!

(Expiry: Varies)

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April 1

SampleSource Canada Now Live!

Posted by on April 1, 2014 at 3:00 PM

SampleSource Canada Now Live!

It is my favourite time again… SampleSource Canada is live right now! Hurry and get your samples before they run out.

If you have not yet done this, you basically fill out a quick 1 minute questionnaire and you will be sent some incredible samples and products absolutely free. I just filled out my survey and I got 7 free samples.  I got a granola bar, some hair products, some cleaning supplies and a few other goodies.

The samples you get sent to you will depend on how you answer your questions.  I have heard of people getting up to 16 samples this time around including a 6 month free digital magazine subscription!  These samples are so popular and they run out really fast.

You will be allowed one account per house so you can only fill out the questionnaire for one person per household.  They only offer this a few times a year and they always run out within the first day because it is so popular.  Once these samples run out, it will likely be months before they will offer it again.

(Expiry: While supplies last)

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April 1

Amazon Canada Freebie: Free Recipe Books For Kindle eReader & Apps

Posted by on April 1, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Amazon Canada Freebie: Free Recipe Books For Kindle eReader & Apps

Do you have a Kindle eReader or the Kindle app? Then today is your lucky day (assuming no one’s pulled a prank on you yet) because for a limited time, you can get hundreds of cooking eBooks on Amazon Canada for absolutely free. That’s right: hundreds, if not thousands!

This is a particularly incredible freebie because you don’t even have to have the Amazon Kindle eReader to get all of the cooking eBooks for free. Simply download the Kindle app to your PC, iPhone, iPad or Android phone, then log into your Amazon account (and if you don’t have one, then it’s free to get one) and you can then go back to clicking the link above to download all of your books.

I experimented by getting the Kindle app on my iPhone and once I went back to the link and clicked on an eBook, the right-hand side of the page displayed an orage button with the text: “buy now with 1-click” with a drop-drop box giving me the choice to send it to my phone. But since the price of the cookbooks is currently at $0.00, I really didn’t end up buying anything at all!

Considering the extra-large assortment of available cookbooks, I would definitely recommend sorting them by the categories that interest you the most from the left-hand side menu. You can pick from sections like: dieteary, low fat, holiday cookbooks, etc. Just keep in mind that you have to stick to cooking-related categories for free eBooks.

Do you cook? Share with us your favourite recipe in the comments section!

(Expiry: Unknown)

(Image Credit: Sean Ganann)

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March 31

KidsBowlFree.com: Sign Up Now for Free Bowling, All Summer Long!

Posted by on March 31, 2014 at 8:30 PM

KidsBowlFree.com: Sign Up Now for Free Bowling, All Summer Long!

It’s back! Register your kids for a summer of free bowling at KidsBowlFree.com. Each child gets two free games per day, all summer long.

Summer vacations may pass quickly when you’re a kid, but they can be long when you’re a parent. Very long. Filling all those days can be a challenge, and you can only visit so many playgrounds and watch so many cartoons. That’s why I love that the Kids Bowl Free program is returning for 2014.  With this fun freebie you can register up to six children for free bowling at a participating bowling centre in Canada (age limits are set by individual locations). Each child can then enjoy two free games of bowling per day. All summer long!

And if you want to get in on the fun you can add a family pass for $24.95 (US). Family passes allow up to four adults or older children to bowl with your registered children all summer without having to pay more than the initial $24.95 charge. It should be noted though that shoe rentals are not included with the free kids’ bowling or family passes.

Last year we signed up our then 4-year-old son for this program with the family pass, and though we only used it about 5 or 6 times over the course of the summer we still saved a good amount of money. This year I think we’ll get even more out of it now that our little bowler is a little bigger. Program start dates vary by bowling centre, with some starting as early as May. If the bowling centre nearest you isn’t accepting registration yet you can just enter your email address and they’ll contact you when it’s time to sign up. Once you are registered you will receive your new free bowling coupons by email each week, usually on Sunday mornings.

(Expiry: Unknown)

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March 28

Shell Canada: Free Small 8 oz Coffee Until April 27th

Posted by on March 28, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Shell Canada: Free Small 8 oz Coffee Until April 27th

Who wants free coffee?! Well until April 27th 2014, you can get free coffee from any Shell Canada gas station.  Head into your local Shell gas station and grab a free small cup of coffee.

This free coffee offer will be for a small 8oz cup of coffee and there is no purchase required.  I cant think of a more perfect way to start you day than with a free cup of coffee.

It doesn’t say anything on their Facebook page about their being a limit of how many you can get but for most of these freebie deals it is one free coffee per person per day.  That means if you head in every  day until it expires, you can potentially get 30 free cups of coffee! If you figure most cups of coffee cost $1.25 at least, you could be saving around $38 if you got your freebie every single day until the deal is done.

While you are there, make sure to use your Air Miles for any purchases that you may be making.  You can really rack them up when you grab your gas there.

(Expiry: 27th April 2014)

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March 27

P&G Free Sample Unstopables & Sweet Dreams Collection Coupon Booklet

Posted by on March 27, 2014 at 2:07 PM

P&G Free Sample Unstopables & Sweet Dreams Collection Coupon Booklet

The only thing better than getting a free sample is getting a free sample and a coupon booklet to boot!  Get a free sample of Downy Unstopables and a Sweet Dreams Collection coupon booklet with no purchase necessary at P&G Brandsaver.

We wrote last week about the new P&G Brandsaver coupons that were available, but now they have an entire booklet of coupons to grab as well.  You will need to be a P&G member so if you are not yet a member and have not been getting their free coupons, make sure to sign up first on the right hand side.  It is absolutely free and the benefits are awesome!

You will be allowed one sample request per person and/or mailing address per offer period. There is no expiry listed so it will be available until supplies run out. The samples and coupon booklets will take anywhere between 6-8 weeks to be delivered.

This free Downy Unstopables is an in wash scent booster that will leave your clothes smelling nice and fresh. It is a great way to try out a new product without having to buy it first.

It doesn’t actually say which coupons or how many will be in the Sweet Dreams booklet but who could complain when it is free!

(Expiry: While Quantities last)

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March 27

Landmark Cinemas Canada Freebie: Get a Free Medium Popcorn

Posted by on March 27, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Landmark Cinemas Canada Freebie: Get a Free Medium Popcorn

Heading to a Landmarks Cinema theatre? Don’t forget to sign up for your free medium popcorn coupon first.

A trip to the movie theatre can be a lot of fun, and a lot of money. So I’m always happy for savings opportunities when they come up. One of my favourite long-standing offers is the free popcorn deal from Landmark Cinemas. When you visit their site and sign up for their e-Newsletter (bottom right of the homepage) they’ll email you a coupon for a free medium popcorn.

You just print the email and present it at your local Landmark Cinemas concession stand. With the high cost of concession items these days, it’s a pretty hefty savings and I appreciate that you don’t have to buy anything else in order to get the free popcorn. Get the whole family to sign up with different email accounts and you’ll really see the savings add up. Luckily, my son hasn’t discovered soda yet and he’s not big on candy, but he can certainly down more than his fair share of popcorn!

Once you’ve signed up for their eNewsletter and received your free coupon you can always unsubscribe, but I find they send some pretty good offers without spamming and overdoing it. Landmark Cinemas currently has locations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and the Yukon. To find a theatre near you visit their website.

Photo credit: Dan Machold

(Expiry: Unknown)

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