Free food, free show and even free taxes

February 19, 2010 3:37:21 PM PST
Free food, a free smoothie, plus a free puppet show. It's all part of today's Free Stuff Friday. National Pancake Day is February 23 at IHOP. That means this Tuesday from 7am until 10pm each guest will get a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. The event hopes to raise awareness and funds for Shriners Hospitals for Children.

This next freebie comes from If you like to knit or crochet, Michael's Craft Stores are offering free patterns available online. There you can find more than 1,500 patterns, from throws to scarves and hats just to name a few.

This deal came in from one of our viewers. Get your taxes done for free. wants to give Americans a break and is offering to do your taxes. Check their website to see if you qualify for their free service.

This next freebie comes from Discovery Green's website. A professional puppeteer will hold a 40 minute Puppetry Spectacular tomorrow at noon. This may be a great event for kids since there will be a chance for audience participation.

The next deal was emailed to me by one of our producers. Jamba Juice in the new city centre shopping center in west Houston is offering free 16 ounce smoothies this Tuesday from 2 to 6pm. The location is also offering a buy a one get one free Jamba Juice with coupon. Get the coupon here

Thanks to for finding this next deal. All day Tuesday at Jack in the Box, if you buy a large drink you'll get a free grilled chicken sandwich. No coupon is required and you can get as many free sandwiches as you want as long as you purchase a large drink for each sandwich.