Fun Nurses Appreciation Week Freebie at Cinnabon!



It’s nurses appreciation week and a great time to celebrate the wonderful people who help keep us healthy at school, the doctors office, the hospital, and wherever else we run into them.

Cinnabon is offering nurses a free Cinnabon or Minibon roll May 6th-12th with healthcare ID badge. Head over here for more information.


Looking for a Great Graduation Present? Check Out the Gift Card Deals at Fry’s (You Might Want to Buy For Yourself Too)!



If you’re looking for a great graduation present, you might want to head over here and load gift card deals to your Fry’s VIP card. Even if you don’t have a graduation coming up, you might want to snag these gift cards for yourself!

Check out the details:

Save $10.00 on GAP
When you buy TWO (2) GAP, GAP Options, Banana Republic and/or Old Navy Gift Cards.
Offer excludes $10 GAP Options Gift Card. Product and offer may not be available in all states.

Save $4.00 on Domino’s
When you buy ONE (1) $20 Domino’s Gift Card.
Product and offer may not be available in all states.

Save $15.00 on Groupon
When you buy TWO (2) $25 or more Groupon Gift Cards.
Product and offer may not be available in all states.



While you’re at it load a coupon for 4X fuel points on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday! You’ll earn 4 points for every dollar you spend, saving you money on gas at the pump!


Wow! Only $129.99 for a HIGHLY Rated Camera Bundle (Usually $379.99)! Perfect for Summer and/or Mother’s Day!



Just about every mom I know loves taking pictures of her kids. Head over here to get a highly rated Fujifilm camera bundle for just $129.99 shipped today, list price $379.99! I have a Fujifilm camera and I really like it.

Ths camera gets great reviews.

“16.2-megapixel BSI-CMOS sensor

Captures high-resolution images and makes even dark scenes bright for versatile shooting options.

50x optical/2x digital/100x total zoom

Through a 24-1200mm (35mm equivalent) f/2.9-6.5 Fujinon lens for precise zooming and accuracy. The lens combines aspherical lenses and an ED lens for reduced aberration and optimized image quality.

3 inch LCD

Allows you to clearly view images. The electronic viewfinder features 200K dots resolution, making it simple to frame your shots.

1080i/60 fps high-definition movie mode

Lets you begin recording dynamic, smooth videos quickly via the one-touch button. Movie scene recognition optimizes settings according to the subject for ease of use.

Optical and electronic image stabilization

Reduce image blur caused by camera shake and vibration. ISO up to 12,800 offers improved image capture in low-light conditions.

Continuous shooting mode

Captures 10 fps for up to 10 frames, so you can preserve fast-action moments in sharp detail as they unfold.

Super-Macro mode

Focuses as close as 0.4 inches, so you can obtain crystal-clear up-close photos.

SD card included

So you can store shots. Slot supports SD, SDHC and SDXC.”


Fun Freebies for Mom This Mother’s Day!



Mother’s Day is this Sunday! Let’s make a point of celebrating with some fun freebies (Dads you don’t have to break the bank)! Check out what Alicia’s Deals reader Stacy posted on the facebook page: “My mom and I spent last years Mother’s day together hopping around to your different deals. It was too fun. Thanks Alicia!” LOVE IT! Thank you Stacy for sharing! :-)



Mom will get a free pizza at Humble Pie from 11-9. They have locations all over town and the pizza is delicious (I love the roasted organic local vegetable).



NYPD Pizza is offering moms a free 8″ pizza or entree on Mother’s Day. Check out the details above.



Head to Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt on Sunday and moms will enjoy 8 ounces of yogurt and toppings for free. Head over here for more information.



Zoyo Yogurt will also be giving moms FREE cups of frozen yogurt (up to a $3 value) all day on Mother’s Day. Head over here for more information.




Take Mom to the Dbacks game (vs. the Padres) and get there early so she can get a FREE soft style t-shirt courtesy of Fry’s food (first 10,000).




Check out what Vanity Blow Out Bar in Scottsdale (one of my favorite places in the world) is doing for moms: “This Mother’s Day we are honoring moms Sunday May 10 from 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM with a complimentary DRY STYLE Service!  Come in with fresh clean dry hair and our stylists will fill your hair with curls, waves or a flat iron service!  Service length 20 minutes max to allow as many moms possible this opportunity! *Must have appointment / Based on availability”



Take mom to Salut wine bar in Tempe and she’ll eat free. Check out the offer they sent over for Alicia’s Deals readers (because you truly are the best): “Moms are special and this year, Salut Kitchen Bar in Tempe want to show them just how special they are. When you bring mom into Salut on Mother’s Day, she will eat free at the mention of this offer! The restaurant will also be serving brunch and bottomless mimosas from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Salut offers a wide array of flavorful and innovative menu items inspired by a mix of Mediterranean and American cuisine. The 3,400 square foot restaurant and bar, located between the infamous Mill Avenue and Tempe Marketplace, offers sophisticated-yet-affordable authentic food such as bruschetta, gourmet tapas, salads, sandwiches, entrees and an extensive wine and cocktail selection that suits anyone looking for a memorable dining experience.  For more information, visit their website at “

ZtejasCheck out what Z Tejas is doing for moms:

“Commemorate your special day with Mom with a complimentary photograph and Mother’s Day frame this year. Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill will have photographers on hand to capture this special day. The photo will then be placed in a special frame. The best part is it’s all free!  Z’Tejas is also treating moms to a freedessert—chef’s choice. The food menu, largely influenced by the South, signifies the bold robust flavors of Arizona, California, Louisiana, New Mexico and Texas. There are five locations in the Valley. To find the one nearest you, please visit

If you know of a great Mother’s Day freebie please let me know ( and I’ll add it to the list!


Thanks Renata, Robert, Liz, Christina, and everyone else who wrote in to contribute to this list!


My Favorite Deals at the Grocery Stores This Week!


It’s time once again for my favorite deals at the grocery stores! If you’re new to the site (WELCOME!), I put together a post of shopping secrets at all of the valley grocery stores here. If you’re new to the site, this is a GREAT place to start!

Click here to download a coupon for $3 off your $50 grocery purchase onto your Fry’s VIP card. It never works on my mobile device for some reason and you must have facebook to get the coupon.

It’s SENIOR DAY at Albertsons, Bashas, and Fry’s! If you’re 55 or better definitely shop today (5/6) and embrace your 10% discount!

Download the Ibotta app here if you haven’t already. I LOVE IT and think everyone should have it! You can get money back from your purchases at grocery stores  including Sprouts, Fry’s, Safeway, Whole Foods, and more (think Scott products, Quaker oatmeal, sunscreen, trash bags, almonds, almond milk, baby food, Shout Color Catchers, and lots more), CVS Pharmacy, Target, Walmart, Walgreens, Costco, Sam’s Club, restaurants like Quizno’s, Home Depot and Lowe’s,  Hallmark Stores,  and more. It’s super easy to use once you get the hang of it and makes shopping way more fun. The cash back is in addition to any sales or coupons you have, and it goes right into your Paypal account (or you can get gift cards). You just redeem the offer and upload a picture of your receipt…super easy.

There are lots of new printable coupons! Click here to get to and print off any printable coupons you think you’ll use. It’s a new month and that means lots of new coupons. This week you can save big at Safeway as all manufacturer’s coupons are worth at least $1 (makes the $.10 off coupon look a lot more attractive…dollars add up FAST)!  Save big on all kinds of things already on your list like Simply juice, cereal, Pop Tarts, Magnum ice cream bars, deodorant, and lots more!

Don’t forget that Walmart will match any ad (with few exclusions)! You DON’T NEED THE AD! You can use this list to help you score the best prices in one spot. Head over here to find out more about their Savings Catcher program that will make sure you’re saving big! I just got $1.37 back!  Get Ibotta rebates and use coupons on top of that and you’re really saving cash! I’ve heard back from so many of you who love this!

For even more detailed coupon match ups (I’m starting to get into doing the things I love since many of you asked), check out another great Arizona blog Bargain Believer ( by my friend Juli that could save you a lot of money at the grocery store. You’ll be able to make and print off your list right on her site.

My Favorite Deals:



Fresh blueberries: $1.77/11 oz. package

Albertsons gallon milk: $1.99

Dozen rose bunch: $8.88

USDA Choice beef tenderloin: $9.99

Fresh Atlantic salmon fillet: $4.99/lb.



Premium strawberries: $.99/16 oz. container

Boneless skinless chicken breasts: $1.77/lb.

Bagged russet potatoes: $.99/5 lb. bag

Bashas’ milk: $1.99/gallon

Dole premium classic salads or spinach: Buy 1 get 1 free

Cluster tomtoes on the vine: $.99/lb.

Snag an ad to get a 24 pack of Bashas’ drinking water for $1.88



Raspberries or blackberries: $.77/container (Yay!)

Mangos: $.33/each

Foster Farms boneless chicken breasts: Buy 1 get 2 free

USDA Choice beef strip steak: $5.97/lb.

Fry’s milk: $1.99/gallon



Two pound package of strawberries: $1.77

Fresh cut dozen roses: $8.88

24 pack of Refreshe bottled water: $1.99



Strawberries, blueberries, or raspberriess: $1.50 a container

Chiquita bananas: $.48/lb.

Red, yellow, or orange bell peppers: $.88/each

Organic honeydew melons: $.98/each

Sweet corn: $.33/ear


Enjoy the deals!

New Coupon for $3 off your $50 Purchase at Fry’s! Load to Your VIP Card!




Head over here to load a new coupon for $3 off your $50 purchase onto your Fry’s VIP card.


How Fun! Check Out the Chiquita Banana Sing Off Contest and Win $5000!

If you know a singer, you’ll definitely want to send them this one! Click above to check out the Chiquita Banana sing off contest. You could win $5000! I would love to hear about an Alicia’s Deals reader winning this one!

So fun!

Hot Blue Bunny Ice Cream Coupons in the Paper This Week!

If you’re an ice cream lover like I am, you might want to snag a Sunday paper. There will be a great coupon to save you money on Blue Bunny ice cream, cones, sandwiches, and bars.

Hold onto your coupon and wait for a sale and your savings will be even sweeter.


Joe’s Real BBQ Customer Appreciation Day is TODAY (5/6)! Eat Free!



Joe’s Real BBQ is celebrating customer appreciation day is TODAY (5/6)!  They are located at 301 N Gilbert Road Gilbert, AZ 85234.

“Customer Appreciation Day is Wednesday, May 6, 2015.  We’ll open our doors at 11am, close to catch our breath from 3-4pm, and then serve until we run out.  Being in line by 630pm is recommended.  Must be present.  No takeout.  Choice of Pulled Pork or Chicken Breast sandwich, homemade bbq pit beans, cole slaw and a drink included.  Kid-sized sandwiches and chocolate milk from Shamrock Dairy available for children. All free.  While not required, if you wish to help someone in need, Open Arms Care Center volunteers will be on hand to accept your donations of canned food (fruit is fantastic, as is alliteration) or boxed cereal.”

Mark Your Calendars for May 12th…FREE Cone Day at Haagen Dazs!



My mouth is already watering for this one. Head to Haagen Dazs on May 12th from 4-8 for FREE CONE DAY!

Head over here for more information.

Häagen-Dazs® Shop
Scottsdale Fashion Square
7014 East Camelback Road, #558
Scottsdale, AZ  85251
(480) 421-0231

Thanks to all of the wonderful Alicia’s Deals readers who wrote in about this one!