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Slurpees and Pancakes and Chicken- Oh My!

It may be the dog days of summer, but there is still so much going on!  



All year long 7-Eleven is celebrating its 50th birthday.  On July 11th (7-11!) they are giving away free small Slurpees from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.  They even have a new favor, "Birthday Cake". I am not sure that I will be trying a birthday cake flavored Slurpee this year, but I am sure that I will stop by for my new favorite- Diet Cherry Coke.  Perfect on a steamy summer day!  For more information click here

By the way, if you are a fan of 7-11 coffee, Slurpees or other beverages, be sure to download their 7Rewards app.  You simply have the cashier scan your bar code with every purchase and your 7th cup is free! 




My girls always love Chick-Fil-A day.  On July 12th, Chick-fil-A celebrates it's 12th annual "Cow Appreciation Day". Any adult customer who dresses in any type of cow costume, from full dress to a cow accessory will be given a Chick-fil-A entree. Kids who dress up will receive a free Kids Meal.  The offer is available from store opening through 7:00 p.m.  Even if you do not dress up, it is an interesting people watching event! For more information, click here. 

Chick-Fil-A also has a new app which allows you to pre-order your food and avoid waiting in line.  My daughters love it! There is also a rewards program which gives you free food after you make a certain amount of purchases. 

If you are a pancake fan, IHOP is celebrating its 58th anniversary by selling its short stack of pancakes for 58 cents from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. on July 12th.  You can find more information on that event here

I hope that you are enjoying your favorite treat this week!  Thanks for stopping by! 

~Cynthia

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