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This Bud’s for You

One of the best free things to do in St. Louis is to take the Budweiser Brewery Tour. My family and I finally took the tour last week. It is infinitely better than the Ben & Jerry’s factory tour in … Continue reading

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Merry and Bright

The movie “White Christmas” keeps popping up. I awoke from my nap on Monday to hear the song “Sisters.” My wife was playing the DVD as she made Cracker Candy and Cappuccino Cookies for Friday night’s All Saints Christmas party. … Continue reading

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Free Parking

An Internet video show aimed at tourists and anyone who enjoys the Smokies will debut next month. “Smoky Mountain Morning” is the brainchild of Taz Cable, who recently hosted an online show called “Bowl of Oh!” He frequently invited members … Continue reading

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Monkey See, Monkey Dew

It turned out that the joke was on the people who didn’t believe me. When the social media representative for Weigel’s contacted me about giving away Monkey Ice at a tweetup, I picked April Fools’ Day for the event. Several … Continue reading

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Ay-ples and Ba-nay-nays

What is Monkey Ice? Perhaps the “Planet of the Apes” version of Vanilla Ice? Or an arena where Capuchins play hockey? Actually, it’s an ice drink product at Weigel’s that comes in four different flavors: Monkey Brains (watermelon), Monkey Mush … Continue reading

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Carol Freely

Amazon.com is giving away Christmas songs again this year. “25 Days of Free” offers a new MP3 download each December day until Christmas. Generally, the promotion provides an opportunity to try a song or an artist that may be unfamiliar. … Continue reading

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Salsa-free-tas

Coupon Katie’s husband Shawn tipped me off about free burrito night at the six Knoxville Salsarita’s. The local outlets of the chain were celebrating their tenth anniversary on Monday. The line at Salsarita’s reached the door when my wife and … Continue reading

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Kitchen Vogue

The Junior League of Knoxville has created a free event to help fight childhood obesity. Families in the Kitchen starts Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at World’s Fair Park. The event is open to all. Rachel Ford, whose day job is … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sync

Publicist Zane Hagy had a great idea for his client. Celebrate The Pizza Kitchen’s birthday by giving away free 8-inch pizzas all day Wednesday. He predicted that they would give away 600 pizzas. He was only off by 2,003. There … Continue reading

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Balance Bored

Movie companies deliberately overbook theatres for advance screenings. I have always felt that they secretly enjoy turning people away because they take it as a sign that they have a hit on their hands. At Wednesday night’s screening of “Eat … Continue reading

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The Chicken Cow

Christian Birdseye is looking for a few good community events. Maybe more than a few. The Chick-Fil-A employee served my family on Monday as we were treated to a free lunch. Ten days earlier we each went to www.getspicychicken.com and … Continue reading

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If U Cn Rd Ths Msg

Mentions of coffee seem to turn up regularly on the social media sites I use. I’m as guilty as the people whose Twitter feeds I read. I “follow” at least four purveyors of coffee, hoping to hear about freebies and … Continue reading

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Sweet Seventeenth

No matter how late or how early Easter is each year, my wife’s birthday always falls during Lent. As a result, we plan our Lenten sacrifices to exclude a sweet treat on her special day. This year’s celebration was delayed … Continue reading

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Having a Laugh

The last few minutes of a conversation with Ricky Gervais were winding down when I flipped on the radio the other day. I find the British comedian consistently amusing, so I made a mental note to find the rest of … Continue reading

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