Category Archives: Free Stuff

My Accidental Savings Account

It was recently my birthday, and I got some wonderful gifts from family and friends. I have to say, though, they couldn’t compete with Bank of America. My creditor since 2006, the bank surprised me this September by dumping more … Continue reading

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Speaking of free food…

Chick-fil-A isn’t the only restaurant giving away free food. Baron Von Schwein will be giving out a coupon for a free pork bun to the first 300 customers who show up at 11 a.m. Monday (July 14) for the grand … Continue reading

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Reporters never unplug, especially with a longhorn on the loose in West York

Before last month, I had never chased down a long-horned steer. And, when I finally had the chance, I didn’t do so in an attempt to check something off my bucket list. But, if anyone asks if I ever tracked … Continue reading

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The cost of free

We all love free stuff. But what does it really cost?

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Shop a lot? Try the Shopkick app and earn free stuff

I’m addicted to an app. (No, it’s not Candy Crush. Ain’t nobody got time for that.) It’s called Shopkick, and thanks to coworker Brandie Kessler, I’m hooked. How does Shopkick work? You get points for walking into stores you’d probably … Continue reading

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Would you eat at a restaurant that failed its health inspection?

Last week, a food sanitarian temporarily closed the Glen Grille, a restaurant at Regents’ Glen Country Club in Spring Garden Township. The state cleared the restaurant to open the next day after an exterminator treated the eatery. Like any other … Continue reading

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My credit card number was stolen…but it was probably time.

In a world of electronics, sometimes the hackers win.

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Does your office have a “free” table?

Every office has a “free table.” You know … that place where people dump stuff from their house that they don’t want. Sometimes, bizarre trinkets show up. Old magazines. Coupons for random fast food restaurants. Romance novels with extremely awkward … Continue reading

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Rutter’s gas giveaway contest underway

Want to win a year of free gas? Head to Rutter’s this summer.

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Do you pay for grocery bags?

Last week, my family and I visited relatives in California and discovered that residents have spurned the traditional plastic grocery bag. Instead, shoppers are expected to supply their own bags as a way of being good stewards of the environment. … Continue reading

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