Deb Morris: Fru-Gal

Fru-gal: Treat yourself to some savings on your birthday

My birthday is in a couple of weeks, and emails and coupons of birthday offers have begun to arrive in my inbox. It's worthwhile to take a couple of minutes to sign up for these freebies to enjoy on your birthday.

■ Join the Mug Club at A&W restaurant to receive a free root beer float. The coupon will be sent via email.

■ Sign up for the e-club at Abuelo's Mexican Restaurant to receive a birthday and anniversary gift.

■ Sign up for American Eagle Rewards and get 15 percent off the month of your birthday at AE or Aerie, free Aerie bras (buy five, get the sixth free) and access to members-only sales and events.

■ Join Arby's Extras and receive exclusive offers and deals. You get some free roast beef for signing up and a free birthday shake coupon emailed to you about a week before your birthday.

■ Send Aveda your email address and birthdate to receive a free Personal Blends Pure-Fume or body care product for your next birthday.

■ Join Backyard Burger e-Club and get a free burger plus a special offer on your birthday.

■ Get an email on your birthday, a special discount on a birthday cake, plus a buy one get one scoop offer when you sign up at Baskin Robbins.

■ Join the Blue Bell Country Club email club to get free ice cream coupon for your birthday.

■ Join Club Mongo at bd's Mongolian Grill and get a birthday gift.

■ Join the Culver's Club to receive a variety of offers including a free scoop of fresh frozen custard with purchase or a free value basket with the purchase of a value basket. Plus receive a free ice cream sundae on your birthday.

■ Sign up kids (ages 12 and younger) for the birthday club and they'll get a free kids' meal on their birthday at Bob Evans. Also, join BE-Mail and receive a buy-one-get-one-free entrée plus exclusive monthly offers.

■ Members of the Bonefish Grill mailing list will receive a free Bang Bang Shrimp appetizer or a free Jen's Jamaican Coconut Pie dessert for their birthday.

■ Sign up for the Cinemark Weekly email and receive a coupon for a free small popcorn for your birthday. Once signed up, you will also receive free weekly concession coupons.

■ Join the Buffalo Circle at Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar and get a coupon for a free dessert on your birthday.

■ Sign up your kids for Club BK at Burger King and they'll get a free kids' meal on their birthday.

■ Kids 12 and younger can sign up for the Captain D's Kids Birthday Club to receive a special offer on their birthday. Adults can join the club too, and receive coupons.

■ Join CVS ExtraCare Beauty Club to receive $3 extracare bucks rewards on your birthday. As a member of the club you will also receive $5 extrabucks rewards for every $50 you spend on qualifying beauty products. Plus a 10% shopping pass.

■ Join the Mermaid Club for a chance to win prizes like sample products, coupons and Chicken of the Sea memorabilia. You'll receive a money-saving coupon on your birthday.

■ Sign up for the email club at Chili's and receive a welcome coupon, a birthday coupon and a club membership anniversary coupon.

■ Join the email club at Chuck E Cheese's to receive coupon offer, free tokens for your child's birthday and more.

■ Sign up for the Blizzard Fan Club at Dairy Queen to get a coupon for a free 16-ounce Blizzard Treat with the purchase of another 16-ounce Blizzard Treat plus a coupon on your birthday and anniversary.

■ Join Denny's rewards club to receive exclusive offers plus a free Grand Slam breakfast on your birthday.

■ Sign up for Driscoll's Berries rewards program and get exclusive access to coupons, special offers and giveaways for your birthday.

■ Sign up to be an Express Next member and receive reward certificates throughout the year based on your purchases. If you are an A-List member, you will receive a coupon for your birthday with up to a $40 value.

■ Free medium celebratory sub at Firehouse Subs on your birthday. Just show an ID that has your birthdate when you order.

■ Sign up to be a member of Thornton's Refreshing Rewards program. After 10 visits you reach premium level and will save you 10 cents off per gallon on your birthday plus other savings.

■ To get Starbuck birthday reward, buy a Starbucks Card, register the card online then once you use it you will trigger the birthday reward. You'll receive a free handcrafted beverage for your birthday on your card.

Sign up for Steak 'n Shake birthday club to receive a coupon for a free double steakburger with cheese 'n fries.

■ Join the Sun e-Club at FirstWatch Daytime Café and receive a coupon for a buy-one-get-one-free when you join plus a free entrée on your birthday.

■ Sign up for the Cupcake Lover's Reward program at Gigi's Cupcakes and receive a special birthday and anniversary gift.

■ Receive a free meal just for signing up for the Pancake Revolution at IHOP.

■ Sign up a child for the Kmart Birthday Club and she'll receive $5 birthday bucks, a birthday crown, a Happy Birthday certificate and a birthday fun pack.

■ Become a Movie Tavern member to receive a free movie ticket on your birthday.

■ Join O'Charley's e-Club and receive a special offer for signing up plus a $5 off $20 purchase coupon on your birthday.

■ Sign up a child for Olan Mills Birthday Club and receive a special birthday discount.

■ Get a MyPanera card from a Panera associate, register the card online, and you'll start to receive special discounts, freebies and a birthday reward.

■ Sign up for the Qdoba Mexican Grill e-Club to receive a buy-one-get-one-free entrée coupon on your birthday.

■ Sign up for Raising Cane's Club to receive a free combo box plus other food freebies for your birthday and anniversary.