Monthly Archives: November 2016

Which Restaurants are Open on Christmas Day?

As you might expect, most restaurants will be closed on Christmas Day. Only 6% of Americans choose to dine out on December 25. But if you’re one of the 6%, you need a place to eat! These restaurants will indeed be open on Christmas Day 2016 at most locations:

– Baker’s Square
– BD’s Mongolian Grill (Asian/Chinese)
– Black Angus Steakhouse
– Buca de Beppo Italian Restaurant
– Caribou Coffee
– Carrows Restaurants
– Denny’s
– El Torito
– Golden Corral
– The Greene Turtle
– Huddle House
– HuHot Mongolian Grill (Asian/Chinese)
– IHOP
– Kobe’s Japanese Steakhouse
– LaRosa’s Pizzeria
– McCormick & Schmick’s
– The Melting Pot
– Mimi’s Cafe
– Morton’s The Steakhouse
– Perkins Restaurant & Bakery
– Ruth’s Chris Steak House
– Sarpino’s Pizzeria
– Shari’s Cafe & Pies
– Shoney’s
– Waffle House

Remember, Christmas Day open/closed status can and does vary by location. Be sure to call and confirm holiday schedules before heading out. Then, enjoy your Christmas dinner at one of these fine restaurants!

Hooters Cyber Monday $100 Endless Craving Card

How many times have you had endless Hooters cravings? Satisfy them on Cyber Monday with the Hooters Endless Craving Card! For just $100, you will receive $20 per day in Hooters food until New Year’s Eve! If you bought a card on Cyber Monday and used it EVERY day until New Year’s Eve (except Christmas Day), you would have over $500 worth of Hooters food for just $100!

Cards go on sale at 12:00PM Eastern Standard time on Monday, November 28. Online only. This offer is not available in the restaurants. Limited number of Endless Craving Cards available. Get all the details at Hooters.com. Then, get ready to score your $100 Hooters Endless Craving card this Cyber Monday!

Cyber Monday Gift Card DOUBLE Bonus Offers

Everyone loves restaurant gift card bonus offers! I’ve listed quite a few of them here on CheapoLife. Typically, you’re given a holiday $5 bonus card for each $25 worth of value. Get ready for Cyber Monday DOUBLE gift card bonus offers!

For Black Friday, Outback Steakhouse doubled their gift card bonus. They offered $20 in bonus cards with the purchase of a $50 gift card. For Cyber Monday, other restaurants are offering the same 2x deal. Unless noted otherwise, these offers are available online only on November 28:

Del Taco – Buy $30 in Gift Cards, get 2 free Small Size Combo Meals. Buy $100 in gift cards, get EIGHT free Small Size Combo Meals. This is double their usual holiday bonus offer. Value is $13 on a $30 card and $52 on a $100 card. Order online at DelTacoGiftCards.com.

Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub – Receive two $5 Bonus Cards with purchase of a $25 Gift Card. Get free USPS First Class shipping on Classic Plastic Gift Cards of $25 or more. Order online at 99Restaurants.com.

O’Charley’s – Receive two $5 Reward Cards with the purchase of a $25 Gift Card. If you can’t make it on Cyber Monday, this offer is valid through December 2nd.

Don’t miss the chance to double your holiday gift card bonus this Cyber Monday!

Papa Murphy’s Pizza Cyber Monday Save 50% Online

Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N Bake Pizza is offering ANY pizza for half price when you order online! Simply enter the promo code SAVEHALF at checkout and get the deal. Enjoy your favorite Papa Murphy’s pizza today at 50% off the regular menu price!

Offer available at participating restaurants only on Cyber Monday, November 28, 2016. Includes Signature, Gourmet Delite, Fresh Pan, Stuffed, or Create Your Own Pizza with up to 5 toppings. Excludes FAVES, Mini Murph, and dessert pizzas. Online orders only. Not valid in conjunction with any other coupon or special promotional discount. Most Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N Bake Pizza locations will be open holiday hours on Christmas Eve (Saturday, December 24) and closed Christmas Day (Sunday, December 25.)

Dollar General $9 NET 10 LG Rebel LTE Smartphone

Dollar General is featuring the LG Rebel LTE smartphone for just $9.00 with the purchase of any NET10 Wireless airtime card. This deluxe wireless phone features 4.5″ touchscreen, Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system, 5MP rear camera, plus a 2 MP front facing selfie camera. You get all of this for only NINE DOLLARS with no service contract required! You save $40. Simply purchase any amount of NET10 airtime with your new phone.

If you’re looking for a reliable NET10 prepaid smartphone, the LG Rebel LTE is for you! Offer valid through November 26, 2016 at participating Dollar General stores. Mpst locations will be open holiday hours on Christmas Eve (Saturday, December 24) and closed Christmas Day (Sunday, December 25.)

Dollar General $15 AT&T Alcatel Ideal Smartphone

Dollar General is featuring the AT&T Alcatel Ideal smartphone for just $15.00 this week. This deluxe wireless phone features 4.5″ touchscreen, Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system, 5MP rear facing camera, plus a 2 MP front facing selfie camera. You get all of this for only $15 with no service contract required! You save $14.

If you’re looking for a reliable AT&T prepaid smartphone, the AT&T Alcatel Ideal is for you! Offer valid through November 26, 2016 at participating Dollar General stores. Most locations will be open holiday hours on Christmas Eve (Saturday, December 24) and closed Christmas Day (Sunday, December 25.)

Dollar General $29 VZW HTC Desire 526 Smartphone

Dollar General is featuring the Verizon HTC Desire 526 smartphone for just $129.00 this week. This Android wireless phone features 4.7″ qHD screen, quad-core processor with LTE connectivity, expandable memory to 128MB, plus an 8MP rear camera and 2MP front facing selfie camera. Yes, it will record HD video at 720p. You get all of this for only $29 with no service contract required!

If you’re looking for a reliable Verizon prepaid smartphone, the HTC Desire 526 is for you! Offer valid through November 26, 2016 at participating Dollar General stores. Most locations will be open holiday hours on Christmas Eve (Saturday, December 24) and closed Christmas Day (Sunday, December 25.)

Kohl’s Cash Black Friday Bonus Spend $50 Get $15

You’re probably familiar with the Kohl’s Cash Bonus: Spend $50, and get $10 towards a future purchase. On Black Friday, you get FIFTEEN DOLLARS in Kohl’s Cash when you spend $50! This once-a-year offer is valid on anything in the store: regular priced merchandise, sale merchandise, even clearance merchandise. Spend $50, get $15 in Kohl’s Cash for Black Friday!

The Kohl’s Black Friday Bonus Cash offer is valid November 21-26, 2016 at participating stores. Bonus Cash redeemable November 27-December 5. Kohl’s will be open holiday hours on Christmas Eve (Saturday, December 24) and closed Christmas Day (Sunday, December 25.)

Black Friday Furniture Sales Deals & Specials

If you’re shopping for new home furnishings, don’t forget Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day Weekend (November 24-25-26-27) is traditionally one of the biggest holidays of the year for new furniture sales. 2016 is no exception. Your local Broyhill, Sauder, La-Z-Boy, Drexel Heritage, Ethan Allen, Council, Durham, Century, Henkel Harris, Stickley, Hickour Chair, Hooker, Lane, Vaughan Bassett, Pennsylvania House, and Berhnardt dealers will have large inventories and be ready to make a deal via their websites.

Several independent furniture dealers such as Ashley Furniture, IKEA, Havertys, Kane’s Furniture, Slumberland, HOM Furniture, and all the big box stores will have large Black Friday sales. The many North Carolina furniture outlets will have special offers on your favorite pieces.

In addition to savings of several hundreds of dollars on most dining room, living room, and bedroom/mattress sets & suites, look for Black Friday coupon and promo code sales to get substantial savings off the furniture group or set of your choice.

Because the economy has been less than spectacular these past few years, most of us have kept our furniture and bedding sets longer than we normally do. Black Friday and Thanksgiving Weekend will be a good time to shop for new furniture. Many people are in a better financial situation today vs years past, so manufacturers and dealers are rolling out the sales, discounts, coupons, rebates, and special promotional offers. Check the 2016 Black Friday furniture sales in your local area for the best deals. Happy furniture shopping!

Black Friday/Thanksgiving Car Truck SUV Sales

If you’re in the market for a new car or truck deal, don’t forget Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day Weekend (November 24-25-26-27) is one of the biggest holidays of the year for new auto sales. 2016 is no exception. Your local Honda, Toyota, Chevy/Buick/Cadillac/GMC, Suzuki, Ford/Lincoln, Hyundai, BMW, Volkswagen, Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep, Kia/Hyundai, Infiniti, Nissan, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Subaru, Lexus, and Volvo dealers will have large inventories and be ready to deal via their websites. Many independent used car dealers will also have big Black Friday car, truck, and SUV sales.

In addition to savings of several thousands of dollars on most models, look for Thanksgiving Weekend offers of free airline tickets and gift cards. 0% financing is once again being offered on some models. Plus extended warranties and discounts on service/maintenance plans.

Because of the “challenging” economy these past few years, most of us have kept our cars and trucks longer than we normally do. The average used vehicle is now over 11 years old. Black Friday will be a good time to shop for a replacement. This fall, many people are in a better financial situation today vs years past, so auto dealers are rolling out the sales, discounts, and rebate incentives. Check the 2016 Thanksgiving Weekend car, truck & SUV sales in your local area for the best deals. Happy auto shopping!