REMINDER: Conner Prairie Memberships are $15 off through tomorrow with the Family and Friends discount -$75 for a family membership and it works on renewals as well!

I am going to repost my previous post about the Conner Prairie Memberships being on sale through Sunday, March 29th!  If you have a membership already, you can also buy the membership and it will add a year to your current membership.

If you are contemplating a Conner Prairie Membership or need to renew yours, there is a Friends and Family Sale going on right now.  You need to go to this link:  http://www.connerprairie.org/F-F-2015 (you may need to copy and paste the link for some reason versus clicking on it) and then you need to type in the name of a referring employee.  I have gotten permission to share this deal from Mackenzie Ruark Daniels so you can list her name as the referring employee.  The discount code is:  FF2015.  All of the membership are $15 off and also include two balloon tickets so I understand this to be a great deal.  Conner Prairie is also a part of the Smithsonian Affiliate Reciprocal Membership Program so you can get free admittance into participating places across the country!  Here are some of the benefits of the memberships on sale:

Membership Benefits

Family/Grandparent Basic or Individual+Guest Membership Benefits

Unlimited FREE daytime general admission for a whole year

Discounts on camps, programs, classes, and 1859 Balloon Voyages

Save every time you make a purchase at either Café on the Common or the Conner Prairie Store.

Free admission to special events, including Civil War Days, Curiosity Fair and Headless Horseman on select nights in October.

Free admittance to other Smithsonian Affiliated Museums across the country.

Reciprocal benefits to 250+ history museums across the country.

Family/Grandparent Plus Membership Benefits

All the benefits of our Family/Grandparent Basic Plan plus…

FREE admission to Headless Horseman on any night (does not include two guest admissions).

PRIORITY registration for Summer Camps and other select programs.

Two (2) guests for daytime general admission

Free admission to Headless Horseman any night (does not include 2 additional guests)

The option to add a designated caregiver to your membership at no charge.

Meijer mPerks: 3/27 and 3/28: 5% off grocery, 10% off general merchandise, and 15% off apparel

If you live near a Meijer and have any shopping to do, make sure to clip the Meijer mPerks for 5% off grocery, 10% off general merchandise, and 15% off apparel good on Friday, 3/27 and Saturday 3/28 only.  You can clip them here:  https://mperks.meijer.com/mperks?signin=false&cmpid=SEM:mPerks:mPerks_Brand:+Meijer%20+mperks:BING.

Meijer mPerks: $10 off $50 good Friday, 3/20 and Saturday 3/21

Meijer has posted a coupon for $10 off $50 good on Friday, 3/20 and Saturday 3/21 only!  You can read more about this offer on the Meijer mPerks FB page:  https://www.facebook.com/meijer/photos/a.139672316635.121374.90250031635/10152700886756636/?type=1&theater.  There’s a link to clip the coupon as well.  If you do not see this offer in your account, you may have enabled auto clipping so check your coupons already loaded into your account.

Conner Prairie Membership Sale $15 off plus two balloon tickets through 3/29, plus free Smithsonian AFfiliate Reciprocal Membership Program

If you are contemplating a Conner Prairie Membership or need to renew yours, there is a Friends and Family Sale going on right now.  You need to go to this link:  http://www.connerprairie.org/F-F-2015 (you may need to copy and paste the link for some reason versus clicking on it) and then you need to type in the name of a referring employee.  I have gotten permission to share this deal from Mackenzie Ruark Daniels so you can list her name as the referring employee.  The discount code is:  FF2015.  All of the membership are $15 off and also include two balloon tickets so I understand this to be a great deal.  Conner Prairie is also a part of the Smithsonian Affiliate Reciprocal Membership Program so you can get free admittance into participating places across the country!  Here are some of the benefits of the memberships on sale:

Membership Benefits

Family/Grandparent Basic or Individual+Guest Membership Benefits

Unlimited FREE daytime general admission for a whole year

Discounts on camps, programs, classes, and 1859 Balloon Voyages

Save every time you make a purchase at either Café on the Common or the Conner Prairie Store.

Free admission to special events, including Civil War Days, Curiosity Fair and Headless Horseman on select nights in October.

Free admittance to other Smithsonian Affiliated Museums across the country.

Reciprocal benefits to 250+ history museums across the country.

Family/Grandparent Plus Membership Benefits

All the benefits of our Family/Grandparent Basic Plan plus…

FREE admission to Headless Horseman on any night (does not include two guest admissions).

PRIORITY registration for Summer Camps and other select programs.

Two (2) guests for daytime general admission

Free admission to Headless Horseman any night (does not include 2 additional guests)

The option to add a designated caregiver to your membership at no charge.

Chick-fil-A Westfield Mother Son Date Night Registration is open and check your local Chick-fil-A for details!

Chick-fil-A in Westfield hosts an annual mother son date night every year.    We’ve been to the Westfield location twice, and they always make it a special event for the moms and their little dates.  This year’s event takes place on Saturday, March 21 starting at 5 pm up until 8 pm.  The reservations are in hour increments. Chick-fil-A’s across the nation host this event so check for your local event if you do not live in the Indianapolis area.  The Chick-fil-A in Westfield gives you tableside service and free limo rides!  There are other special things they do every year as well.  There are limited reservations so make sure to make yours today if you want to participate:  http://www.cfawestfield-mothersondatenight.eventbrite.com.

Supporting Small, Local Businesses: With Sugar on Top and a giveaway!

For my Indianapolis readers, I am hoping to start a segment for shopping local and supporting local.  The current feature is on a friend’s cupcake business called With Sugar on Top.  My friend Siae has has made custom cupcakes for me before so I can vouch for how good they taste!   The first time was for a 40th Birthday and then again for a family member’s birthday.  Her prices are $18 for a dozen cupcakes for chocolate and vanilla cupcakes.   These flavors cost $20/dozen:   red velvet, mocha, chocolate chip, mint chocolate (my personal favorite), and strawberry.  The frosting flavors to choose from include:  chocolate, mint chocolate, cream cheese, vanilla, starwberry, and mocha.  She can also create fondant cupcakes and a dozen of the fondant cupcakes are $30.  She can also make custom order cakes, but the prices will vary so contact Siae for a quote.  With Sugar on Top is offering 25% off a dozen regular cupcakes when she reaches the 250th like on her page:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/With-Sugar-on-Top/233395856674480, and she will give a free dozen when she reaches the 300th like on her page.    She can be contacted for birthdays, bridal showers, baby showers, and any special event which involves cupcakes or cakes!   Stay tuned for my next blog post on another business venture of Siae’s and also on other local favorite businesses.

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Panera $5 off one Asian-Inspired Broth Bowl Coupon plus free coffee, hot tea, or soda for watching short videos

Do you live near a Panera?  Are you a Panera Rewards member?  If not, it’s free to sign-up here:  https://www.panerabread.com/en-us/mypanera/registration-page.html.

You’ll want to head here and sign-up for a free Panera account and get rewarded by watching three videos on their new Asian broth bowls by receiving a $5 off 1 broth bowl which will be loaded to your Panera account.  You can watch the videos here:  https://www.panerabread.com/en-us/menu-categories/broth-bowls.html.

If you watch all six of the videos, you will also receive a reward for a free coffee, hot tea, or soda!   You will have two weeks to use your rewards before they expire, and you should see a message after completing the videos about your rewards being added to your account.   I know with the cold weather we’ve been having in the Mid-West, this will make a perfect lunch or dinner!

Goodwill: Storewide 50% off Central Indianapolis locations first Saturday in March and April

Goodwill in Central Indianapolis has 50% off on the first Saturday of the month coming up in March and April.  I have a key fob for when our family makes donations to Goodwill and am on their email list and received this email about the next 50% off sale happening on March 7th:

Not just one 50% off color…but the WHOLE STORE! 

Mark your calendars for the first Saturday in March (April too, while you’re at it) ! Our central Indiana Goodwill stores will be having their 50% off storewide sale, our Goodwill Outlets will have their Blowout Sale, and even our two Vintage Vogue stores will be 50% off storewide!

I was excited to see that they have a Vintage Vogue store (just sounds like fun!) in two locations and they will also be 50% off:  http://www.vintagegw.com/.  Their store locations in central Indianapolis:  http://www.goodwillindy.org/mod/shop/locations/.   The Goodwill Outlets are located here:  http://www.goodwillindy.org/mod/shop/outlet/.  I have heard you can find some good deals in the outlets, but be prepared by wearing thick gloves to search the items.

Anthem Security Breach: Sign-up for 24 months of free credit monitoring and repair

If you have had an Anthem plan dating back to 2004, you may be eligible to sign-up for 24 months of free credit monitoring.  The plans include these names and the following states:  This includes customers of Anthem, Inc. companies Amerigroup, Anthem and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield companies, Caremore, Unicare and HealthLink. Additionally customers of Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies who used their Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurance in one of fourteen states where Anthem, Inc. operates may be impacted and are also eligible: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, Virginia, and Wisconsin.  For more information and to sign-up for the free 24 months of credit monitoring, please visit:  http://www.anthemfacts.com.   Once you sign-up, you will receive a separate email with your activation code for the free 24 months of credit monitoring.  Since the impact of the security breach is not yet known, this is something you will want to do to proactively protect your information.