It's our great nation's birthday, and plenty of restaurants are giving away freebies and deals to commemorate the 4th of July.
So before you grab your cup of joe or buy a meal at a restaurant today, take a glance at these special offers.
If you love Starbucks coffee in the morning, your free coffee will taste even better. All you have to do is walk in and you will get a free tall coffee.
If you want to treat your children to a meal but don't plan on barbequing, take them to your nearest Ikea. Each child under 12 gets a free kid's combo, a $2.49 value (Except for Houston's location.)
Boston Market is offering half-off a family meal with this coupon: http://bit.ly/LNlZAX
The most entertaining deal of all is at the Hardee's and Carl's Jr. restaurants. If you show up to either restaurant dressed as Spiderman, you'll get a free grilled cheese bacon thickburger.
Order an entree at Chilli's and receive a free appetizer of queso and chips through July 4th when you bring in their coupon. To have the printable offer sent to your email, click "get offer" on the promotion on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Chilis
From July 4 until July 8, get a free 60-day trial membership at BJ's Wholesale Club or just stop in and shop for free! Memberships start at $50, so it's a great opportunity for savings.
Bank of America is offering their customers and credit card users free museum access this weekend, July 7-8, as part of the Museums on Us program .
This deal is good at museums, zoos, science centers, botanical gardens and other cultural institutions. For more information, visit Bank of America's link here: http://museums.bankofamerica.com/pdf/MOU_2012_Participant_Roster.pdf