Olive Garden Fun Pass: Go Out to Dinner, Earn a Family Outing

Going out to dinner as a family and then to a fun activity such as a movie, bowling, mini golf or roller skating sounds like an ideal way to spend quality time together. But as the mom of a family of five, I know firsthand how hefty the final tab on a night like that can be. That is why I am always on the lookout for kids eat free and family discount deals.One of the coolest ones I have found is Olive Garden's Fun Pass promotion. This is only available for a limited time (through October Read more...

The Daily Dish in Silver Spring: Delish, with and without the kids

"The Daily Dish is a play of words that reflects the passion of its two owners, Jerry Hollinger and Zena Polin, who believe in serving comfort food with a twist — food that is seasonally inspired, locally sourced and farm fresh." I have been a regular visitor to The Daily Dish restaurant in Silver Spring since it opened. It is one of my favorite places to bring friends or share a meal with my husband. For me, living in east Montgomery County, The Daily Dish is the perfect place to meet up with Read more...

Kids Eat Free DC and Virginia

 Often in the hustle and bustle of sports, dance and other extracurricular activities, my children and I find ourselves needing a quick dinner when out during the start of the school year. In case your family is experiencing that same food foraging, I have put together a list of some kids' eat free or reduced-price kids' meal deals in the District and Northern Virginia.If, like us, you live in Maryland, knock yourself out with my findings in my earlier post on current kids eat free or Read more...

Kids Eat Free Deals in the Washington DC Area

Free kids meals at Washington DC, Montgomery County and even some Northern Virginia restaurants! I've been making it my personal goal to find as many local kids eat free deals as possible. (UPDATED and I keep updating 🙂 )As the Frugal Families columnist for Wheaton Patch [in addition to the Mom of a Million Mistakes column for the site - psst, check out the great guest columnists who filled in for me while I took a baby break: Jean, Leticia, Colleen and Garine!], I've published three separate Read more...

Kids Eat Free at California Tortilla Mañana a la Miercoles (that’s Wednesday)

Kids Eat Free Tomorrow, Wednesday June 10 at California TortillaWhen you buy an adult entrée at California Tortilla mañana, a child 10 or younger gets a FREE Kid's Meal with a kids-sized taco/quesadilla/other Mexellent item, chips and queso, drink and dessert. And at check out, if you make a donation to The Make a Wish Foundation of the Mid Atlantic you'll get a coupon for $1 off a later visit! There are California Tortilla locations all over the DC area- find the one closest to you here. You Read more...

Monday June 1st Family Night At Eggspectations Silver Spring: Magician, Kids Eat Free & 15% Goes to Local School!

Photo courtesy Ashley Tan, all rights reserved.Skip on slaving in the kitchen on Monday night June 1st and come on down for dinner at Eggspectations in Downtown Silver Spring instead! Why? kids eat free!a magician will be performing tricks for all agesI'm giving out party favors at the door...tiaras anyone?there's a free raffle of prizesthere's a full American menu (not just egg dishes) of reasonably-priced, delicious foodbeer, wine and cocktails for the parents your kids will love diving into the Read more...