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Hot July deals are here

By Tara McAlister
Tara McAlister
Tara McAlister is MomsCharlotte.com's Deal Diva, giving you loads of easy tips to save money.
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The hot July weather brings plenty of cool deals:

Fourth of July deals

• Boston Market is offering family meals at half price on Independence Day.

• Lowe’s Home Improvement is giving a 10 percent discount to all veterans who served honorably and who present a valid Form DD214 or other proof of service.

• Active, inactive or retired U.S. service members with a valid military I.D. get free admission to Carowinds Friday and Saturday.

• Catch a free, family-friendly concert at Blakeney, Birkdale Village or Stonecrest shopping centers.

Other July deals

• It’s National 7-11 day on July 11, and 7-Eleven convenience stores are serving up free Slurpees.

• July 11 is also National Cow Appreciation Day. Wear your cow costume to Chick-fil-A and get a free meal.

• Celebrate National Cheesecake Day June 30 with half-off a slice of cheesecake at the Cheesecake Factory.

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• Shop now for great deals on outside furniture and grills, as well as shorts, bathing suits and T-shirts. Think about buying now for your child’s 2015 summer wardrobe.

• As soon as the Fourth of July is behind us, retailers will start gearing up for Back to School. But don't buy yet – better deals await.

• The produce aisles are exploding with deals on seasonal items such as tomatoes, melons, corn and berries. Now is a great time to freeze or can items.

Email: thedealdiva@bellsouth.net
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