Have a little one in diapers or you can't live without drinking Coke? Then you may be interested in checking out rewards programs.
In my case, I figured with as much Coke as I was buying, I may as well get something back. And I have, with free magazine subscriptions and Blockbuster movie rentals. With the Pampers program, I earned a free Dora potty seat ring for my daughter.
Here are a few programs out there:
Panera (mypanera.com): Present the card every time you make a purchase and you can earn a special birthday bonus, surprise gifts and special offers including free lunch, samples and invitations to special events.
Tropicana Juicy Rewards (tropicana.com): Look for specially marked cartons and enter codes from the caps to earn points redeemable for discounts on golfing, recreational classes, workout gear, and museum, water park and zoo admissions.
Pampers Gifts to Grow program (pampers.com): Find codes inside diaper and wipes packages and enter on Web site. Prizes include Shutterfly photos, stationery, toys, gift cards, potty seat, Blockbuster certificates and magazine subscriptions.
Huggies (enjoytheriderewards.com): Buy participating products and enter codes on the Web site or watch videos or answer online polls to earn points. Prizes include baby toys, Gap or Kohl's gift cards and a $25 Gas Cash card.
Disney Movie Rewards (disneymovierewards.com): Earn points from DVDs and Blu-rays, CDs, and movie theater releases. Enter special codes points from merchandise or mail in ticket stubs to earn rewards. Look for special Double Points Days. You also can earn points for watching videos or answering trivia questions.
My Coke Rewards (mycokerewards.com): Enter codes from under the caps online and redeem for Blockbuster movie or game rentals, photo gifts, magazine subscriptions, Coca-Cola merchandise and movie tickets.
Stouffer's Dinner Club (stouffers.com): Find codes worth 20 points inside specially marked meals. Get 100 bonus points for joining and answer polls and surveys to earn more points. Prizes include coupons for free Stouffer's food, movie tickets, magazines and DVDs.
AMC MovieWatcher Rewards (amcentertainment.com/rewards): Get a card and show it and earn two points per ticket purchased to earn free concessions or tickets.
Regal Crown Club (regmovies.com): Earn one credit for every dollar spent on movie admissions at Regal Entertainment Group Theatres to earn free concessions or tickets.