Treat: 1 Free Greeting Card!

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Groupon Athens: Deal for Inoko Express!

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Head on over to Groupon and you can score a deal for Inoko Express located on College Station in Athens.  My husband says this restaurant is pretty good.

Here’s the deals:

Choose from Four Options

The Fine Print

Expires 120 days after purchase. Not valid for the purchase of alcohol.

Kroger: Free Friday Download

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Today’s Kroger Free Friday Download is FREE Airhead Bites.  You must add the coupon to your card today, but you have until 9/6/14 to use it.

Discount on Camping at Don Carter State Park!

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Here is a Groupon deal that we do not see very often!  Groupon is currently offering a deal for camping at the new Don Carter State Park in Gainesville, GA on Lake Lanier!

Choose from Three Options

The Fine Print

Expires Sep 30th, 2014. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased.

Discount Deals to Dance FX

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If your little ballerinas are wanting to start Dance, Groupon has a great deal to try out DanceFx.

The Deal

  • $20 for four youth dance classes (a $70 value)

The Fine Print

  • Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Must sign waiver. Valid only for youth classes. Not valid for current customers or customers that have visited the studio since 8/1/12.

Athens’ First Kroger Marketplace® Opens Aug. 27

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So many of you have asked about the new Kroger opening in Athens near Madison County!  This is so exciting and very much needed in that area!  I have the info for you guys regarding the opening!

The new Kroger Marketplace® at 700 US Highway 29 N. will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting,Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 10 a.m. The new store – which is estimated to bring more than 400 new jobs to the community – will offer customers more than 123,000 square feet of merchandise. It is the first Kroger Marketplace® in Athens.

“Kroger has served the Athens area for more than 56 years,” says Glynn Jenkins, director of communications and public relations for Kroger’s Atlanta Division. “We are incredibly excited to bring this great community a new store that will continue to provide a convenient shopping experience with even more product choices.”

Kroger Marketplace® is a one-stop destination for home fashion and décor, bed and bath, kitchen and small appliances, home office and toys – in addition to traditional fresh food and groceries. The store also includes an apparel department, offering name-brand products like Levi’s, Sketchers and more. The new store features a number of upscale elements, including:

Long-time Kroger employee Ed Loy has accepted the position of manager for the store. Loy began his career with Kroger in 1997 as co-manager at the Peachtree Parkway store in Suwanee, Ga., and eventually moved on to serve in multiple leadership positions for Kroger in other communities.

“After 17 years of service to Kroger, I am truly overwhelmed by the kindness and excitement the Athens community has expressed,” says Loy. “We are proud to open this new location and encourage everyone to join us in our grand opening celebrations.

The opening celebration includes:

  • Kroger former University of Georgia football greats D.J. Shockley and Reggie Brown will be on hand to autograph merchandise from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Aug. 27.
  • Athens mayor Nancy Denson, legendary UGA quarterback David Greene, Georgia Sports Hall of Famer and former UGA track star Loran Smith, and notable Georgia sports broadcaster Scott Howard will also attend as special guests.
  • Kroger will also donate $500 to neighboring schools including: Madison County Middle School, Madison County High School, Athens Christian School, Colbert Elementary School, and Winterville Elementary School.
  • Kroger has also partnered with Smithfield Foods, Inc. to donate more than 25,000 pounds of protein to the Northeast Georgia Food Bank.

Celebration activities will continue through Saturday, Sept. 13 with various giveaways and promotions including: Kroger fuel discounts; UGA football ticket raffles; a Princess Royale Diamond Earrings giveaway courtesy of Fred Meyer Jewelers; free blood pressure and glucose screenings in The Little Clinic, and more.


Kroger’s Atlanta Division is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and is one of the Southeast’s largest retail grocery chains with over 184 stores covering, Georgia, eastern Alabama and South Carolina. Kroger was recognized by Forbes as the most generous company in the U.S. The Company focuses its charitable efforts on hunger relief, K-12 education, women’s health initiatives and local organizations in the communities it serves. For more information about Kroger, please visit

Goldstar: Grab Complimentary Tickets to Events Across the Country (Today Only!)

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Comp Train is a one-day only promotion when we offer complimentary tickets to events across the country, including live theatre, dance, comedy, opera and more. This is the perfect way to get to know Goldstar.  With nothing to lose (except a small service fee), get out and try something new!  Hurry on over to see what is available in your city.  

When you find something you want to do, click find tickets.  Then scroll down and select the complimentary tickets.  Some may be sold out, so double check the prices.

Kroger: Free Yoplait Greek Yogurt!

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I just noticed on my Kroger account that there is a coupon good for a FREE Yoplait Greek Yogurt!  Head on over now and see if you have it available and get it loaded.  My mom had this offer as well!  Love freebies!

Hi-C and Minute Maid Juice Box Printable Coupons!

$0.55 off (1) Hi-C Drink Box 10-pk, any variety$1.00 off (1) Minute Maid Juice Box 10-pk

There are two new printable juice box coupons that should come in handy for the kid’s lunches!  Head on over to print these while supplies last!
$1.00 off (1) Minute Maid Juice Box 10-pk

$0.55 off (1) Hi-C Drink Box 10-pk, any variety

Kroger: Free Yoplait Yogurt!

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Attention Kroger Shoppers!  Here’s today’s Free Friday download!  You must load it to your card today, but you have until 8/30/14 to use it!  Today’s freebie is get One Free Yoplait® Yogurt (6 oz Original or Light, or 4 oz Whip).

Couponing In Athens is written by the same blogger as Mommy Octopus.
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