Groupon Coupons Philly Tour Z - A

Tuesday, August 30, 2016


By Le Anne Lindsay, Editor

Very excited about this great opportunity to partner with GROUPON COUPONS! I didn't even know they had in store and online coupons - I'm used to the traditional Groupon where they offer you a deal on something and then you have a limited amount of time to use the deal. This is different, with Groupon Coupons you don't need to spend any money upfront. Just stop by Groupon Coupons before doing your shopping and look for a coupon offer. You can browse by Store  by Category, or by Featured Coupon.

Groupon is reaching out to several bloggers for promotional partnerships. It's nice to be approached by a company that has a good standing and one in which I've frequently used. Still, I had to think of a way to tie it into Tinsel & Tine's mission of movies, foodie stuff and Philly.  And I think I got it!

I will feature 26 Groupon Coupons starting with the letter "Z" working my way up to "A" only I'll tie it into a Philadelphia Location or a blog musing.  It will also be promoted on my Facebook, Twitter, Google+  platforms along with a link on our #PhillyCalendar.

So here goes...

Posted 9/11/2016 (15 years since 9/11 - peace to those still missing loved ones)

Letter "O" - I went with Open Table even though their coupon offer is a free mobile download, only the mobile app is free so...  Still, I like Open Table, it speaks to my brand and is really convenient for making reservations at many of the amazing upscale restaurants Philly has to offer!

Click HERE on your mobile phone to download Open Table app

Posted 9/3/2016

Letter "P" Panera Bread - one of my favorite blog spots. The one not far from Upper Darby (1022 Baltimore Pike, Springfield, PA 19064) has a nice fireplace I like to sit near in the winter months.  I'm real partial to a chicken salad sandwich and Panera's Napa Almond Chicken Salad Sandwich is a darn good one 3.5 Tine rating.

Panera Bread: Panera Bread Freebie Alert For Free Pastry Or Sweet Treat When You Sign Up For Rewards 

Posted 8/29/2016

Letter "Q" I've been tooling around their site and I think the best way to describe Quill is a more hands on Staples.With a growing assortment of over 1 million products, you’ll find exactly what your business needs—no matter what business you’re in.

Quill: $20 Off Next OrderValid for new customers only; sign up for emails and get a $20 coupon from Quill.

Posted 8/24/2016

Letter "R"  I've gotten certificates from before, it allows you to buy a lunch or dinner good for $25, but you only pay anywhere from $4 - $10 for the certificate. However, it's not good for people like me who often dine out alone. That sounds pathetic. I've got friends, fellow bloggers, family, getting some traction on OKC so maybe a date, to eat with, but I really enjoy dining out alone, I find it relaxing.  More often than not with you have to spend a minimum of $50 to use the $25 certificates (show on your phone). So technically it's more of a BOGO deal. $1.50 For $10 Certificates Eat out at some of your favorite restaurants and save! Visit this link now and pay $1.50 to receive a $10 restaurant gift certificate. Click now for full details!

Posted 8/21/2016

Letter "S" Sally Beauty, the closest Sally Beauty store near Center City Philadelphia is 330 W Oregon Ave. 19148. Which is super close to a Burlington Coat Factory, Ross Dress for Less and the Oregon Diner - so sounds like a perfect back to school shopping trip to hit all three stores and end with lunch.

Sally Beauty: 20% Off Your Next Purchase With Sally Beauty Mobile Signup Text "DEALS" to 72559 to get 20% off your next Sally Beauty purchase.

Posted 8/17/2016

Letter "T" for one of my favorite stores Target! Don't you just love their Archer Farms goodies? Have you ever tried the AF chocolate chip pancake mix!?! 4 Tines.  But this coupon is for what happens after you've made the pancakes and need to clean up the counter and dishes.

Target: $15 Off Household Essentials | Use this code to take $15 off select household essentials, including laundry, paper products, cleaners, and kitchen essentials, when you spend $50 or more!

Posted 8/14/2016

Letter "U" As a blogger I'm always looking to improve my photography skills, just now learning about udemy from Groupon Coupon. Check out all the discount classes udemy offers!

Posted 8/12/2016

Letter "V" Vitacost (Vitamins, Supplements, Herbs, Beauty Care, Pet Health) It's rare that you buy just one bottle of vitamins or supplements at a time, normally you run out of everything at about the same rate.  It's almost time for me to reorder: Biotin (trying to strengthen my nails) Fish Oil (be careful, the wrong fish oil can do more damage than good) Vitamin D and Probiotics.  If all that = $60 I can get $10 off with this Groupon Coupon from Vitacost!

Vitacost: $10 Off Exclusive CodeUse this promo code to get $10 off any purchase of $60+ at Vitacost! Grab up vitamins, granola bars, and anything else you need, for less! Offer Ends 9/1/2016.

Posted 8/10/2016

Letter "W" - The Walgreens that I go to most often in Philly is on 1617 John F Kennedy Blvd., mainly because it's located across the street from a Wine Shoppe and Corner Bakery, two places I frequent often. Corner Bakery even follows me on Instagram, which is cool! 

Walgreens New Customers 15% Off Orders $40+ 

Posted 8/8/2016 
Today we're up to the letter "X" which is a tough letter for an offer, however domain names can be what you want, just insert x name :) In addition to the Groupon Coupon hosting package below, Namecheap offers domains for as cheap as .88 cents a year!  I pay $10 annually for and I thought that was cheap.

Namecheap: Get 20% off all shared hosting packages with this NameCheap promo code. Click to reveal the code and enter it at checkout to see the savings. Offer Ends 9/1/2016.

Posted 8/6/2016

This one's more Groupon, than Groupon Coupon, but I needed something for the letter "Y".  I used to attend yoga classes regularly, but the place where I invested a 6 month pass was full of snooty, yogi bitches, so I stopped going, but every spot has a different vibe, and I hear good things about Bikram. After you visit, please let me know if the regulars seem friendly.

Choose Between Two Options $25 for five Bikram yoga classes ($75 value) $29 for one month of unlimited Bikram yoga classes ($119 value) 
Click here to see the class schedule. A Chat with Bikram Yoga West Philly What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition? Bikram Yoga West Philly is a new state-of-the-art facility in the heart of West Philadelphia. Our spacious hot room can accommodate all who come to participate. Large, clean bathrooms and showers for both women and men. Fresh organic juices and plenty of HAPPY, SMILING faces!!! 

Posted 8/5/2016
You can find a ZipCar office in Center City on 218 S 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107.  My favorite spots to eat in this neighborhood are Tria (1137 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107) for drinks and a light nosh and Caribou Cafe (1126 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107) which has been there for as long as I can remember.  My old boss used to take me there for lunch. I don't miss a lot of his crazy nonsense, but I do miss his generosity when it came lunchtime!

Use this promo code to get $25 in free driving credit.


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is about discovering what I find pleasing in screening & eating - in case you missed it, the name is a play on Tinseltown using the Tines of a Fork.

Feel free to send me info on a film or new restaurant you'd like me to highlight.

Will there ever be a cap on movie prices?

Will we one day pay $20 a pop?

Why don't we pay on a scale?

A crap movie like everything Adam Sandler has ever done should cost about $4.50.
Big action movies like"Lord of the Rings", "Iron Man," "Transformers" are worth $10.
Woody Allen movie or something like "Silver Linings Playbook" $6-$7.
A chick flick or light comedy $5.75 and most Indie Films $5.25.

You could even do it by seasons - all summer block busters from May to August - $10
Sept - November 15th $3.50 - $4
Back to $10 for Thanksgiving and Christmas etc...

Or you can do it by A Actors ($9 - $10), B Actors ($6 - $7) TV actors on the big screen ($3.50 - $4)

Surely I'm not the first person to realize this makes sense. Has it been voted on in the Motion Picture Industry and then vetoed? If so, why?

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