It's time to celebrate! After the winter hibernation, we have five great reasons to celebrate - and five freebies to help you enjoy each of them. So whether you're gearing up for St Patrick's Day, Mother's Day, Free cone day, Crufts or Lincoln in the FA Cup Quarter-Final - we have some fantastic freebies to help you enjoy the day even more - without it costing a fortune.
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The beer brand is celebrating the fact that Lincoln City has reached the Quarter Finals of the FA Cup (the first time a non-league team has reached this stage since 1914). On Saturday, between 12 and 5.30pm, it is recreating the famous Lincoln Imp pub at The Edward Lear pub on Holloway Road in London. Graeme Le Saux will be behind the bar, but more importantly, Lincoln City fans who pop in on their way to the match will get a free beer on the house.
Quidco is celebrating Crufts, with free Bonios. Once you have signed up to the free cashback site, you just need to buy Bonios from Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's, Morrisons or Waitrose by 12th March, and upload the receipt to the app. Your £1.90 will be refunded in full.
Free ice cream
Ben & Jerry's ice cream shops run the fantastic Free Cone Day every year, and the users of HotUKDeals.com have spotted that this year the day falls on 4 April. You can track down your nearest shop on the website, then pop along for a scoop in a cone - completely free - any time between 12pm and 8pm.
Free pint of Guinness
You can celebrate St Patrick's Day with a freebie, as Pitcher & Piano is offering a free pint of Guinness (or Baileys over ice), to all its newsletter subscribers. Just sign up, and you'll get your code, which can be used any time before 31 March. If nether drink is to your taste, it may well be worth signing up anyway, because they have been giving a way a different drink each month.
If you haven't yet signed up to Topcashback, then you can get a great freebie for Mother's Day. New members can get a free personalised box of Milk Tray from Cadbury. All you have to do is sign up, click through to the offer, and buy the chocolates for £10 plus £3.95 postage and packaging. The full £13.95 will be credited to your cashback account. The offer runs until 26 March.
The more work you are prepared to put in, the more you stand to save. If you put your shopping list into mysupermarket.com, you can identify where each individual items is cheapest, and can technically buy every single item at its lowest possible price.
If that sounds a bit too much like hard work, a reasonable compromise is to shop at two supermarkets: once at the weekend and once mid-week. You can buy each item at the cheapest of the two shops, and save money without devoting hours to shopping.