It’s my Birthday Month! And I’m taking advantage of all the birthday deals available to me by attempting to get one birthday deal every day. Please read more about my mission in my “About” page. On we go!!
Business: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
Offer: One free doughnut and a small coffee or fountain drink
Via: Email message from Friends of Krispy Kreme eClub
Who doesn’t want a doughnut for their birthday? Especially one from Krispy Kreme, an Original Glazed hot off the line? My idea of a perfect morning is getting up early and working out (this I did not do today); second to that would be enjoying a doughnut for breakfast. Well, not as the main breakfast of course. But as part of the breakfast experience with a “dessert,” a sweet treat to end the meal. And so it goes with my birthday treat from Krispy Kreme.
I woke up early and drove over to the store to find the “HOT NOW” sign illuminating the darkness, and inside were dozens upon dozens of doughnuts snaking their way around the facility. I stepped up to the display case full of colors and varieties — maple, glazed, crullers, creme-filled, powdered, chocolate, sprinkles, blueberry — way too many choices to only pick one! But I was sold on one particular doughnut as soon as I saw that neon sign all lit up. And thus I chose the Original Glazed, as well as a dark roast coffee. Yes, I do not drink coffee. But my wife does. And since I didn’t want to split my doughnut with her (ha! my birthday, not hers!), the least I could do was give her some good coffee. So we “shared” this birthday deal, but I think I got the better end of the bargain.
Krispy Kreme has three locations in the Portland – Vancouver area. Because of the relative low-cost of the items, and the fact that there are limited locations in town, this birthday deal is one better suited for “just passing by.” In other words, don’t make a special trip out of your way for the birthday offer. Well, unless of course you need your “HOT Now” fix of glazed sugar!
This birthday offer is valid for one week before and one week after your birthday. Simply print the email message and present it to the cashier. My cashier took the coupon with no second-look and sent me happily on my way. Yay for hot doughnuts, yum!
Verdict: Good, But Just Passing By
Items ordered: 1 Original Glazed Doughnut, 1 small dark roast coffee
Amount before discount: $2.68
Amount after discount: $0
More info: Friends of Krispy Kreme eClub