Free magazines, Nespresso, dog treats, milk and £10 at Next

Freebie Friday: freebies from Readly, Nespresso, Sainsbury’s, Next and Top Collar

Freebie Friday

It's the little extras that put a smile on your face at this dreary time of year. Somehow the cold and wind is so much more manageable when you have a coffee, a scented candle, and a magazine to curl up with when you get home - especially when they're all free. The dog might be a bit happier on the cold walk too when there are free dog treats to look forward to.

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Free magazines
Readly is like a magazine subscription, but instead of getting one magazine, you pay £8 and get access to a huge number of different titles - in much the same way as using Spotify instead of buying albums. If you're not sure whether you'd use it enough to justify the price, you can try it for free for two months. The users of hotukdeals point out that the service is running a deal offering the first two months for free. You can cancel within the two months and you won't be charged.

Free dog treats
If your dog will eat literally anything it finds on the floor, then it may seem like an indulgence to spend your cash on healthy, natural snacks. However, when they are free, it's a no-brainer. The users of have spotted that Top Collar is running a deal on its Facebook page. You just upload a photo of your dog, and you will get a personalised Sunday Roast treat box for free in the post.

Free milk
If you don't react brilliantly to milk, then there are a few milks that claim to be easier to digest. One of them is a2 Milk, and in an effort to get people to try it they are giving bottles away for free at Sainsbury's. You just add the milk to your online shop, and enter the code FREEA2LLSS at the checkout.

Free £10 to spend at Next
If you haven't yet signed up to cashback website then you can take advantage of an offer for new members, giving you £10 off any spend of £10 or more at Next. As Magic Freebies points out, it means you could buy a set of New York candles for £10 - and get them for nothing.

Free Starbucks Nespresso capsules
The users of have spotted that you can get free Nespresso capsules from Starbucks. Just pop in and ask for your sample, and you'll get a couple of Starbucks latte capsules. You can then come back with the empty box, and if you buy a box of ten capsules you'll get a latte thrown in for free too.

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