Free pizza, milkshake, bread, cat food and seeds

Freebie Friday from Just Eat, Hungry House, Dominos, Pizza Hut, Papa Johns, Hovis, Yazoo, Whiskas and the Woodland Trust

Freebie Friday - with free pizza

In some weeks, the freebies on offer can be exciting and inspiring. In other weeks they are just a bit more practical. This is one of the latter kinds of weeks.

The good news is that while you are stocking up on basic groceries and gardening products for free - you are saving lots of cash you can spend on the fun stuff. So while a loaf of bread may not ignite a burning passion for freebies, it'll at least free up some money to spend on having fun.

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Free bread
You can get a free 800g loaf of Hovis seeded and granary bread from Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda, Morrisons, Ocado or Waitrose through Quidco. You'll need to be quick, because the deal only runs until the end of Sunday, but the app lets you buy the bread, upload a copy of the receipt through Clicksnap, and get £1.51 cashback.

Free milkshake
The people who make Yazoo milkshakes want you to give the sugar-free versions a try - so they're offering a bottle for free. Just visit the website, enter your email, and they will send you a voucher. You do need to download an app in order to be able to print your voucher off, but the users of say it's pretty tasty, so it might be worth the extra legwork.

Free £16 to spend on takeaways
New users of Quidco can get their hands on a brilliant new freebie. The cashback site is offering cashback on orders from Dominos, Pizza Hut delivery, Just Eat, Hungry House or Papa Johns. It has a few versions of this offer with various partners, but the most generous is with Winadinner (a new site that runs a free draw. You just enter your email address and check the site each day to see if you have won a dinner completely free). To get the freebie, just sign up to Quidco, click through to make an order worth at least £10 any time before the end of February, and you'll get cashback of up to £16 back in your account by March 5th.

Free cat food
Anyone with a cat knows that it's only ever worth buying one of any flavour, because as soon as you buy more, it will instantly go off it. Fortunately, you can try at least one flavour for free from Sainsbury's, because it's offering a free Whiskas casserole with irresistible meaty chunks. You just shop online, pick up the cat food, enter the code FREEWHISKAS at the checkout, and the price will be deducted from your total.

Free seeds
If you're keen on adding a few trees to the bottom of the garden, has spotted that the Woodland Trust has a great freebie for you. In an effort to get more people to plant trees, it is giving away packets of seeds to anyone who signs up for the freebie online. The pack will contain rowan, dog rose, alder buckthorn and holly seeds. It comes with full planting instructions and care advice, and the organisation will stay in touch to help you as your seedlings germinate and grow.

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