Here are the deals author Carrie Rocha talked about on 1/24:

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Carrie’s book is now available online

Free small plate from California Pizza Kitchen

Order online from California Pizza Kitchen before Jan 31 and get a free small plate when you use the code SMALL PLATE at checkout. Small plates include things like an Asparagus and Arugula salad, Petite wedge salad, or guac and chips. They have a location in Maple Grove or, if you happen to be traveling, they have locations nationwide.

Free pizza from Papa’s John’s Pizza – if you guess the right team

Papa John’s will give a free large 1-topping pizza to everyone who correctly guesses whether the Super Bowl coin toss will result in a head’s or a tails. You have to vote online before February 2. Those who guessed correctly will be emailed a promo code on February 4 for their free pizza.

Free sample-size Valspar paint

Like Valspar on Facebook to print a coupon redeemable at Lowe’s hardware store for a free sample size of Valspar paint. These 8 ounces samples are enough to re-paint a small nightstand, door or some other small DIY project.