Getting dibs on the first piece of cake isn't the only upside to turning a year older. Check out these sweet perks.
Aveda: Birthday-club members receive a free product--up to a $25 value--custom blended with the aroma of their choice to be redeemed within two months.
IHOP: By joining the Pancake Revolution, you'll eat for free three times--once when you sign up for IHOP's mailing list, once on your birthday, and once a year after you register.
Victoria's Secret: Angel credit-card holders receive either a $10-off coupon for in-store purchases or an e-mailed coupon code good for $10 off online during their birth month.
New York & Company: Store credit-card holders receive a coupon for up to 25 percent off purchases (in store and online), valid during their birth month.
Ruby Tuesday's: Sign up for the So Connected list at rubytuesday.com and get a free burger on your birthday and other food and bar redemption offers during the year.
Starbucks: Toast your day with a free cappuccino (or another drink of your choice) when you have a My Starbucks Rewards card. (Pick one up at any location.) The more you use it, the more freebies you can get, including gratis syrups and refills.
1 Birthday Gift for Your Pet
Petco: Register Buster's D.O.B. (or adoption date) in the Birthday Club and get 10 percent off products during that month.
Best Bargains: Birthday Freebies
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