me iced coffeeThe heat is oppressive. No need to tell us; we’re well aware. While we sit withering in a state of reptilian-like inactivity, our corporate friends at Peet’s Coffee and Tea and McDonald’s have served up just enough incentive to peel our sweaty backsides off the sofa and go indulge in some of their sugared up iced beverages. They’re FREE (more or less). TIME IS RUNNING OUT. Here are the deets:

At Peet’s: Through tomorrow (the 17th), buy one iced beverage and get a second one free if you present this coupon.
At Mickey D’s: Free 8 0z hot mochas and 7 oz iced mochas every Monday through August 3 at participating locations. No coupons necessary.

Way to strategize, guys. We expect many a loser of “nose goes” will find themselves double-fisting some ice cold Peet’s this week.

Image Source: Courtesy, Shemsa Morkoch [Ed. Note: And Alex Bigman's face]
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