Margie's Money Saver: National Pizza Day deals

It's National Pizza Day, so if you are looking for a day to cheat on your diet ... today is that day!

And like other made-up food holidays, it's a day for freebies, specials and a chance to save some dough - on dough. Call ahead to ensure the deals are valid at your local restaurant.

You can stop into the well-known ice cream establishment and sample their new Sweetheart Polar Pizza Ice Cream, from 3 p.m.to 7 p.m.in participating locations.

Chuck E. Cheese's is constantly updating its printable pizza coupons. Starting tomorrow, it'll cost $2.50 to upgrade to the lighter crust. That's why February 9 is a day dedicated to the saucy delight.

All you have to is join the site for free and follow the instructions here.

Hungry Howie's - "Score two medium one-topping pizzas plus Howie Bread for $15, plus other combo deals (see list here)".

Domino's has a medium pizza for $7.99.

Jan 2018 The iconic New England chain launched a frozen pizza brand in Big Y grocery stores.

More people are traditionalists in how they eat their pizza, with 78 percent saying they eat a slice from end to crust.

Before we go any further, we have to warn you that the deals we've listed below will only be available at participating locations.

Dual layer pepperoni pizza for $10.

Or why not get cosy and stay inside with a takeaway deal, as many are offering discounts that last beyond Friday.

Blaze Pizza: Free fountain drink when you download the app.

The most favorite topping is cheese, around 30 percent of Americans surveyed eat it at least once a week and nearly a quarter of us say we can down a whole pizza all by ourselves. Both offers are online only.

Whole Foods Market: Large "Take & Bake" pizzas will be on sale for $9.99 Friday at participating stores. It's also National Pizza Day!

Dunkin' Donuts: Members of the DD Perks loyalty program will get triple points with any bagel purchase Friday, excluding breakfast sandwiches. You can get a free heart-shaped pretzel with purchase. Sign up at www.shmearsociety.com. This column reflects her opinion.

  • Eleanor Harrison