Freckled Lemonade and Fundraising on Deck #YUMMM

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I don’t know about you, but my family and I are HUGE Red Robin fans. As usual, I found out about its awesomeness on a day date with Mr. Houseful several years back. It was our little secret until commercials started playing regularly on television and caught the attention of the entire child collective of our houseful. What we enjoy the most are the Freckled Lemonades that are not only bottomless, but come with sweet strawberries at the bottom of each glass. This has gotten a little sweeter, because we’re acknowledging the fact that Red Robin is gearing up to have a full day where all proceeds from the purchases of the Freckled Lemonade will support their charity partner, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

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I’m not sure of when I became familiar with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, but I know that I’ve always appreciated the story behind it. Mostly because even though a sweet little girl named Alexandra Scott was fighting cancer, she still wanted to do something to make sure that other children could fight the odds. To date, her foundation has raised over $80 million towards her dream of finding a cure,  while funding over 450 pediatric cancer research projects nationally. 

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Eating out is a bit of a treat for us, but being able to eat out, and donate to a great cause such as this makes it worth it. Through something so simple as ordering one of our favorite drinks from the restaurant, we can make sure that research is being funded to help other children who are still fighting. 

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What Can You Do? 

You can go to a participating Red Robin in your area on Wednesday, August 20, which is National Lemonade Day and give back while enjoying the great taste of Freckled Lemonade. Participating Red Robin restaurants across the nation will host lemonade stands and serve samples of Freckled Lemonade to guests and collect donations to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. If you donate $5 or more you will receive a yellow bracelet to show your support. Additionally, during grand opening week at new Red Robin locations, all proceeds from Freckled Lemonade will be donated to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to raise awareness of childhood cancer causes, primarily research into new treatments and cures. If you’ve never had a Freckled Lemonade, now would be a great time to start. It’s been the signature beverage of Red Robin for more than 20 years. In case you aren’t able to make it to a Red Robin on National Lemonade Day, you can donate four other ways: 

  • Purchase an Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation eGift Card at www.redrobin.com/giftcards
  • Purchase Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation inspired merchandise on Red Robin’s website (live 8/18) www.redrobin.com/ALSF
  • Log onto alexslemonadestand.org and donate directly to the charity
  • Purchase a Freckled Lemonade at Red Robin on any other day of the year. 

Now, if you need some recommendations as to what to order when you go to Red Robin, you can try one of our faves – Mr. Houseful loves getting the Whiskey River BBQ Burger with an egg on top. Nathaniel loves Banzai Burger, and I alternate between the Royal Red Robin Burger or the Guacamole Bacon. You can’t go wrong! If  you’re not a carnivore, no worries. They serve Boca Burgers as well.Red-Robin-Freckled-Lemonade-Alexs-Lemonade-Stand-Foundation

But don’t forget that Freckled Lemonade! 

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I’m lucky enough to have been given a $25 gift card to gift to one of my readers from Red Robin and all you have to do is tell me what your favorite item is from their restaurant! If you haven’t ever eaten there (you’re in for a treat) just tell me what you’re excited to try. That’s it!  We’ll close this contest out on September 1, 2014. 

 

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50 Comments

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    anonymous
    August 8, 2014 at 10:28 am

    Is good to see Red Robin join forces for a good cause. This sounds like a great idea. I too have always loved Red Robin burgers. YUMMM!!!

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    Whitney
    August 8, 2014 at 10:51 am

    I love Red Robin! I haven’t been in a while, but burgers, fries and lemonade is a meal I could eat all.the.time!

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    Aisha G.
    August 8, 2014 at 10:56 am

    Is it weird that my fave thing is a drink? Because I’m in love with the raspberry limeade!

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      Natasha
      August 8, 2014 at 11:16 am

      Not weird at all! I would definitely do the bottomless Freckled Lemonades if I could deal with the citrus.

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    Mary @leyn16
    August 8, 2014 at 1:36 pm

    Ive never been to this place! Would love to try out a gourmet cheese burger! Thanks for the chance.

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    lisanoel03
    August 8, 2014 at 1:47 pm

    I love their burgers but it’s probably the bottomless garlic fries that draw me in the most

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    Janelle
    August 8, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    I love anything with guacamole on it.. especially a burger!

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    Mediamum
    August 8, 2014 at 2:05 pm

    My teenagers’ favorite place to eat out! They go for the burgers and thick cut fries every time. Oh, and the shakes are sure to make me avoid the scales 😉

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    Val
    August 8, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    My guys love the bottomless root beer floats. I like to get a new burger every time we have a chance to go. I personally like the bottomless basket of fries and their seasoning.
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    Mandi
    August 8, 2014 at 2:25 pm

    I’ve never eaten there! A friend told me the burgers are really good. I’m excited to try this freckled lemonade it sounds so yummy and what a great cause!!!

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    Amiyrah
    August 8, 2014 at 2:30 pm

    It’s a toss-up between their mushroom swiss burger and their root beer float. I just love Red Robin!
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    kelly mcgrew
    August 8, 2014 at 4:29 pm

    oh my goodness it’s one of my favorite restaurants! my favorite thing recently is their new(ish) vidalia onion dip with chips!

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    rachel jenkins
    August 8, 2014 at 9:48 pm

    i love their fries 😀

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    Michelle
    August 9, 2014 at 7:57 am

    Just one favorite? Really? SO.Many.Options. But I may be with you on the bacon guac burger. I love that it doesn’t tempt me to put unhealthy ketchup on the burger 😉 Miss you and your smiling face!
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    Ro
    August 9, 2014 at 2:06 pm

    We love Red Robin because they are allergy friendly for us! With a tot with a peanut/tree but allergy, they have always taken extra care to ensure the safety of her food. We love all things bacon and cheese so we always gravitate towards burgers with it!
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    Lori
    August 9, 2014 at 2:55 pm

    We like the the onion ring tower appetizer!

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    Elena
    August 9, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    I like the Royal Red Robin burger

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    Susan Christy
    August 9, 2014 at 8:56 pm

    I love Red Robin’s Onion Rings!

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    Mami2jcn
    August 10, 2014 at 8:54 pm

    The Royal Red Robin Burger is my favorite.

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    Jay
    August 11, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    I am excited to try the guacamole bacon….it sounds delicious. The freckled lemonade also sounds good since I like flavored lemonade.

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    shelly peterson
    August 12, 2014 at 7:03 pm

    My favorite is the Banzai burger.
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    Notorious Spinks
    August 12, 2014 at 10:13 pm

    I love the wings and Parmesan fries… so good. I will be sure to check out this charity and order the lemonade when I go back.
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    Amanda Sakovitz
    August 14, 2014 at 3:07 pm

    I love their burgers!

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    Candice J.
    August 15, 2014 at 11:47 am

    My favorite is the Whiskey Burger with extra onion straws! I could eat those all day!

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    Mike
    August 15, 2014 at 11:49 am

    I gotta say the best thing there are the fried onions. Like the ones you can get on your burger. I drool just reminiscing on it.

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    Lady Way
    August 15, 2014 at 11:56 am

    Royal Red Robin Burger is my fav! Awesome post an way to raise awareness! 🙂

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    Debbie Klos
    August 15, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    I love the chocolate malts!!!! 🙂

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    Tarrant
    August 15, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    Those pictures are making me hungry! The Whiskey burger is certainly good. The fries are totally me. And…well…I love that pick three appetizer combo. (They still have that right?)
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    Janet @kyklips
    August 15, 2014 at 1:17 pm

    We love Red Robin! They discontinued our favorite burger a few years ago, so we do a “Build Your Own” with BBQ sauce and onion straws and lots of cheese.
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    christine j
    August 15, 2014 at 8:15 pm

    I love the grilled turkey burgers

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    Jere Polk
    August 16, 2014 at 7:13 pm

    As far as I remember I have never been to Red Robin….I want to try everything!! Bottom less fries of any kind sounds good….

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    Billy
    August 25, 2014 at 11:29 am

    I love the royal burger. A burger with an egg is just so good.

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    Liz @ Yes/No Films
    August 25, 2014 at 11:31 am

    I like their onion rings the best!

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    jon
    August 25, 2014 at 11:48 am

    A1 Peppercorn Burger.. #YUMMMM

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    Jessibeth Vicenty
    August 25, 2014 at 7:55 pm

    I love the Avocado Bacon Burger! mmmm
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    Tammy S
    August 27, 2014 at 10:37 pm

    We love Red Robin! My favorite item is the Banzai Burger. I love the fresh pineapple on it. Yum! Plus you can’t go wrong with the bottomless fries.

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    Gina-Renee Hayden
    August 31, 2014 at 5:03 pm

    I like the clucks and fries

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    Rita
    August 31, 2014 at 6:09 pm

    I love the bacon cheese burgers!

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    Tanisha
    August 31, 2014 at 6:40 pm

    We went there yesterday. Red Robin has always been a family favorite. I had the black and blue burger but my favorite burger is the ‘shroom burger. Favorite drink…freckled lemonade. Yesterday I had the blue moon shake and felt like I had a piece of heaven.

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    Thomas Murphy
    August 31, 2014 at 10:01 pm

    I like the Royal Red Robin burger

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    amanda whitley
    September 1, 2014 at 7:57 pm

    i love the onion rings but i want to try the royal red robin

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