The holidays are right around the corner, and every little penny counts. Why not save money when you head out to your favorite restaurant?

My kids are all grown up, so they won't be able to take advantage of these deals. But, if you have children 12 and under, check out this list of places where kids can either eat free or next to nothing in Rockford.

MONDAY

Golden Corral: Kids 3 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult meal all day.

The Machine Shed: $1.99 kids meals all day with an adult meal purchase.

TUESDAY

Perkins: Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal

Lone Star: Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal

Pizza Ranch in Roscoe: Free kids buffet with the purchase of an adult buffet

Chili's: Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal.

WEDNESDAY

Buffalo Wild Wings: $1.99 Kids meals all day for kids 12 and under.

SATURDAY

Steak and Shake: Kids eat free when $8 worth of food is purchased

SUNDAY

Dickey's Barbecue Pit: One free kids meal with an adult meal purchased.

These deals were found on outtoeatwiththekids.com and kidsmealsdeals.com

Be sure to add to the list and let us know!