Rise and Shine October 29 – Bass Pro FREE shipping, Fred Meyer boot sale, lots of Amazon deals

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Rise and Shine is my way of sitting down and having a cup of coffee with you! We talk about the new deals of the day, highlights from yesterday, and anything else that might help us save time, money or energy. Published Monday through Friday – as I’m able.

Good morning! How are you doing this week? My son (and husband, who is a teacher) have early release all week due to conferences – so my schedule is completely thrown off! We’ve been enjoying the extra family time but it’s definitely hard to keep motivated when it feels like the weekend after 11:30 a.m.

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This afternoon I think we’re going to try and carve pumpkins and bake some cookies. On Monday night when I stopped into QFC I found Halloween Nestle chocolate chips for $1 a bag, so I picked up two bags. At checkout I got a couple for $1.25/3 Nestle chocolate chips. I didn’t go back through – I don’t need too much extra chocolate laying around! But this might be something to look for at your local QFC/Kroger store. I have no idea how much is in stock or if the price is at all stores, but I found the chocolate chips on a freezer end cap – a random place. As we get closer to Friday start looking for more Halloween or fall-themed items on clearance!

Make sure and scroll to the bottom of this post for a ton of new Amazon deals! Things are definitely seeming to pick-up with online deals, so I hope you’re ready!

Coupons

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$1 off 3 Barilla pasta, blue box
$2 off one 6pack 8 oz cans or 2 liter of participating soda with two bags of Mars Candy
$2.25 off one bag of Purina ONE SmartBlend dry dog food
$1.50 off two Hormel chili and any one private label hot dogs
$3 off any one EcoTools hair brush
$1.50 off one Jose Ole Mextremes 
$1 off one Tillamook Tillabars
25 cents off Bounty Paper Towels
$4 any one Maybelline New York Dream Wonder fluid-touch foundation
$2 off any one Aveeno skin relief or Eczema therapy product

Online and Retail Sale

Second-Nature-By-Hand-Sign

Nordstrom – This Second Nature by Hand ‘Be Grateful’ Repurposed Wood Wall Art is on sale for $26.97 (reg. $118). This has been sitting at a much higher price for awhile and it finally dropped. This is a BIG sign – it’s 28 inches across. I sort of adore it. I’ve been eyeing it – and it’s been sitting around $38, so I’m glad it finally dropped in price.

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Rise and Shine October 28 lunch-time edition – Costco deals, Slow Cooker pork chop recipe, DownEast Basics sale,

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Rise and Shine is my way of sitting down and having a cup of coffee with you! We talk about the new deals of the day, highlights from yesterday, and anything else that might help us save time, money or energy. Published Monday through Friday – as I’m able.

Good morning! I had some things pop up this morning that I’ve been dealing with, so this morning has just gotten away from me. Happens to the best of us, right? So today we have a lunchtime edition of Rise and Shine. Better super late, then never, I suppose.  Thank you for your patience.

CostcoLogo

Did you see? We just shared the newest Costco deals, valid for Thursday, October 30 through Sunday, November 23. This month you can pick up Delsym Cough Suppressant for FREE after rebate, Swiss Miss Hot Chocolate for $4.39, Dove Shampoo or Conditioner for $4.49, and lots more!

Slow Cooker Chicken with Rice Pork Chops - Easy pork chop recipe in the Crock-pot with simple ingredients. The Campbell's chicken with rice soup makes a delicious sauce that keeps the pork chops moist.

Yesterday I shared this Slow Cooker Chicken with Rice Pork Chops recipe. It’s super easy to make and delicious. Hope you’re enjoying these slow cooker recipes this month!

Coupons

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Barilla-Pasta-Coupon

There’s a new $1 off three blue boxes Barilla Pasta coupon available! We should see more pasta coupons as we head into fall, with prices as low as $0.88 here in the Northwest – making this a great coupon to have on hand.

$1 off three (3) boxes of Barilla Blue Box
$3 off Life of Crime DVDs or Blu-Ray
$1 off 2 Soft Scrub Toilet Care Rim Hangers
$1 off Colgate Total or Optic White Mouthwash
$1 off one (1) CLEAR Scalp & Hair product
$1 off any one (1) EcoTools Product

Online and Retail Sale

Down-East-Basics-sale-accessories

DownEast Basics is having an awesome sale on jewelry and accessories with code EMBELLISH at checkout. They have a flat rate of $6.50.  This promotion is valid thru 11/2.

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Nordstrom.com has a SUPER price on these leather Good Work(s) Life Inspiration bracelets. They currently have three styles available for $7.97 (reg. $24). All orders from Nordstrom.com ship for FREE.

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Rise and Shine October 27 – Avon FREE shipping, candy deals, JCP Friends and Family, plus more. . .

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Rise and Shine is my way of sitting down and having a cup of coffee with you! We talk about the new deals of the day, highlights from yesterday, and anything else that might help us save time, money or energy. Published Monday through Friday – as I’m able.

Good morning! How was your weekend?  I shared some photos from our weekend over on the Queen Bee Coupons Instagram page. I kicked off Friday night taking the kids to a fall festival – they had fun getting all dressed up and playing games.

Saturday my husband and I headed south to Portland for a kid-free night and to catch the Patty Griffin concert at the Aladdin Theater. I love her music and her song Heavenly Day is one of my favorite songs ever. I heard it when I was nearly nine months pregnant with my son, on a gloriously lazy summer day, with the sun shining and blue skies as far as you could see – and it brings me back there every time I hear it. :)

We met up for dinner with our long-time friends from college – we ate at an amazing Latin American restaurant, TeoteOn Sunday we had to enjoy a fantastic locally sourced brunch, as all good Portland people do. ;) The trip was my birthday gift from Mr. Queen Bee and it was great fun.

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While walking through the Portland Alberta Arts district Sunday morning (love that area), we stopped into a charming toy store and I found this Skippity game on clearance for the kids. We came home and played four or five games last night – although the concept is insanely simple, it was really fun. I think it’s a keeper and I think it would definitely make a great gift idea for kids ages 5 or older. What are some of your favorite board games for young kids – under the age of 10?? Leave a comment and let me know!

Best-Halloween-Candy-Deals

If you hand candy out on Halloween, you are running out of time to get your candy! We have a round-up of the latest candy printable coupons and sales – listed per ounce, so you can find the best Halloween Candy deals here.

Slow Cooker Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana - Copycat version of Olive Garden's sausage, potato and kale soup. Made in the slow cooker, this recipe requires little prep time!
Last Friday I shared this recipe for Olive Garden’s Zuppa Toscana soup (slow cooker style). Zuppa Toscana is Olive Garden’s popular sausage, potato and kale soup. This version is made in the slow cooker and it’s ingredient list is so simple it’s a little ridiculous.

For my Marysville readers – my heart breaks for you and your families who are mourning and processing the school shooting of last Friday. As a mother to school-age kids and the wife of a school teacher, the tears flow for you. I hope for peace in our kid’s hearts and solutions for keeping our schools safe and nurturing so that we don’t have to lose any more kids or educators through such senseless acts of violence.

Coupons

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$2 off any two all Laundry products
$1 off one Tide detergent 40 oz or larger
$1 off one Kettle brand popcorn
$1 off any one Weight Watchers cheese or cream cheese product in a single transaction
$1 off one Krusteaz Gluten Free product
$0.75 off one box Kix cereal listed: Kix, Berry Berry Kix, Honey Kix
$1 off three Barilla blue box pasta

Sunday-Coupon-Preview-Queen-Bee-2014

You should have received three inserts in your paper yesterday – a Smart Source, a Red Plum and a P&G! You can check out a preview of what we were expecting here. We’d love to hear what your favorite coupons are this week!

Online and Retail Sale

AVON-FREE_shipping

Avon has FREE shipping on any order with coupon code SHIP2YOU at checkout. This promotion is valid October 27 – 28 only. This is valid SITEWIDE including the sale items, which start as low as $0.79. Shop Avon here.

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Crocs.comSave an extra 25% off with code COMFORT25 at checkout. Expires October 27. Shop Crocs.com here.

Shutterfly-40-off-everything-coupon

Shutterfly has 40% off sitewide with code EARLY40 at checkout. This includes photo books, home decor, cards and stationary, photo gifts and more. This offer expires tomorrow, 10/28/14 at 11:59 p.m. PST.

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Rise and Shine October 24 – Hobby Farms, Stride Rite sale, Garmin Vivofit, Starbucks Doubleshot, more

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Rise and Shine is my way of sitting down and having a cup of coffee with you! We talk about the new deals of the day, highlights from yesterday, and anything else that might help us save time, money or energy. Published Monday through Friday – as I’m able.

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Good morning! Happy Friday! Yesterday I had slow cooker success and made the most delicious Olive Garden (Copy Cat) Zuppa Toscana soup. It was a big hit and I’ll be sharing the recipe hopefully later today.

As I mentioned yesterday I kept my son home from school because he wasn’t feeling well. He ended up taking a nearly 3-hour nap yesterday afternoon – something that he hasn’t done for a LONG time! Mr. Queen Bee sent me a text around 5 p.m. offering to pick up dinner on the way home – as he knew it would be a busy day with the kids staying home unexpectedly. BUT thanks to the slow cooker – we not only ate at home but it didn’t come out of a box, package or freezer. Gotta love that.

Crockpot-Pumpkin-Turkey-Chili

Yesterday I shared this Slow Cooker Turkey Pumpkin Chili. It’s really delicious and you really can’t taste the pumpkin. It’s a fantastic fall dish packed with lots of nutrients from the pumpkin puree.

Best-Halloween-Candy-Deals

We continue to update this week’s Best Halloween candy deals with prices at our local stores. We even include Costco and we list the prices per ounce so you can find the BEST price in your area. We do all the hard work – you just need to decide if you’re going to buy candy you like (so you can enjoy leftovers) or candy you don’t like (so you don’t enjoy leftovers). :)

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Rise and Shine October 23 – Slow Cooker potato soup, Target clearance, Dreamworks HD movies, more

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Rise and Shine is my way of sitting down and having a cup of coffee with you! We talk about the new deals of the day, highlights from yesterday, and anything else that might help us save time, money or energy. Published Monday through Friday – as I’m able.

Good morning! Today is one of those slow-motion-sorta-days. I woke up with a sore throat and I’m keeping my sweet boy home from school because he’s not feeling well either. I knew he was fighting something last night when he came home from school complaining his legs were tired (this coming from the kid who runs everywhere) and he grabbed his lovey Curious George and camped out on the couch. We have big plans this weekend – including a fall festival tomorrow night – so I’m hoping the restful day will be just what the doctor ordered. I suppose it’s that time of year – and I’m hoping everyone is healthy and well in your home!

Yesterday I hit up my local QFC (Kroger store) and didn’t use even one coupon. Crazy, right? Even my favorite cashier was shocked. :) But I really didn’t buy much packaged food – and nearly everything in my cart was a manager markdown.

  • Two 5-pound bags of red potatoes – $0.99 each (reg. $3.99)
  • Bananas – $0.49/lb (reg. $0.69)
  • Fancy tomatoes on the vine, clamshell – $1.99 (reg. $4.99)
  • Fresh salsa from the deli – $1.49 (reg. $4)
  • Baby bella portabella mushrooms – $2.19 (reg. $3.99)
  • Italian sausage – $2.99 (reg. $5.99)
  • Extra, extra lean ground turkey – $4.29 (reg. $6.99)
  • Marked down pork chops
  • I also found Kroger non-scented dryer sheets $1.49/box (reg. $4.99), method hand soap $1.49 and lots of frozen food markdowns.
  • Grapes – $1.68/lb, no markdown, just sale price?

I came home and used the marked down mushrooms and sausage to whip up some of this Slow Cooker Tortellini soup – but because I didn’t have all day, I made it on the stove top. I cooked the sausage (whole) and sliced mushrooms in a little chicken broth, until they were golden brown. Then I added the rest of the ingredients. I didn’t have tortellini and substituted frozen ravioli, then left out the cheese from the recipe and it was perfect.

Slow-Cooker-Crockpot-Potato-Soup-Recipe

Today I’m going to try a crockpot recipe today for Olive Garden’s Zuppa Toscana soup! I’m really excited to give it a try. Yesterday I shared this Slow Cooker Baked Potato Soup – it’s like having a bowl full of the creamy inside of a twice baked potato. It’s delicious, incredibly filling and very frugal to make.

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*Last week to vote!* Queen Bee Coupons has been nominated for the Best of Western Washington awards – as best neighborhood blog. We are currently ranked #5 and I would love your vote if you think Queen Bee deserves the nomination. I appreciate the votes!

Great-Wolf-Lodge-giveaway

Last Friday I announced a new giveaway for a $300 Great Wolf Lodge gift cardIt’s my way of saying THANK YOU for following my site, sharing the deal I post and for being part of this amazing community of frugal-minded super stars. Enter to win the $300 Great Wolf Lodge gift card HERE.

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Rise and Shine October 22 – Crockpot coupons, Lane Bryant BOGO bras, boy’s jackets, more. . .

Rise-Shine-Queen-Bee Rise and Shine is my way of sitting down and having a cup of coffee with you! We talk about the new deals of the day, highlights from yesterday, and anything else that might help us save time, money or energy. Published Monday through Friday – as I’m able.

Good morning! How’s it going today? So yesterday I tried a random slow cooker recipe. I had brussels sprouts in the fridge and bacon. Generally – if you cook the two together, it’s a thing of beauty (see my Brussels Sprouts with Bacon recipe here). So I lined the bottom of the crockpot with uncooked center-cut bacon, tossed in my washed/trimmed brussels sprouts, and turned it to high. I was foolish to think it would be so simple. Not only does my house smell DREADFUL but the result was a vat of greasy cabbage. ;) My husband, at first, thought it was delicious – and had a bowl. He regrets it today. :) So today I’ll be adding a few extra layers of clothing so I can open the windows and air out the nastiness. I took out ground turkey from the freezer last night and will try and come up with a new recipe for today.

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Yesterday I did share this recipe for Slow Cooker Ranch Porch Chops. It’s ain’t pretty. I’m not pretending it is. But it is so easy and it really is delicious. I hope you like it as much as our family does.

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And speaking of Crock-Pots, I see Amazon rolled out a bunch of $5 coupons on Crock-Pots this morning! As soon as I make my son some eggs for breakfast and get him to school, I’ll go through the list coupons and do a post. Hopefully they make for some BEST prices. :)

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*Last week to vote!* Queen Bee Coupons has been nominated for the Best of Western Washington awards – as best neighborhood blog. We are currently ranked #5 and I would love your vote if you think Queen Bee deserves the nomination. I appreciate the votes!

Great-Wolf-Lodge-giveaway

Last Friday I announced a new giveaway for a $300 Great Wolf Lodge gift cardIt’s my way of saying THANK YOU for following my site, sharing the deal I post and for being part of this amazing community of frugal-minded super stars. Enter to win the $300 Great Wolf Lodge gift card HERE.

Coupons

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$2 off one 6-pack 8 oz cans or (2) 2 liter of participating soda and (2) bags of Mars candy
$1 off one Minute Maid Pure Squeezed 59 fl oz 
$1 off three General Mills cereals
$0.55 off one Sargento Natural cheese slices
$2 off two all Laundry detergent
$4 off any two packages of Pull-Ups training pants
$1 Kettle Brand popcorn
$1 off one Krusteaz Gluten-free product
$3 off one OxiClean laundry detergent
$1 Tillamook Tillabars
$2 Aveeno skin relief or exzema therapy 
$1 Rudi’s Gluten-Free bakery
$1 off any five (5) Smart Ones Frozen products in a single transaction

Online and Retail Sale

Target Free Shipping

Target.com just announced FREE Standard Shipping (3-5 days) on EVERY order, no minimum required!  Oversized handling fee may apply. Valid on shipping to the 48 contiguous states, as well as APO/FPO. Limited time offer.

Lane-Bryant-bras

Lane Bryant – Buy one, get one FREE Cacique bras with code FREE4MELB or NEWBRASLB at checkout. PLUS looks like you can get FREE underwear with your BOGO bra purchase. Site says, “Qualifying purchase of Cacique bras required. Includes in-stock Sassy Cotton panties only. Add your choice of style and size to your shopping bag and the price will be adjusted at check out.” You can also earn RealWomen Dollars – $25 for every $50 you spend online.  Shop Lane Bryant here.

Tiny Prints Free Magnet

Tiny Prints – FREE magnet for new customers only. Use code FREEMAGNET at checkout. Offer does NOT include shipping. I’m not sure what shipping runs – so if you try this promo, leave a comment and let us know. Offer expires 10/31/14. Shop TinyPrints magnets here.

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Rise and Shine October 21 – Costco toy deals, Remington razors, Little Giant ladder, plus more . . .

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Rise and Shine is my way of sitting down and having a cup of coffee with you! We talk about the new deals of the day, highlights from yesterday, and anything else that might help us save time, money or energy. Published Monday through Friday – as I’m able.

Good morning! How’s is your day going so far? Hope that your week is off to a great start. I’m hoping to roll out another slow cooker recipe later today. I had a few recipes that just didn’t make the cut, but when they do – I’ll be sure to share with you!

Best-of-the-Northwest-Evening-Magazine

*Last week to vote!* Queen Bee Coupons has been nominated for the Best of Western Washington awards – as best neighborhood blog. We are currently ranked #5 and I would love your vote if you think Queen Bee deserves the nomination. I appreciate the votes!

Costco-Toy-Deals

For the past three years, we’ve compiled a Costco Christmas Toy deals, because we know it’s a great way to see what toys are available at Costco and how the Costco toy deals compare to our favorite online retailer Amazon. Although only October the Costco toy selection is already impressive! You’ll find Disney, LEGO, LeapFrog, MonsterHigh, crafts, sports and more.

Great-Wolf-Lodge-giveaway

Last Friday I announced a new giveaway for a $300 Great Wolf Lodge gift cardIt’s my way of saying THANK YOU for following my site, sharing the deal I post and for being part of this amazing community of frugal-minded super stars. Enter to win the $300 Great Wolf Lodge gift card HERE.

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Rise and Shine October 20 – Costco gluten-free list, TOMS sale, Sony camera, LeapFrog, Graco and more . . .

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Rise and Shine is my way of sitting down and having a cup of coffee with you! We talk about the new deals of the day, highlights from yesterday, and anything else that might help us save time, money or energy. Published Monday through Friday – as I’m able.

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Good morning!  How was your weekend? We had a fun-filled and busy weekend. My son had a little costume party this weekend and went as a Knight in Shining Armor, with a mustache. Ha! I found these temporary tattoo mustaches and it looks so real, it was hilarious. My daughter had a play date with another friend during the party and she wore this cute little fall dress (it has wings in the back). We found both “outfits” at Goodwill last weekend and my kiddos love them. :)

Great-Wolf-Lodge-giveaway

Last Friday I announced a new giveaway for a $300 Great Wolf Lodge gift cardIt’s my way of saying THANK YOU for following my site, sharing the deal I post and for being part of this amazing community of frugal-minded super stars. Enter to win the $300 Great Wolf Lodge gift card HERE.

Costco-Gluten-Free-Foods-Lists

We updated our list of Costco gluten-free deals - this is a great resource when looking for gluten-free bargains. It can be hard to find gluten-free deals, but Costco has some great gluten-free offerings!

Best-Halloween-Candy-Deals

Planning to pick up Halloween candy this week? Be sure to check out the Best Candy deals for the week (including Costco!) here. We want to help you spend less this Halloween – so you don’t have to pay scary prices!

Best-of-the-Northwest-Evening-Magazine

Queen Bee Coupons has been nominated for the Best of Western Washington awards – as best neighborhood blog. We are currently ranked #5 and I would love your vote if you think Queen Bee deserves the nomination. I appreciate the votes!

Coupons

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$1.00 off any two (2) HORMEL REV a.m. Wraps
$1.50 off any three (3) HORMEL REV Wraps
$0.75 off any LISTERINE NATURALS Antiseptic Rinse
$2.00 off any (1) LISTERINE NATURALS Mouthwash

Sunday-Coupon-Preview-Queen-Bee-2014

You should have received just one insert in your paper yesterday – a Smart Source! You can check out a preview of what we were expecting here. We’d love to hear what your favorite coupons are!

Online and Retail Sale

TOMS_Surprise-Sale-October-20

*Extended! LAST DAY!*  TOMS Surprise Sale - Up to 45% off TOMS shoes, plus an extra 5% off for registered users with code SURPRISEGIFT at checkout.  Ends 10/17. FREE shipping on $25+ or more.  Shop TOMS Surprise sale here.

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Rise and Shine October 17 – My favorite local pumpkin patch, TOMS sale, HOBO wallet deals, Brother sewing machine and more

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Rise and Shine is my way of sitting down and having a cup of coffee with you! We talk about the new deals of the day, highlights from yesterday, and anything else that might help us save time, money or energy. Published Monday through Friday – as I’m able.

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Good morning! How are you doing today? I’m glad it’s Friday! Yesterday was a glorious day – sunshine, sunshine, sunshine and warm temps – making my daughter’s pumpkin patch field trip EVEN more fun. She picked out the perfect pumpkin and was all smiles, all morning. We’ve gone to Schilter’s Family Farm every year since my kids were born – and I adore it! Back in my freelance writing days, I wrote this article for the Washington Farm Bureau, Schilter’s Family Farm: Cultivating pumpkins, Christmas trees and family traditions (PDF). They truly are a family-run business and Jeff and his wife were leading our field trip yesterday. A petting zoo, a hay maze, a hay ride (plus lots more on the weekends) – this place has a lot to offer!

We picked up some BEAUTIFUL pumpkins for our front porch yesterday – at $0.29/lb they are slightly more than the cheapest price I’ve seen (WinCo $0.18/lb) – but it’s going right in the pockets of a local family – and really, on a 15-lb pumpkin that’s just $1.65 more – plus you get the experience of their beautiful farm and family helping you! As frugal as I am, I actually ENJOY paying more for things like this – it really does make a difference, I believe. Do you have a favorite family-run pumpkin patch? 

Pizza-slice-Trader-Joes

Last night we made homemade pizza for dinner, using refrigerated pizza dough from Trader Joe’s! Although I love making my grandma’s homemade pizza dough recipe, the refrigerated pizza dough from Trader joe’s is $1.29 – $1.50 and it is incredibly easy on busy days. Between the field trip, taking the car into the shop (check engine light again!), picking up our Zaycon bacon and blogging – it was a busy day and I was able to pull dinner together in less than 20 minutes (Rachael Ray would have been proud).

Coupons

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$0.40 off (3) Campbell’s Condensed soups
$2.00 off ONE Tide PODS 31ct or larger
$3.00 off any ONE (1) OxiClean™ Laundry Detergent

This Sunday we should get one coupon insert – a Smart Source. Here’s a sneak peak of just SOME of the coupons you should see.

Online and Retail Sale

TOMS-surprise-sale-oct-17

*LAST DAY!* TOMS Suprise Sale - Up to 45% off TOMS shoes, plus an extra 5% off for registered users with code SURPRISEGIFT at checkout.  Ends 10/17. FREE shipping on $25+ or more.  Shop TOMS Surprise sale here.

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Disney Store – FREE shipping on your order with any item from Disney Parks when you use code PARKFREE at checkout. Shop Disney Store here.

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Rise and Shine October 16 – Coleman sleeping bag, Target clearance, plus more

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Rise and Shine is my way of sitting down and having a cup of coffee with you! We talk about the new deals of the day, highlights from yesterday, and anything else that might help us save time, money or energy. Published Monday through Friday – as I’m able.

Field-Trip-learning-about-birdsMy son learning about Northwest birds, animals and habitats.

Good morning! How’s it going today? Yesterday I spent the day on a field trip with my son and today my daughter has one. Both field trips are outside – so I’m grateful for good rain gear since the rain is here in the Northwest! :) Do you have any fun or interesting plans this week?

Coupons

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$1.00 off ONE Olay Body Wash
$1.00 off ONE Olay Hand & Body Lotion
$1.00 off ONE Olay Bar Soap 4ct or larger

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Rise and Shine October 15 – Quinoa salad recipe, Eddie Bauer outerwear sale, plus TONS of Amazon deals

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Rise and Shine is my way of sitting down and having a cup of coffee with you! We talk about the new deals of the day, highlights from yesterday, and anything else that might help us save time, money or energy. Published Monday through Friday – as I’m able.

Good morning! How’s it going today? I’ve been slowly moving my bedtime up so that I can work toward getting up earlier this winter. As the deals pick up, I like to get things published earlier than normal so that you can take advantage of the best deals. I feel so much more productive waking up early but it can be tricky when I stay up too late! Michael Hyatt, one of my favorite authors, speakers and leadership experts, shared an article “How to Become a Morning Person” and it has some great tips in it! Are you a morning person?

Southwest-Quinoa-Salad

My husband had a potluck today at work, so I made this Southwest Quinoa Salad. Make the quinoa in a rice cooker and this is an incredibly easy recipe to whip up. I really modified it because I didn’t have all the ingredients – I used red quinoa (not regular), left out onion, spinach and feta, used a bag of frozen corn with edamame instead of regular corn and used a red and orange pepper. The dressing is so delicious (in my humble opinion) that you can pretty much toss anything you like into this salad and you can’t go wrong. :)

Coupons

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$1.00 off any 3 Gerber Graduates Grabbers™ items
$2.00 off Pampers Cruisers Diapers and Wipes
$1.50 off ONE Pampers Easy Ups Trainers
$2.00 off Pampers Swaddlers Diapers and Wipes
$1.00 off any Burt’s Bees Lip Crayon
$3.00 off any 2 participating Excedrin products
$1.00 off (1) Minute Maid Pure Squeezed bottle
$1.25 off any ONE Hefty Tall Kitchen Trash Bags
$1.00 off one (1) Jose Ole Snack
$0.75 off 1 Georgia Pacific Copy & Printer Paper
$1.50 off Air Wick Freshmatic Starter Kit
$1.00 off 5 Martha White Baking Mixes
$1.00 off Hillshire Farm Rope Sausage and Links
$1.00 off any ONE (1) all Laundry Detergent
$1.00 off any 1 Kellogg’s Breakfast To Go™ Shakes
$1.50 off one Ball Park Flame Grilled Beef Patties
Buy 1 9Lives Dry Cat Food get 2 free
$2.00 off TWO DayQuil, NyQuil or Severe Products
$0.75 off ONE DayQuil, NyQuil or Severe Product
$2.00 off a FoodSaver Heat-Seal Bag or Roll
$1.00 off ONE Tide Detergent 40oz or larger
$1.00 off (2) packages of Reynolds Baking Cups
$4.00 off Maybelline Dream Wonder™ Foundation
$2.00 off ONE Pantene Expert Collection product
$1.00 off ONE Pantene Shampoo or Conditioner
$2.00 off TWO Pantene Shampoos or Conditioners
$1.00 off ONE Pantene Styling Product
$2.00 off Pantene Expert Hair Regrowth Treatment
$0.50 off ONE Crest Pro-Health Stages Toothpaste
$0.50 off ONE Crest Kids Oral-B Manual Toothbrush
$0.50 off ONE Oral-B Glide Floss or Floss Picks
$1.00 off any Colgate Total Toothpaste
$1.00 off any TWO Ziploc brand containers

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Yesterday we shared all about a new app called Snap by Groupon! This is similar to other rebate apps, you submit photos of you receipt to claim cash back on your purchases. We have the full scoop on this new app here!

Online and Retail Sale

Eddie Bauer – 20% off your entire purchase, plus FREE shipping (and returns) with any outerwear purchase. Use code FALL at checkout. 20% off purchase of regular- or sale-priced outerwear. NOT valid on clearance outerwear. Shop Eddie Bauer here.

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Rise and Shine October 14 – Last day for Albertsons #StockUpSale, Crabtree & Evelyn sale, Seiko Men’s watches, more

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Rise and Shine is my way of sitting down and having a cup of coffee with you! We talk about the new deals of the day, highlights from yesterday, and anything else that might help us save time, money or energy. Published Monday through Friday – as I’m able.

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Good morning! How are you today? Yesterday I make the trek back from Post Falls, Idaho. As I mentioned in yesterday’s Rise and Shine, I spent the weekend over there visiting family. While driving back over, I stopped at Thorp’s fruit stand and was able to pick up boxes of Washington Honey Crisp apples for $12.50 each! Each box has about 23 pounds and they are DELICIOUS. :) Definitely stop in next time you’re driving by on I-90, near Ellensburg.

I shared some fun slow cooker recipes this weekend and plan to test out a few more this week. There is still time to send in your favorite Crockpot recipes! Find more details about Crock-tober here.

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So I found out Queen Bee Coupons has been nominated for the Best of Western Washington awards – as best neighborhood blog. We are currently ranked #6 and I would love your vote if you think Queen Bee deserves the nomination. I appreciate the votes!

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Did you see the big news yesterday? Amazon announced Amazon Prime members now have 30-minute early access to to Amazon’s lightning Deals! This is another AWESOME perk because the lightning deals are a SUPER way to save during the holidays, but they often sell out quickly.  What do you think about this new perk?

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Today is the LAST DAY for the Albertsons #StockUpSale – you can check out the full ad match-up here. Lots of stock-up prices including $0.25 Libby’s veggies, $0.49 Stouffers Entrees, $1.24 Cocoa Puffs, plus more.
This is a sponsored reminder from Albertsons, this means that I’ve been compensated to share this sale with you. 

Coupons

Head over here to print your coupons

$1 off any ONE (1) all Laundry Detergent
$1 off one CHI-CHI’s Salsa produce (16 oz or larger)
$1.50 off any two Hormel Chili and any one private label hot dog buns
$1 off Krusteaz gluten-free product
$1 off any one Mott’s 64 oz or 6-pack 8 oz bottle of Mott’s juice
$1 off one 12 fl oz Starbucks Refreshers beverage
$1 off any one 12-ounce bag of Ocean Spray fresh cranberries
$0.50 off any two cartons of Swanson Broth, Stock or Cream Starter Traditional
$1 off any one Stayfree product
$1 off any one Mini Babybel cheese product

Online and Retail Sale

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Crabtree & Evelyn is having a big sale with 50-75% off select items. I’m seeing prices start at $1.50!  I’m seeing some BIG discounts and these make great gifts. Shipping is a $9.95 so you’ll have to calculate this into your savings. Or if you spend $100 or more, you’ll have FREE shipping.

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