January 27, 2013

Rise and Shine Jan. 27 – FREE Alaska travel book, Kindle books only $1, Super Bowl menu?

Good morning! How’s your coffee or tea this morning? Mine is hitting the spot!

As of this morning, I’m only 37 people away from 20,0000 Queen Bee fans friends on Facebook – I can hardly believe it and I think we’ll have to come up with some fun giveaways to celebrate this milestone. What do you think we should give away? Grocery store gift cards, Amazon gift cards, hotels/travel? I’d love to hear your ideas! And, of course, if you haven’t yet – head over to the Queen Bee Facebook page and check it out!

My parents left back to Alaska last night after a four-day visit. Things were a little hit or miss for me blogging – but I was so happy to spend some time with them! If you’ve ever thought about taking a trip to Alaska you can request this free Alaska Travel Guide – it’s pretty sweet and if anything, fun to look through.

Both my kids have nasty coughs that kept them (and us) up the last few nights, so I’m hoping they (and we) get some relief from it soon. We’ve elevated the heads of beds, we’ve done the homeopathic menthol rubs, honey water and all the tricks they say should work. I’m ready for spring time – when everything dries up, including these runny noses and icky colds.


Did you see the chicken coop I posted yesterday? From the Green Family in Buckley, Washington. I think it’s very charming. You can see a photo of the inside and learn more here.


We watched the Downton Abbey Christmas episode last night and the first episode of Season 3. We are still in love with the story line and characters. On January 29 Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 3 DVD (Original U.K. Version) is released and it’s currently selling for $24.99 on Amazon. You can also stream on the PBS website and in Comcast on-demand.


If you get World Market emails – check your inbox! You should have a coupon for 49% off any single, regularly priced item. Yowzaaa! (Thanks, DeAnn!) Looks like it’s only for current email subscribers – you can subscribe here and then you won’t miss the next one!

The Super Bowl is one week away. If you haven’t yet – make your menu plan today. This way you can take a look at this week’s sales and decide if you want to pick up the ingredients before the new ads start Wednesday. If it’s on sale this week – pick it up. Try to build your list of food choices by what’s on sale, instead of what sounds good – you’ll save more money that way. What do you typically serve on Super Bowl?


It’s kind of a big coupon weekend! With four coupon inserts in this morning’s newspaper you will definitely get your money’s worth if you pick up a few extra papers today. My paper had 2 Red Plum inserts, a Smart Source and a P&G insert, for a total of $271 worth of coupons! See what coupons are included here (my list is missing the P&G insert).


*HOT* $2 off Carnation Breakfast Essentials product
*NEW!* Buy one, get one FREE El Monterey Supreme Single Burritos
$1 off El Monterey Taquitos
$0.75 off Wonka or Nestle Crunch candy and card kit, 5.17 – 12 oz
$2 off any Bausch & Lomb renu multi-purpose solution 8 oz or high
Buy 2, get 1 FREE DiGiorno pizza coupon is back!
$1 off Jif Hazelnut Spread
$0.50 off 5 Campbell’s SpaghettiO’s
$1 off 2 Dove Chocolate Large Bars
$2 off one Triaminic product
$1 off 2 Planter’s Nut products 4 oz – 21.5 oz

Find more printable coupons on Coupons.com.



Today Amazon Local has a Free Voucher to Purchase One Select eBook from the Amazon Kindle Store for $1. It can be redeemed on any of these Kindle books here.

1.) First you’ll need to create an Amazon Local account here
2.) Then under National Deals you snag the voucher
3.) Then head over to Amazon and choose your book from this selection – you’ll get it for $1 with the promo code on your voucher!

Today only, subscribe to Natural Health Magazine for only $4.29 per year. You can order up to three (3) years at this price! Just enter coupon code QUEENBEE at checkout. This offer expires at Sunday 01/27/13 11:59 PM EST


Albertsons doubler deals start this morning! Here are both the unadvertised and advertised deals – what deals are you looking to pick up?  These Fred Meyer deals start today! And QFC is still smokin’ hot – I might go back today for more canned tomatoes.

TODAY is the last day to take advantage of the Costco January coupon bookI haven’t received the newest one yet – but probably will in the next week and we’ll be posting the deals when we get it.

Here are this week’s grocery match-ups and deals:  Albertsons  Fred Meyer  QFC   Safeway


*Check it out!* Olympia – The LMNOP Consignment sale is coming up March 22-24, 2013 at the Thurston County Fairgrounds. I sold items in the sale last year and made over $400 – and cleaned out my garage.

Oregon Coast – Salishan Spa and Golf Resort – One- or Two-Night Stay for Two with Dining Credit. Combine Up to Six Nights. $129 – we love this place! Read our review and tips for staying on the Oregon coast here.

Oregon Ballet Theatre Presents “Swan Lake” – Up to Half Off Oregon Ballet Theatre’s “Swan Lake” – $32

Chelan, WA – Campbell’s Resort on Lake Chelan – One-Night Stay for Two in a King Deluxe Lake-View Room. Combine Up to Two Nights – $89 (reg. $154)

Astoria, Oregon – Astoria Riverwalk Inn –  One- or Two-Night Stay for Two in a King Balcony Room with Trolley and Museum Passes. Combine Up to Eight Nights – from $60 (reg. $120)

Mt. Hood, Oregon – Two-Night Mount Hood Resort Getaway Including Daily Breakfast and a 50-Minute Massage for Two – The Resort at The Mountain – from $269 (Amazon Local)


Gold Box Deal of the Day: Save 36% or More on Select New Reebok ZigTech Treadmills

REI Deal of the Day – Five Ten Line King Bike and Skate Shoes – $59.93 (reg. $130) ship FREE

LE Fashion Leopard Pattern Shawl Scarf Wrap for Women – $3.22, FREE shipping

CaseCrown Wallet Case (Blue) for Samsung Galaxy S III S3 GT-I9300 – $10.21 (reg. $20.21)

50% off a bunch of Scholastic DVD sets:
Mo Willems Pigeon and Pals: Complete Cartoon Collection Volumes 1 & 2 – $10.21 (reg. $19.95)
Magic School Bus: Blast Off! From Space to Sea – $12.99 (reg. $24.95)
Magic School Bus: Field Trip Fun & Games – $10.76 (reg. $24.95)

Amazon has a ton of LEGO sets on sale:

What are your plans today? I hope you have a wonderful day! 


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