December 6, 2017

Rise and Shine December 6 – Gymboree 50% off, Amazon toy deals, REI garage sale, Handyman magazine, Maxi-Cosi car seats, 30% off dolls and preschool toys, more


Rise and Shine is my way of starting the day with you – almost as if we’re chatting over a hot cup of coffee or tea! I share my favorite deals of the day, highlights from yesterday, and anything else that might help you save time, money or energy. Published in the morning on Monday through Friday  – as I’m able. 

Good morning afternoon! Sorry for the tardy Rise and Shine today. I had an MRI this morning for my knee and some other appointments that took me longer than I expected. . . I won’t delay you with boring details. . . get today’s best deals ::

AMAZING deals at Gymboree! FREE Shipping on every order plus entire store 50% off and extra $25 off $100 with code WISHLIST at checkout. We found Gymmies as low as $4.99 shipped! Shop Gymboree here.

Bebe Bella Minky Chenille Toddler Blankets 7-22-16

For a short time you can get select Bebe Bella Minky Chenille Toddler Blankets as low as $27.99 each (reg. $66+) plus FREE Shipping on all orders.  Lots of styles and colors available. These make wonderful gifts!  Valid through December 7, 7am CT.

Vera Bradley – FREE Shipping on every order plus 30% off entire purchase. Shop Vera Bradley here.

TODAY only, The Children’s Place has all Clearance 75% off plus FREE Shipping. The rest of the site is 50-70% off. Shop The Children’s Place here.


We are updating our BIG list of the Best Amazon Toy Deals daily, so don’t miss out! We try hard to make this the MOST comprehensive list of Amazon toy deals online. Updated when we see big price drops on toys, this list features the very best Amazon toy deals

Online and Retail Sales has this 2 count of Rustic Engraved ‘Chocolate’ Signs on sale for $11.99 plus FREE Shipping (reg. $17.99).

For a short time Crazy 8 is offering FREE Shipping on all orders plus 8 Days of Deals – Can’t Miss Clearance $2.99 – $4.99, . Shop Crazy 8 here.

Target  – Buy One Get One 50% off kids’ clothes, shoes, jewelry and accessories. Plus 20% off LEGO, 30% off holiday decor and 30% off kids’ home. FREE Shipping on all orders through December 23. Save an additional 5% with Target REDcard debit or credit card. Shop Target here.

Right now, GAP is offering 40% off purchase plus FREE Shipping (no minimum) with code BIGGIFT at checkout.  Shop GAP here.

EXTENDED! Today the Cents of Style, Two for Tuesday Deal is Tribe Jewelry (necklaces, bracelets and cuffs) 2 for $20 plus FREE Shipping with code TRIBEGIFTS at checkout. Shop Cents of Style Two for Tuesday here.

Get these fantastic Cents of Style Charm Necklaces for just $11.99 plus FREE Shipping (reg. with code CHARMGIFT at checkout.

Lane Bryant – $50 off $100 plus Free shipping on orders $100 or more with code TAKE50 at checkout. Shop Lane Bryant here.

Cents of Style, Bold and Full Wednesday – 50% off Emma New York Cosmetic Kits with code MAKEUPGIFT at checkout. Cents of Style always offers FREE Shipping.  Shop Cents of Style Bold and Full Wendesday here. – FREE Shipping on every order plus 12 Lids of Christmas – today 25% off NFL Sideline Gear with code DAY3 at checkout.  Shop Lids here.

For a short time the Entertainment Book Cyber Monday Sale is happening and all 2018 Entertainment Books $19.99 plus FREE Shipping with code GIFT at checkout.  Save an extra 15% off when you order 2 or more books – dropping the price to as low as $16.99 each shipped!

Cabela’s – FREE Shipping on every order with code 7HOLIDAY at checkout plus up to 50% off. Shop Cabela’s here.

shopDisney – Toy Mania BOGO 50% off plus ornaments up to 50% off.    Shop shopDisney here.

Living Social – 20% off sitewide with code CHEER20 at checkout.  Shop Living Social here.

Groupon –Extra 25% off with code WOW25 at checkout.  Shop Groupon here.

Carter’s – Entire Site up to 70% off plus Extra 25% off $40 purchase with code REINDEER at checkout. Free shipping at $50.  Shop Carter’s here.

REI Garage – 25% off 4 brands – Mountain Hardwear, Gregory, prAna & Oakley. Valid through December 9.  Shop REI Garage here.

Kohl’s – 25% off with code FF25 at checkout plusEarn $10 Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent.  Shop Kohl’s here.

REI – Extra 25% off select Clearance, no code needed, discount taken at checkout.  Shop REI here.

The Holiday Sale has AncestryDNA Kits for just $69 (reg. $99)!  This is a great price!  And if you Buy 3 you’ll get 1 FREE – that’s 4 for $207 (just $51.75 each)!

Joe’s New Balance Deal of the Day – New Balance 680v3 Girls Shoes – $19.99 (reg. $49.99) Shop Joe’s New Balance Deal of the Day here.

REI Garage Deal of the Day – United By Blue Adventure T-Shirt – Women’s – $17.73 (reg. $36). FREE Shipping to store or on orders $50 or more.  Shop REI Garage Deal of the Day here.


Mixbook – 50% off $149 or more, 40% off sitewide.  Shop Mixbook here.

Crocs – Styles starting as low as $15. Free Shipping on orders $24.99 or more. Shop Crocs here.

Eddie Bauer – 40-60% off Everything plus free shipping at $49.  Shop Eddie Bauer here.



Shutterfly –Buy More Save More up to 50% off with code HOLIDAY at checkout. Shop Shutterfly here.

Cents of Style – Style Steals – Cross-Back Sweater $24.95 (reg. $39.95) with code SWEATERGIFTS at checkout. Cents of Style always offers FREE Shipping. Shop Style Steals here.

And a special deal on Holiday Dresses – $15 off the lowest price plus FREE Shipping with code HOLIDAYDRESS at checkout.

Through Wednesday, you can subscribe to Every Day with Rachael Ray Magazine for only $3.89 per year (90% off)! You can order up to 4 years at this price. Just enter coupon code QUEENBEE at checkout.

Through Thursday, you can subscribe to Family Handyman Magazine for  $6.50 per year (83% off)! You can order up to three (3) years at this price. Just enter coupon code QUEENBEE at checkout. This is a great magazine – full of practical tips!

Through Thursday you can subscribe to Better Homes & Gardens Magazine for only $3.89 per year (90% off the cover price). You can order up to four (4) years at this price. Just enter coupon code QUEENBEE at checkout. We don’t often see discounts on this magazine.

Amazon Deals

We post Amazon deals throughout the day, see the latest Amazon deals here. See all of Amazon’s Deals of the Days here.

Amazon Deal of the Day – Up to 40% off Maxi-Cosi & Safety 1st car seats. This deal good today only, while supplies last.

Amazon Deal of the Day – Up to 30% off Dolls, Preschool toys and more.  This deal good today only, while supplies last.

Amazon Deal of the Day –  Up to 35% off Favorite Character Toys. This deal good today only, while supplies last.

Amazon Deal of the Day – Save up to 40% off select sports and games  This deal good today only, while supplies last.

Amazon Deal of the Day – Save up to 60% off game room essentials.  This deal good today only, while supplies last.

Amazon Deal of the Day – 30% off or more on toys from ECR4Kids.  This deal good today only, while supplies last.

Amazon Deal of the Day – 30% off select Yamaha musical instruments and accessories. This deal good today only, while supplies last.

LEGO Minecraft the Crafting Box 2.0 21135 Building Kit (717 Piece) on sale for $47.99 (reg. $59.99).  This is the BEST price

Trivial Pursuit: Star Wars The Black Series Edition to $13.48 (reg. $39.99). This is the BEST price

Disney Princess Royal 2-Sided Kitchen & Cafe – $22.77 (reg. $79.99), BEST price

Amazon has Ziploc Freezer Bags, Gallon, 120 Count on sale for $9.52 with Subscribe and Save.  If you have 5 or more subscriptions in a month, the price drops to as low as $8.52 shipped ($0.07 per bag).

Also on sale is Glad Food Storage and Freezer 2 in 1 Zipper Bags – Quart – 46 Count – 3 pack for $10.17 with Subscribe and Save, when you have 5 or more subscriptions in a month.  Clip the 20% off coupon and this drops to as low as $7.78 shipped (just $0.06 per bag).

Stanley 60-100 10-Piece Standard Fluted Screwdriver Set on sale for $6.16, the BEST price


Spalding NBA Street Basketball (Intermediate Size 6) on sale for $9.44 (reg. $17.99), add-on item, BEST price

Amazon dropped the price on the Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed Set to $16.99 (reg. $35), BEST price.  NOTE: This is temporarily out of stock. You can order at this price and it will be shipped when it becomes available.

Chicago Metallic Non-Stick 4-Piece Toaster Oven Set

Chicago Metallic Non-Stick 4-Piece Toaster Oven Set on sale for $11.49 (reg. $18.99), just a few cents more than BEST price

For a limited time, Amazon has a special buy any two Disney Princess Toys or Accessories, get one FREE promotion running on select Disney items. This offer is valid through December 9, 2017. Amazon reserves the right to cancel the promotion at any time.

All-new Echo (2nd Generation) with improved sound, powered by Dolby, and a new design (in several colors) marked down to $79.99 shipped (reg. $99.99), BEST price

You can also get the Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Generation) for just $29.99 (reg. $49.99), BEST price

Right now, EVERYONE (Prime and Non-Prime Members) can get 4 months of Amazon Music Unlimited for just $0.99.  After the 4-month promotion the regularly monthly price is $7.99 ($9.99 for non-Prime members).  The account and offer must be activated by 11:59pm (PT) December 23, 2017.

We recently updated our big list of the BEST Subscribe and Save deals available on Amazon. Amazon Subscribe and Save deals are a fantastic way to buy groceries, health items, diapers, cleaning products, household items and other consumable products – at great discounts, often beating my local stores, even with clipping coupons.

ebay Deals

We post ebay deals throughout the day, see the latest ebay deals here. Shop ebay Deals for items with LOWEST prices currently online and FREE Shipping.

Aeropostale Women’s Quilted Vest on sale for $11.10 plus FREE Shipping (reg. $49.50).  Sizes XS – 2XL available in a variety of colors.

$50 Jiffy Lube eGift Card for just $40. This gift card is delivered via email.  Once received, you can print the eGift card and take to any Jiffy Lube location to redeem for services

Ebay has a big promotion happening with select Toys, Craft and Video Games, Buy One Get One 40% off. Plus FREE Shipping on orders $29 or more.  We are seeing great deals on Barbie, Nerf, Star Wars, Melissa & Doug, Shopkins, Mega Construx, Thomas the Train, Animal Planet and more.

Today, ebay has a big selection of New Balance Shoes up to 60% off with FREE Shipping! Styles for both women and men available, starting as low as $22.99.

Recipes, meal planning, grocery store

See this week’s grocery ads here – Fred Meyer and Safeway and Albertsons and WinCo deals. Get the latest Costco coupon deals here.


Zaycon Fresh Our favorite place to find deals on bulk meat is Zaycon Fresh. The products are delicious, prices fantastic and customer service has always been exceptional.



Check out this new coupon for $1 off one Luvs Diapers (excludes travel/trial sizes). This coupon always makes for a great deal on diapers – we have the details on a few deals valid this week here!

We’ve got a great new $1.00 off any two Prego Italian, Alfredo or Farmers’ Market sauces printable this morning! We’ve put together a few deals – though we’d love to hear how you’re using this coupon.

There is a new $1 off any one Godiva Masterpieces Individually Wrapped Chocolates or Barprintable coupon available. We’d love to hear if you spot a deal using this coupon.

Head over here to print your coupons

Save $1.00 on any ONE (1) NANCY’S Petite Stuffed Pumpkin Bagels Product
Save $1.50 on any ONE bottle of Neo-Synephrine
Save $1.50 on any ONE Bronkaid
Save $1.50 on any ONE Campho-Phenique
Save $4.00 any ONE (1) Neutrogena® Cosmetics Face product (excludes makeup removers, trial sizes, and clearance products)
Save $2.00 On Any ONE (1) CLEAR CARE® or CLEAR CARE® Plus® Solution 12oz or Larger
Save $2.50 any ONE (1) Neutrogena® Cosmetics Lip or Eye product (excludes trial sizes and clearance products)

Other Ways to Save . . .

Make sure you’re a member of our official Queen Bee Facebook group – we’ll continue to use this group to post deals and to help you be save money and time! If you’re not on Facebook (or don’t prefer groups, you can still sign up for our email newsletters – which include Rise and Shine, Amazon deals, etc.

Let’s make it a great day!

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