June 9, 2014

Rise and Shine June 9 – Date night idea, Bob Stroller 95% off, FREE Dove bars, Kindle deals and more


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? Last Friday I had a date night with my handsome husband and we walked at the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. This place is amazing and just north of Olympia/Lacey off I-5. It costs $3 for a day pass and it’s amazing.

Nisqually-National-Wildlife-Refuge-mileage-walkDownload the FREE app Runkeeper and you can track your walks/runs like this! 

So many birds, breathtaking views and and a healthy walk – we logged 4.3 miles – walking all the way to the end of the trail. When you get to the final  lookout you can see the Narrow’s Bridge, amazing view of Mt. Rainier and more. But if you want, you can just walk the shorter loops and/or turn around at anytime on the boardwalk if you don’t want to do the whole walk.

A few tips if you plan to go:

  • Part of the path is gravel, which can be tricky for strollers. But if you’re up for it, most of it is boardwalk.
  • Not much shade – on a sunny day you’ll want a hat/sunglasses and sunblock
  • Pack – water, camera and/or binoculars – lots and lots to see!
  • If needed, use restroom at main station – not really any bathrooms while you’re out walking.

After our walk at the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge we picked up dinner at Curry Corner to go! This place is the best Indian food in Olympia. I doesn’t look like much from the outside – but seriously, trust me on this one. The Chicken Tikka Masala will knock your socks off. And the naan – you gotta try it! They have a super frugal lunch menu, if you’re able to swing a daytime meal – $8.45 will get you a big lunch, enough for leftovers.

Well I think that’s enough advice from the peanut gallery, let’s move on to the deals. . .


Last night I posted about this deal Becky got on this Bob Duallie Stroller – just $20 at Jack and Jill’s consignment sale. That is crazy!! What a phenomenal deal. Yet another example of how shopping secondhand can really pay off. Did you find any good secondhand deals this weekend? If you send in your deal, and I feature it on the site, you’ll earn a $10 Amazon gift card! Read about the details here.

The Amazon deals were crazy last night! When they start doing markdowns it can be really crazy the types of deals that we find. Hopefully the trend continues today and through the week!



You should have received one insert in your paper yesterday – a Smart Source! You can check out a preview of what we were expecting here.

Head over here to print your coupons

$1.50/1 OxiClean Extreme Power Crystals
$0.75/1 OxiClean Dishwasher Booster
$1.00/2 Barilla Plus Pasta
$3.00/2 Arm & Hammer Laundry Detergents; Includes Liquid, Powder, or Unit Dose
$3.00/2 OxiClean Laundry Detergents
$2.00/1 Aveeno Sun Care Product; Excludes Trial and Travel Size
$1.50/1 Sara Lee Frozen Dessert Item; Redeemable at Stop & Shop (Zip Code 23450)
$2.00/1 Svelte Organic, 4 pk
$1.50/1 DiGiorno Design A Pizza Kit

Online and Retail Sale


Today only, FREE shipping on all orders from Carters.com! They have some great clearance deals. I also found a Carter’s coupon code 10SAVE4U that will take $10 off $50 – but it looks like it can’t be used on clearance. You can also get FREE shipping from Osh Kosh B’Gosh, plus use code BGOSH10! to get $10 off $50 (excludes doorbusters and gift cards).


6pm.com has these PF Flyers – Center Hi (Little Kid/Big Kid) (Natural Canvas) – just $9 shipped (reg. $36).

Take an EXTRA 30% off all clothing and footwear at REI-Outlet.com! They have FREE shipping to store (no minimum) and FREE shipping to your home with $50 or more. The discount comes off automatically at checkout!

Check out our favorite Target deals for the week of June 8. This week you can pick up Dial soap or body wash for FREE, Welch’s juice for $0.99, and Simple Face Wipes for $1.79.


We shared with you earlier that you can pick up Snickers Ice Cream Bars for $0.29 at Target, but you can also get FREE Dove at Target this week. I don’t think I’ve ever seen these FREE before – super deal!

Walgreens Here are the BEST deals for Walgreens this week. There is a Walgreens Booster coupon valid 6/8 – 5/10. You can pick up FREE Breakfast To Go Shakes, FREE Oral-B Cross Action Refills, Dove shampoo and conditioner for $0.74 and more!


Rite Aid highlights this week include great deals on Scotch-Brite, Palmolive, Zest and more!


Today only, subscribe to Yoga Journal Magazine for only $4.99 per year (87% off the cover price)! You can order up to two (2) years at this price. Just enter coupon code QUEENBEE at checkout.


Children’s Place – FREE shipping, no minimum, plus an extra 15% off with code JUNE3 at checkout! Checkout the Big Clearance Blowout with prices up to 75% off (after the 15% off code). Shop Children’s Place here


Gymboree – The Big Red Balloon Sale is happening! Prices up to 70% off. Accessories start at $1.99. FREE shipping on orders of $75 or more. If you have a coupon from Family Fun or from a mailer you can use it in addition to sale prices!

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 60% Off Select SanDisk Memory


Lots of Kindle deals going right now – the Amazon Bonus Deal of the Day is this $100 off Certified Refurbished Kindle Fire HD 8.9 4G LTE for $199 (reg. $299). This comes with a 1-year warranty.

But if you prefer to buy a NEW Kindle, Amazon also rolled out discounts up to $40!

Kindle Fire HD 7″, HD Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB – Includes Special Offers – $129 (reg. $169)
Kindle Fire HDX 7″, HDX Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB – Includes Special Offers – $199 (reg. $229)
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″, HDX Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB – Includes Special Offers – $339 (reg. $379)

Neat-Oh-Bin-Doll-House-BagNeat-Oh! ZipBin Doll House Bring-Along Backpack (Colors and Styles Of Doll May Vary) – $8.88 (reg. $23), which is the best price it’s been on Amazon!


Fisher-Price Laugh and Learn Sing n’ Learn Shopping Tote – $8.98 (reg. $14.99). This is the lowest price it’s been! It even beats before Christmas prices last year.

The Princess Bride (25th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray] $4.99 (reg. $19.99).

Rio-Blu-Ray-DvdRio (Blu-ray/ DVD Combo + Digital Copy) – $4.99, BEST price! Plus get to watch it instantly.


Star Wars Kids’ Storm Trooper Watch and Book Combo Pack – $7.10 (reg. $28.99).


Helly Hansen HH Cool Short Sleeve Top – $12 (reg. $40).

Franco-Sarto-Reade-Tote-saleFranco Sarto Reade Tote –  $16 (reg. $64) – save 75% off!  This is the lowest price I’m finding online. Great reviews! Amazon has a LOT of handbags 70% off or more right now.


If you’re looking for a different Dyson model, check out the Dyson sale Amazon is having! It advertises up to $100 off a vacuum!


Playmobil Advent Calendar Police with Cool Additional Surprises – $12.88 (reg. $26.99). BEST price it’s been on Amazon!

Recipes, meal planning, grocery store


This weekend we shared a round-up of 20 Strawberry Salad and Dessert recipes! I love getting inspiration for new recipes and it’s most certainly strawberry season!

Deals-to Meals-menu-planning

If you’re looking for some menu planning inspiration, check out our June 8 Deals to Meals – we’ve gone through the grocery ads to come up with some recipes ideas – based on this week’s deals. As we head into the summer this feature won’t be available every Sunday – depending on vacations and such – but we’ll offer it when we can! And if you ever have meal planning ideas – based on sales – don’t be shy to share!


Here are the highlights of the Fred Meyer ad for the week of June 8. There are some great deals this week! Pick up Noosa Yogurt for $0.95, La Victoria Salsa for $1, Tropicana juices for $1.50, and lots more!

crystal light

We have the scoop on how you can get Crystal Light On-the-Go for just $0.69 ($0.29 if your store has the tearpad coupons) at QFC this week. We’ve been posting a lot of unadvertised QFC deals – you won’t want to miss some of these deals!

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

Pacific Northwest Deals

Have a great day!

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  1. I LOVE LOVE LOVE Curry Corner – One of my favorites!!

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