September 13, 2018

Rise and Shine September 13 – Why I’m talking about meal planning this week (plus what we had for dinner last night), Cricut Pick Your Promo sale, People magazine $0.74 ea, Women’s New Balance $39.99 each, unicorn slippers and 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! Hey, hey. . how are you today!? Yesterday I went live on the Queen Bee Facebook page and made Slow Cooker Chicken Curry in under 5 minutes. It was amazing – so delicious. We loved it. And the best part? It was a recipe in our Eat At Home Meal Plan for the week. I talk about the plans hereWhy am I talking about this now? BECAUSE IT’S ON SALE! That’s right, this week only save 30% off these meal plans – making them only as low as $1.13/week.

Find out what I’m making for dinner tonight – I’ll be live again on Facebook at 9 a.m. PST this morning showing you how easy it is. I hope you’ll join me!

This week at Cricut you can Pick Your Promo! Several great deals available through September 18.  Promotions and codes available this week:

There are also some great deals happening on Cricut Explore machines and bundles – starting as low as $149.99!  Get FREE Shipping on orders $99 or more with code FREESHIP9 at checkout

*LAST DAY* of the Lane Bryant Fall Fashion Event – $50 off $100 or $100 off $200 with code SPLURGE at checkout. Free shipping at $100.  Shop Lane Bryant here.

Through Friday, you can take $30 off your first Amazon Fresh Order of $100 or more when you use coupon code 30BTS at checkout. If you are already an Amazon Fresh member, this code should net you a $20 discount.

Shop the Cents of Style, Weekly Highlight for 20% off New Markdowns. Cents of Style always offers FREE Shipping.  Shop Cents of Style Weekly Highlight here.

The Crocs Semi-Annual Clearance Event is happening now with an extra 50% off Clearance Styles and Colors. Free Shipping on orders $34.99 or more. Shop Crocs here.

Happy Socks has released a new coupon for 15% off Happy Socks and FREE shipping when you use coupon code HAPPYFW2018 at checkout. Sale is valid for a limited time.

Through Thursday, you can subscribe to People Magazine for only $36.99 per year – this is a huge savings of 90% off! Just use coupon code QUEENBEE at checkout for the price to drop to the sale price. With 50 issues a year – this makes each issue just $0.74 each.

If you’ve been waiting for a discount on the Great Wolf Lodge – it’s back on Groupon!  See all Great Wolf Lodge offers here – discounts available nationwide. Prices vary by location and the type of package that you select. Some locations are as low as $89/night.  For those of you in Washington, here is a discount for the Great Wolf Lodge – Grand Mound locationYou can choose from SIX options for the Grand Mound, Washington – as low as $125/night with a one-night minimum.   See all Grand Mound options here.

Online and Retail Sales

Joe’s New Balance Deal of the Day – New Balance Women’s FuelCore NITREL Trail Running Shoes, Grey are on sale for $39.99 (reg. $74.99). Shipping is $1 when you use code DOLLARSHIP at checkout. Shop Joe’s New Balance Deal of the Day here.

REI Outlet Deal of the Day –  Mountain Hardwear Schematic hooded jacket on sale for $98.73 (reg. $199.99). Available in two colors, sizes Small through XX-Large. FREE Shipping to store or on orders $50 or more.  Shop REI Outlet Deal of the Day here. has these Beautiful Stacked Bohemian Bracelets on sale for $8.99 (reg. $14.99) plus FREE Shipping. has these cute MUK LUKS Girl’s Animal Slippers on sale for $14.99 (reg. $28) plus FREE Shipping. Choose from a White Unicorn or Purple Owl design.

TOMS has released a new selection of adorable unicorn shoes <– direct link! Even better, you can earn a promotional code worth $20 off your next TOMS purchase when you spend $100 or more in a single transaction. Promotional codes will be emailed with 24 hours of qualified purchase and must be used by October 4, 2018. This offer is valid on purchases made through September 16. Shipping is FREE with purchases of $59 or more. Be sure to check the  TOMS Sale Section for even more great deals.

For a short time, Cents of Style has Brand New “Tired” Graphic Sweatshirts for $22.95 (reg. $39.95) when you use code BOLDLIVES at checkout. Available in sizes up to 2XL. Cents of Style always offers FREE Shipping.

Chaco is offering an extra 30% off sale styles in September when you use coupon code CHACOSEPT30 at checkout. Express shipping is FREE with purchases of $49 or more. These deals are valid through September 30, 2018.  Chaco offers FREE shipping and returns.

For a limited time, OtterBox is offering a buy one, get one 20% off discount when you use coupon code OTTERAFF37 at checkout. This offer is valid through September 16,2018. Otterbox offers FREE standard shipping.

Check out the Samsonite Weekly Steal – for a limited time, you can save 40% select Business Bags. No coupon code is needed – sale prices already reflect the additional discount. Shipping is FREE. has these Football Graphic Tees on sale for $15.99 (reg. $29.99) plus FREE Shipping. has these Hilarious Bathroom Signs on sale for $13.98 (reg. $21.99) plus FREE Shipping. has these Cubic Zirconia Tree Of Life Charm Bracelets on sale for $6.99 (reg. $22.99) plus FREE Shipping.

The 2019 Entertainment Books are now available! For a short time you can save $5 off your purchase of 2019 Entertainment Books plus get FREE Shipping on your order when you use code SAVE5 at checkout. Valid until September 25, 9am EST.

Shutterfly – Unlimited Free Photo Book Pages with code MOREPAGES at checkout and 40% off everything with code SAVINGS at checkout. Ends September 16.   Shop Shutterfly here.

I was browsing the Nordstrom site and found a TON of kid’s shoes on sale – 60% off or more. Great name brands like Crocs, TOMS, Michael Kors and more.

This week the High Sierra Weekly Steal is the High Sierra Ultimate Access 2.0 36″ Drop-Bottom Wheeled Duffel for $99.99 (reg. $280). Available in three colors. Shipping is FREE.

Right now at Macy’s, spend $37.50 on a Estee Lauder purchase and get a FREE Quentin Jones X 7-piece gift ($165 value).  Plus all beauty orders get FREE Shipping. Spend $75 and get an additional full-size gift.

For a short time, Pura Vida Bracelets is offering Buy One Get One FREE on all Sale Items. No code needed. Also save 15% on Regular Priced Items with code pvbz-n2rj35 at checkout. Free shipping on orders $30 or more.

Sorel has select sandals and booties on sale up to 65% off when you use code SORSEPT1 at checkout. Coupon must be applied to see final price. These prices are valid through Tuesday, September 18. UPS Ground shipping is available for $6 – other options vary in price.

For a limited time, Tillys is offering an extra 50% off select clearance – no promo code needed! Valid through September 15 at 5:30 AM. Shipping is FREE with purchases of $49 or more.

For a limited time, Eastern Mountain Sports has up to 70% off select items – no coupon code needed. Some exclusions apply. You’ll also find select items up to 20% off Coleman brand camping gear. Offer expires September 18, 2018.  Shipping is $7.99 within the contiguous United States or FREE to store.

Through Thursday, you can subscribe to Sports Illustrated Magazine for only $15.99 per year(93% off). You can order up to two (2) years at this price. Just enter coupon code QUEENBEE at checkout to get the discounted price!

Through Friday, subscribe to Field & Stream Magazine for only $4.99 per year (85% off). You can order up to three (3) years at this price! Just enter coupon code QUEENBEE at checkout.

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 –  Check out select Magformers Sets on sale. Prices start at just $12.85 and popular sets are going quick! This deal good today only, while supplies last.

Amazon Deal of the Day –  Save up to 60% off TP-Link products. Lots of great prices on routers, Wi-Fi boosters and smart products. This deal good today only, while supplies last.

Amazon Deal of the Day –  Get more than 20% Off on Hiccapop Toddler Bed Bumper Rails, and Pregnancy Pillow. This deal good today only, while supplies last.

Amazon dropped the price on this Coleman Stainless Steel Mess Kit to $13 (reg. $27.99). This is the lowest it’s been on Amazon. Super reviews!

Amazon has Stretch Island Fruit Leather Variety Pack 48-Count, 0.5-Ounce Package on sale for $10.06 with Subscribe and Save. This is $0.21 per fruit leather – a great price!

You can also purchase this without a subscription for $10.59 ($0.22 each).

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.


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