May 22, 2020

Rise & Shine May 22, 2020 – New puppy this weekend, Womanswork garden gloves, homemade vanilla, $5 off $15 office supplies, Urban Decay, more

Funky Chicken mug available at Ramona Rose

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! TGIF! Are you ready for the weekend? I sure am. We are getting a new puppy tomorrow and Moose doesn’t quite know what to think about all the extra accessories in the living room. LOL. This pandemic is making us do crazy things – who would have thought we’d get two dogs within a year – certainly not me. But Moose has brought us so much joy in the last seven months that we are ready to bring on a friend for him. Any advice on adding another pup to the family?

I plan to also spend some time in the garden -it’s my happy place for sure! And I just stocked a whole line of amazing Womanswork Garden gloves, apron and accessories over at Ramona Rose! I’m excited to use them in the garden! Thoughtful gift idea for someone who you know loves working in the yard!

Portland, Oregon friends! My talented friend Jocelyn just launched an amazing resource for the Portland, Oregon community. Called the Good Food Finder it’s a dynamic and current list of all the fresh produce, grains, meat, dary and prepared foods that are available for local sources. With restaurants closed and community events closed – the good people producing our local foods and products ARE LOOKING TO CONNECT DIRECTLY WITH CONSUMERS! And this website is perfect for it. Check out Good Food Finder here and make sure to share with local Portland folks!

It’s a little early to be talking about the holidays, but every year I think about making homemade vanilla for my holiday baking and as a fun gift for friends. The only problem is it takes 6 months – and I never remember in time! This recipe for Homemade Vanilla from Sally’s Baking Addiction is full of helpful tips if this is something you’ve thought about trying yourself.

Favorite Deals today::

This is always one of our favorites! Amazon has $5 off any $15+ purchase of Sharpies, Expo, PaperMate, Mr. Sketch, Prismacolor and more!  This offer is valid for a limited time and only on products sold by Amazon.

*Ends tomorrow* Target has swimsuits on sale Buy one, get one FREE.  You’ll also find sandals for everyone on sale buy one, get one FREE. Shipping is FREE on orders of $35 or more.

Save an extra 50% off clearance prices at Torrid. No code needed. You’ll also find 30% off regularly priced dresses. Now is a great time to redeem any Torrid Cash you may have earned recently. Shipping is currently FREE on all orders.

Amazon has this Shop Succulents Assorted Collection of Live Air Plants, 8 count on sale for $14.99 (reg. $21.49). Best price. I ordered these last time they popped up and they are lots of fun! I haven’t killed them, yet!

Favorite deals this week::

Macy’s has this Urban Decay Naked Petite Heat Eyeshadow Palette on sale for $14.50 (reg. $29). Shipping is free when you spend $25 or more.

Vera Bradley is offering 30% off everything sitewide – no coupon code needed!  Some exclusions apply. Shipping is FREE on all orders. This sale ends May 25, 2020.

Lane Bryant is offering 40% off clothing, swim and sleepwear!  All dresses are on sale for $25 or less and all full-priced bras are buy one – get one for $10. Even cooler, all accessories and shoes are B1G1 FREE!

For a short time all 2020 Entertainment Books are $7 each plus FREE shipping. No coupon code is needed to get this price. Offer valid for a limited time.

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.

Old Spice High Endurance Men’s Deodorant, Pure Sport, 3 oz (Pack of 3) – $6.57 with subscribe and save.

Basic Fun Pound Puppies Classic, Beige with Brown Spots – $15.99 (reg. $19.99), best price

Intex Explorer 200, 2-Person Inflatable Boat Set with French Oars and Mini Air Pump o- $18.50 (reg. $30), Great price

BLACK+DECKER 3-in-1 Electric Leaf Blower & Mulcher with Leaf Vacuum Kit, 12 amp – $79 (reg. $149.99), Best price

Harry Potter Crochet (Crochet Kits)– $14.86 (reg. $24.99), Best price

Set of 8 Reusable Stainless Steel Metal Straws – $3.99 (reg. $8.99). This set comes with two cleaning brushes and a carrying pouch. Best price!

RITZ Cheese Sandwich Crackers, 8 Packs (6 Boxes) – $10.72 with subscribe and save. That works out to $0.24 per snack.

And RITZ Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers, 8 Packs (6 Boxes) – $10.72 with subscribe and save. Great price at just $0.24 per snack.

PLANTERS Salted Cocktail Peanuts, Resealable Jar, 35 oz – $4.98 with subscribe & save at checkout. Best price!

Trident Island Berry Lime Sugar Free Gum, 14 pieces (12 packs) – $7.51 with subscribe and save. That works out to $0.63 per pack!

Planters Salted Peanuts, 1 oz bags, 48 Pack – $7.11 with subscribe & save (reg. $19). That’s just $0.15 per serving. Best price!

Nabisco Cookies Sweet Treats Variety Pack Cookies, 30 count – $6.32. This works out to $0.21 per pack.

Black Forest Medley Juicy Center Fruit Snacks, 0.8 oz bags, 40 Count – $5.66 with subscribe and save. That works out to $0.15 per bag.

KIND Healthy Grains Bars, Dark Chocolate Chunk, 30 count – $11.86 with subscribe and save. This works out to $0.40 per bar – a terrific price!

GoGo squeeZ Applesauce on the Go, Apple Apple, 3.2 oz pouches (20 count) – $8.13 with Subscribe and Save. That works out to $0.41 per pouch

Sign up to get 3 months of Amazon Music Unlimited for FREE.  After the 3-month promotion the regularly monthly price is $7.99.  This offer is valid for new subscribers only.


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  1. Making vanilla for holiday gifts! Just ordered all the materials and ingredients. thanks for a quarantine activity idea that will pay off in December! Yea!

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