Friday, August 31, 2012

Deal of the day - Drive in fun for the family

Skyline Drive-In  is showing Brave, Ice Age 4, and Avengers this weekend.  Adults are $7, kids 6-11 are $2, and  under 5 are free.

Their snack bar special this week is: 2 cheeseburgers, 2 small sodas, an XL order of fries for $10, or a kid's 6 piece chicken nugget, kid sized soda and fries for $3.50.

Skyline Drive-In Facebook page

Friday, August 24, 2012

Deal of the day - Children's Place sale Friday and Saturday

Children's Place is having their 25% off everything, even clearance sale!  You can also get free shipping with no minimum purchase.  This deal makes their kids jeans only $7.50!  Sale is good for August 24-25, use code save25.

I bought a couple of pairs in the next size up for my big guy.  He's not in that size yet, but I won't find a deal like that in the middle of the school year.

Link to Children's Place

Monday, August 20, 2012

Deal of the day - How to save money at the Puyallup Fair

If you are planning on going to the Puyallup Fair this year, now is the time to buy your tickets and save money.  The fair runs from September 7-23.  Here are some of the ways you can save money at the fair:

  • Opening day, September 7, you can get free admission with a  canned food donation between 9am-Noon.
  • Opening weekend, kids 18 and under get free gate admission.  Here is the link to print the required coupon.  BECU kid's ticket for 8th and 9th
  • Monday, September 10, you can get 1/2 off rides if you purchase tickets online.  You will get 40 tickets for $10.
  • Active duty, retired, and reserve members of the military and their dependents get free admission on September 10 and 17.  Just show ID at the gate.
  • You can get unlimited rides for one low price with a Comcast Dizzy Pass.  Bracelets are $22.50  if you buy online or $27.50 onsite.  Bracelets are valid Tuesday 9/11-Thursday 9/13 and Mon 9/17-Thursday 9/20.  Dizzy Pass also includes one free game, and are good for all midway rides except Extreme Scream.
  • Fred Meyer is selling value packs.  You can get 2 gate admissions, 6 rides, and 10 food bucks for $34.95 until Friday, September 7.  This will save you 42% over gate prices.
  • Most schools will give out free children's admission tickets.  If you don't get one sent home, you can call the office to find out if they have them.
  • If you are planning on attending a concert at the fair, gate admission is included with the ticket.

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Deal of the day - Cheap ice cream cones at BK

Burger King is offering soft serve ice cream cones for $0.50 each.  Limited time, valid at participating locations.  I know the Tumwater location is included.

Burger King link for offer details

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Deal of the day - Free child's IMAX admission to see Indiana Jones

It has never been a better time to be a Regal Crown Club member.  Besides earning points for free tickets, and concessions, you can now get a free child's IMAX ticket for Indiana Jones Raiders of the Lost Ark when you purchase an adult ticket for $15.  You will also get 10 extra credit points.

The movie will be in theaters for one week, September 7-13, and will be showing at the Lacey and Seattle Regal Cinemas.

You must purchase your ticket at the box office.  Offer is not valid with online sales.

All of the movies will be available on Blu-ray September 18.  You can pre-order now with Amazon for $68.99, but I imagine they will have sales closer to Christmas

Regal Cinemas Locations with Raiders of the Lost Ark movie

Friday, August 17, 2012

Deal of the day - Free bike helmets

You can get a free fitting and bike helmet on Saturday, August 18, from 10am to 1pm at the Lacey Kohl's store.  Helmets are available for kids 1 to 18, and wearer must be present and fitted for helmet.  Supplies are limited.

681 Sleater-Kinney Rd
Lacey, WA  98503

Learn more at

Helmets will also be available at the Tukwila Kohl's store on September 8 from 10am to 1pm.

17150 Southcenter Pkwy
Tukwila, WA 98188

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Bonus deal of the day - Famous Footwear sale

Just in time for your back to school shopping, Famous Footwear is having their BOGO 1/2 off sale.  To sweeten the deal they are offering Rewards customers an extra 20% off.  If you are not a Rewards customer, you can still get an extra 15 % off!

Offer is good in store or online, and you can always return online purchases in the store for free.

Online codes: Rewards 20% off SCHOOL20E or non-rewards 15% off SCHOOL15E.

Link to Famous Footwear - Top banner has a link to click on to print 20% or 15% coupons.

Deal of the day - OHOP Pioneer Farm tour

Living Social is offering a 90 minute interactive tour of OHOP Pioneer Farm for $17.  The tour is good for two adults and two kids.  Tours during the summer are offered every day.

We went to OHOP for a school field trip.  It was very interesting and a lot of fun!  Probably the best school field trip so far.  It is all hands on, with lots of fun activities for kids of all ages.

Living Social OHOP deal

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Deal of the day - YMCA swim lessons

Living Social is offering a month of twice-weekly swim lessons at South Sound YMCA for $30.  This offer is for kids 6 and older.

We have been taking swim lessons at the Y since our oldest was 20 months old.  They are great!

Living Social YMCA deal

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Deal of the day - 50 free prints from Target

Target has their digital prints on sale for $0.10 this week.  They also have a coupon on their website for $5 off of 50 or more prints which would make them free!

Link to Target coupons

Friday, August 10, 2012

Deal of the day Staples gift card for 50% off

You can buy a $15 Staples gift card for $7.50 today on Saveology.  Your voucher will be available immediately, so you can print it and bring it in to the store today.  Staples is my favorite office store!  I love their easy rebates, great customer service, and rewards program.

Saveology Staples deal

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Deal of the day - 25% off all kids clothes at Goodwill

South Sound Goodwill stores are offering 25% off all kids clothes in August.  They also have different specials each week which go along with the back to school theme (i.e. books, school supplies)

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Deal of the day - Olympia Hardware Supply deal from Living Social

Living Social is offering a $25 voucher for only $12.  This is a great way to support a locally owned company, and save money!  The promotional value us good until December 11, so you can even use towards Christmas gifts!

Living Social Olympia Hardware Supply deal

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Deal of the day - Back to school deals for August 5-11

90 ct Post-it pad $1
Sharpie 2 ct fine tip marker $1
Sharpie 3 ct highlighter $1
Scotch tape $0.49
Sterlite pencil case $0.49
24 ct Ticonderoga pencils $3
20 ct sheet protectors $1

Don't forget Walmart will match any advertised price for the same product.
Composition notebook $0.50
Germ-X hand sanitizer $1.98
Elmers 2 ct glue sticks $0.50
Pink erasers 2 ct $0.50
Fiskars 5" blunt or pointed scissors $1.47
Crayola markers $0.97
Crayola colored pencils $0.97
Crayola washable markers or crayons $1.97

Up to 5 free composition notebooks with $5 purchase
Ruler first 3 for $0.05
Schoolio 1" or 1.5" poly binder first 3 for $0.25
Westcott 5" blunt or pointed scissors first 3 for $0.50
Paper Mate 3 ct pink erasers $0.75
Paper Mate 4 ct pens $1
Lexar 8GB flash drive $4.99
Paper Mate black 3 ct erasers or 3 ct white erasers $0.50 with coupon
Sharpie 5 ct highlighters $1 with coupon
Quartet 4 ct black or assorted $1 with coupon
Avery 5 tab dividers $1 with coupon

Staples filler paper$0.01 with $5 purchase
Post-It 2"x3" multiuse labels $2.99-$2.99 rebate = free
Bic velocity 2 ct gel pens $0.025
Pentel white 3 ct erasers $0.025
Staples mini composition notebook 4.5" x 3.25" 2 ct $0.25
Papermate 5 ct mechanical pencils $0.50
Staples pencil box $0.50
Bic Wite-Out 2 ct $0.50
Crayola classics thin or broad 10 ct markers $0.75
Bic dry-eraser markers 4 ct assorted $1
Sharpie 5 ct fine tip $1
Hammermill copy paper $6.00-$5.99 rebate = $1
Westcott 5" scissors 2 ct $1

Office Depot
Scholastic school glue 4 oz limit 3 $0.01
Office3 Depot filler paper $0.25
Office Depot 3 ct erasers $0.25
tug 2 hole manual pencil sharpener $0.25
Fiskars 5" scissors blunt or pointed $1
Office Depot correction tape 2 ct $1

Crayola washable markers 8ct or 20 ct super fine tip $1.99
5 subject notebook, 3 subject composition book, or 2 ct graphing pad $1.49
Mini memo or composition notebook 6 for $1
5 tab dividers or 10 pk sheet protectors $0.39 with coupon
Wexfor jumbo glue stick or school glue $0.39 with coupon
Wexfor 15 ct cap erasers or 2 ct pink erasers $0.29 with coupon
wooden ruler $0.19 with coupon
Scotch tape or 100 ct paper clips $0.39 with coupon
Bic Cristal pens 10 ct $0.49 with coupon
Sharpie 2 ct markers $0.79 with coupon
Wexford 1" binder $0.79 with coupon

Avery 1" binder $0.89

Monday, August 6, 2012

Deal of the day - Charlie's Safari birthday package

Living Social has a great deal for a birthday party package at Charlie's Safari.  For $89  you get a party for up to 10 with unlimited laser tag and bounce house play, two pizzas, sodas, and 8 game tokens per child.  Promotional value expires October 1.  Not sure if you can book your party past that date.

Living Social deal

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Bonus deal - Today only free backpack at Old Navy

Sunday, August 5 only, Old Navy is giving away a free backpack with purchase of $50 or more.  It includes special savings on school supplies from OfficeMax.

They still have kids jeans on sale for $10, kids graphic tees for $5, kids khaki pants for $10, girls leggings for $5, kids fleece hoodies for $10 and adult jeans for $15!

So here is the scenario: You spend $50 on clothes.  You will get $20 in bonus cash to spend later and a free backpack!

Deal of the day - Amazon sale on Bourne trilogy DVD and Blu-ray

Today Amazon has the Bourne trilogy  for $19.99 DVD and $27.99 Blu-ray.  That is 53% off!
Bourne Trilogy on Amazon

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Deal of the day - Groupon hard cover photo book for $7

Groupon has a great deal on a Picaboo hard cover photo book.  You can get a 8x8 album for $12.  Then at check out they automatically take off $5 (through August 6), bringing the cost to only $7.  This would be a great Christmas present for Grandparents!

They also offer a deal on 12x12, 11x14, or two 8.5x11 albums.

If you are new to Groupon, sign up here.  Groupon sign up link

Link to Picaboo deal

Friday, August 3, 2012

Deal of the day -$10 savings at The Home Depot

The Home Depot is offering $10 off a $100 purchase online, and you can pick it up at the store today.  Use the code PICKUPAUG at checkout.  This offer is valid until August 8.

Link to The Home Depot

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Bonus deal - Cheap TP shipped to your house

I hate running to the store to buy one thing.  First of all, it never ends up being just one thing as I am far too big of an impulse buyer.  Second, gas and my time are just too valuable.

The things we run out of and need a trip to the store most often are toilet paper, milk, and contact solution.

Here is a deal so you will never again run out of TP, and you can get it for an amazing price.  Amazon is offering Quilted Northern 24 double rolls (four packs of 6 rolls) for $12.80.  And when you order with subscribe and save, you will lock in this price and your order will ship when ever you want for free!

You can manage your subscription at any time, cancel at any time without any fee.  There is no risk or obligation.  Amazon has been know to raise prices at any time, so lock in this great deal while it lasts.

Amazon link for Quilted Northern

Bonus deal - Jeans on sale at Children's Place

The Children's Place is having a huge sale on denim.  August 2-5 (although they usually extend their sales), all  basic jeans are just $10.  Jeans purchased online will even ship for free.  Want an extra 20 % off?  Use code E6H76QDP82.  This will bring the cost of jeans down to $8 shipped!

Children's Place denim shop

Deal of the day - Olympia Old Navy Denim Sale

The Olympia Old Navy is having their back to school denim sale.  You can get kids jeans starting at $10 and adult sizes starting at $15.

It is also Super Cash time at Old Navy.  From August 1-29 you earn $10 super cash for every $25 you spend in the store.  There is a $30 super cash limit per transaction.

You can redeem your super cash September 7-12 in the store.

Link for Super Cash details

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Deal of the day - Crazy Amazon MP3 sale

Amazon is offering a sale on 20 MP3 tracks for $0.25 each.  You can get all of them for $5 or pick your favorites.  They span a huge range of genres, so there is something for everyone.  Offer is good for a limited time, so get it while it lasts.

Amazon MP3 sale link