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Make your Season Brighter Without Making your Wallet Lighter!

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas….” – Yep ladies, it’s that time of year – the holidays are here! I’m about as festive and holly jolly as you can get, so I get SUPER excited as we pass Halloween, and head into my favorite season. We actually just put up our Christmas lights on the outside of the house, the fences, and in the trees this afternoon, before it starts snowing here. Then, after we’ve all been stuffed with too much turkey, we head out across the street, and mom flips the switch to turn on all of the lights! Love it. If you’re in the holiday spirit too, I’ve got some sweeeet deals just for you.

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Labor Day Sales: Extra 20% off Coupon Code at Plum District!

Labor day shopping coupon codes… There are some seriously sweet deals this weekend. Everyone needs to push out the last of those summer clothes, and mark down the end of their back-to-school gear. So all weekend I’ll be bringing you the best deals, coupon codes, and rewards sites to partner with them – so you can stock up at amazing deals on stuff your family needs….

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Labor Day Weekend Deals on Plum District

My fave deal on Plum District this weekend is – $21 for a Variety of Adorable Backpacks from blabla – a $42 Value. They have  seriously cute designs, love it. There are also deals on photo books, alphabet wall art, and canvas prints, plus other really fun picks for the whole family. And – if you use Plum District coupon code LaborDay2012 at check out, you’ll save an ADDITIONAL 20% off any of their already half off prices {excluding Plum Steals} – which is totally rockin’, right? Also – with Plum District, you earn $5 in Plum Credit to spend on their site each time a friend you refer makes a purchase. The selection is so much fun, it’s super easy to refer people to shop.

What are you waiting for? Shop and save an extra 20% off at Plum District today!


How to Navigate Store Spending Traps During Back to School

Marketing is all around us – especially during back to school shopping time... While some campaigns are shamelessly direct, others are much more subtle, barely noticeable to the naked eye. At the supermarket, these obvious tactics and secret tricks perfectly synchronize to make most shoppers defenseless against excess spending. Here we reveal the popular traps most grocery stores set to catch the green in your wallet.

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Want some extra ammunition for big savings when shopping?

Then watch my blog each week for the best new online coupon codes and printable coupons from! I’m one of the Coupon Cabin bloggers, so I get the inside scoop every single morning on the very best new savings – so that I can pass them on to your before they expire! {Did you see me at the Coupon Cabin booth with Kate Gosselin last week? Awesomesauce.} If you’ve missed the recent codes I’ve posted, here are a few good ones I’m lovin’ right now for back to school shopping:

So – enjoy some sweet savings on your back to school shopping today – and earn sweet rewards from Coupon Cabin too! And, if you’re savings lover, check out my other absolute fave finds for BIG back to school savings too:

Scott’s Shared Values: Super simple sign up, right on my blog – no hoops, no spam, no hassle. As soon as you sign up, you can login to get a free family fun pass for your own city. Usually things like this are only available in the big cities here, like Seattle or Portland. But I was able to print off passes to our local Skating Rink – the kids are super excited. Tons of other benefits too once you do the free sign up. Love it.

Amazon Clickable Coupons: I haven’t seen a this HUGE of an amount of coupons on Amazon in a long time. You can save hundreds of dollars right now with these!! There are direct links to over 60 new coupons, for everything from diapers to school supplies to kitchen gadgets and snacks. You just click the coupon to click it, and all of those discounts will come off your total at check out. Easy peasy.



Summer Savings: The best online coupon codes 6/19

Good morning ladies… Happy Monday! I know that many of you are well, not big fans of Monday, lol – so I’m here to brighten it for you just a bit. I’ve put together another round-up of the best new online coupon codes, partnered with the sweet free swag you earn from Coupon Cabin just by doing your shopping with them. Cool new summer gear, at big discounts with these shopping coupons, plus free rewards? Um, can you say “Ch-Ching?” Hope this makes your Monday morning just a little brighter!

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“In summer, the song sings itself.” – William Carlos Williams

Sears: From grills to patio accessories, or even fashions for the fam, you’ll get it all here with these great savings. Sears – $15 off $100 using the code HOTSAVINGS . (see all Sears coupons).

Cell Phone Accessories: Get a new waterproof phone cover for summer fun.  EverydaySource – 25% off – Cellphone Accessories using the code MES07ACE2012 . (see all EverydaySource coupons).

Home Depot: Update your outdoor living space, and save some bucks!  Home Depot – $10 off $100 using the code HDJUNE10 . (see all Home Depot coupons).

Kohls: Check out the sweet deals they have right now on summer entertaining gear – bright serving dishes, fun trays, and clever containers.   Kohl’s – 15% off $100 using the code CCABIN15 . (see all Kohl’s coupons).

FTD Floral: Have summer birthdays to celebrate?  FTD – 20% off – Birthday Gifts . (see all FTD coupons).

Beauty: This is a super sweet deal – stock up on waterproof mascara, sunscreen, and bronzer! – $10 off $50 & free shipping . (see all coupons).

Angie’s List: If you’ve never used Angie’s List, you’re missing out. It’s an incredibly helpful resource that I use regularly.  Angie’s List – 40% off using the code COOL . (see all Angie’s List coupons).

Popcorn Factory: How fun for summer movie nights, right?  The Popcorn Factory – 15% off using the code CAMP15 . (see all The Popcorn Factory coupons).

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10 Ways to Save Big on Summer Shopping Online Today

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Today’s Sweetest Online Shopping Savings

The mall can be fun, but it’s also crowded and busy… So save time, and shop online from home in your PJ pants, and save big bucks with today’s best online coupon codes! Much easier than a trip to the mall, waiting in line, and spending a ton of energy trying to resist that Cinnabon booth, lol.

This is going to be a new daily feature here on Sunshine and Sippy Cups – I’ve got a lot of summer shopping to do, so as I find the best coupon codes, deals, and sweet savings, I’ll put ’em together in a daily list to share with you lovely ladies too!

What are YOUR favorite sites to shop at online? Leave me some comments, so I know which coupons to watch for and share!

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The Best {Affordable!} Summer Fashion Trends

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Summer Style Trends

It’s summertime, and the livin’s easy…. And the fashions should be too! And from my “MOM-garita” look to my “Pool Party” style, my favorite summer looks have one thing in common – Old Navy! And, they have some serious summer sales going on right now… all tees and tanks are $4 bucks, flip flops all under $5 bucks, and swimwear starting at just $6 bucks per piece!! Sweet deals, right?

Plus – get a bonus Memorial Day Savings Coupon!

Old Navy – 20% off coupon – Gap, Banana Republic or Old Navy Card using the code ONPLUSUP  – Today only!!
(see all Old Navy coupons)

Have fun shopping, and enjoy your holiday!


Minky Couture: Get $70 Certificate for Only $26 Bucks!

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Huge Savings from Plum District and Minky Couture

Once you’ve felt the amazingly, buttery soft minky blankets from Minky Couture, you get hooked. They are just the best that you will find, hands down. I bought Abby the one you see above when she was about a month old… And I fell so in love with it that I had to buy a bigger adult sized one for me too. If heaven was a blanket, this is what it would feel like!

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How to Get the Minky Couture Deal

Can you imagine how excited someone would be to get one of the totally uh-MAY-zing gift baskets from Minky Couture? They’ve got a huge selection – Starting of course with their signature minky baby blankets – plus home decor, adult blankets, and more. And with this super duper deal from Plum District – You can do a ton of shopping while staying in your budget!

  • Sign up for a new Plum District Account if you don’t have one yet.
  • This Minky Couture deal is found in the Salt Lake City, Summit Co. section. {If you have ANY trouble finding it, post on my Facebook wall and I’ll help you out asap – I’m going to be online pretty much all day today!}
  • You will see today’s deal – $70 worth of Minky Couture Merchandise for only $35!!
  • Use Coupon Code – saltlake25 – to bring the price for the $70 certificate down to $26.25!! Wow, right?

After getting this awesome deal, you can share it with your friends on Facebook and Twitter – And earn $5 bucks each for every friend who joins you on Plum District! Now the only problem you have left is figuring out which of the totally gorgeous designs to buy!

Remember – Friends Don’t Let Friends Pay Full Price!

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