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Deals: National Pie Day, Girl Scout Cookies & More

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Did you have any idea that our kids’ favorite, Peanut Butter, comes in a LOT of different flavors? It is true! My daughter and I had a fun taste test when we tried over 12 different flavors of peanut butter from Fix & Fogg. Our favorite was chocolate. The Everything Peanut Butter on my morning toast was awesome and full of texture. And I made a delightful chicken dish with Smoke & Fire. Celebrate this year’s National Peanut Butter Day (January 24) with a taste test of your own (and takes advantage of the 15% off site-wide this weekend!  

National Parks Free Days. We have not been able to put together our list of free museums etc because of Covid and many of the places not being open. But one thing that IS open is the outdoors! The National Parks have announced their free days this year. They include: Martin Luther King Day (January 18); First Day of National Park Day (April 17); Anniversary of the Signing of the Great American Outdoors Act (August 4); National Park Service’s Birthday (August 25); National Public Lands Day (September 25); Veterans Day (November 11). Will I see you at one of the great National Parks here in Colorado?

Girl Scout Cookies. This year the Girl Scouts are still selling cookies – but they are being sold online! Yes, you read that right. They are still only available for a limited time (Jan 31-March 7). Reach out to your favorite Girl Scout or visit GirlScoutCookies.org (in my case, there was a post on my community’s facebook page).  

McDonald’s. On Thursdays, January 14 – February 18, McDonald’s has some of their most popular items for CHEAP! January 21 get a cheeseburger for just 25 cents; January 28 grab a small shake for 25 cents; February 4 an apple pie is 20 cents; February 11 an order of large fries will be 35 cents; and on February 18 a cheeseburger for 25 cents. To get these prices you will need to have the app and purchase any additional item for $1 or more.

Wendy’s Double Burger DealWendy’s has partnered with the Denver Nuggets. When a Nuggets player gets a double-double at home this season, you can get a free double stack burger with any purchase at Wendy’s.

Einstein Bros. Bagels. I’m not sure if I love a bagel or if I love the cream cheese more. Either way, Einstein Bros. Bagels wants to help start your week off well – with a whole dozen for just $7 every Monday. They are also offering a Free Egg Sandwich (with purchase) when you order ahead.

Safeway Extreme Deal. Safeway has been doing this for a couple months now, but they offer a package deal that is an extremely good deal – Extreme Value Deal. It is usually 4 items that have to be purchased together. This week get Mission Tortillas, Lucerne Cheese, Jennie O ground turkey and gucacamole all for just $5! You do need to download the coupon to your Safeway account.

National Pie Day. Did you throw in the towel on your diet yet? Or just need a cheat day? What about celebrating National Pie Day on Saturday, January 23.

·         Hinman’s Pies: Get a free hand pie with the hase of any 9-inch pie. Try sweet like the award-winning cherry pie or savory like the veggie, chicken or pork green chili.

·         Maria Empanada: try some unusual flavors like ham, egg & cheese breakfast pie; caprese or Spanish Gallega. Top it all off with Pears in Marsala.

·         Smok: The awesome sounding flaky, golden and fruity apple hand pie made with a touch of sour cream in the dough and glazed with sugar glaze are just $4 all day!

·         Steuben’s: Get a Chicken Pot Pie for just $10.

·         Village Inn: All weekend long, January 22-24 get $2 off any whole pie. Village Inn also hosts Free Pie Wednesdays (get a free slice of pie when you dine in).

Free WiFi. Comcast equipped more than 20 different locations in the Denver Metro Area with free WiFi-connected “Lift Zones.” Working with its network of nonprofit partners, Comcast is providing robust WiFi coverage at safe spaces like parks and recreation centers, Boys & Girls Clubs, Girls Inc. and other non-profit and community centers that are expected to help thousands of low-income students get online, participate in distance learning and do their homework in a socially distanced manner. These Lift Zone sites have been strategically installed in communities throughout the Front Range, as well as statewide. Learn more

Gretchen
Author: Gretchen

Gretchen loves to be outdoors! She is addicted to coupons and finding the best deals or entering sweepstakes (one day she will win something really great!)

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