Kwik Trip: Karuba Gold Drinks for 99¢ – Daily from 3-7 pm Through 12/20

Need an afternoon pick-me-up? Swing by Kwik Trip for Karuba Gold Happy Hour from 3-7 pm each day now through Thursday, 12/20. You’ll be able to get any size Karuba Gold Genuine Espresso beverage for just $0.99!

Note that you’ll need to swipe your Kwik Rewards Card to redeem this offer (it’s free to join).

Lunds & Byerlys 12 Days of Extras – December 13 through 24

Lunds & Byerlys 12 Days of Extras kicks off today with a new daily deal each day for L&B Extras members! (It’s free to join if you haven’t already.) As far as I can tell, it looks like no additional purchase is required to get the sale prices.

Here’s the lineup:

THURSDAY, DEC. 13
$1.99/lb. Fresh 85% Lean Ground Beef
Limit 2 lbs. Offer valid Dec. 13, 2018.

FRIDAY, DEC. 14
35% OFF Deli Specialty Cheeses
Offer valid Dec. 14, 2018.

SATURDAY, DEC. 15
$7.99 L&B Cream Pies
9 inch. Limit 2. Offer valid Dec. 15, 2018.

SUNDAY, DEC. 16
$4.99 L&B Boxed Chocolates
6.5-8 oz. Limit 2. Offer valid Dec. 16, 2018.

MONDAY, DEC. 17
$3.99/lb. Bell & Evans Boneless Chicken Breasts
Excludes organic. Limit 2 lbs. Offer valid Dec. 17, 2018.

TUESDAY, DEC. 18
$1.49 Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream
16 oz. Limit 2. Offer valid Dec. 18, 2018.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19
$1.99 Driscoll’s Strawberries
1 lb. Limit 2. Offer valid Dec. 19, 2018.

THURSDAY, DEC. 20
$2.99 Bellatoria Pizza
12 inch. Limit 2. Offer valid Dec. 20, 2018.

FRIDAY, DEC. 21
99¢ L&B Frozen Soups
10 oz. Limit 4. Offer valid Dec. 21, 2018.

SATURDAY, DEC. 22
$1.49 Simply Orange Juices
52 oz. Limit 2. Offer valid December 22, 2018.

SUNDAY, DEC. 23
$2.99 Hormel Bacon
Excludes microwavable. 12-16 oz. Limit 2. Offer valid Dec. 23, 2018.

MONDAY, DEC. 24
$1.99 Kristian Regále Sparkling Juices
25.4 oz. Limit 2. Offer valid Dec. 24, 2018.

They also have deals on Wines & Spirits at select locations.

Let’s Dish Groupon: Save on Freezer Meals for the Family

Woohoo! I’m so excited to share this deal with you as I LOVE Let’s Dish! It’s a great meal solution for busy families, especially this time of year. Right now through Groupon you can save 22% on their freezer meals, plus get a $20 gift card to spend on an additional purchase!

After you purchase your Groupon, you’ll place an online order for four customized, freezer-ready Dish-n-Dash meals and then pick up the order in-store. Each meal has four to six servings and can be split in half upon request. There are five locations: Apple Valley, Blaine, Eden Prairie, Maple Grove, and Woodbury.

You’ll also receive a $20 gift card when you show up to pick up your order. This gift card can be redeemed for ready-made items from the store’s retail case (they usually have sides or desserts along with entrees), applied toward future sessions, or given as a gift.

Get your Groupon HERE!

Dunn Brothers Coffee – 50% Off Holiday Drinks

Treat yourself to a holiday drink at Dunn Brothers and you’ll save 50%! Choose from a medium or large Candy Cane Mocha, Cinnamon Roll Nirvana, or Spiced Eggnog Nirvana. Just present this coupon (offer code 10163) to the barista today (Wednesday, 12/12/18). Find a Dunn Brothers Coffee near you.

And if you don’t already have the Dunn Brothers Coffee Rewards App, sign up here to get a $2 credit when you first download the app.

Donate to Toys for Tots at Kowalski’s or Creative Kidstuff, Get Free Nickelodeon Universe Mystery Ticket

If you and your family plan to donate to Toys for Tots this year, note that if you donate at a Creative Kidstuff or Kowalski’s location, you’ll receive a free Nickelodeon Universe Mystery Ticket which ranges in value from one ride to a full day of rides at Nickelodeon Universe. There is a limit of 4 tickets per family, while supplies last. Mystery tickets expire 12/24/18.

Creative Kidstuff locations:

  • Edina Galleria
  • Mall of America
  • 4314 Upton Ave. S, Minneapolis
  • Ridgedale Center
  • Shops at West End, St. Louis Park
  • 1074 Grand Ave, St. Paul

Kowalski’s locations:

  • 1646 Diffley Rd., Eagan
  • 16500 West 78th St., Eden Prairie
  • 440 Water St., Excelsior
  • 1261 Grand Ave., St. Paul
  • 5327 Lyndale Ave. S, Minneapolis
  • 5801 Neal Ave. N., Oak Park Heights
  • 5615 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis
  • 441 Highway 96 W., Shoreview
  • 2440 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis
  • 4391 South Lake Ave., White Bear Lake
  • 8505 Valley Creek Rd., Woodbury

Toy donations need to be new and unwrapped and are accepted through Sunday, December 16. (Of course, you can donate to Toys for Tots at many locations – we just wanted you to know about this unique opportunity.)

Gift Idea: Minnesota Vikings Kids Club Membership – Just $20!

Got any kiddos on your gift list who LOVE the Vikings? Consider getting them a Vikings Kids Club Membership! A year-long membership for kids ages 14 and younger is only $20 and includes LOTS of fun goodies.

Details: The Minnesota Vikings Kids Club offers the younger generation of Vikings fans a unique opportunity to engage with their favorite team. Memberships include a kit full of Vikings goodies, access to VIP events during Training Camp, a select game day, and at the new Twin Cities Performance Center practice facility, members-only contests for autographed merchandise, monthly newsletters, and more.

Here’s a list of all the items included in this kit:

  • Vikings Drawstring Backpack
  • Adam Thielen Growth Chart
  • Vikings Helmet Squishie
  • Mustache Sunglasses
  • Vikings Foam Football
  • Minneapolis Miracle Poster
  • Norseman Temporary Tattoos
  • Kids Club Membership Card
  • Access to VIP experiences at Vikings events
  • Entry into member-only contests
  • Eligibility to win Vikings Autographed Merchandise
  • E-birthday cards and newsletters

Sign up your child for the Vikings Kid Club Membership today!

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Santa’s Workshop at Landmark Center in St. Paul – Sunday, December 9th (Free Photo with Santa)

Visiting Santa doesn’t have to be expensive…you just need to know where to find him for FREE! Santa’s Workshop is a fun, free family event at the Landmark Center in St. Paul this Sunday, December 9th from 1 – 3 pm.

Come for a photo with Santa, and stay for games and gift making for your loved ones. Crafts are provided for the children. You can also bring a donation for Joseph’s Coat (please bring new or gently used items – good condition, stain free).

Skate the Star at Mall of America

Lace up your skates and get ready to Skate the Star at the Mall of America’s brand new ice rink! Enjoy this bit of seasonal fun starting December 8th. It’s located outside the Level 1, North entrance.

The ice rink is free and open to the public, but you’ll need to bring your own skates or rent a pair for a $5 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities.

All skaters must complete waivers before skating. (A tip: Download, print, and fill out the waiver in advance HERE to save time.)

Hours are as follows:

December 8 – December 23

Monday – Friday: 3 – 9 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 9 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 6 pm

December 26 – January 2

Monday – Friday: 10 am – 9 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 9 pm
Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm

January 3 – January 27

Monday – Friday: 3 – 9 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 9 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 6 pm

January 17

Thursday: 3 – 5 pm

Holidays

Christmas Eve: 11 am – 3 pm
Christmas Day: Closed
New Year’s Eve: 1 – 7 pm
New Year’s Day: Closed
MLK Day: 10 am – 9 pm

*Hours are subject to change.

Punch Pizza Gift Card Bonus: FREE Pizza with $30 Gift Card Purchase

Punch Pizza Gift Card Bonus

Check another item off your list and get a FREE pizza, as well!

Now through the end of the year, buy a $30 Punch Pizza gift card and get a FREE Margherita or Napoli pizza. You can redeem the free pizza at the time of purchase or get a coupon to use later.

Can’t make it to the restaurant? You can also order gift cards online. Note that the gift card is only redeemable on your next visit.

Find more restaurant gift card bonus offers here!

Restaurant Gift Card Bonus Offers

City Pages Cocktailian Discount Tickets


I just love festive holiday events, especially when I get the chance to go on a much-needed date with my husband. If you’re looking for an opportunity to get out and enjoy some fun and flavor, one option is the local City Pages Cocktailian event. It takes place at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel this Thursday, December 6th at 7 pm. Grab your discount tickets via Goldstar to save 50% on admission.

It’s an evening full of festivity, fun and flavor, as City Pages Cocktailian returns for another year of craft cocktails, fine spirits and tantalizing tastes from local restaurants. Local and national distilleries and wineries will have examples of their best products and you’ll have the opportunity to indulge in 20+ premium samples from the Twin Cities and beyond. Educational demos by local mixologists, restaurant sampling and a live music performance will round out the experience. Party season is starting, and this is a great way to kick off the festivities and discover the best spirits to stock up your bar, or stuff the stockings of any cocktail enthusiasts in your life.