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$0.99 Summer Apparel Sale at Arc This Friday & Saturday

It’s time for Arc’s annual summer clothing sale!  This Friday and Saturday, June 24th and 25th, summer clothing (including shorts, tees, capris, swimwear, tanks, and tops) is $0.99 each at all Arc Thrift Stores.  Find a list of their locations here.

Buy 1, Get 1 Free Del Taco Coupon

Del Taco has a new taco called simply The Del Taco, and they’re offering a buy one, get one free coupon here.  It’s valid through July 4th at participating locations.

Neighborhood Garage Sales for This Weekend

Here are the neighborhood yard sales that I know about for this weekend (June 25th & 26th) – if your neighborhood is hosting an official community yard sale, let me know and I’ll post it!

  • Old North End (between Monument Valley Park and Wahsatch, north of Uintah and south of Fillmore)
  • Wildwood Ridge (Voyager and Ridgeline)
  • Woodmoor (between I-25 and Sherwood trail, south of County Line and north of Higby)
  • Springs Ranch (N. Carefree and Peterson)
  • Woodmen Hills (east of Meridian between Stapleton and Woodmen)
  • Greenbriar (Dublin and Montarbor)
  • Fairfax (south of Research and north of Woodmen between Powers and Austin Bluffs)

What My Kids Are Reading This Week

This is how the reading program has been going at our house:

reading while getting ready

“Quick, we’re going to the library!  She’s got to fill in one more circle to get her prize!”  “I’ll read to her while she’s putting her shoes on!”

And I’m going to be so happy when the charts are filled in and we can just read for fun again! 😉  Here’s some of the books we’ve been loving recently:

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Grocery Deals for the Week of June 22nd

New grocery sales start on Wednesdays in Colorado Springs, and our stores have their grocery ads available for a sneak peek the day before!  Check “next week’s” deals below, and if you have a question or want to share a great deal you found, please leave a comment on this post.

King Soopers has a new Buy 6, Save $3 sale starting Wednesday, and I spied Sweet Baby Ray’s barbecue sauce & French’s mustard for $0.99.

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If you’re wondering about the weekly deals and coupon matchups, please read this post.



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