The Weekend Wrap-Up Fri., Sat. & Sun. 7/09-7/11

Fire Pit, Homemade veggie hot dogs and condiments

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The Weekend Wrap-Up: All NEW Target & Drugstore Deals, Lots of Freebies, Tofu Chocolate Mousse Recipe, Sunday Newspaper Coupons, Amazon Finds + Much More for Less!

You can check out previous Daily Digests too, I keep a week’s worth of deals here.

I’ve changed the format of this a bit to make it easier for you to QUICKLY see the NEWEST Deals for the day (or Weekend Wrap-Ups.) I was struggling with how best to keep some of the previous deals around that were still good, without making it cumbersome to find that day’s New Deals. It seemed a shame to just delete some of the deals after a day that were still really good and long-term. But, I also want you to be able to quickly check on the newest ones, too! So, deals from the SAME day (or weekend wrap-up for 3-days) will be at the very top. Deals that you may want to reference later will follow.

In my Penny Pantry Facebook Group, I post many deals & info. throughout the day including freebies, deal updates & changes, Amazon Deals, meals & recipes, food discounts I run across + more! Some are more timely than others: the Amazon Warehouse Deals tend to come and go quickly, so Facebook is a good platform for me to let you know about those deals quickly.

Posts here on my website take longer to write and deliver, so I primarily use it for Weekly Grocery Deals, and other deals I think you may want to reference later. But, I’d like to bridge that gap as not everyone is on Facebook. Plus, it may be nice to have the Daily Deals together, as the Facebook feeds don’t run exclusively chronologically.

So, I’ll try this out and see how it goes! Please let me know if you think this will be useful as a companion to my Facebook posts. And, if you’re on Facebook and haven’t joined our group yet, I hope you will join and become part of our active, supportive vegan community! <3 Amy

Note on photos: Some may be illustrative of a product, but not the actual product. For example, I may use a general photo of apples I took to report on a sale on apples.

Happy Saving!

NEW Deals – Quick List!

The Weekend Wrap-Up Fri., Sat. & Sun. 7/09-7/11


Walgreen’s, Rite Aid & CVS

FREE Stuff

  • FREE Chipotle Burritos Again Sunday! They are giving away one million or more total.
  • Safeway Weekend Freebie: Save the coupon in the app for this free ZenWTR. Affiliate stores tend to have these freebies too.
  • WOW! Ask Alexa for a FREE Spindrift Sparkling Water Sample!
  • CVS: We’ll have a NEW Weekly Freebie tomorrow, a bag of Gold Emblem Popcorn
  • Reminder: FREE Baskin Robbins Ice Cream, there are several vegan options now. Has anyone tried the new oat ice cream yet?
  • Panera FREE 3 months of unlimited coffee is back! You can even do this again if you already have in the past.
  • Free Dole Whip at Oke Poke! Check your emails if you signed up for their notifications. Looks like you have to use a coupon from your email. Since it’s good for 25 days, likely can sign up now and get the offer. I’ve received these a few times.
  • New Ibotta Freebie for this Limitless Sparkling Water! Did you know there’s now a Free Section on Ibotta? You can see all the free and BOGO offers. And, if you’re new to Ibotta, you’ll get a Welcome Bonus up to $20 when you redeem your 1st offer:

Grocery Stores

  • Safeway: Flash Sale for the weekend, exp. 7/11. Pictured are the items that should have vegan options. You’ll need to save the offers in the app
  • Reminder: Ice Cream 35% off at Whole Foods thru Tuesday, plus extra 10% off for Prime. Order online if you have Whole Foods Delivery in your area. You can check by zip code, some of our members were pleasantly surprised they had this option!


  • If you got the deal on the silken tofu (any firmness will work) this Tofu Chocolate Mousse is a fast and yummy dessert to make with it. I noticed I hadn’t re-published this after I had reformatted some of my posts a while back. I often make this when we’re craving something sweet and don’t want to do a big baking project. Enjoy!

Coupons & Rebates

  • Here is the list of Sunday Newspaper Coupons we’re expecting tomorrow. We’ll see Burger King coupons; hopefully that includes the Impossible Whopper.

Amazon Deals

The Daily Digest for Thursday, 7/08
  • Good discount on this set of Antner Handmade Japanese Chopsticks Reusable Natural Wooden Chopstick with Box, 5 Pairs Gift Set.
  • Discount on Vegan Saucony Sneakers + Try Before You Buy! You can order these thru Prime Wardrobe and try them before you buy them. Saucony Originals Men’s Shadow 5000 Sneaker, Tan/White.

The Daily Digest for Wednesday, 7/07

All New Weekly Grocery Deals Start Today!

  • Here it is: My cheapest grocery deals list for the week! It’s a great week for saving money on your groceries: From $.99/lb. Peaches to TWO FREE cartons of Not Milk & FREE Veggie Burgers & Ground+ Much More for Less! Whether you are looking for strictly WFPB or broader Vegan Deals (or somewhere in-between), save some serious greens this week on your groceries!

The Daily Digest for Tuesday, 7/06

  • Buy 1, Get 1 Free Chipotle Today! To get the BOGO Deal, simply say “Friends BOGO” at the register. Starts at 3PM today. This is for people who got the covid vaccine, no proof required.
  • Safeway All NEW Weekly Deals – Starts Wed.! Peaches or Nectarines $1.49/lb., Avocados $.57 ea. in a 7 ct. bag, $2 Planet Oat Milk, All NEW Monthly Booklet Deals + Much More for Less!
  • Planet Oat Coupons: these will pair nicely with a NEW month-long sale on their milk at Safeway. Has anyone the the ice cream?
  • Sprouts All NEW Weekly Deals – Starts Wed.! Strawberries 2 lbs. $3.99, Jumbo Artichokes $2, TWO FREE Not Milks+ Much More for Less!
  • Sprouts Sneak Peek – Jumbo Artichokes $2 ea., starts tomorrow! I’ll l have the new Sprouts week up shortly. What’s your favorite way to eat artichokes?
  • Sprouts: TWO FREE Not Milks! I’ve been hearing people like this one who are looking for a vegan milk that closely tastes like cow’s milk. Easy deal, just use your phone.

  • We have a new Ibotta on these Stadium Dogs. Says BOGO, but you’ll get $2.99 back on 2. I think these were higher than $2.99 at my store though.
  • Good Outlet Deal on MAXTOP Insulated Lunch Bags. Other prints too, prices vary.
  • Outlet Deal on this SITANES Candle Lighter Electric Plasma Arc Long Lighter with USB Rechargeable LED Display. We love these at our house for candles!
  • Great everyday deal on this 2-person tent. I’ve even seen tents used at the beach for fur babies, I thought this was a good idea. Another new to me thing I discovered at the beach is having to reserve fire pits to cook s’mores and hot dogs. People line up early in the morning! My Dad would just make a little makeshift fire pit for us on the beach to roast our hot dogs. Ah, the good ol’ days!
  • Nice discount on this Whole Foods coffee in regular Amazon, price can change at any time. 365 Everyday Value, Pleasant Morning Buzz Coffee, 24 oz.
  • Has Annie’s Vegan Mac changed their packaging?! Annie’s Organic, Vegan Macaroni and Cheese, Gluten Free, Elbow Rice Pasta & Cheddar, 6 oz (Pack of 12).
  • Great deal on this Wok Set in Today’s Deals! Comes with everything pictured, states works on all stoves. Carbon Steel Wok, 13 Pcs Wok Pan with Wooden Lid & Handle Stir-Fry Pans 13″.

The Daily Digest for Monday, 7/05

  • Outlet Deal on these Cereal Bowls Large, 24 OZ Ramen, Dessert, Salad Bowls Set of 4. These are made out of wheat, great environmentally conscious alternative to plastic.
  • Target: Check for a possible 35% off one-time Food & Beverage Circle offer! This CAN be stacked with the various 25% off ones we have for the 2-Day deal. Note these all expire tonight. I didn’t get the 35%, but I’m hearing about it in other groups.
  • Safeway: All the melons I used in my fruit salad were from the Buy 1, Get 1 FREE Melon Sale. They were super sweet!
  • Safeway: Pay $1.12 ea. for Sabra Hummus and Wheat Thins! I tested this deal, and updated my Deal Idea.
  • Safeway: $.10 Corn at Safeway thru Tuesday. At this price, I’m planning to freeze some of the kernels to have later when corn isn’t so cheap. Requires a coupon for the $.10 price, details here:
  • Safeway Sneak Peek – Starts Wed.! Kite Hill Cream Cheese will be on a monthly sale for $3.99. Stack this with a $1 coupon we have, and pay just $2.99 each for this normally pricey cream cheese. I think the regular price is $5.99.
  • Safeway Sneak Peek – I got a look at the new Monthly Book that starts Wednesday. We’ll have a month-long sale on Breyer’s Ice Cream! Just $3.99 each. Good value for these larger tubs compared to other ice cream that comes in the pints.
  • Outlet Deal on Ecolution Original Microwave Micro-Pop Popcorn Popper, Borosilicate Glass, 3-in-1 Silicone Lid, Dishwasher Safe, BPA Free, 1.5 Quart Snack Size, Red. Popcorn is a very frugal snack, I buy kernels in 10 lb. bags at Chef’Store.
  • Safeway Sneak Peek – Starts Wed. Peaches and Nectarines will be $1.48/lb. Not my preferred $1/lb., but this has been the lowest price so far this season at my major stores. Sprouts has the same sale from last week thru tomorrow.
Peaches at Sprouts $.98 Sale
  • There’s still time to get in on our Grocery Deals from last week, these are the top deals thru Tuesday.
  • Safeway: I’ve heard there is also a FREE 3 ct. Open Nature Paper Towel app coupon, but I don’t have that one. (I also don’t know about the cruelty-free status of this product, please use your own judgment). This and the FREE No-Cow Bar expire tonight.
  • Lightning Deal is over, but still a great deal on these and a 10% off coupon to clip! It talks about how the elevated and tilted bowls have health benefits too, interesting. Lightning Deal on this Raised Set of cat or small dog food bowls. Great price on these, and there’s an extra coupon to clip. Ends in about 5 hours

Food I’ve Made:

  • I made: vegan glazed ham, asparagus, roasted potatoes with rosemary, coleslaw, rolls (or purchased sourdough) and fresh pineapple and cherry cobbler with ice cream for dessert.
My homemade vegan Easter dinner
Homemade vegan birthday cake
Birthday Cake I made for daughter last weekend

some of my vegan cookbooks from my collection

More Deals & Meals:

See Inside the Mystery Box!

  • 🎁Were you wondering what was in the “Mystery Box” in our contest? You can see inside now – our winner Daniel made a video opening it! Thank you so much Daniel Vasquez❤ I also put the link here at the top with the other contest stuff:

Current Weekly Grocery Deals:
See all Current Weekly Deals HERE for Whole Foods, Sprouts, Safeway, Grocery Outet, Food Maxx, Smart & Final, Target, Walgreen’s, CVS & Rite Aid

Amazon Deals:

I’m now sharing the longer-term deals in the quick-lists above. Be sure to check my Facebook Group for lots of deeply discounted faster-moving deals throughout the day, too!

Coupons & Rebates:

  • Safeway Shoppers: Be sure to check your rewards often and use them! I just cashed in mine for a $5 reward. Check the app for “bonus” multipliers like 4x rewards, or extra rewards when you buy in Produce Dept., etc. Here’s more info. on all this:


  • I now have a NEW post dedicated just for Freebies! I’ll be posting all the freebies there now. Link HERE:

Other Online Deals:

  • 🔥$15 off Walmart on Instacart! I’m excited to offer you an Exclusive Promocode for $15 off Walmart Orders via Instacart! They recently teamed up with Walmart, but only in certain areas so far. This includes:
  • San Francisco / Bay Area, CA
  • Los Angeles/ Orange County, CA
  • San Diego, CA
  • Tulsa, OK

You can use the promocode SPARKSTORE15 Instacart gave to me to share with you! You’ll get $15 off a $50 order, and get your order in as soon as 2 hours.

  • Whole Foods Delivery: If you use Whole Foods Delivery, the sale prices I post in my Weekly Deals are the same online! True, you can’t use coupons, but some of the deals are still really good. Prime Members also get the extra 10% off regular “Sales” like you do in-store. Use my posts as a guide to save money on the items on your list!

Get $30 Off Purple Carrot with promocode CARROT30. You can also view their weekly meals & recipes for FREE inspiration and ideas!

Vegan Meal Delivery Options:

  • Grubhub: Grub Hub Deals: I’m seeing lots of FREE Vegan Delivery Options in my area! (No special code required). Offers tend to be regional, but you should have some FREE offers for delivery, too. Fast Food tends to offer Free Delivery, like Taco Bell and Burger King. Some even have additional $ off discounts.

Veestro Vegan Meal Delivery: I have a new promo code to share: New customers get 30% off subscription with code CONTACTLESS

Purple Carrot: The $30 promocode is still good, use this code: carrot30. The one on the site is only for $20 off.

Update: Looks like the NEW Pinterest setting is working well on my site, pin away! 🙂 You can now pin any of my recipes

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