NORDSTROM -  Shop the Fall Clearance Sale for Men, Women & Kids through November 13

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Shop Zappos until Cyber Monday & Donate Meals to Feed America Announces Fast, Free Giving! For every order placed on from Black Friday to Cyber Monday Zappos will donate 10 meals to families in need, in partnership with Feeding America. Their commitment is to donate up to 5,000,000 meals ($500,000). That many meals would feed the entire state of Kentucky! Through Feeding America’s bulk discounts, subsidies, etc. they’re able to use $1 in donations to generate 10 meals. Feeding America is a national top-rated charity with a network of over 200 food banks, and supporting 61,000 local charities in all 50 states, DC, and Puerto Rico.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Oct. 16: Join The Recessionista for a Jewelry Twitter Party with Fab Prizes from Robbins Brothers

Join @Recessionista (Mary Hall)  on Thursday Oct, 16th for the Robbins Brothers #RobbinsBrosBling Twitter Party at 6 PM PT! We will be chatting with @RobbinsBrothers about fall fashion and the most popular engagement rings and fashion jewelry available at Robbins Brothers.  The seasons are changing and it’s time for some sparkle and shine! Join the #RobbinsBrosBling Twitter Party to discuss this season’s most elegant  looks.
What: #RobbinsBrosBling Twitter Party
When: Thu 10/16–6 pm PST/9 pm EST
Hashtag:  #RobbinsBrosBling
Moderator @Recessionista      Brand Team: @RobbinsBrothers

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Enter to win a Luxury Vacation to Monterey, California

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Thursday, July 3, 2014


This 4th of July, Old Navy is bringing summer fun for the whole family to cities across the country! Packed in a fully-loaded ice cream truck, Old Navy will be showing up to three of the biggest and best local, hometown parades where they’ll be handing out free goodies like cool ice cream treats, festive stickers and mini flags as well as flyers promoting the amazing sale 4th of July weekend- discounts up to 50% off. Post parade, Old Navy will continue the road trip, stopping in high-traffic areas and outside local Old Navy stores to surprise and delight consumers.

On Saturday, July 5th, Old Navy will be throwing a family friendly Summer Carnival event in all US and Canada stores. Stop by your local store to take advantage of the great deals and participate in all of the exciting Summer Fair activities, including a Flip Flop Fling, Bean Bag Toss, arts & crafts, face painting and more. Shoppers can also enjoy a variety of free tasty carnival treats like rice crispy snacks and bites from local food vendors.  Here are the locations;

 Hometown Parade Locations
Friday, July 4th
Alameda, CA
Racine, WI
Saratoga Springs, NY

Post-Parade Stops
Saturday, July 5th
San Francisco, CA
Chicago, IL
New York, NY
Summer Carnival Event
Saturday, July 5th
All US and Canada Old Navy Stores
*Store hours vary by location

Sunday, May 11, 2014

New Taylor Swift for Keds Collection on Sale for Spring /Summer 2014

Taylor Swift attends the Keds(R) Style Icons event at the Nordstrom at The Americana at Brand on May 8, 2014. Photo: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Keds
The new collection of Taylor Swift inspired Keds is now on sale at Nordstrom's.  The color palette is a lively mix of dandelion, indigo, high risk red, aqua, coral and sky blue. Finishing touches include trims and laces in coordinating colors, and a special charm in one of two styles: a silver heart featuring Swift's favorite number, 13, or a guitar pick in antiqued brass with Swift's logo inscribed in the middle. Styles are available on,, and All styles are $50.

"Selection of styles from the new Taylor Swift for Keds(R) collection." Photo courtesy of Keds(R). (PRNewsFoto/Keds)

SAVE THE DATE: Norma Kamali Swim Sale Under $100 May 20, 2014

If you are looking for the best, fashionable swimsuit in the WORLD at a great price, then save the date for the Norma Kamali Swim Sale on May 20, 2014.  The designer will be selling off some of her classic suits for under $100.00 RSVP now of the sale which will be  at the Norma Kamali Store 11 West 56 Street, New York City 5-8pm  May 20, 2014 .Everyone from Farrah Fawcett to Oprah has worn Norma Kamali's iconic swimsuits.  Don't miss this sale!

Monday, February 24, 2014

Project Runway Star Althea Harper Shows How to Make a Chic n' Cheap DIY Peplum Top

Check out this cool video from Project Runway designer alumni Althea Harper to learn how to make a chic and cheap peplum top using a stretch tank top. This is an inexpensive fashion item that you can make yourself with minimal sewing, by using fabric fusion tape and then steaming the pieces together. In this video, Althea uses a Rowenta Pro Master Iron to a fix the garment pieces together.