Living Social: $15 for $30 to spend at ProFlowers.com

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Here’s a great deal from Living Social for flowers to get for your mom, grandma, aunts, sisters or just a dear friend for that special day. Spend $15 for $30 to Spend Online on Fresh Flowers and Gifts at Proflowers.com

Deal ends in 9 days.

voucher must be used by July 31, 2012

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DIY: Baby Shortall From Adult T-Shirt

Found this awesome tutorial about turning adult t-shirt to baby shortall on Feathers Flights blog. It even provides a pattern.  Check it out, it has step by step instructions along with pictures. Once we find time in our busy schedule, def would love to try this for our little ones, especially in the summer. Let us know if you make one for your little ones.

RECIPE: Pebbles Cupcakes

Turn one of your favorite cereal into a cupcake! Check out this simple recipe for something amazing and fun that you and your child will love!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
  • 1 package (10-1/2 oz.) miniature marshmallows
  • 1 package (11 oz.) POSTCUPCAKE PEBBLES®
  • 1 can (16 oz.) ready-to-spread frosting

Directions:

  1. Microwave butter in 4-quart microwavable bowl on high 45 seconds or until melted. Add marshmallows; mix to coat. Microwave 1-1/2 minutes or until marshmallows are completely melted, stirring after 45 seconds. Add cereal; mix well.
  2. Press cereal mixture firmly into lightly greased muffin pans to form “cupcakes,” using about 1/3 cup for each. Cool; remove from pans.
  3. Spread with frosting before serving. Decorate as desired. Makes about 2 dozen.

Frugal Finds

 

1. Bree statement earrings at Club Monaco, $65.50
2. Pave teardrop orbit earrings at Juicy Couture, $58
3. Kenneth Jay Lane 22-karat gold-plated triangle earrings at NET-A-PORTER, $45
4. Majorica Baroque pearl linear earrings at Nordstrom, $90
5. Crystal Gardens drop earrings at Kate Spade, $128
6. Island chandelier earrings at Banana Republic, $45
7. Large metal earrings with beads and feathers at H&M, $5.95
8. Multi-teardrop earrings at BCBGMAXAZRIA, $88
9. Bow teardrop earrings at Betsey Johnson, $28
10. Isabel Marant What Else chain earrings at NET-A-PORTER, $110
11. New coral disc earrings at Coach, $98
12. Debra Shepard triple-drop thread earrings at Neiman Marcus, $62
13. Marc by Marc Jacobs heart brass and acetate earrings at NET-A-PORTER, $68

A Shoe-in for Princesses everywhere

This news come to us at a funny time since I’m right in the middle – neck deep planning my daughters princess birthday party.

Dressing like a Disney princess is about to get a lot more high-end. Louboutin will unveil his Cinderella inspired “glass slippers” (read: most likely red-soled and Swarovski crystal adorned heels] this summer right in time for Walt Disney’s re-release of the Cinderella on DVD and Blu-ray. The slips will certainly be as magical as the movie, but we don’t recommend cleaning the fireplace in those suckers.

Free Mother’s Card with free postage

To celebrate Mother’s Day, Cardstore.com is giving away FREE Mother’s Day cards through Sunday, 5/6.!  Just use code LUVMOMduring checkout to get your FREE card, including FREE shipping.  Plus right now you can get 10% cash back when you go through ShopAtHome on any additional purchases.  Here’s how to get your FREE card:

  • Login or Register with ShopAtHome.
  • Click on the blue “Shop Now” button.
  • A new Cardstore.com window will open.
  • Choose your Mother’s Day Card and customize.
  • Use promo code LUVMOM during checkout.
  • Enjoy 10% cash back on any other custom gifts or cards.
  • Enjoy your FREE card!

Burlington Coat Factory coming to Union Square

It wasn’t that long ago since Filenes Basement closed it’s doors in the Union Square location.  We’ve received word that Burlington Coat Factory will be taking up this space.  According to the press release, the new store will have many “brag-worthy” merchandise from Women, Men, Children & even a small furniture area.  Time will tell if this will be another great discount spot to venture to.

Jill Sander Sample Sale

Thanks to Racked, here’s an update on the Jill Sander sample happening right now.

Earlier today, we took a quick look at the Jil Sander sample sale, which kicked off this morning at 8 Crosby Street in Soho. Now, let’s examine the deals a little more closely. First, the good news: You don’t have to be invited to get in, despite what it says on the invitation. Now, the less good news: The selection is limited, especially in terms of menswear.

The room is easy to navigate once you check your bag and coat. The table in the center of the room contains largely men’s cashmere sweaters and a few women’s sweaters. A rack of men’s clothing (coats and pants) stands near the center back of the room. Want handbags, small leather goods, belts, gloves, shoes, or boots? You’ll find those at the very back. Men’s and women’s RTW is 85% off, as are shoes and boots, while all other accessories are 80% off.

In the sea of dark colors, we found only a small section of brightly-colored women’s RTW. Sizes tend to be either small (34 or 36) or large (40, 42, and 44). The remaining women’s RTW is largely black, navy, or charcoal grey. A beautiful navy wool sheath dress for $157 (originally $1045) is by far one of the best deals here, though we also liked black wool coats for $457 (originally $3,045) and quilted down jackets for $270 (originally $1,800).

The purses, small leather goods, and shoes are also big sellers. Elbow-length leather gloves are going for $140 (originally $700) and boots for $113 (originally $750). By the time we left the sale, the pandemonium had pretty much died down around the purse and shoe area, leaving the selection and sizes limited.

Overall, this doesn’t feel like the first public day of the sale, when there are still plenty of things to choose from. It’s more like the second or third day when everything has been picked over and the good stuff is long gone. Currently, they’re only letting people in as someone else leaves, so the wait could take a while. If you still go, note that there are full-length mirrors throughout the room but no designated changing area. The sale will not be restocked and runs through Saturday, April 28. Get hours and more details here.