Pottery Barn Discount Code – 20% Off One Item – Valid 5/10/14!

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Hi All,

Just wanted to drop a quick note in case you or some mom you know may want/need something from Pottery Barn! Their sales are few and far between, so to get 20% off any item is awesome. I love their stuff, our house is a mix of Pottery Barn, Crate & Barrel, west elm, and Z Gallerie.

Just bought a chandelier for our entryway and saved $119 when I entered promo code 39K6-SNSW-MNXQ.

What are you jonesing after??

Hope you have a great Mother’s Day, too!

XOXO

TheSocalSocialite

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New Shoes for One Cent??

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And no, I’m not talking about the shoes you find in the store parking lot or right next to a dumpster (not that I find them over there, either). I’m talking the shoes you find at a Nordstrom Rack store near you.

Recently on our last trip to the outlets, we stopped by Nordstrom Rack and among our shopping genius finds, picked up a couple pairs of shoes. Our total came to 150 bucks, which we found to be strange considering we had 7 items (and 2 pairs of shoes!)

The saleslady said, “One of your shoe purchases came up as one cent!”

I was floored. I’d purchased a pair of Splendid shoes at a Nordstrom Rack once which originally cost $110 and then rang up as $5, so I felt that I was almost being paid to walk out of the store with them.

But one cent? What the heck can you even purchase these days that is normally one cent?

Not much!

What was your best outlet score?

 

Onwards & Upwards,

TheSocalSocialite

4 Tips on Hotel Room Upgrades: How to Score Like a VIP

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This past week, I was lucky enough to be upgraded to a junior suite at the Fairmont Hotel in Newport Beach for the price of a regular room. It was a sweet deal. How can you also be lucky enough to get free upgrades and feel like a VIP? Here are 4 tips:

1) Join the loyalty club. Likely it is free and comes with great perks, such as free internet, and exclusive promotional rates for the hotel. Also, there is a greater likelihood that the hotel will give you free upgrades when they see you are a loyalty member.

2) Make friends at the reception desk. Name-dropping (“Dave always puts me on the suite floor”) sometimes does the trick.

3) Request a room on a higher floor. Sometimes busy reservation agents won’t think twice and accidentally may book you for a room you didn’t choose and usually, this is a winning situation for you, the savvy traveler.

4) Talk about the purpose for your visit. Special event? Party? Whatever the case, play it up. The reservationist may want to increase your loyalty to the hotel, and therefore book you to a room you won’t forget. (hence, it worked this time, as I blogged about it!!)

Any other tips you have to get a great VIP room at a great price? I’d love to see them below in the comments section.

Onwards & upwards,

TheSocalSocialite

Sale @ Ulta!!

I love Ulta beauty for many reasons including coupons and sales! They always have deals or are sending me coupons and if I forget them, I can look them up on Retailmenot. It’s one of my fave couponing apps on my phone.

And just wanted to share with you that I was able to find Cargo cosmetics for 50% off there! What a steal! Anyone else have good luck with Ulta or deals they want to share??

Got Another Great Travel Deal!!

Sorry, I had to brag right now. I just saved 45% on booking my upcoming one night stay in Newport Beach by using my iPhone.

Seriously.

I went onto Hotwire’s site and it said if I use promo code APP 25 and download their app, I would get $25 off my purchase.

How cool is that, I thought?

I just booked a $230 per night hotel for $89 🙂

Got any amazing travel savings? I’d love to see in the comments below!!

Onwards and upwards,

The Socal Socialite