Author Archives: Mary Hall

Since 2008, Mary Hall has been the author of The Recessionista Blog, which is read by thousands of regular readers in over 160 countries. An internationally recognized expert on the art of the living the good life for less, she has been a commentator on local, national, and international radio and TV shows. Her advice has been featured in over 2,000 media outlets, including The New York Times, Reuters, Life & Style magazine, ABC News, NBC News and now The Huffington Post, among many others.

50 Fashions under $50.00 at Topshop’s Summer Sale

The Topshop summer clearance sale just got a whole lot more interesting with additional reductions. Topshop is now offering 50 fashion finds under $50 US or £ 32 GBP  that are really good looking. Even sweeter, the 50 under $50 sale  includes free shipping There are  a few items on this sale that we particularly love including the […]

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Peanuts x LeSportsac Diaper Bag Giveaway w Snoopy!

Charles Schultz’s beloved beagle Snoopy from the Peanuts comic strip is making his debut on some adorable carry bags from LeSportsac.    These bags are so cute, they’re sure to be a big hit with Snoopy fans everywhere!  The collection of Peanuts x LeSportsac bags features backpacks, totes, cosmetic cases and the diaper bag we are […]

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Barney’s Warehouse Clearance sale extra 75% off

Special fashion Alert– Barney’s Warehouse is having sale. That’s not big new, but they have announced a special flash sale, or in Barney’s terminology   THE WAREHOUSE STYLE SPRINT  from NOW until– 4PM EDT on August 12th.  If there’s something you like at Barney’s this is your chance to take an extra 75% off all clearance […]

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Melissa McCarthy Clothing Line on Sale at HSN

The eagerly awaited Melissa McCarthy fashion line is now on sale at HSN.   A few pieces from the collection are now on sale at the HSN website.  The entire collection is set to  debut as “Melissa McCarthy Seven7″ during a special live appearance on August 13th from 1-3pm and 9-11pm, during HSN’s popular fashion […]

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Saks Off Fifth Opens in Los Angeles at Beverly Connection

Saks Off Fifth is opening a retail store in Los Angeles tomorrow, Thursday August 6th at the Beverly Connection on La Cienega. I had the opportunity to tour the store today, before the opening.   For women, the top attractions in the store are all the designer handbags (including vintage ones) and the thousands of […]

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Bloomingdales Endless Summer Sale on until Aug 9, 2015

Bloomingdales has just slashed prices an extra 50% off sale items.  That means savvy shoppers can  realize a  total savings of 60% to 80% off during the store’s Endless Summer Sale. (Prices are as marked.)  How good is this sale? Pretty good, especially if you love top designer brands.  We spotted a Diane Von Furstenberg […]

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Beauty Deal at Jurlique: Free Gift with Purchase

To celebrate natural skincare line Jurlique’s 30 year anniversary, the brand is offering   complimentary hydrating rose set on orders over $65  The rose set includes a travel size of the bestselling Rosewater Balancing Mist and a Rose Moisture Plus Gel Lotion.  To get the deal, order your Jurlique favorites in the amount of $65.00 US […]

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale–Ends August 2

Sadly, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale ends Sunday August 2. 2015.    On Monday, August 3rd, prices will go up at Nordstrom.   That means there’s still time to indulge in some last minute shopping if you haven’t had a chance to check it out.   I took the opportunity to step out from behind the […]

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Jean Deal: Target Offers $10.00 off Denim in-store and online

If you’re like most of the world you live in your jeans.   I’ve even seen studies where women say a good deal on denim is better than sex!   That’s why I know some of you will be interested in the deal Target is running right now on Target Denim.   For a limited […]

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Nordstrom Expands Partnership with MADEWELL to more stores

Today Nordstrom has announced plans to expand their partnership with apparel brand MADEWELL.  That means you can now find MADEWELL at an additional 15 Nordstrom stores across the US . By late July, the retailer will carry the MADEWELL collection in a total of 30 locations and on Nordstrom.com.  Right now, Nordstrom is the only U.S. […]

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