Category Archives: Giveaway

Winter Skin Giveaway: Jurlique Calendula Redness Rescue Gift Bag

Looking for a little winter skincare and some pampering? Then you’ll want to become familiar with Jurlique’s new skincare line to help sooth the skin and eliminate redness: Calendula Redness Rescue.   Jurlique is an Australian line of organic skin products.  My Australian friend Fiona introduced me to the secret of Jurlique before it was widely […]

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Shabby Apple Instagram Contest: Win a Vintage Inspired Dress

We wanted to offer something special to our readers for our last giveaway of 2013 on The Recessionista. So, we’ve cooked up something special with Shabby Apple.  Back in 2011, we worked with Shabby Apple to giveaway one of their vintage inspired dresses for Christmas.   That giveaway was very popular, and our readers were […]


Holiday Glam: Physicians Formula Neiman Marcus gift card giveaway

Don’t we all wish we could blow through thousands of dollars buying our dream gifts at Neiman Marcus for Christmas? The amazing Neiman’s Christmas catalog makes us salivate every year and lust for a big fat shopping allowance.  If shopping Neiman Marcus, with someone else paying for it, sounds good, then you’ll want to check […]

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Kohl’s Black Friday Deals 2013 & Gift Card Giveaway for Shopping

Kohl’s has released their list of  Black Friday deals  along with the news that the store will open on Thanksgiving Day at 8:00 p.m. Thursday.  So what’s coming up and is it worth going out on Thanksgiving to shop?  These are the questions that haunt recessionistas everywhere  The ad contains 500 deals for the week, […]


Giveaway: Isabel Marant for H&M Blue Stone Bracelet

As most of you know, the Isabel Marant H&M fashion collection launched yesterday amid much press and social media fanfare. People waited in line at store for hours and waited in a queue to shop online.  I shopped the collection in person and online and was able to get what I wanted.  However, I know […]


Beyond Vintage Announces Social Media Contest for Fans

If you love vintage styles, as I do, and are always on the look out for luxury for less, then I’ve got some good news here for you.   Fashion brand

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The Recessionista Reviews Phillip Lim for Target, It’s Good

It’s taken me a while to write up this review because I was busy staying up late shopping online and then shopping my local Target store early this morning.  Both online an in-store there was a mad rush to get this collection, especially the bags.  Online almost everything is sold out.  In-store, at least at […]

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Los Angeles Beauty Giveaway: An evening at The Peninsula + Treatments

At a time when most of us are still counting our pennies and watching our finance carefully, the prospect of a free evening out at the uber elegant Peninsula Hotel, plus  complimentary make-up from Blushington and a free blow dry from  the drybar sounds like an amazing deal and a perfect Girls Night Out without […]

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BlogHer13 Giveaway: pursecase, the stylish iPhone case

I’ve had so much fun at the BlogHer conference this week.  All through the conference and to multiple events, I ‘ve been carrying my iPhone is my cute pink pursecase.  Everyone I go, people ask, how can I get one of those, I love it!.  Well, you can buy a pursecase at or you […]

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Beauty Giveaway: Schwarzkopf Professional BC Oil Miracle Hair Products

BC Oil Miracle Hair Products Earlier this summer I promoted a giveaway for Brides to Be for a wedding package from Schwarzkopf Professional.  Well, I heard from a few readers that are not brides to be that they wished they could try to BC Oil Hair Products from Schwarzkopf Professional.  When The Recessionista readers speak, […]

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