Archive for November 2012

Black Friday Online Deals!

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This year I've decided to avoid the Black Friday crowds and shop from the comfort of my home! Who's with me? I will be adding to the list throughout the day as I find more deals. Feel free to share any deals you find in the comments or let me know of any issues with the ones that are posted. Happy shopping!

Kohl's- $15 Kohl's Cash for every $50 spent. 500 early bird specials good until 3 p.m. CST

Old Navy- Outerwear up to 50% off, jeans from $15, and nearly every other item on sale.

Gap- Entire store up to 60% off, extra 20% off with code GAPGIFT

New York & Company- Peacoats for $39, sweaters for $15, gift sets for $6 and 50-70% off of everything else. Plus free shipping on all purchases.

Victoria's Secret- Buy one get one 50% off all bras with code DOUBLEUP and $25 Pink hoodies. Free tote with $65 purchase with code FRIDAY65 and free shipping on any $50 purchase with code FREE50.

Charlotte Russe- $5 off any purchase and free shipping with $40 purchase. 20-50% off entire store.

e.l.f. Cosmetics- Buy one get one 50% off sitewide and free shipping with code BLKFRI

Express- Everything is 50% off until 12 p.m. local time

Modcloth- 50% off new items and free shipping with $50 purchase

Juicy Couture- 40% off and free shipping on all orders

Macy's- Special prices on almost every item and an extra 15% off with code TURKEY

Vera Bradley- "Bright Friday" deals and free shipping with $75 purchase

Disney Store- 20% off everything and free shipping with code THANKS

Sephora- $10 gifts valued up to $69 regular price

Ulta- Free shipping on $25 purchase with code HOLIDAY 2012. Ultra Chi for $74.96 with code 86769.

The Children's Place- 30% off site wide and free shipping no minimum purchase

Aeropostale- Everything 60% off and free shipping with $75 purchase

Nine West- 20% off site wide and free shipping on any purchase

Too Faced Cosmetics- Extra 50% off all sale items with code BLACK2012

Forever 21- Up to 50% off and free shipping over $50

Piperlime- 20% off site wide

DIY Ornaments

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Another one of my favorite Christmas traditions in my family is making a new ornament to add to the tree each year. But after awhile, everyone starts to run out of ideas and I end up on Google searching for some new DIY projects. So I've rounded up the best that I have found and made right here. As always, I would love feedback from anyone who tries out any of these projects!

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The Holiday Helper Facebook page has officially launched! "Like" the page to keep up to date on new posts, special holiday deals, and much more! I have some really exciting stuff planned as Christmas draws near, so don't miss out! Here is the link to the page:

Free Holiday Gift Tags

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I just wanted to start this post by letting all of you know how grateful I am for all of my loyal visitors who give me such awesome feedback. It's crazy to think I started the Holiday Helper about a month ago now, and I've already had over 130,000 friends stop by! But anyways, on to the good stuff. Due to the popularity of my Free Christmas Card Printables post, I have gotten a ton of requests to do a follow-up with free holiday gift tag printables. So here they are, enjoy!

P.S.- Make sure you download the tags from the pages I link to, not directly from here. These images are a shrunken-down size and would print out in terrible quality.

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A fun update to the blog!

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Hello! Hope everyone is having a great November so far! I promise a new post will be up within the next couple of days. To tide you over until then, I have brought some musical cheer to the Holiday Helper's page! If haven't noticed, at the top of the right hand column there is now a Spotify box with a "Play" button on it. When you press that, whatever song I have cued up at the time (right now it's Holly Jolly Christmas) will play while you browse the page! I just found out you could do this and I thought it was a pretty fun idea, so I would love some feedback to let me know if it's working properly and you all like having it there. I am not sure if you need Spotify installed to use it, since I have Spotify it definitely works fine for me. But Spotify is free and really awesome so I would recommend it anyways. I plan to change the song every few days, so check back often for new Christmas tunes!