bloomingdales Labor Day blow-out sale–Up To 70% Off!

After Labor Day, there won’t be another super sale day by retailers en masse until Black Friday.  So, in between hot dogs, football, and get-togethers, take time out to ferret out the bargains online.  You will be surprise what you can find.  MarkdownMom found an extra 20%  off at Bloomingdale’s using promo code BIG20, that added to a third markdown on clearance resulted in up to 70%  off on many items you can wear now and next year from popular  designers like Ralph Lauren, Mynt, Heidi Klum, DKNY, and  other favorites  For instance, this kimono sweater by Ralph Lauren was orig.$150 with 20% off is now $46.80 and if  you are a Loyalist Member, shipping is free.  Comes in sizes XS-XL, multi, made out of cotton, linen, and acrylic.

Perfect with jeans, dresses and so many upbeat combinations.

FB FIND OF THE WEEK #2: DIY Hair Dryer/Flat Iron Storage Stand

 

After seeing this on FaceBook, MarkdownMom found directions for this project at Pinterest This project will run you under $10 to make.

Supplies : 3x3x2.PVC Pipe – Wye Shape.   Spray paint  (in color of your choice) plus other decorating supplies.   MDM suggests add a weight at the bottom or, if attaching to a cabinet , 10 x 3/4wood screws .

Quick, Handy, and Cheap!

Special Ladies~It's Your Sale Day!

Lane Bryant has 50% off the entire store and  online.  Use promo code:  BEMERRYLB.  Ship to store FREE!  This includes designer clothes by Isabel Toledo,Kyionna, DKNY, Cacique, etc., lingerie, and clearance–you name it, you buy it half off, or bogofree!  Ends on XMAS EVE Ho, Ho, Ho!

Facebook Finds: Great Homemade Holiday or Hostess Gift

This recipe shared on Facebook has given birth to a new category of Fabulous Facebook Finds on MarkdownMom.  This comes from the Land o’ Lakes Company® and is an easy recipe and with its’ presentation in sealed glass jars identified by chalkboard labels spells fantastic  homemade gift!

HOT FUDGE RECIPE

 

Homemade hot fudge
by land o lakes

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter
1 cup real semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

Combine all sauce ingredients in 2-quart nonstick saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until butter and chips are melted and sauce is smooth. Remove from heat.

Stir in flavor variation from below, if desired.

Pour into jars or other airtight containers for gift giving. Store refrigerated. Reheat as needed.

Daily Deal: Google Tablet $55+$2 Shipping

Save almost $200 Today Only!

Today Only at nomorerack.  Choice of colors: purple, black, pink, blue, white, red, green, yellow, reg.$239.

16-Piece Set: Zeepad Google Android 4.2 Dual-Core 1.5GHz 4GB 7″ Dual-Camera Tablet PC & Accessories

1-year manufacturer’s warranty—physical and water damage not covered • Model: 7DRK • Supports Skype video calling and Netflix movies • Display: 7″ capacitive multi-touch panel screen: 800×480 • Operating system: Google Android 4.2 Jelly Bean • CPU: RockChip 3026 Cortex-A8 dual-core 1.5GHz • Supports 10.1v Flash player • Network: Wireless LAN 802.11b/g/n • PC camera: front 0.3MP & rear 3MP • Sound system: built-in speaker (1x1w), microphone • System memory: 512MB DDR III 400 high-speed memory • NandFlash: 4GB (2GB OS+ 2GB free space) • Audio player: MP3, WMA, APE, FLAC, OGG, WAV • Frequency response: 20Hz to 20000Hz • Video Player: AVI, MKV (XVID/px/H.264), MOV, TS, M2TS, RM/RMVB, FLV,3GP, MPEG, DAT, MP4 (support to 720P:1080×720) • I/O ports: 1 x USB2.0 host,1 x 3.5mm stereo headphone jack,1 x DC-in jack,1 x TF card reader • Application software: Google Search/Browser/Camcorder/camera/Gmail/Apk /ES file explorer /ES Task Manager/Google Talk/E-reader/Market/NC manager/PDF reader, etc. • In/output adapter: input:AC100-240V 50-60Hz,output: 5V 2A • Power: battery type lithium-ion 3000mAh • Battery life and work time: up to 2-3 hours of surfing the web using Wi-Fi network • Measures 7″ x 4.7″ x 0.25″ • Weighs 10oz • 

Please note: use of an external SD card is recommended if user is downloading or running many apps and / or games on the tablet; this will avoid freezing and allow tablet to operate at expected speedPlease note: leaving live scrolling wallpaper on will deplete the battery significantly. Choosing a stationary wallpaper will prolong battery life.

The Dog Days Of Summer-Clearance

The store aisles are packed with Back-the-School supplies and the switch from summer to fall that  began mid-July in now almost completed.  The bargain hunter has his/her work  cut out for them as the pickings are pretty lean right now unless there is a last minute shot in the arm for sales by retailers for Labor Day Weekend.

  •    Younkers Yellow Dot Sale additional 40% off.  They have added a Black Dot in-store to this sale of additional 50% off.  Better sale online of up  to  75% off as oppose to in-store of up to 70% off.  Also, best deals are had on merchandise with 2 or more markdowns.  Online prices already reflect discount.  Free standard shipping on purchase of $75 or more, promo code :  FREESHIP75Markdown Mom found one black dot item, denim maxi dress, but it had hole in bottom of skirt–really!
  • Dillard’s.  Okay. Dillards Clearance Sale was last week, but there are still deals to be had, if you dig deep enough.  The only thing that continues to bite is their shipping charges that charge more for spending more.
  • Saksoff5th.com Labor Day Sale. 40% off use promo code:  LABORDAYIn-Store Blowout, Buy 1 and Get 2 free through 9/1/2014!
  • JCPenney50%-70% off in all departments,  price listed  includes discount.  Look for clearance signs

Good Luck & Be Careful Out There!

Is Kindle Unlimited The New Netflix For Books???

Calling all ebook readers!  Amazon has debuted its’ new online monthly book club, kindle unlimited.  For $9.99 a month (30 days free trial) you get:

  • Unlimited number of selected ebooks each month, exclusive titles by best selling authors.
  •  Over 600,000 titles, news releases may not be available.
  •  Thousands of audiobooks.
  •  Children books with parental controls.
  • Whisper Sync, a narrated ebook version, that allows the reader to switch from a narrating  professional reader to text and back again, is available on select titles.

MarkdowMom says for book lovers, it doesn’t get better than this and with a month’s free trial, what’s stopping you?

 

 

Deal of the Day-Easy Savings!

Easy Spirit is having A One Day Only Mystery Sale  and what a deal it is!  For those of us who have had to choose comfort over style when looking for shoes–you know, us Crocs Ladies (come on, Crocs are wunderbar, but sometimes you need a change).  At Easy Spirit you can find fabulous shoes up to size 12W!  And today only, on a limited selection, you get an extra 25% off! (taken at checkout).

MarkdownMom found this terrific snakeskin Hartley Wedge (plus other colors) reg.$79, on sale for $29.99 plus an extra 25% off with a final price $22.49 around 70% off.  Shipping is $5, but free with a $50 purchase.

Let your fingers do the running  to score this deal!!!

 

Pulp Fiction At Urban Decay-Plus A Week Of Free Shipping!!!

How many times do we find that hot new cosmetic  in the magazines, only to discover that we can’t get it at our local department store counter.  Oh sure, it’s online, but you have to pay shipping, oftentimes pricey for such a small item, to be ahead of the crowd.  Now for one week only Urban Decay is offering free shipping on all its’ products!

MarkdownMom especially likes  Urban Decay’s Pulp Fiction Eye Palette for $34 in honor of the 20th anniversary of the movie and its’ lead lady character, Mrs.Mia Wallace.  This palette is a basic must for achieving that sultry look of hers.

Hurry this is a limited edition and free shipping only lasts one week!