Weekend Steals & Deals + Fall Fashion Ideas + Sugar Paper Giveaway

Anyone here a fan of cashmere?  Let me rephrase that: anyone here a fan of affordable cashmere? The coveted fabric is often out of reach for most budgets (remember that SATC where Carrie asked her friend if she could return the cashmere scarf and take the cash?!) But this Halogen cashmere sweater (in v-neck or crew) is marked down 33%, from $89 to $58.90.  Both styles come in a colorful array of 21 colors and have tons of positive reviews.  I’m a terrible/awesome friend to shop with, can’t decide on a color?  Get two! 😉
I don’t know about you, but I’m still mad for plaid.  The plaid shirts below are a steal from Old Navy and would be perfect underneath one of the sweaters above.
Or paired with a scarf and puffy vest or coat. As much as I wear skinny jeans, sometimes I prefer to wear my Hudson bootcut jeans.  They are just so comfortable, and, although they are 40% off, I noticed their sizes are limited so I found this (more affordable bootcut jean) that looks great and is only $58.  I’m weary of buying jeans from the juniors department (because let’s face it, I’m not a junior and their cuts are often made for people without hips), but I have jeans in this brand (Vigoss) and they are a true fit.  I wear the same size I do in most women’s brands. 
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This asymmetrical wrap cardigan is on sale and this grey/navy one is just $19.90.  
For something more substantial, I’m kinda crazy about this pea coat by Kristen Blake.  It’s a wool/nylon blend and fully lined with a back button half-belt.  Makes the back so cute without having to deal with tying it in the front. 
And this longer military jacket with faux-leather trim.  Love it!
Is is just me or is it harder to workout when it’s cold outside?  I’m still going to the gym or running a few days a week, but cute workout clothes can get me in the mood.  Women rave over this brand, Zella, of athletic wear and I found all these options on sale.  One of my close friends says the ‘Move pants’ are her very favorite pants she owns.  I like how you can wear them long or scrunched.  I would probably just wear them around on weekends, because I prefer to workout in capris.  You might know my favorite athletic shoe is ASICS and these fun pink pair are 35% off (they come in other colors too).  The jacket and half-zip top are perfect for cold days- comfy and cute!
weekend steals & deals 

Be sure to check out the NORDSTROM clearance sale, going on until Nov 11.
ANN TAYLOR:  $49.50 for select full-price sweaters, extra 60% off sale styles. No code needed.  FREE shipping on $175 or more & $8.95 flat rate shipping. Ends 11/10.

ANTHROPOLOGIE:  20% off all sweaters.
BANANA REPUBLIC 30% off full-price styles. Use code BREXCITED FREE shipping and FREE returns on orders over $50.   Ends 11/9. 

J. CREW:  25% off fall favorites + extra 30% off fall sale styles.  Use code GETWARM $5 flat rate shipping and FREE shipping on orders over $150.  Ends 11/11.

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LOFT:  Buy 1 full-priced sweater, get 1 50% off.  No code needed.

NORDSTROM:  Clearance sale, save up to 40%.  Ends 11/11.  Always FREE shipping & FREE returns.

OLD NAVY:  Up to 50% off everything.  15% off your order online only.  Use code ONSAVENOW

SHOPBOP:  Up to 70% off wear-now styles.  Free 3-day shipping and free returns.  Amazon Prime Eligible. 

SOLE SOCIETY:  Invite friends and earn $25.  Fast and free shipping.  

ZAPPOS:  Order before 1PM PST for FREE next business day shipping on all Clothing. 
> > > sugar paper giveaway < < <
I was excited to hear about the November 1st launch of the new line of Sugar Paper products.  I use my Sugar Paper calendars daily and just bought my 2015 monthly calendar at Target.  I reached out to Sugar Paper to offer you a giveaway of three items from the new line:  

To enter, just leave a comment with your email address and I’ll choose a winner at random next Friday, November 14.  🙂 

have a great weekend! 

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  1. November 7, 2014 / 12:22 pm

    I love Fridays when you do all the sales! thanks. Going to check out Old Navy.

  2. November 7, 2014 / 2:13 pm

    Ha! I'm glad I'm not the only person who still uses a paper planner over a phone calendar! I like to use different coloured pens for categories of appointments. Lol.

  3. November 7, 2014 / 3:06 pm

    Love the Sugar Paper Planners @ Target…..haven't picked out my favorite yet this year 🙂


  4. November 7, 2014 / 7:11 pm

    All the planners are gorgeous!
    ashley . lies @ yahoo . com

  5. November 7, 2014 / 7:28 pm

    I'd love to win, I always try my best to be organized! rachelmsimmons gmail.com

  6. November 7, 2014 / 8:31 pm

    Love all the planners! misformoose (at) gmail.com

  7. November 7, 2014 / 8:52 pm

    What a steal for cashmere! I've wanted one for years, but between not wanting to spend that much and not being able to decide on a color, I've never bought one. For this price, I'm with you- buy 2!

  8. November 7, 2014 / 10:40 pm

    I discovered Sugar Paper last year on your blog and have enjoyed every minute of my planner! I'm so grateful that you are sharing this with your readers! dawnebills@yahoo.com

  9. November 8, 2014 / 12:05 am

    Have really enjoyed your blogs, especially the clothing steals! I have purchased several scarves and some jewelry from your recommendations. You have great taste in clothes. I would love to have the planners. Like most, my life is fairly busy and they would be so helpful in keeping me straight! Thanks for the opportunity. lindadarling24@gmail.com

  10. November 8, 2014 / 12:20 am

    I would love to win a beautiful planner from Sugar Paper. I so need to be more organized and a planner would help so much! My email is: kellyespy@yahoo.com. 🙂

  11. November 8, 2014 / 12:52 am

    i keep checking but my target doesn't have sugar paper in store yet!

  12. November 8, 2014 / 12:54 am

    I love your blog and I wish I was as fashionable as you are. I also love Sugar Paper and would love to win the giveaway. My email address is annkoehler16@gmail.com.

  13. November 8, 2014 / 2:00 am

    I love Sugar Paper and would love to win something from their new line. That peacoat is gorgeous!

  14. November 8, 2014 / 2:39 am

    I love Sugar Paper products. I still like writing down my plans and mark them off when completed.


  15. November 8, 2014 / 3:17 am

    Those Zella pants are so cute! I've been checking my Target for the Sugar Paper stuff – will have to check again soon. Have a great weekend! Annbrantley@yahoo.com

  16. November 8, 2014 / 3:29 am

    Oh, my mother would LOVE the cashmere sweater you mentioned. Sometimes I can find some good ones from Marshalls, but I haven't had much luck lately. Definitely mad for plaid right now, esp since I just posted my #ootd on IG today hehe And, yes I would love to win the giveaway!

  17. November 8, 2014 / 4:13 am

    I need my planner right in front of me at work. Love planners!

  18. November 8, 2014 / 4:48 am

    I love all of Sugar Paper's products. In fact, last year I tried to get some of the ones you showed your blog from Target, but by the time I went to order them, they were all out of stock. Pretty accessories make it so much easier to stay organized. Thanks so much for sharing! Have a great weekend!

  19. Allison
    November 8, 2014 / 3:51 am

    I picked up a couple plaid shirts at Old Navy and love them. Very comfy and have washed beautifully. I went into Target a couple nights ago to poick up a Sugar Paper calender and was told they sold out already! I'll cross my fingers on the giveaway. Thank you for the opportunity. Have a great weekend Megan.

  20. November 8, 2014 / 3:50 pm

    Love Sugar Paper products! Great post on deals.?

  21. November 8, 2014 / 5:22 pm

    Those planners look great! nsequeira89 at gmail dot com

  22. November 8, 2014 / 7:16 pm

    I love Sugar Paper products and wish we had Target here in Sweden, so I easily could get my hands on some of these beautiful calendars 🙂

  23. November 8, 2014 / 8:08 pm

    What a great round up and giveaway! Love Sugar Paper products!


  24. November 10, 2014 / 2:28 pm

    Love these! But I don't want to leave my email address here.

  25. November 10, 2014 / 5:24 pm

    Cute planners! nadine.b.skinner at gmail dot com

  26. November 10, 2014 / 5:55 pm

    I love Sugar Paper!

  27. November 11, 2014 / 12:08 pm

    I love Sugar Paper and am in desperate need of a new planner!

  28. November 12, 2014 / 1:49 pm

    love your deals…even if I am a few days late this time!! The planners are so cute. Love the weight of their papers too!

  29. November 13, 2014 / 6:19 pm

    I love these! I have been on the lookout for a new planner so even if I don't win I will be checking these out at Target! Thanks!

  30. November 13, 2014 / 8:18 pm

    These items are beautiful! I love the plaid and the coats. contact info – twitter.com/sandyhills25 (shaunie)

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