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20% OFF Amazon Promo Code for Kids’ Shoes — New Balance, StrideRite, Sperry and More

 This is a nice back-to-school deal. Purchase eligible kids’ shoes (from boys & girls big kids to baby/toddler sizes) and get 20% OFF your total qualifying purchase. The sale even includes narrow & wide sizes, specialized athletic/sports and dance shoes, dressy & casual designs, and lots more styles.

To get the extra 20% discount: purchase items in the sale from Amazon (go here), and then at checkout, be sure to use the promo code SHOES4KIDSNote: The extra 20% discount is added at checkout and will be additional savings on top of the sale prices you’ll see.

Here are a few examples of the fantastic savings we found:

    

New Balance KJ890 Grade Lace Up Running Shoe (Girls)
Sale Price $26 (Regularly $54.95)
Final Price with extra 20% OFF = $20.80

Stride Rite Christopher Running Shoe (Boys Toddler & Little Kid)
Sale Price $18.98 (Regularly $38)
Final Price with extra 20% OFF = $15.18

There are 1000s of items in the 20% Off sale  — some of the bargains that caught our attention (we’ve pictured some of our favorites) include deals from StrideRite, Ariat Boots, Polo Ralph Lauren, Saucony, Asics, Fila, Skechers Kids, Keds, Sperry Top-Sider,  pediped, New Balance athletic shoes and many more!

   

 

We are big fans of buying shoes and clothes from Amazon ~ they carry hard to fit sizes in top brands, prices are usually much lower than anywhere else, and if something doesn’t fit (or you just change your mind), return shipping is FREE on shoe & clothes orders.

 

There are lots of great kids deals to be found with this 20% off  offer.  I hope you find just what you are looking for! : )

P.S.  Be sure to use the promo code SHOES4KIDS at checkout to get the full savings and extra 20% off.

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5 FREE and Fantastic Back to School Printables

Looking for fun and easy ways to add a spark of surprise and joy to the first back-to-school day? Check out this roundup of 5 free printables that will give your kiddo’s first day back to the classroom a boost.

1. First Day of School Signs

Free printable signs, sized 8 x 10 for the first day of school— from pre-school to 12th grade. Design by Elegance and Enchantment for Remodelaholic.

Head over to Remodelaholic for a free set of 15 different back-to-school sign printables — perfect for first day pictures! The signs cover everything from pre-school through 12th grade, and each is set up to print on standard 8.5 x 11 paper that can easily be trimmed with some scissors or framed if you wish.

2. All About Me First School Day FREE Printables

All About Me Free Printables

This is SUCH a great idea — interview your child at the beginning of the school year!  Blogger Yellow Bliss Road says, “…preserve this moment in time with an All About Me questionnaire…it will be so much fun to look back at the end of the year and see how much their answers change.” She has kindly shared her designs and ideas, and you can print these out for free here (available for Preschool through High School).

3. Back to School Treat Holder

You rule! Happy Back to school printable from www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

We found this fun and resourceful “You Rule” treat envelope made from CD sleeves over at creative blogger, Thirty Handmade Days.  She designed this “cute little back to school treat and printable to add to a lunch box, give to a teacher, or have for when kids come home…whatever you want!”  Go here to get the instructions, treat mix recipe, and free printable.

4. FREE Printable First Day Teacher Gifts

teacher appreciation

If you want to give your child’s teacher a thoughtful, but inexpensive surprise on the first day of school, visit blogger iheartnaptime (here) where you’ll find 12 free printables that can easily be personalized with your child’s name.

5. Have an Amazing Year Frame-Ready Printable

Everyday Party Magazine Free Back to School Printable Framed Image

This happy design from Everyday Party Magazine can be printed onto standard 8 1/2 x 11 copy paper and placed in an inexpensive frame — perfect to set the right tone in your house for a great year or to give as a nice gift for your child’s teacher. Go here to get the free printable.

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College Students: Save Up to 90% OFF Textbooks PLUS Get FREE 2-Day Shipping

A reminder tip from our readers: We continue to hear from readers that if you have college-bound kids, Amazon’s deals on textbooks are the way to go & will help you save a bundle ~ definitely worth checking out! Plus you can take advantage of Amazon’s free perks and free 2-day shipping just for college students with their 6 months of  Amazon Student Prime offer, (this is a GREAT deal, as it’s normally $99 for 12 months of Amazon “Prime” 2-day shipping benefits). 

Here’s the scoop…

 

Save a Bundle This Semester on Textbooks

Amazon is offering college students FREE Prime 2-day shipping on all purchases of textbooks (and the millions of other things that Amazon sells), and enrollment is FREE to students for 6 months!

Plus, Amazon offers a variety of options to help you save on college textbooks:

  • Amazon’s Textbook store.  Find thousands of college textbook titles available up to 40% OFF new bookstore prices and up to 90% OFF used textbooks.
  • Kindle e-Textbook rental store. Take a look at Amazon’s Kindle Textbook Rental program which allows you to download your textbooks to a Kindle, iPad or just about any computer for up to 80% off the new book price.  Kindle textbooks can typically be rented for any length between 30 to 360 days – you pay only for the time you need the book and can extend or buy at anytime.

Details, details
What:  College students can sign up here for the FREE Amazon
Student Two-Day Shipping & other Prime benefits (learn more here).  Get more information about Amazon’s Textbook store here.
When: 
FREE 2-Day shipping benefits will extend for 6 months from
the sign up date.
Who is Eligible:  Only students currently enrolled in a college or
university who have a valid .edu e-mail address to confirm their status
are eligible to take part in Amazon Student.

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RARE SALE — Up To 78% OFF Arthur Court at Rue La La — Prices Starting at $14.99

This is one of the best deals we’ve seen on Arthur Court in a long time…

Arthur Court Rue La La Promo Code

Arthur Court collectors: Rue La La has an exclusive sale happening now with Arthur Court serving pieces discounted 50 to 78% OFF! This is a very rare sale on beautiful, but practical hand-crafted aluminum pieces that go from refrigerator to oven to table.

Pssst…we found some of these same items currently selling at full price at Neiman Marcus and Haltom’s Jewelry Store! 

Rue La La Arthur Court 2

Sale prices start at $14.99 and the most expensive item in the sale is a beautiful 2 gallon beverage server for $69.99 (discounted from $215!). These pieces make wonderful gifts! If you know someone who collects Arthur Court, be sure to let them know about this Rue La La sale. Do hurry, because the sale ends this Saturday and some items will undoubtedly sell out.  

Rue La La Arthur Court 1

Rue La La Arthur Court 3

How to get the offer:

  1. Sign up or sign in to Rue La La.  If you are not a member ~ join here for FREE (read our review below to learn more about Rue La La). Once you are signed up/signed in…
  2. Go to the Arthur Court Boutique at Rue La La .  You can find this boutique by clicking on the “Home” menu at the top and scrolling through to the boutique (look for the Arthur Court image below).
  3. Shop now through Saturday, August 7, 2015. Several items have already sold out, so the sooner you look, the better the selection.

  Arthur Court Rue La La Promo Code

New to Rue La La

It is worth checking out this flash/daily deal site (owned by PayPal) which offers every day quality brands (like New Balance, KitchenAid, Lego and Melissa & Doug) to very high-end boutique brands (such as Michael Kors, Le Creuset, Gucci, Badgley Mischka, Halston, and Marc Jacobs) ~ all at discount outlet store prices.  Every day you’ll find new bargains including beautiful clothes, magazine-page worthy home decor, toys, housewares and lots more!

Rue La La describes themselves as “an exclusive, invitation-only online destination where Members discover premier-brand, private sale Boutiques, each open for just a brief window of time. Our focus is a well-edited collection of sought-after offerings from the best brand names in the world – combined with helpful service.” Membership is invitation-only.  And, joining is FREE.

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Details For 2015 Texas Tax-Free and Tax Exemption Weekend — Starts Friday!

Reminder: The 2015 Texas tax-free holiday starts Friday and runs all weekend (August 7-9) ~ save an extra 8.25% on qualifying back-to-school clothes, school supplies, and more. Here’s the scoop…

During this weekend’s tax holiday (August 7-9), Texas residents receive tax-free shopping benefits on the following categories:

  • Clothing (most items under $100 qualify)
  • Shoes (under $100)
  • Backpacks and messenger/book bags for elementary
    and secondary students (under $100 )
  • School supplies under $100 such as binders, crayons,
    paper, and more (see complete list of qualifying school
    supplies here)

SHOPPING TIP: Need to quickly find your child’s school supply list? Go here and type in your zip code to find an updated supply list for the schools in your area.

:: Learn more about the tax holiday at the Texas Comptroller’s site.

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3-Day Sharon Young and Ladies Designer Brand Clothing Warehouse Sale — Starts Thursday

A couple of weeks ago, we promised to pop over to Dallas to get you an exclusive preview of the Ladies Designer Brand Warehouse Sale that opens its doors on Thursday (runs July 30-August 1). There’s not enough room to tell you about all the goodies we found, so we will give you a taste of some our favorites, plus share the inside scoop you’ve been waiting for…

Yellow Tunic Sharon Young

Our “readers’ favorite” fashion sale only opens its doors four times a year, and this long-awaited 3-day summer sale starts this week (July 30-Aug. 1)! This sale is huge with over 19,000 pieces starting at $20 with sizes to fit just about anyone ~ from petite to women’s plus sizes and everything in between (sizes 2-18 and a stylish selection of 0X-3X).

Once again, we saved a bundle (50 to 75% off regular retail) and went home with some gorgeous clothes usually only found at higher end ladies boutiques and department stores at higher prices. The racks were already packed, and even more beautiful pieces were coming into the warehouse during our visit!

Here are a few pictures of our finds:

Sharon Young & Ladies Designer Brand Warehouse Sale July 2015 -- Rows of Bargains

~ Click on any picture for a closeup view ~  

The sale covers a huge selection and variety of styles, from trendy to traditional and from “running to the grocery store” casual to night-on-the-town dressy.  Plus, we found a nice variety of sizes to fit and flatter.

You’ll find everything you need to complete an outfit including tops, skirts, pants, and jackets ~ all $20 to $60. And, even though the sale is huge, everything is very organized into collections, making it easy to navigate the sale. Brands you’ll see include Sharon Young, Multiples, Tru Luxe Jeans, Ali Miles, City Girl, & more.

Sharon Young Warehouse Sale July 2015 -- Yellow Green Top    Sharon Young Warehouse Sale July 2015 Orange Graphic Tee 2

Sharon Young Warehouse Sale July 2015 Pink Sweater

~ We absolutely love the bright graphics and careful attention to
quality and details we found in Sharon Young’s latest collection ~

Sharon Young Warehouse Sale July 2015 Black & White Pallazzo Pants   Sharon Young Warehouse Sale July 2015 Black & White Sleevless 

Sharon Young Warehouse Sale July 2015 Pallazzo Pants   Sharon Young Warehouse Sale July 2015 Pink & Black Fringed Top

Sharon Young Warehouse Sale July 2015 Black & White Jacket   Sharon Young Warehouse Sale July 2015 -- Black and White

~ The modern twist on black and white found throughout
several of the collections captured our attention.  ~

Sharon Young Warehouse Sale July 2015 Neutral Linen and Lace
~ Take a look at this breezy linen & lace neutral collection: These are fantastic end of summer and transition to fall pieces   ~

Sharon Young Warehouse Sale July 2015 Neutral Linen and Lace Skirt
~ This fully lined, ombre lace skirt makes a FANTASTIC wardrobe foundation piece for Texas: add a casual neutral t-shirt now for a light summer look, then add your favorite blue jean jacket & boots when the weather gets a bit more crisp (can’t come soon enough!). : )  ~

Sharon Young Warehouse Sale July 2015 Orange Blue Top

~ We found thousands of beautiful tops for just about any occasion!  ~

Sharon Young Sale Slim-sation   Sharon Young Warehouse Sale July 2015 Slimsation 2

Sharon Young Warehouse Sale July 2015 Slimsation closeup.com    Sharon Young Warehouse Sale July 2015 Slimsation Navy and white Quatrefoil

~ Look at all the fun colors and patterns in the rows of Slim-sation brand crops we found! These have a little inside tummy smoothing panel that make you look a size smaller (yes, please!). These have become our “go to” favorites — they are comfortable and have a fantastic fit.  Be sure and look for the “Slim-sation” tag above. ~

Sharon Young Warehouse Sale July Navy and White Tru Luxe

~ And last, but definitely not least, be sure and locate the section of gorgeous Tru Luxe embellished casual tops and jeans like this flattering knit and lace top that can easily be dressed up or down. ~

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INSIDERS TIPThe sale will feature a special Buy One Get One FREE” deal on Thursday and Friday (only)This offer is on top of the already discounted prices, so be sure to ask about this deal to stretch your savings and wardrobe.

:: We had a great time previewing the warehouse sale for you! I hope you are able to make it over to the sale to check it out yourself and grab some bargains, too. 

Sharon Young 2015

Here’s the information you’ll need, in a nutshell:

Details, details
When: July 30-August 1, 2015 ~ Thursday & Friday, 8:00AM to 7:00PM and Saturday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Where: 10367 Brockwood Rd ~ Dallas.  You’ll see signs directing you where to go (or just follow all the ladies you will see!).
Do note: There is a large dressing room provided for trying on all your finds, but typical of women’s fashion warehouse sales, it is ladies only and not private. Since this is a women only event, husbands, guy-friends and kiddos under 12, please stay comfortable at home. 

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Thank you to the Ladies Designer Brand Warehouse Sale for sponsoring this post.  All opinions stated are entirely my own (as always).  Frugal in Fort Worth only recommends brands and businesses we use and trust!

2015 Dates and Details For Texas Tax-Free and Tax Exemption Weekend – August 7-9

Be sure to add the 2015 Texas tax-free holiday to your calendar (August 7-9) and save an extra 8.25% on qualifying back-to-school clothes, school supplies, and more. Here’s the scoop…

During the August 7-9 tax holiday, Texas residents receive tax-free shopping benefits on the following categories:

  • Clothing (most items under $100 qualify)
  • Shoes (under $100)
  • Backpacks and messenger/book bags for elementary
    and secondary students (under $100 )
  • School supplies under $100 such as binders, crayons,
    paper, and more (see complete list of qualifying school
    supplies here)

SHOPPING TIP: Need to quickly find your child’s school supply list? Go here and type in your zip code to find an updated supply list for the schools in your area.

:: Learn more about the tax holiday at the Texas Comptroller’s site.

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