Monthly Archives: November 2008

Oprah’s favorite Ugg Australia Cardy Uggs boots here and they even have an amazing black motorcycle jacket wow

ugg-cardy-grey I was looking everywhere for these Oprah favorite boots in the cardy style in gray and I found them here. This seller had a few pairs left and I bought my size 7 here. I am so happy. Got them and everything worked great. Click the photo to get them here. They are also selling the Knightsbridge Tall boot which is so cool. I like those too. If you are interested in those – click here. ugg-australia-knightsbridge-tall-boot

I checked out the other auctions too and they had some really good stuff- Gerard Darel bag, Kooba bag, Graydn black leather motorcycle jacket. There are just so many great things. You have to check out this store. Click here to check out this store now. WOW.


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Shopping and Goodies from our friends finds Miley Cyrus at Bolt Premiere, a diamond necklace, trench coats, jewelry, and dresses


A Few Goody GumDrops is drooling over the all diamond necklace from Mauboussin!

Be Seen In Hollywood Miley Cyrus and John Travolta light up the world premier of Walt Disney Bolt!
Couture in the City is getting the little black dress ready for the Holidays with Degree!
Puppies and Worms found is bartering for new clothes.
Raging Rouge has started posting holiday product reviews, kicking off the season with MAC Adoring Carmine a limited-edition holiday gift collection.
Shopping and Info found great holiday jewelry on sale
The Bare Skinny goes into the trenches in search of a fall coat.
The Well-Heeled Society shows you the stylish way to give someone the boot!
What’s Haute will give you some swag if you guess Alicia Keys’ bag!

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Barter and trade for sweaters, the Chanel Jumbo Classic Flap bag? Seven Jeans? designer pumps?

(Note:  Don’t forget to see bottom of page to enter our Holiday Giveaway also.)

Recently I read about a new way to “shop” for your favorite items in these tough economic times. There has been a new wave of parties going around in neighborhoods around the country called Recessionista Barterboots Parties.

One woman hosts and invites her friends to her house for drinks and food and asks everyone to bring their skirts, bags, sunglasses, and shoes that they no longer want and have not been able to sell on Ebay.

Upon arriving at the party, people throw their skirts in one pile, shoes in one pile, jackets in one pile until all the items are separated into categories and then people grab some drinks and good eats and start to “shop”.

This idea sounds amazing if the ground rules are set in advance and everyone knows the rules from the start. The rules are simple enough:

1.) Everyone should contribute to the food or drinks of the party to help the host defray any costs for hosting the party which is a party for saving money by trading and not spending.

2.) The host should invite people who are either around the same size in clothing and have around the same budget in terms of what they have spent on their clothing so no one feels that they have been short changed if they bring 5 items of Juicy Couture and are picking from a pile of non designer clothing from the local second hand vintage store.

3.) The attendees should all bring around the same amount of items to the party. Thus, if each person brings 8 pieces of clothing and accessories then everyone should do the same.

4.) People should be honest with one another so that no one leaves with a bright orange jumpsuit that makes them look like a giant orange instead of Giselle Bundchen.

5.) Attendees should come to the party with an open mind and expect some good drinks, food, and fun.

6.) Items that are brought to the party should not be items that one still wants at the end of the evening. These barter items that are not chosen should be items that the attendee can put in a large pile for Goodwill at the end of the night because if you still want to take it home you were probably not prepared to give it up to begin with…

I think if this type of party is planned correctly, there could be some interesting wardrobe exchanges this holiday season. After all, you probably have more than 1 pair of shoes in your closet that you have not worn for 2 or more years. Why not bring those to the party, sip a cocktail, and see what else you can find in exchange?

Don’t forget to enter our Holiday Giveaway for $350 worth of gift certificates for jewelry from Judith Ripka and Cornelis Hollander. Click here to get more info.
Also, check out our picks for the best Thanksgiving Sales out there this week. Click here now.


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Bloomingdales 20% off coupon code


Our gift to our loyal readers to jump start your holiday shopping- use this code on use code BDFF from November 12-16, 2008 to get 20% off your total purchase at Bloomingdales. Happy Holidays.

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Restoration Hardware 20% off coupon code

Get the Restoration Hardware friends and family discount from us at Puppies and Worms today. For our dear readers and subscribers, just enter code FFE0803 to get your 20% discount online with Restoration Hardware.

Happy Holidays.

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Enter for your chance to win a $50 coupon code from

This is a contest from our friends at http://www.shoppingandinfo.comclick here to go to their site now to enter.

Here are the details but you must go to their site to enter:

We have a $50 coupon towards a $100 purchase with free shipping for for one of our lucky readers.

All you have to do is make a comment on this post and subscribe to our newsletter to your right hand side. We will pick the winner on November 22nd, 2008 and announce it on this post. Please check back on this date. Comments left without subscription will not be eligible for entry into this contest. 1 winner will be chosen for this $50 coupon towards $100 purchase. This coupon is not worth $50 cash it is only worth $50 towards a $100 purchase at This item cannot be redeemed for $50 in cash.

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Weekly Shopping and Goodies for you from our friends

We have some great Shopping and Goodies for you this week!

A Few Goody Gumdrops is passionate for her purple Paris/New York Tote.
Be Seen In Hollywood dishes on Hollywood Stars that shine at the closing night gala AFI Fest 2008!
Clumps of Mascara is in love with nail polishes. FOTD Friday: Nail Edition
Ma Petite Chou is giving away a Sothys at Home Spa Kit! Enter today!
From dark chocolate to pale champagne, Raging Rouge writes about the products that help achieve the perfect neutral eye.
Shopping and Info found some Mike & Chris leather jackets on sale!
The Bare Skinny gives you fashion cues from Audrey Hepburn

The Well-Heeled Society highlights a BEE-autiful pair of satin pumps.
What’s Haute Blog takes a look at Jimmy Choo’s ‘Monna’ Medium Tote from the 2009 resort collection!
diva in a carry on finds the perfect load-lightener for your travels.
Puppies and Worms discovered the Annual Bats Day at

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