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Jessica Shops: Macy’s tree lighting,, holiday party

152777336-231x300Macy’s: My favorite cue that the holiday shopping season is in full swing is the lighting of the tree at Macy’s Lenox Square. This year marks the 65th annual event, set to take place at 6:15 p.m. Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving) with performances by Trace Adkins, a fireworks finale and more. This free event also serves as a reminder to start creating your shopping lists; has already compiled its holiday gift guide. Ideas are discounted and priced under $25, $50 and $100, as well as the “Top 10 Gifts” such as a Keurig coffee maker for $180 (regularly $260). Deals subject to change. Shop online or make your own list by visiting An savings membership gets you savings online and from your phone. Find BOGO deals and discounts up to 50 percent off, plus new features to save you time and money. I used the “Deals Near Me” feature and grabbed $15 off of a $75 purchase at The Gap. Save $5 on membership (regularly $35) through November.

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Jessica Shops: Cocktail class, pretzel bites and gown giveaway

Classy cocktails

STK Atlanta: Mix up date night with the Couples Cocktails series. Enjoy STK bites and hands-on cocktail demonstrations by master mixologists for $30 per person or $50 per couple. This includes two cocktail demos per person and four varieties of bar bites (regularly $14-$15 per cocktail and $11-$21 per small plate). Book now for Nov. 14 or Dec. 12 (advance reservations required) by calling 404-793-0144 or emailing STK Atlanta, 1075 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta.

Taste a vacation

Auntie Anne’s: While out shopping this weekend, stop by any Auntie Anne’s Pretzels this Saturday for a free taste of the original pretzel nuggets. While there, pick up a scratch-off card and try your luck at winning instant prizes, including free pretzels or drinks. Enter the grand-prize sweepstakes by texting the weekly keyword, found on the scratch-off card, to 26739, or by visiting Visit for locations.

Gown giveaway

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Jessica Shops: Shop and support kids, special on soaps

Partnership to help local kids

Camp Twin Lakes Partners Card: I am so honored to be the official media spokesperson for the Camp Twin Lakes Partners Card 2012, a multi-discount card that benefits Georgia’s children suffering from various challenges. Purchase this card now through Sunday and save 20 percent at more than 400 shops and restaurants. Examples include Swoozie’s, Brown & Co. Jewelers, Fab’rik, Coach, Prime, Aja and my favorite home furnishings store, Z Gallerie. So, whether you use this card to save at favorite places you frequently shop or use it to discover new ones, do so with pride — you are changing lives, one purchase at a time. And that, to me, is priceless. Cards are $62 — $60 goes to Camp Twin Lakes, $2 for shipping — at

Deals on kids clothing

Carter’s: It’s almost time to bundle up the kids with snowsuits, boots and accessories. Carter’s will take $10 off your online order of $50 or more with code KBW876CZT at checkout. This discount …

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Jessica Shops: Custom shoes, outlet savings and golf getaway

Just your style

Chromatic: Chromatic is an online shoe boutique with lots of color options to pair with your choice of material and heel height for your own custom pair of shoes, all for $88 each. I love my new orange suede heels — they are the perfect pop of color for fall. Save 10 percent with code “JessicaShops” or “JessicaShops10″ Shop online at chromaticgallerie .com.

Support and save

North Georgia Premium Outlets: Shop the outlets for the last week of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and get a special discount. Donate $10 toward Komen Greater Atlanta at the information center through Wednesday and you’ll receive 25 percent off one item from select stores, such as Alternative Apparel, DKNY or Kate Spade. Donations will be accepted on-site only via cash or credit. North Georgia Premium Outlets, 800 Ga. 400, Dawsonville.

Tee time

Sloane Vacations: Play select courses and stay on the fairway with the “Pro’s Choice Fall Special” for $340 per person. The all-inclusive, …

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Jessica Shops: Consignment shop, pay bills and dress your pet

New Consignment Shop

Clothes Mentor: I believe that scoring a big deal is often worth a little drive. Imagine Talbots jackets for $15 (retail $80), Caché jeans for $18 (retail $90) and a Coach bag for $150 (retail $600). It’s not just your imagination, it’s reality at Clothes Mentor, a resale fashion chain now open in Buford. The store specializes in better brands like Ann Taylor Loft, White House/Black Market, Banana Republic and more, with most items averaging $13. Along with regular women’s clothing, find petites, misses, plus sizes and maternity wear. You also can consign your clothing and accessories for cash on the spot. Clothes Mentor, 3310 Buford Drive, Buford (across from Mall of Georgia, next to Kirklands);

Paying bills made easy

Easy Pay: Eliminate scattered bills and headaches with the Easy Pay file system, a locally invented, fashionable carrying case in red or black. It comes with a simple three-step system for paying and filing bills, …

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Jessica Shops: Birchbox, Country Door, Honeybaked Ham

Beauty in a Box

Birchbox: If you’re a beauty product junkie like me, I may have found your new addiction. Birchbox is a treasure trove mailed to you each month and filled to the brim with high-end beauty and lifestyle product samples for women — all for just $10. These aren’t your typical cosmetic counter samples. These are items you can’t easily find elsewhere — brands include Benefit, Dior, Bulgari and many more showcasing their latest and greatest in skincare, makeup, body, fragrance and tools. Last month, I fell in love with Jouer Matte Moisture Tint, an Allure “Best of Beauty” product, and received free shipping, making it a great deal. If you find something you love from the sampler, you can then order the full size directly from Birchbox’s website. Also be on the lookout for box options for men and pets, which make great gifts. Membership requires a four-week wait, but I promise it is well worth it. Order at

Boo Bargains

Country Door : If you’re looking to …

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Jessica Shops: Holiday shopping and kids consignment

Holiday Shopping

Mistletoe Market: It’s never too early to get a head start on your holiday shopping. One event not to miss is the annual Mistletoe Market, hosted by the Junior League of Cobb-Marietta. There are tons of vendors from the Southeast with amazing items and excellent deals. This year’s event will be Wednesday-Oct. 13 at the Cobb County Civic Center and will showcase the latest trends in apparel, jewelry, children’s items, home décor, gourmet foods and more. Donate a package of diapers at the door for Cobb Diaper Day and receive $1 off of your ticket ($20 admission to Wednesday’s preview event, $8 on other days). For complete times and ticket information, visit

Kids consignment sales

Rhea Lana: Check out Rhea Lana’s fall kids consignment sale, featuring name-brand clothes and toys at bargain prices. Sizes range from infant to juniors, plus maternity clothes. Shop the sale Saturday-Wednesday at North DeKalb Mall. Visit for the complete …

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Jessica Shops: Job search savings, RadioShack, gift cards

Save time, earn money: Finding a stay-at-home job can be difficult, wading through a sea of scams. Luckily, I found, a website filled with pre-screened job listings that are part-time, freelance and flextime positions. In addition to providing listings that offer some type of flexibility, job seekers also can set up alerts, do skills testing and receive exclusive membership discounts from companies like Lynda, ResumeDeli, Dell,, plus group medical coverage and more. Use code “SAVE30″ for 30 percent off the subscription service (starting at $4.16 per month) valid through October.

Get in gear for school: More than ever, students need high-tech gear in tip-top shape. As such, students and teachers will receive a 10 percent discount in 1,000 RadioShack locations near college campuses, including Atlanta’s West End, Toco Hills and Ansley locations through Oct. 13.  Save on iGo Green chargers, Texas Instruments and more.

Gift cards with personality: When in …

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Jessica Shops: Celebrity style for us, fashion for our pets

Celebrity style

Macy’s: My celebrity style icon is Nicole Richie, and I am excited about her new limited-edition, eponymous capsule collection, now available in select Macy’s stores and online. This line represents accessible high fashion without the high price tag, as prices range from $49-$149. This is great savings considering her House of Harlow 1960 collection sells for upwards of $65-$545.

Furry fashionista

Chief Furry Officer: My dog, Sasha, and I are now fashionistas together. From sterling silver necklaces to handmade dog collars, Chief Furry Officer has something for you and your pet. Sasha is the proud owner of the Beverly Hills leash and collar and she gets many compliments when we are out and about. Save 15 percent at checkout with code JESSICASHOPS (excludes fine jewelry, cufflinks, sterling silver photo jewelry and gift cards).

Keep glowing

Jennifer Bradley: I found a way to keep my summer tan going, thanks to celebrity South Florida-based makeup artist and …

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Jessica Shops: Date night and beach retreat deals

Up to 60 percent off: Date night deals

Melia Atlanta: The Atlanta hotel has some great date night deals. If you’re more of a sporty couple, the “Grand Slam Getaway” package includes two club-level Braves tickets, valet parking, VIP access to the 755 club, $10 toward food and merchandise at Turner Field, overnight accommodations with city views and breakfast, starting at $219 ($120 off, a savings of 60 percent). Or, if you’re in the mood to wine and dine, the “Romance by Melia” package includes a private cabana dinner for two on the Sol rooftop pool deck, a three-course feast and bottle of champagne for $150 per couple, available Thursdays-Saturdays in September and October (a savings of $150). (590 W. Peachtree St. N.W.) UPDATE: For more details, and to book the deal, call Melia Atlanta directly: 404-877-9000.

25 to 40 percent off: Beach retreat

The King and Prince Resort: Need a last-minute beach break? The St. Simons resort has specials for this weekend, Friday and Saturday …

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