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Amazon Prime Day Deals are Here!

It’s Matt’s favortie sale day of he year…  It’s Amazon Prime Day!  If you caught yesterday’s post, then you know how much the Lanter house uses Amazon Prime and you know what our favorite products to shop for are.  Today some of our favorite past Amazon purchases, and some we plan to purchase today, are available for great prices!

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iRobot Roomba Vacuum:  I first learned about these magic little robotic housekeepers when my Mawmaw got one years ago.  We now own two of them and I’m obsessed.  The one word of warning, if you have white walls or white trim, the robot will hit them and leave behind marks.  Matt remedied that by adding some foam on the outside of the robot so when it hits the walls there’s no evidence left.  You’ll save $125 today!

Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker:  We purchased this speaker two summers ago in Alabama and we still use it on basically an every day basis.  The sound output is incredible and the bass is deep.  We use it around the pool or I carry it around the house while I’m doing work, listening to music or podcasts.  You’ll save $70 today!

Clarisonic Mia 2 Facial Cleansing Brush:  I’ve been a Clarisonic user for years.  In fact, I purchased my Mia 2 while we were living in New Orleans 4 years ago…  And that baby is still going strong!  If you want to see how I use my brush in my everyday skincare routine, check out my Get Unready With Me video.  Today you’ll save $59!

Makeup Eraser:  Another product I use on the regular and I talked about in my Unready with Me video is my Makeup Eraser.  I love it so much that I bought one for both my mom and my mother-in-law!

Calvin Klein Undies:  My favorite underwear hands-down are my CKs.  I’ve become so spoiled by them that it’s one of the only brands of undies I’ll now buy.  I talked all about them in my underwear blog post.  The problem is…  They’re not cheap.  Today these undies are 30% off at checkout!


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Prepping for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2017

It’s almost my favorite time of year…  Time for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!  In case you’re new to this sale, I thought I’d take some time to talk about the reasons why it’s the best sale of the year.

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The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is when a huge selection of new pieces are offered at incredible prices.  So many name brands are included!  For example, if you are a fan of Kate Spade, then this sale might be your chance to snag one of her newest bags at an awesome price.

Here’s where my tips and tricks come in…  The sale opens to the public on July 21st and goes until August 6th.  If you are a cardholder, then you get early access to the sale beginning on July 13th.  After the sale ends on August 6th, all of the sale items go to their full price.

Trust me, you’ll want to be a cardholder and here’s why: First off, the best sale items sell out FAST.  Second, as a cardholder, every dollar you spend at Nordstrom earns points and those points turn into Nordstrom Notes, aka: gift certificates.  You earn 2 points for every dollar you spend at Nordstrom, Nordstrom Rack, Hautelook and Trunk Club.  You also earn alterations credits based on your spending level.  Lastly, cardholders get an allotted amount of triple points days per year and if you save your triple points day for the sale, you triple your reward earnings.  Basically you’re earning free money for shopping for the things you love!

If you’re not already convinced that you need a Nordstrom card, let me give you a couple final thoughts…  If you get approved for your credit card by July 9th, they’ll will give you a $20 Note just for signing up to use on the sale.

To sum it all up…  Shop the Anniversary Sale for BIG savings.  Don’t forget, Nordstrom has FREE shipping and FREE returns ALWAYS!

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Save or Splurge: Summer Swimwear Edition

Happy First Day of July!  With summer vacation right around the corner for us, I’m currently thinking about what bathing suits to pack and which styles I want to buy.  There are so many cute suits available this season, but some are just way more expensive than I would like.  I figured that I can’t be the only girl in this shopping dilemma, right?  Below is a list of the trendiest suits of summer and their much more affordable look-a-likes.

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Swimwear Trends:

  1. Underwire Suits:  I really love this trend because it’s so reminiscent of the 1950’s swimwear style.  I bought the save version of this suit for only $40 and it just arrived yesterday, so I can’t wait to try it on!
  2. Off the Shoulder Suits:  I love a good clavicle.  These off-the-shoulder suits are so darling and again remind me of the sweet 1950’s styles.  I also purchased this $40 dupe for my upcoming beach vacation!
  3. Keyhole Bikinis:  Keyhole tops have been around for a couple of summers now.  I especially love this style for a little added oomph when you like to create the look of more cleavage.  Get the save version here.
  4. Bandage Bikinis:  Remember when bandage dresses were all the rage thanks to Kim K?  Now we’re seeing bandage bikinis all over the internet.  $350 is way too steep for a bathing suit in my opinion, but I could absolutely jump on the $53 look-a-like bandwagon.
  5. Scallop Edge:  Marysia bathing suits became quite popular last summer and they don’t seem to be going out of style any time soon.  Again, many of us don’t want to spend up to $300 on a swimsuit that may not even be that stylish next summer, so why not try it out in much more affordable version from ASOS?

Leave a comment below and let me know what is your perfect price point for a new bathing suit?  Also, how many bathing suits do you typically have for summertime?

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