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May 26, 2011

Free shipping on $10 Avon order this weekend

Avon%20summer.jpgAvon's getting in on the Memorial Day weekend sales by offering free shipping with any $10 order.

Other specials include Avon's Anew skin care products, a two-week supply for $25 -- a $30 savings. Smooth minerals blush, eyeshadow and lip gloss are all half off; all three total less than $15 on sale.

Go to Avon.

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May 25, 2011

50% off sale items at Anthropologie

tunic.jpgMemorial Day weekend is a time for sales. When pricey stores like Anthropologie hold a sale, that's time for celebration.

Go online now at Anthropologie.

to see tops, pants, dresses and other items on sale over the three-day weekend, May 28-30. (Get the prices now online.)

I like this summery tunic, on sale for $49.95, marked down from $98 (which I would never pay!).


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May 20, 2011

Coupon: $5-off at Doris Italian Market (accepted at Publix Monday)


Sign up for Doris Italian Market e-mail list for updates and special offers and get a welcome $5 off a $50 purchase coupon that you can use at Doris or Publix beginning Monday if it's on your store's list of accepted competitor coupons. After you sign up, the coupon will be e-mailed to you.

The coupon is good for 30 days, so you can use it multiple times. Just print a few extra copies.

Click here for the deal. The e-mail sign up spot is listed in the lower, left-hand corner, underneath the button "Click Here for Weekly Ad."

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May 19, 2011

Cole Haan and other new stores coming to Dolphin Mall

Miami's Dolphin Mall is adding three new stores in the coming months: U.S. Polo Association, Cole Haan and Ed Hardy.

Cole Haan, which offers men's and women's footwear, accessories and outerwear, is opening May 20.

By fall, U.S. Polo Association is scheduled to open. The store, which is the first in Miami, The offers products officially sanctioned by the U.S. Polo Association.

Ed Hardy, which features vintage fashions and accessories inspired by the art and original tattoos of San Francisco artist Don Ed Hardy, also is scheduled to open in the fall.

Dolphin Mall is located five miles west of Miami International Airport, where the Dolphin Expressway and the Florida Turnpike intersect. Take Exit 27 off the Florida Turnpike. The mall is open 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sundays.

For more information, go to Dolphin Mall

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May 13, 2011

Ask the dermatologist skin cancer questions in our live Health Chat at 1 p.m.


I'll be moderating the live Sun Sentinel Health Chat at 1 p.m. Friday, May 13, on how best to protect yourself and family from the damaging rays of the South Florida sun with noted dermatologist and best-selling author Dr. Leslie Baumann.

Since May is National Skin Cancer Awareness month, we asked the experts what's new in skin protection in a Sun Safety Q&A with Dr. Baumann and Dr. Quang Le of Dermatology Consultants of Broward. We also offer a helpful roundup of top sun-protection products.

Dr. Baumann, is a board certified dermatologist and founder of the Baumann Cosmetic & Research Institute in Miami Beach and former Professor of Dermatology at the University of Miami. She also is the author of "Skin Type Solutions," which helps take the guesswork out of skin care and shopping for products. She also writes The Skin Guru blog.

If you can't make the chat, e-mail question in advance to

Join in and ask Dr. Baumann all your questions about preventing premature aging and skin cancer live at 1 p.m. on Friday!

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May 12, 2011

Designer shoe sale at Loehmann's today

Designer shoes are on sale at Loehmann's sample sale, on Thursday, May 12, only at its Palm Beach Gardens store.

Also, smaller feet will prevail: mostly sizes 6 and 7 are available.

Charles Jourden, Mark & James, Kate Spade, Daniblack, Delman, Badgley Mischka, Pour La Victoire, Diane Von Furstenberg, Lamb, 7 for All Mankind, and Bruno Magli are among the designer shoes on sale for $39.99 to $89,99.

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May 10, 2011

Buy 2 bras, get one free at Macy's

Bali%20bra.jpgBuy two Maidenform, Wonderbra, Bali, Playtex or Vanity Fair bras and get one free, for $34 or less at Macy's. The offer is good through Thursday, May 12.

You might find other items at Macy's lingerie sale: Underwear also are buy two, get one free, and sleepwear is 40 percent to 50 percent off.

Buy online at Macy's lingerie or in stores.

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May 3, 2011

Appreciate mom with Macy's Facebook message

Macy's is offering $5 to the charity of your choice for a "message to mom" on Macy's Facebook page.

Write a message "to your favorite mom" and Macy's will donate to your choice of charity including: American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement, Futures Without Violence (formerly Family Violence Prevention Fund), Make-A-Wish Foundation, National Park Foundation and Reading Is Fundamental.

Go to Macy's Facebook page
and click on the "Thanks to Mom" tab on the left. It does allow access your Facebook information. If that concerns you, make a donation in mom's name separately and send your own card.

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About the authors
Doreen Christensen has never paid full price for anything. If there is a way to save on something, she will find it and share how you can save, too. Doreen is a senior reporter covering consumer news, health, beauty and features for the online and print editions of the Sun Sentinel. A 32-year veteran of the newspaper, she previously was a senior copy editor on the universal copy desk. Doreen spends her time off hunting bargains, clipping coupons, gardening and traveling.

Justine Griffin covers retail and marine business for the Sun Sentinel. She is a Tampa Bay native who graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2010. After spending a year covering crime in St. Augustine, Fla., she moved to Fort Lauderdale and made the switch to business journalism. When she’s not writing, she’s riding horses and spending time with her whippet puppy, Josie.

Marcia Heroux Pounds is the Sun Sentinel's workplace columnist when she's not shopping for shoes. She also writes about small business, which allows her to visit many of South Florida's unique shops and boutiques.

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