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Sunday, December 29, 2002

10:03 PM  

I hope everyone enjoyed their holidays. I know it's not over yet, but I'm still recovering.
Now I'm starting 5 different knit and crochet projects.
a single crochet hat
a couple of scarves
and I'm still looking for something to make out of Red Heart Light and Lofty yarn. (it's pink!) not sure what I can do with it yet but I love the color and texture.


Friday, December 27, 2002

11:29 AM  

15% off everything at Urban Outfitters!
Enter "SALES21" in the promo box at checkout.

click here for a printout to redeem at stores


Tuesday, December 24, 2002

3:32 PM  

merry Christmas eve!
I hit the mall early this morning to get some last minute shopping in.
Of course, I added a few things for myself in there. Had an Abercrombie discount that I couldn't pass up!
But I ended up buying a shirt and pants at abercrombie kids. couldn't find anything at abercrombie I liked enough.
And I bought a very cool sweatshirt for Davey from Hollister Co. (an offshoot of Avercrombie with a more beach feel to it).
and a couple of tins of Almond Roca. yum.

Hope you get what you want this holiday!


1:29 AM  

Adding Hip to Knit and Knitting Pretty to my wish list...


Saturday, December 21, 2002

2:13 PM  

Frisk 3 day sale! from their e-mail:
"For 3 days only we will subtract 50% off of your entire order on! This applies to all styles (items currently on sale we will subtract an additional 10% off MAKINGING THEM 60% OFF THE ORIGINAL PRICE ). You must spend $100 before shipping for the discount to be applied (so this really means $50).

Sale ends Monday, December 23 at midnight. Start shopping!

note: Your discount will not be reflected in your shopping cart. The actual amount charged to your card will appear in your confirmation e-mail that you will receive the day your order is shipped.


Ned and Shell holiday discount!
15% off holiday shopping coupon. Enter the code "weeklydose" (one word) at checkout to receive your discount. Happy Holiday Shopping!

Happy Holiday weekend, girls!
I don't know why that discussion board isn't working....
Really need to update this site.

Oh, and I finished a knit hat and am now working on a couple of scarves.
will post pics soon.


Monday, December 16, 2002

11:31 PM  

is anyone going to the

Check out the one near you!
I can go to either Lakewood or Costa Mesa.
But it doesn't look like there are many people signed up for either one.
Can't make it up to L.A. tomorrow night...


Friday, December 13, 2002

10:18 AM  

I took a sick day off work a couple days ago and got some knitting done.
I hate being sick :(
I had a list of things I wanted to get done and no energy to do them.
So, I lay in bed, watched tv, and started a hat, finished a bag, crocheted my FIRST granny square!, and looked for deals online:
Get 30% off at
Take $10 off at Nine West (when you spend $75 or more)
Free shipping on Armani Exchange till Dec 18. Use code ALUCKY

That's all for now.
Happy weekend, girls!


Sunday, December 08, 2002

10:10 AM  

I never noticed that I didn't post the date of the stila sale.
It was yesterday. just a little crazy. Glad a couple of you could come out and join me :)
But here's a list of sample sales in the area courtesy of Daily Candy. (There were a few yesterday but I missed out on those. Stila was worth it!)

Tis the Season for Sample Sales

Who says they don't have New York-style sample sales in L.A.? All evidence to the contrary.

What: James Bikini, C. Ronson, Ceila Wise, Shoshanna
When: 12/14; 11 a.m.-sellout.
Where: The Chateau Marmont, 8221 West Sunset Boulevard, Piano Suite (323-656-1010).
Why: Who wouldn't dig sipping champagne and nibbling on tea sandwiches while getting up to 40 percent off of these amazing designers? You can also preorder from the new collections or customize sexy bikinis.

What: Shop and Spin
When: 12/8-12/9; Sun. 1 p.m.-7 p.m., Mon. 5 p.m.-10 p.m.
Where: Lather Beauty Lounge, 6712 Lexington Avenue, at North Las Palmas Avenue (310-358-6365).
Why: Trendy designers such as Joie, Eva Fortune, Ella Moss, Bursala, Underglam, Serfontaine, Seven, Stila cosmetics, James Perse, and many others priced wholesale. Added perks: music, martinis, and free makeovers. $2 admission fee. Visit to R.S.V.P.

What: Blue Cult and My Tee
When: 12/15; noon-5 p.m.
Where: Blancs, 5224 Hollywood Boulevard (323-665-8839).
Why: Because jeans, jackets, embroidered tanks, T-shirts with your initials and silk screens are up to 60 percent off.

What: Stephanie Johnson
When: 12/12 -12/13; 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 628 Venice Boulevard, at Abbot Kinney Boulevard (310-306-3228).
Why: It's the perfect excuse to stock up on those fetching cosmetic cases and travel accessories as well as jewelry by Cornelia Adornments at wholesale prices.

What: Steinberg & Sons
When: 12/12-12/13; 5 p.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 4712 Franklin Avenue, at Vermont Avenue (323-660-0294).
Why: Score up to 50 percent off designers including Gretchen Comly, Kbot, E-sho Yeh, and others.

What: Nae & Audie
When: 12/12; 5:30 p.m. -9:30 p.m.
Where: Heathers, 5216 Hollywood Boulevard, between Western and Vermont Avenues (323-666-4413).
Why: Butter-soft pajamas sold at Fred Segal and Ron Herman are up to 60 percent off.

What: A Fabulous Holiday Benefit Sale
When: 12/15; 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Where: 811 Sixth Street, at Montana Avenue, No. 301 (310-260-8652).
Why: Because we love Handbags by Noelle, jewelry by Piara, and clothing by Tricky Threads. Sold at Fred Segal, these designers have marked down their prices from $25 to $100. And the more you buy the better as 20 percent of the sale proceeds will go to St. Matthews Outreach Program.

What: Deborah Sharpe Linens
When: 12/10; 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 1233 North Doheny Drive, between Dicks and Vista Grande Streets (310-276-6082).
Why: Italian sheets, coverlets, duvets, napkins, tablecloths, guest towels, flannel PJ's, nightgowns, and children's velvet smocked dresses are up to 50 percent off. Also on sale: Jane Gekler jewelry and We're Not Old Bags (Prada, Fendi, Gucci, Bulgari, Burberry, and Christian Dior cosmetic cases, wallets, and handbags).

What: Millicent's Holiday Arts and Crafts Bazaar
When: 12/14; noon -7 p.m.
Where: 4210 Santa Monica Boulevard, at Myra Avenue (323-666-6163).
Why: Don't you have enough clothes by now? Art by Protest Workroom, Freddi C., Tiny Industries, Alison Heimstead, Christian Mejia, and many others will be on sale.

What: Designer Loft Sale
When: 12/8; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 423 1/2 Wall Street, between Fourth and Fifth Streets (323-937-2541).
Why: 'Tis the season to buy presents! Cake Jewelry, Judith Star's hand-knit skinny scarves, Nah Nuh Lingerie, Sara Poloma pottery, Mar Mar baby clothes, Jen Lew matchbooks, Kim White bags, Elizabeth Yochim handmade cards, Maiya Jones dresses, Andrea Luna housewares, and more -- all wholesale and below.


Wednesday, December 04, 2002

10:08 AM  

Once again, I didn't make it over to Santa Monica for the Stitch and Bitch....
Just don't feel like fighting traffic at that time.
But I will make it over one day.
Till then, I wonder if there are enough people near Long Beach to start up a Stitch and Bitch around here?

I ended up making a scarf using the headband pattern on quidnunc. It's light blue. Turned out nice. Now I am going to add dark blue tassels to the end. Pictures to come :)


Sunday, December 01, 2002

11:01 PM  

15% off at
courtesy of Marie Claire mag


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