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5 Simple Tips to Find Great Clothing Deals on Amazon

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Find great clothing deals on Amazon with these 5 simple tips!!

I may be the only person on the planet who loves to find great clothing deals on Amazon and thinks that Amazon is the best place to buy clothes from, but some of my favorite fashion finds have been from Amazon! (Scroll to the bottom of this post for some of my recommendations!)

And I love that most Prime eligible clothing offers FREE shipping and FREE returns! So if something doesn’t fit or I end up hating it, I can just send it right back without worrying about losing money on the purchase.

As I’ve been sharing about some of my favorite Amazon clothing deals recently, some of you have asked how to find the best deals on budget-friendly clothing on Amazon.

Amazon’s search feature is not set up well to find exactly what you are looking for, so you might have to do some poking around.

Here are 5 simple tips to find great clothing deals on Amazon…

1. Be willing to dig.

It’s not always easy to find what you’re looking for at first. Most the time, you have to put in specific search terms to find exactly what you’re looking for. Don’t give up within a few tries; it’s probably there if you’re willing to dig! Use as specific of search terms as possible. If you know a brand name and specific type of what you’re looking for, be sure to include those details in the search terms. Amazon carries a LOT of brands and you might be surprised what you find and the prices they are offering.

What I’ve found works best is to find a few brands that I love and then buy multiple colors of that same item once I know that I love it (because I might be branching out some, but I’m still boring enough to have multiple colors of the same shirt. Hey, if I like it a lot and it fits really well, it’s so much easier to just have the same shirt in different colors!!)

2. Check the related searches.

If you find an item you love, be sure to scroll down on the page to see the “Related Searches” items and the “People Who Bought This Also Bought” selections. In both cases, I’ll often find some great options there that I might not have found just by searching. And both of these tools often turn up some great finds that are in similar styles to what I love!

3. Look for the best reviewed items.

Amazon reviews are a goldmine of helpful information! Often, items will look amazing in the picture, but if you read the reviews, you’ll discover that the quality isn’t great or the sizing is off. I always search for clothes that have at least a 4 star average from 50+ people. To make this easier, you can narrow your search to show only these items when you select 4+ star reviews option on the sidebar.

4. Always check the shipping price.

Many clothes ship free to Amazon Prime members or with a qualified $49 purchase. Make sure you check the shipping price before falling in love with something — because sometimes it won’t be free and might be as high as $5-$6.

If something doesn’t fit, most Amazon clothes purchases can be returned for free, but you have to read the details because different sellers are different. (A general rule of thumb is that if it’s Prime eligible, it usually offers free returns with the free shipping. But be sure to double check!)

5. Look to see where something is made/ships from.

Some of Amazon’s clothing ships from China and takes 4-6 weeks to arrive. Be aware of this when you are looking at items — especially if you are hoping to get them within in a few days.

Want to see some of my all-time favorite Amazon clothing finds?

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What are YOUR favorite ways to get great deals on Amazon clothes? I’d love to hear! Tell us in the comments!

Saturday’s MEGA DEALS Shopping Trip at Kroger!

I stopped by Kroger on Saturday to pick up some of their deals — and I was so excited with what I got! (And I’m sorry that I’m just now getting this posted. I had plans to post it earlier in the week so you could take advantage of some of these deals, but and haven’t had as much time to write blog posts as I’d hoped!)

Here’s what I bought:

Saturday Kroger Shopping Trip

  • 5 boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios —
  • 4 boxes of Mom’s Best Cereal — on sale for $2.29, used = $1.29 per box after coupons
  • 1 Schick Quattro Razor package — $4.99, used = $0.99 after coupon
  • 2 boxes of Kroger Buttermilk Pancake Mix — $1.59 each, used  = $1.09 per box after coupons
  • 1 tub of Kroger Cottage Cheese — $1.39, used = $0.79 after coupon
  • 3 packages of Kroger cheese — $2.19, used = $1.69 each after coupons
  • 2 bottles of Marzetti Dressing — marked down to $0.89 each, used 2 $1/1 peelie coupons = free + overage after coupons
  • 5 boxes of Quaker Granola Bars — $1.99 per box, used = $0.99 after coupons
  • 1 box Annie’s Mac & Cheese — free with Free Friday e-coupon
  • 1 package of Keebler cookies — free with Customer Appreciation Coupon that printed at checkout last time I shopped
  • 1 bottle of Suave Conditioner — $1.99, used = $0.49 after coupon
  • 1 can Kroger tomatoes — $0.49
  • Bag of peaches — $0.69 per pound = $1.96
  • Marked down bananas — $0.39 per pound = $1.87 — used $1 off fruit coupon that printed at checkout last time I shopped
  • Total with tax = $32.53

Jesse also stopped by Sprouts and picked up 2 watermelon for $1.98 each (they were running a 3-day weekend sale!).

Have you gotten any great deals recently? I’d love to hear about them! Tell us in the comments!

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Why We Cancelled Our MoviePass Subscription

Should you keep MoviePass with all the recent changes? Read this for an honest explanation of why one MoviePass lover finally decided to cancel...

Well, the day has finally come. I’m sad to tell you that we cancelled our MoviePass subscriptions earlier this week.

I held on to hope that maybe things were going to turn around, but it just kept getting worse. And we made the decision this week to cancel both of our accounts.

Since I strongly promoted MoviePass in January, I felt that it was only right for me to share why we decided to cancel our accounts. The reasons weren’t isolated to just one concern. It was a series of issues over the past two months that brought us to this decision.

First off, MoviePass changed their policy a few months ago to say .

As I told you all earlier:

This is kind of a big deal as this means that you can’t actually see one movie every day… because most theaters don’t show 30 different movies in one month! Of course, there’s no way I could go to a movie every day, but I still am bothered that they are claiming that they are still offering “unlimited movies” for $10 per month. To me, that’s deceptive marketing.

Then, their customer service had all sorts of issues. I heard from many of you that you had issues with your card and ed them and hadn’t gotten a response. We ed them about switching our card to another device and didn’t hear back from them for weeks.

Next, they introduced — which meant that you had to pay extra for movies that were popular and/or showing at popular times. Again, if the whole reason that we signed up for MoviePass was so that we could see up to one movie per day for just $10, then this defeated the purpose. Because we could only choose movies that weren’t popular or weren’t showing at popular times. Otherwise, we had to pay a few dollars extra per

movie on top of the $10 per month subscription.

We realized that we were beginning to only use the card a max of two times per month due to all of the changes — which meant that movies were costing us about $5 each. That’s not a bad deal, but it wasn’t at all as great of a deal as it had been when we first signed up and could go to ANY m

 

ovie at ANY time — up to one movie per day.

The final straw for us was when they announced this week that and some show times wouldn’t be available at all for some movies.

Here’s what they said :

In order to continue growing our service and maintaining a high level of financial discipline, we need to make some modifications:

We must reduce availability for big new-release titles, such as Mission: Impossible – Fallout and other popular new releases, at least for a while as we adjust the business model. We are working on making this more clear in the app so you know which titles are available.

Showtimes that are offered through our service will vary from day to day, and every showtime may not be available. We encourage you to check the MoviePass app for showtimes before you leave for the theater.

It just no longer makes sense for us to pay $10 per month per card (we have two cards) to only be able to see select movies at select times — and that you’ll never know until the day of whether a movie and showing will be available. Plus, you may have to pay extra to see it if it ends up being at a popular time.

Considering the fact that our AMC theater offers $5 Tuesdays (where tickets are just $5 each), it’s a better deal for us to just go on Tuesdays once or twice a month and be able to see the movie we want to see at the time we want to see it — and pay just $5.

So yes, we cancelled our MoviePass subscription and I no longer endorse or support them. If they ever decide to go back to the truly unlimited movies for $10 per month model, I’ll definitely consider signing up again. But for now, I’m out.

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