Thursday, December 8, 2011

Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

Yummm, I came across this recipe from Lisa Allen on the Just a Pinch website today, thought I'd share it for the holidays with everyone...enjoy!!!


1-1/3c peanut butter
1-1/3c graham crackers, crushed
2 stk margarine,melted
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 bx powdered sugar (1 pound box)
1/3 block paraffin (it is not very much, just makes the chocolate set better, candy bars have wax in them)
12 oz bag semi sweet chocolate chips


1 -
Mix peanut butter, margarine, vanilla in large bowl. Mix in graham crackers and powdered sugar with hands until stiff. Form into bite size balls.
2 -
Melt chocolate chips and paraffin in top pot of a double boiler. (with simmering water in lowest pot) Dip peanut butter balls into melted chocolate with toothpick and put on wax paper to dry.

Thursday, November 10, 2011


Here's a site which has amazing prices, but works just a little different than other sample sale sites.

Covet is your personal shopper, searching thousands of brands from hundreds of online stores to find the most coveted fashion in your style, your size and on sale. Covet's revolutionary Stylyzer(TM) visually learns your individual style preferences. Based on your subscription frequency, you'll get personalized emails full of items they think you'll love.

At Covet they combine style, visual technology and the convenience of email to provide the most personalized shopping experience on the web.
 Click on the picture above for your invite to Covet!

Tuesday, November 8, 2011


Indulge your hair with luxurious products from world-renowned French Architect of Style and hairstylist Frédéric Fekkai.

Why should you give Fekkai hair products a try? Well, in Frédéric Fekkai's words, they will help you achieve that 'effortless chic' look that is so famously French. We wouldn't argue with a Frenchman when it comes to style but if you want more reasons, here are a few.
Products within the Fekkai line:
  • Have luxurious textures and refreshing, invigorating scents
  • Help maintain the healthy look of your hair
  • Have all been tested in the world-renowned Frédéric Fekkai Salons
  • Are developed to meet the standards of Fekkai's A-list clients
  • Address specific needs of different hair types
  • Include shampoos, conditioners, masks, glazes, mousse, creams, lightweight hairsprays and shine mists.
*By being a member of I was able to sample the Full Volume Collection (With botanicals
Adds body and volume to fine, limp hair).

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Burt's Bees® Natural Skin Solutions for Sensitive Skin

Looking for a gentle, effective way to cleanse, moisturize and care for your sensitive skin? One with ingredients from nature? Forget all your frustrating attempts and look no more. Burt's Bees® Natural Skin Solutions for Sensitive Skin is a new line of natural skin products distinctly formulated to cleanse and moisturize your vulnerable skin without causing redness or irritation.

The Burt's Bees Natural Skin Solutions for Sensitive Skin line:
  • Is naturally gentle and skin-friendly for daily use
  • Contains Cotton Extract to soften and shield from potential irritants such as harsh soaps or cleansers
  • Is Fragrance-Free and Hypo-Allergenic
  • Is Dermatologist-Tested and Allergy-Tested
  • Can be found in mass retailers (like Target or Walmart), drug stores, grocery stores, and natural health food stores nationwide
  • Is 99% natural

*By being a member of I was able to sample the Burts Bees Natural Skin Solutions for Sensitive Skin. I am loving these products and highly reccomend them to anyone with sensitive skin.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Gilt - All About Mom

Invitation Only Shopping

Gilt Groupe provides invitation-only access to highly coveted products and experiences at insider prices. Each day, Gilt offers its members a curated selection of merchandise, including apparel, accessories and lifestyle items across the women’s, men’s and children’s categories.

In addition, thet provide the best in home decor and entertaining essentials, along with luxury travel packages and fantastic offers on local services and experiences. Most sales start at noon ET and last only 36 hours, making Gilt an exclusive shopping destination for luxury at up to 60% off.

 Click on the picture above for your exclusive invite to Gilt Groupe!

Friday, April 22, 2011

One Kings Lane

One Kings Lane partners with top brands and designers to give their members insider access to designer décor, entertaining and travel needs, food & wine, fantastic gift selections, and exclusive tag sales curated by today's top tastemakers – at up to 70% off retail.

New sales launch daily at 8am PT/ 11am ET. The Pantry, a delicious Sunday tradition, features hand-selected gourmet foods and wines. All sales last 72 hours.

 Click on the above picture for your invite to One Kings Lane!

Monday, April 18, 2011


Glamlist is a private club. They organize sales at sample prices (up to 75% off of the retail price) exclusively reserved to members. You can find the latest trends in apparel and accessories for women.

You can only access the sales by being referred by a member.
For your exclusive invitation, please email me with your name and email address to and I would be happy to send you an invitation.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

No More Rack

Nomorerack is an online shopping destination for those who want quality, brand named apparel and accessories at prices up to 90% off retail. They offer authentic designer merchandise as well as non-branded trendy items offering their customers variety – through limited-time, daily deals.

Click on the picture above for your invite to No More Rack!

Saturday, April 16, 2011


Biva is a new members-only shopping community. Biva offers limited-time sale events with today's top brands in Fragrances, Cosmetics, Skin Care and Designer Accessories at exclusive prices. It's really great and membership is by invitation only.
Click on the Picture Above for Your Invitation to Biva!

Friday, April 15, 2011

Editors Closet

Editors Closet is an invitation only private sale website offering exclusive limited time savings on men's, women's and children's fashion and luxury brands. In addition to incredible savings on luxury brands, exclusive member benefits include free shipping, same day shipping on all orders placed before 2:00 pm.
Click on the Picture Above for Your Invitation to Editors Closet!

Thursday, April 14, 2011


Totsy offers moms on-the-go and moms-to-be access to brand-specific sales, up to 70% off retail, just for them and the kids, ages 0-7. Membership is by invitation or request only. But the sooner you join, the better. Each sale lasts only 48 to 72 hours.
100% eco-friendly. Totsy is the first company in private sales to take on sustainable and socially responsible initiatives in all areas of business.
Totsy plants one tree in honor of your child when you make your first purchase. And, every time you shop with them - they’ll keep it watered for you!

 Click on the Picture Above for Your Invitation to Totsy!

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Rue La La

Rue La La is... an exclusive, invitation-only online destination where Members discover premier-brand, private sale Boutiques, each open for just a brief window of time. Membership is free. It’s also invitation-only.
The discovery of something unexpected, something that imbues the day-to-day with a little magic - these are the moments we long for. And you’ll find them at Rue La La.

 Click on the Picture Above for Your Invitation to Rue La La!

Tuesday, April 12, 2011


At ideeli, new brands are featured each day in sales starting at 12 p.m. EST. Sales last 40 hours, or until items are sold out. They also have weekly giveaways. They have a surprise start time and last 7 hours (in most cases). All members are notified by email, Facebook and Twitter each time a new sale starts.

ideeli membership means:
- Access to new sales in fashion, beauty and home every day.
- Designer brands at up to 80% off
- Extraordinary Giveaways
- $25 shopping credits for each friend who buys.
Click on the Picture Above for Your Invitation to ideeli!

Monday, April 11, 2011

Beyond The Rack

It's time to go beyond shopping

Beyond the Rack is a private shopping club for women and men who want designer brand apparel and accessories at prices up to 70% off retail. Beyond The Rack obtains authentic designer merchandise and provides it exclusively to their members through limited-time events. Each event starts at a specific time and typically lasts only 48 hours. After each event ends the merchandise is no longer available. Members are notified by email in advance of each upcoming event according to their preferences. 
 Click on the Picture Above for Your Invitation to Beyond The Rack!

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Invite-Only Travel Sales: Jetsetter

Isn't it time for a vacation? All of the properties featured on Jetsetter are hand-selected and sales lasting five to seven days.Here’s an invitation to join Jetsetter, where you’ll have access to the world’s greatest travel experiences at members-only prices.

Click on the Picture Above for Your Invitation to Jetsetter!

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Invite-Only Travel Sales: Snique Away

A new private sale travel experience, SniqueAway offers their members top brands and A-List accommodations at surprisingly affordable prices on travel throughout the year. There is no cost to join SniqueAway, but an invitation is required. By limiting membership, they're able to bring you exclusive rates on the world's top hotels. The limited-time-only sales showcase the sleek, chic, and always unique travel locations.

Click on the Picture Above for Your Invitation to SniqueAway!

Exclusive Sample Sales

The biggest secret in online shopping is by invitation only. New special members-only online clubs are providing access to the hottest designers at deeply discounted prices, the kind of deals that used to be available only to NYC and LA fashion insiders.

Most online sample sales last for a very short period of time (24-48 hours) and feature selected styles from a specific designer. Everything from men's and women's clothing and accessories to home goods are available at prices up to 80% below retail during special limited-time-only sales - if you're on the list, of course.

In most cases, membership is free, but you need an invitation to join or a referral from a friend who's already a member. Consider yourself invited! I will be providing you with the links for exclusive access to my favorite online sample sale websites.