Winners to Announce + ANOTHER Triple P Giveaway

Last week was the end of the super-awesome Fashionista Giveaway Event, and I know you are all waiting to find out if you are the lucky winners!

If you stopped by the Blue Bird giveaway, the lovely winner is a Kansas City local!

I hope you aren’t burnt out on giveaways…….

Ross Dress for Less has finally come to the Kansas City area!  Several local bloggers and I were invited to shop the store before the grand opening, and they even treated us to breakfast.  Which, well……was at a cute little breakfast place aptly named The Big Biscuit.  A Ross Dress for Less Representative, from San Francisco, said that the restaurant had been chosen for its’ mid-western feel (this comment was made before I’d seen the place for myself.)  The food was good, the atmosphere friendly, but I’m still trying to decide if that was an insult or not, lol!

I’ve never shopped at a Ross store before – I will be the first to admit, when I travel to cities with great shopping, there’s a long list of stores (Zara is always at the top!) but Ross wasn’t one of them.

What can I say?  I loved it.  It’s like a cross between a Burlington Coat Factory (which could be either a compliment or an insult depending on how you feel about that store) and a TJ Maxx/Marshalls, with a side of thrifting (except everything is new at Ross.)  The prices are better than TJ Maxx/Marshalls (sorry TJ Maxx – you know I still love you – but it’s true!)  Merchandise is constantly changing, there might be an entire rack of the same coat, or a lone single one (that’s just your size!)  Just like with any bargain or thrift store – buy it now, because it won’t be there when you come back (don’t walk away from it either – it might not be there a second later.)  I found two great pairs of shoes, each under $40, a cute sweater ($8!!) this fabulous coat ($18!!) and an assortment of jewelry (all of this for under $25!)

Meet some of the amazingly talented Kansas City bloggers!  Suzanne was my +1 for the event – she is the sweetest person you will ever meet.  Yes, I headed for the shoe department first (duh.)
Now who wants a Ross Dress for Less gift card?

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Comments

  1. I ALWAYS head straight to the shoes first. Then purses. And then sportswear. And then my husbands voice echos in my head to GET OUT!!!

  2. I love Ross because their prices are cheap! The stores tend to get disorganized, but the bargains are worth it. I always head to dresses first. Maybe someday I will find a great dress that is just the right length.

  3. Deanna Manley says:

    I would love to win.

    Also, I have been enjoying your series. Thanks for all the good tips.

  4. I have found some really good deals at Ross! They are definitely worth a look IMO!

  5. I always head to clothes first, sometimes for me, sometimes for my kids.

  6. I'm poor, so clearance!

  7. Cindi Decker says:

    I always head to clothes first.

  8. definitely head to the shoe section first. love the group pic at the bottom!

  9. mememe!

  10. Yay! So excited! Thanks, Erin!

  11. ladies clearance section 1st

  12. Jennifer Boehme says:

    I always head to the clearance section!

  13. I usually head to home decor

  14. Throuthehaze says:

    I usually head to home decor

  15. Shoes!

  16. I head for the BAGS first! Then shoes, then clothes, then home decor OR cooking section! :)))

  17. Ross is one of my favorite shopping destinations! I always go to the shoe section first

  18. Felissa (Two Little Cavaliers) says:

    That is a tough one. It depends on if I am on a mission to find something specific or if i get caught up in all the shiny things.

  19. I love our Ross and always head towards the dresses first.

  20. the clearance section

  21. Jacquie F. says:

    Seem to vear towards the sweaters/jackets first (unless the kids are with me – and then it's shoes :)

  22. Sandy a la Mode says:

    shoes!!

  23. Rebecca Ishum says:

    I always head toward the clothes…I love easy to wear skirts and dresses!

  24. Probably the purses/bags section!
    x Hilary
    hilary . l . adams @ gmail . com

  25. How fun! I have to check out the clearance section!

  26. I head to the clothing sales racks first!

  27. Stillblondeafteralltheseyears says:

    To the SHOES..DUH?

  28. I always head to women's clothing first – and especially if there are prominent sale/clearance racks in that section. :)

  29. Rebecca Abbey says:

    Clothing section…always…then the entire rest of the store! LOVE Ross!

  30. Tender Allure says:

    I always go to shoes or clothes first!

    http://www.tenderallure.com/

  31. Shoes, shoes, shoes!!

  32. Shoes!!

  33. Shoes!

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