Suzanne O’Connor’s Bargains LA

The Premiere Bargain Hunting, Bargain Shopping & Sample Sales Guide for the Los Angeles Area.

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May 31, 2010

Teaching Bargain Shopping and Value

The art of bargain shopping is more like a state of mind then a shopping technique. It’s frugality with a quality base line. Whether it’s in upper end home furnishings, clothing or on grocery items and household cleaners. You want the best quality you can get for less.

May 21, 2010

Top Ten “No No’s” for Discount Retailers

Discount retailers buy differently and sell differently than regular retailers, sometimes reverting to tacky ploy’s to draw in more shoppers. What discount retailers should know is bargain shoppers are also a different breed of shopper, often put off by certain marketing ploys….

May 19, 2010

Shopping with the Kid

OMG! I am in disbelief…

My first easy, happy dress buying experience with my daughter just happened! At 14 there are no easy excursions to outlets or designer sample sales. Too much whining, arguments and “ do I look fat” discussions were enough to stop me from taking her to my favorites bargain haunts.

She just killed the fun completely.

May 11, 2010

Spring and Summer Gift Giving

Mothers Day is behind us. Now we have graduation gifts, wedding gifts and of course, Fathers Day gifts and plans to tackle.

Don’t ignore these upcoming expenses until the last minute. An easy way to get a grip on them without driving all over town is to shop online. Not only is it a good way to comparison shop but you can shop at home after hours as well as get a good idea for a gift to give.

May 03, 2010

New Kitten

Filed Under: Bargain Buys, OM Gosh!,

The big news at this household is the adoption of a new kitten.

A promise made to our daughter this last year insured we would be adopting soon. Plus with LA County cutting the Animal Shelters budget, we knew this Spring would bring us our new family member. My daughter insisted upon a kitten. Though an adult cat would make hubby and I just as happy, we wanted to keep the promise to our daughter.

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