Maxxinista Finds

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I’ve always been a fan of TJ Maxx and Marshall’s but never stopped by their jewelry counters. A couple months back Kim, from Penny Pincher Fashion , posted a picture on Instagram of an incredible necklace that she had found at TJ with the hashtag #maxxinista. After scrolling through other people’s great jewelry finds, I made it a point to look next time I was in a store. While it is definitely hit or miss because every store carries different merchandise, I have found some gorge pieces at maxxinista prices. I guess all those commercials they air constantly are paying off (and helping me save at the same time!) Have you found any great pieces?

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Love the tortoise stones!

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This reminded me of the J.Crew cluster with orange accents!

Stationary Exchange

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As I have mentioned before, there are few things I love more than writing or receiving a hand written letter. ┬áIn the summer I attempt to mail one hand written letter a day to friends and family all over the country. Being a teacher allows me lots of free time to accomplish this little task and it’s also just another excuse to buy cute stationary. When purchasing at TJ Maxx or Marshall’s you usually end up with 8 or 10 of the same cards. To spread the wealth, a girlfriend suggested that we have a stationary exchange. It ended up being a great girl’s night with lots of yummy food, laughs and a goody bag full of new stationary upon departure.

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