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Updated: 2017-12-14T18:05:27.977-05:00

 



Stella & Dot 2017 Holiday Gift Ideas

2017-12-04T11:58:30.215-05:00

Hello Everyone, Looking for some help with your holiday shopping? Well, Stella & Dot has a bunch of new arrivals just in and ready for the taking... I mean buying, of course! :) PLUS, with Dot Dollars back at Stella & Dot, you can spend and earn, and then spend your earnings later! Just check out my previous post about the Dot Dollars promotion for more details on how it all works. Trust me, (image)



Get Dot Dollars at Stella & Dot!

2017-11-16T17:01:40.379-05:00

**This post contains affiliate links and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on our links. Hi Everyone, Back again for the holiday season -- Dot Dollars! Yes, from now through December 12th, you can earn $25 Dot Dollars for every $50 you spend at Stella & Dot. This time of the year is definitely the easiest and fastest way to earn Dot Dollars because you're no doubt (image)



Stella & Dot Launches Rebecca Minkoff Collection!

2017-10-04T17:10:32.027-04:00

**We were compensated for this post, which contains affiliate links, and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on our links. Hello All, I'm writing to share the latest news from Stella & Dot, which is that they have partnered with award-winning designer, Rebecca Minkoff, to offer a new jewellery collection. For those of you who've never heard of Rebecca Minkoff, you've (image)



Stella & Dot Now Offering Apparel!

2017-10-18T13:12:17.098-04:00

**We were compensated for this post, which contains affiliate links, and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on our links. Hello Everyone, Guess what's new? Tops... well, at least at Stella & Dot. Introducing the apparel line, MAETTE by Stella & Dot, these brands new fashion tops are the perfect backdrop to Stella & Dot jewellery, allowing you to style yourself in(image)



June 2017 Stella & Dot Stylist Sign-up Special

2017-08-28T10:16:21.775-04:00

**We were compensated for this post. This post also contains affiliate links, and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on our links. Hi All, Do you love jewellery? Are you interested in starting up your own business? Check out Stella & Dot's Independent Stylist program. If you join now through June 30th, you'll get $350 in FREE accessories! You'll also get the (image)



Music Video: "Hallelujah" by Pentatonix

2017-06-02T10:18:17.664-04:00

Hi Everyone, Happy June! Ha, seriously where the heck did May go? It was all one big blur for me. I guess that's what happens when you're stressed out. Speaking of which, I often turn to music when I need a mood lift or to calm my nerves. Some songs just make you feel better, you know? Anyway, with music in mind, I thought I'd do something I haven't done in ages -- share a music video! The (image)



Finger Spinners, Fidget Spinners, Hand Spinners - Huh?

2017-05-11T15:17:13.538-04:00

Hey Everyone, What's up with these new toys called finger spinners? Kids and adults are obsessed with them around here and pretty much everywhere else from what I've been hearing. Finger Spinner | Fidget Spinner | Hand Spinner Apparently, they are designed for fidgeters and help with stress relief. LOL Maybe I need one. :) I saw on the news the other night that they are so popular, they're(image)



Stella & Dot Mother's Day Gift Ideas

2017-05-07T18:14:56.406-04:00

**We were compensated for this post. This post also contains affiliate links, and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on our links. Hi All, Got rain? We sure do! It's been raining here for days on end. There are ponds and lakes where there used to be fields, there's so much water. Whew!! Today I wanted to share some items from Stella & Dot's Mother's Day Gift Guide. I (image)



April 2017 Stella & Dot Stylist Sign-up Special

2017-04-17T09:40:06.319-04:00

**We were compensated for this post. This post also contains affiliate links, and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on our links. Hi Everyone, Enjoying the April shows? I'm glad to see the snow disappear, but it sure is gloomy outside. Oh, well, we need rain if we want green grass and the flowers to come up, so we must endure! Anyway... I'm writing to let you know (image)



Play to Win: Lucky Egg Draw at RoseGal!

2017-04-03T10:18:49.039-04:00

NOTE: This post was updated Monday, April 3rd with another Easter Egg Hunt! Scroll all the way down to the P.S. below for details. Hi All, Anyone up for a little fun? Check out the Lucky Egg Draw at RoseGal for a chance to win a prize. How to Play Choose an EASTER EGG. If you’re lucky, you'll find one of the following prizes inside: - A free product - A coupon for 5% off | 8% off on (image)



Get 25% Off Dresses at ModCloth!

2017-04-14T10:00:32.524-04:00

**This post contains affiliate links and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through our links. Hello All, Spring is officially here and I think a dress sale is a great way to kick things off. Why? Well, it's going to be wedding season before you know it, so now is a great time to start looking for something to wear. To help you out, ModCloth is offering 25% off dresses(image)



Wayfair Registry NYC Getaway Sweepstakes!

2017-02-07T12:09:32.101-05:00

Hi Everyone, I'm here to share some news about a sweepstakes that Wayfair is running this month. If you've never heard of Wayfair, they sell "a zillion things home" – i.e. the largest selection of home furnishings and décor in a wide variety of styles and prices. Before I tell you about the sweepstakes, I first have to tell you about the Wayfair Registry. If you're getting married and (image)



Stella & Dot Stylist Sign-up Special!

2017-02-02T13:24:09.915-05:00

**We were compensated for this post. This post also contains affiliate links, and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on our links. Hi All, As we head into February of 2017, I thought some of you out there who've been thinking about starting your own work from home business might be interested in the Stella & Dot Stylist Sign-up Special. New stylists who join now (image)



Food for Thought: You're Different

2017-01-19T14:02:11.441-05:00

Hello All, Happy New Year --- and I sure as heck hope it is for all us. Buh-bye 2016!! My first post for this year is a quote by a woman named Alfa. As someone who's never been much of a follower, I thought what she had to say was perfect for anyone out there who's ever felt like an outcast, or misunderstood, or whatever. My sentiments, exactly!! Unique (and united) we stand! Until next (image)



Warmest Greetings of the Season

2016-12-24T10:28:02.747-05:00

Dearest Readers, JB and I would like to wish you all the gifts of the season — Peace, Joy, Hope, Love.... May your days be merry and bright, and your nights warm and cozy!:) Until next time, Eddy(image)



Earn Dot Dollars from Stella & Dot!

2016-11-21T10:08:32.576-05:00

**This post contains affiliate links and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on our links. Hi All, Last week I told you about the Stella & Dot 2016 Holiday Gift Guide. I also mentioned that Dot Dollars are back and that I would further explain how this particular promotion works. Well, from now through December 13th, you can earn $25 Dot Dollars for every $50 you spend (image)



Stella & Dot 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

2016-11-21T09:58:26.578-05:00

**We were compensated for this post and this post contains affiliate links; we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on our links. Hello Everyone, Need some help with gift ideas for Christmas? The 2016 Holiday Gift Guide from Stella and Dot is full of fantastic items for the ladies on your shopping list. What's awesome is that Dot Dollars are also back at Stella & Dot, so(image)



Special Offers & Free Stuff from Tiny Prints!

2016-12-03T18:37:14.247-05:00

**I was compensated for this post. This post also contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Hi Everyone, November is here and that means you can look forward to a bunch of posts dedicated to the holidays! I'll be announcing special deals and promos in the weeks leading up to Christmas, so be sure to check back often. To begin, I'm (image)



Have a Crabby Halloween!

2016-10-31T16:32:06.191-04:00

Hello All, All set for Halloween tonight? Well, while some folks are looking forward to scaring the bejeezus out of trick or treaters tonight, I thought a few Halloween comics featuring none other than crabby 'ol Maxine would be good fun for all of you, dear readers. Enjoy! Until next time, Eddy (image)



Food for Thought: Feelings Buried Alive Do Not Die

2016-08-30T13:49:21.301-04:00

Hi Everyone, In a couple of days we'll be saying goodbye to August and the summer of 2016. With more than half the year behind us, I've been thinking about my belief that this year was going to be an awesomely wonderful year for me, and how I've been let down. January went by without a hitch, but something strange happened to me in February that pretty much threw everything off course. Long (image)



Check Out Stella & Dot's 2016 Fall Line!

2016-08-23T11:01:12.806-04:00

**This post contains affiliate links and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on our links. Hello Everyone, I can't believe the last time I posted was the July long weekend, and now it's the August long weekend that's coming up. I have been so busy! Sooo, what's new? Well, how about Stella & Dot's 2016 Fall Line? This season's must-haves are waiting to be perused. Check(image)



Yay for Canada Day!

2016-07-01T13:54:45.741-04:00

Hello Canucks, Not only is it Canada Day, but the first long weekend of the summer -- woo hoo! Enjoy the parades, carnivals, festivals, barbecues, fireworks and more! Until next time, Eddy(image)



Food for Thought: Highway to Hell... Stairway to Heaven

2016-06-17T10:00:22.468-04:00

Hey Everyone, How goes it? I saw this quote the other day and thought it was pretty clever. The author is unknown, but you might recognize the songs being referenced. An interesting interpretation that could spark a heated Heaven vs. Hell debate with some folks. What do you guys think? Share your thoughts in the comments below. Until next time, Eddy(image)



It's Dot Dollars Time at Stella & Dot!

2017-04-05T11:38:11.918-04:00

**This post contains affiliate links and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on our links. Hi Everyone, Yes, it's that time again. What time, you ask? Time for earning Dot Dollars from Stella & Dot! What does that mean? Basically, you get paid to shop. Yep, you spend money at Stella & Dot now, and earn "Dot Dollars" to spend there later. Awesome! Keep reading and I'll (image)



Food for Thought: The Greatest Heroes

2016-05-08T10:00:15.543-04:00

Hi Everyone, Today is Mother's Day and a fine day to share some food for thought! I know, it's been a while, huh? Well, this quote by relationship author Shannon L. Alder really captures what it means to be a mom. May all you mom's out there have a most splendid Mother's Day! Until next time, Eddy(image)