Foodie Fun: Good Food Awards Marketplace 2017

Good Food Awards 2015Good Food Awards Marketplace 2017. Sunday, January 22, 2017.

Ready to ditch your #1 New Year’s resolution? Yea, me too. Take a break from your diet and indulge at the Good Food Awards Marketplace 2017.

This is your chance to taste and buy winning cheese, chocolate, coffee, charcuterie, pickles, oil, honey, confections, preserves, and more. Plus mingle with the eighty award winning food and drink artisans honored for crafting delicious and responsibly produced food. Participants hail from across the United States so expect a lot of different culinary points of view.

Diet be damned.

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Get More For (Way) Less @ Stella Studio Sample Sale

Stella Studio Sample Sale. January 13-16, 2017. 

The Stella Studio Sample Sale features incredible deals on designer clothing that is flattering, comfortable, and unique.

Shop for everyday basics, outerwear, sweaters, layering essentials, dresses (from casual to dressy), and blouses. Prices range from $9.99 to – $99.00. Most samples are size small; one-of-a-kind styles range from small to large; and clearance items are sizes extra-small to extra-large.

If affordable luxury is your goal, don’t miss the Stella Studio Sample Sale.

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Fourth Street Sidewalk Sale Winter 2017

Fourth Street Sidewalk Sale Winter 2017. Saturday, January 14, 2017

Fourth Street Sidewalk Sale Winter 2017 is a one day shopping treasure hunt. Think retailer garage sale.

Save 40-75% off retail at participating merchants,plus enjoy live music, eats, and family friendly entertainment.

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7 Tips For…and Something Blue Bridal Sample Sale

…and Something Blue Bridal Sample Sale. Friday January 20, February 24-26 and March 24-26, 2017. (Post updated January 12, 2017 – Note new hours, dates, and appointments no longer necessary.)

Ready to say yes to the dress without breaking the bank? You are in luck. The …and Something Blue Bridal Sample Sale is your ticket to great deals on wedding dresses, gowns, sashes, headpieces, and veils. 

Prices are up to 70% off retail. Shop sizes 6 to 10.

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8 Tips: San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair Winter 2017

San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair Winter 2017. January 7 + 8, 2017.

Treasure hunters, prepare to be wowed at the San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair Winter 2017.  This is your chance to step back in time and score some great deals on all types of curious, fun, and beautiful ephemera.

Find every price range from real vintage postcards for under a buck to original advertising posters for serious scratch.

If you are a history buff, antique hunter, retro-revivalists, collector,or decorator put the San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair Winter 2017 on your weekend must-do list.

Free admission and free appraisals.

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Shop Totally Local: SFMade Holiday Gift Fair 2016

SF Made Holiday Fair

SFMade Holiday Gift Fair 2016. December 18, 2016.

Now in its 6th year you can’t get more San Francisco than the SFMade Holiday Gift Fair 2016 where everything on sale is certifiably made in San Francisco.

Find a curated selection of original jewelry, bags, gourmet gifts, home items, apparel, body products, children’s toys, holiday cards and decoration, stationery, and San Francisco themed everything. Plus, the SFMade Holiday Gift Fair 2016 takes place a the California College of the arts so shoppers can purchase artwork from CCA students.

Tick tock. For better or for worse, time is running out on holiday shopping. So if you still have shopping on your agenda beeline to the SFMade Holiday Gift Fair 2016.  Continue reading

NEW DATES For Chronicle Books Warehouse 80% Off Sale

Chronicle Books Holiday Warehouse SaleNEW DATES: Chronicle Books Warehouse 80% Off Sale. December 14-15, 2016. Updated Post December 12, 2016.

This is rare, but we just learned of NEW DATES For Chronicle Books Warehouse 80% Off Sale. Apparently last week’s sale was plagued by “weather-related shipping issues.” That explains why they ran out of books last week on day one of the sale.

Admittedly this is not ideal but stuff happens. And on the bright side, those of us who were too busy last week to make the sale now have another shot at some great book deals.

This is Chronicle Books’ biggest sale of the year. Everything at the warehouse is marked down 80%.

Stock up on cookbooks,children’s books, lifestyle + home, arts + crafts, art + design, photography, travel, pop culture, and music titles. Plus a great selection of journals, stationery, and gift items.

Shop smartly at this sale to super stretch your holiday budget.

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8 Tips For Amour Vert Winter Warehouse Sale

Amour Vert Winter Warehouse Sale. December 15 to 17, 2016

Mark your calendar – the Amour Vert Winter Warehouse Sale starts this Thursday! Get deep discounts on locally made, high quality fashion.

Expect to find smart styles you will want to wear over and over. Shop sizes extra small to large.

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Jewelry and More @: Zina Kao Studio Sample Sale

Zina Kao Studio Sample Sale. December 10, 2016.

The one day Zina Kao Studio Sample Sale has great deals on handcrafted jewelry, hand-dyed scarves, purses, and small leather goods.

With prices 50-80% off retail consider this a perfect opportunity to stock up on holiday gifts.

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Ghirardelli Chocolate Warehouse Sale


Ghirardelli Chocolate Warehouse Sale. December 10 + 11, 2016.

Chocolate lovers steady yourself for the annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Warehouse Sale.

Once a year the Ghirardelli Factory Store ups the ante with hard to resist deals on chocolates, gift tins/baskets, baking chocolate, and more.

Scroll down to save even more with a 15% off coupon. Savings are rarely this delicious.

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