The Art of Random Willy-Nillyness: CLOSED ~ Marshalls & TJ Maxx "Back to Campus" Giveaway
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Monday, July 12, 2010

CLOSED ~ Marshalls & TJ Maxx "Back to Campus" Giveaway

It's that time of year again when college students are going "Back to Campus". Now I remember when I was going to college. Even back then, it was expensive to get all the supplies I needed. I would do smart shopping and shop at places like Marshalls and T.J. Maxx to find quality items at great prices.

Nowadays, college students can still find cool deals on dorm must-haves at T.J.Maxx and Marshalls. Why spend more money when you don't have to? You can find fantastic items

I looked around the sites and found some really cool ideas for dorm rooms. I wish they had stuff like this when I was going to college. And these great finds are trendy, in style and up to 60 percent less than specialty stores. I have no idea why anyone would buy merchandise for full price when you can get it for up to 60% less.

At T.J.Maxx and Marshalls you can buy everything you need for a cool dorm bedroom. You can find coordinating bed spreads, sheets and pillows. And don't forget the cool accessories like accent pillows, a bean bags, rugs, matching laundry hamper, tool sets, ironing boards and more.

I loved all the cool items they had for the student "office". Accessories like decorative lamps, colorful bulletin boards and desktop organizers can be found in both stores. For all nighters in the library, pack laptops in soft sided decorative cases.

Whether your style is “Preppy Americana” or “Modern Minimalistic Chic” – T.J. Maxx and Marshalls have an amazing selection that will suite any student’s style! Beginning July 5th, both stores will be stocked with these must-haves and more for the dorm.

And whether or not you have a student going away to college or just love shopping, you can go to T.J.Maxx or Marshalls with your very own $25 gift card! Yes, my dear readers, there is one up for grabs. Did you know that you can use the cards interchangeably at both stores? That is such a plus!! So you can use it at either store!! YAY!

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Tell me about a great deal that you have found at T.J.Maxx or Marshalls. I want to know!! If you have never shopped at a T.J.Maxx or Marshalls, head over to the sites and tell me something you learned.

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Deadline: Wednesday, August 11 at 11:59 pm EST. I will use random.org to pick the winners so everyone has a chance to win. **PLEASE leave an email if your blogger profile does not include it or you don't have a blog. I need a way to contact you.** Once a winner is drawn I will contact them and the winner will have 48 hours to reply back before I draw a new winner. Giveaway is open to US residents only who are 18 years of age or older.



Disclosure: I received a $25 gift card to shop at either store for review purposes. No other compensation was given and the opinions in this post are solely mine and are based on my experience with the product.

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  2. I once found a pair of sneakers there in their shoe section that were on sale for $35 (normally retailed at $120). Amazing! :)

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  17. I found a great pair of Vineyard Vine Flip Flops that retail for about 40.00 for 5.00. I know I have gotten some other great deals as well there.

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  19. I usually like to get baby items from there, especially on clearance. You can really stock up.

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  20. I have found tons of deals at TJ Maxx and Marshals. THe best is kids clothes, you can find super cute stuff for cheap. I found my boys some great Christmas Sweaters one year at Marshalls.

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  25. The only thing I ever bought at TJ Maxx was a nice pair of white sneakers.

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  26. I hate buying jeans, I can't find my size, they are ugly, and they are expensive. But I love going to Marshal's to buy them, I always find exactly what I am looking for at a reasonable price and the best part is they are name brands that aren't actually ugly or look pre-worn.

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  67. You can find some really great deals at Marshalls.We just had one open in our area within the past year or two and I love going there...especially for kids back to school clothes. ... tiffypoot@aol.com

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  77. I found some fantastic sandals last month for 20 bucks- LOVE em!!

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  81. I bought some really nice picture frames from TJ Maxx They were less expensive than anywhere else I looked

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  87. At T.J. Maxx I found the world's cutest linen shirts to wear to work. Great stores!

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  93. I found my favorite shirt- a Michael Kors for $25 at Marshalls.

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  121. just bought a dog food bowl for 3.99 that was 25 other places

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  122. My son got a new pair of sunglasses at TJ Maxx for under $20.00 - they look good!

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  126. I once found a Michael Kors handbag for 80$ off!
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  127. I have been accumulating kitchen gadgets at TJMaxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods Store lately. I got a Spirali thing that makes zucchini noodles for only $15. It retails at Amazon.com for $30. I was very happy!!

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  133. I found a very fine sweater at Marshalls. It was reduced 75%!

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  134. Years ago I got a great off the shoulder black dress at Marshalls for $16. I get compliments on it every time I wear it.

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  135. A pair of white jessica simpsons pumps for $29.99

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  136. i found the most adorable bag for 20 bucks!

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  154. I have found several nice pairs of shoes at T. J. Maxx for a fraction of their price elsewhere. I've also gotten designer jeans there at discount prices.

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  164. I bought a pair of boots on sale for 15.oo that were regular priced 6900

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  165. what a treat this would...would certainly help the back to school budget

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  169. i always find lots of great deals at TJMaxx and Marshalls. I found my kate spade wallet there for more than half off the store price.

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  174. I got a pair of $120 jeans for $2 on clearance for my boyfriend at T. J. Maxx! It was amazing!

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  175. I found a top that was perfect - exactly what I was looking for. But, it was supposed to be part of a 2 piece top set (the other part was missing and I didn't want the other part anyway). Since they only had the one part, I got exactly what I was looking for for $3!!!

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  176. I found a great harajuku purse at Marshalls last year! Only $10.

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