Friday, August 28, 2015

Mooney's Mediterranean Cafe Restaurant Review - Winston Salem, NC


101 West 4th Street
Winston Salem, NC  27101
(336) 722-4222


View from Inside Table


Baba Ghanouj Medium Appetizer - $7.00 Lunch, $8.00 Dinner


Kafta Platter - $15.00


Hummus, Pita Bread & Side Salad


Kafta Burger with Fries - $8 +$2 Fries at Lunch , $12 (no fries) at Dinner 


This is a review of a restaurant called Mooney's Mediterranean Cafe located in downtown Winston Salem, North Carolina. We visited last Saturday around 1:30 pm. Parking is a little bit tricky, you may need to drive around awhile before you will find a parallel parking spot. Weekdays you will need to feed the meter. This restaurant had a 95 sanitation score when we visited which is excellent. The menu is a bit confusing, there is one on the wall on a chalkboard and then paper menus sitting on a table near the cash register. You have to order & pay at the register and then they bring out the food. 

The food was delivered quite quickly, but I was disappointed to see that it was being cooked by an American. Their website gave me the impression that this would be cooked by the Lebanese owner. The guy that brought out the food was not friendly at all. He just asked who ordered which entree, placed it on the table and left without even saying "you're welcome" in response to my thank you. He really gave off the vibe that he didn't want to be there which is unacceptable in my book especially at these high prices. The tile floor is in need of repair and as a result the table we sat at was not stable and rocking. The only part that I liked about the atmosphere was the view outside. 

The appetizer that we ordered, Baba Ghanouj, was very disappointing. It lacked spices, it's texture was like baby food and there was too much oil on top. We only had a few bites of it as a result. If you want awesome Baba Ghanoush go to Chef Samir Shaltout's Restaurant. Also, the pita bread was barely warm and it didn't seem very fresh. 

Hubby ordered the Kafta Platter which is described as "grilled kabobs of seasoned beef and lamb served over rice with sides of fettoosh, hummus and warm pita". At $15 is was nothing but a disappointment. Again, it lacked spices and he didn't eat it all. I ordered the Kafta Burger and it is described as "an 8 ounce patty of ground beef and lamb stuffed with feta cheese on a kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato and tzatziki sauce". I was shocked that the bun was greasy and I was not happy that it was a regular hamburger bun instead of the advertised kaiser roll. I didn't notice any feta cheese. Again it lacked spices, it was extremely bland and disappointing. Also, there weren't many fries in the basket especially considering the price. 

The mix of washable dishes and disposable plastic containers that the food is served on is odd. It would be best served on one or the other. My concise description of this restaurant's food is bland, overpriced and disappointing. We shall never return. If you like bland food and high prices, go for it, otherwise take your money elsewhere. The downtown Winston Salem restaurant I recommend is Mary's Gourmet Diner. Be sure to take a walk after lunch or dinner. Sadly, the 1920's Pepper Building, in the photo above, that is across from Mooney's is set to be demolished within six months. So take a look before it's gone forever. It's a shame it couldn't be remodeled instead of destroyed.

Well there you have it, my latest restaurant review for the Triad area. Be sure to check out the other reviews I have posted for the Triad area:

Chef Samir Shaltout - Greensboro, NC
Dairi-O - King, NC
Green Valley Grill - Greensboro, NC
Hakka Chow - Winston Salem, NC
Little Italy - King, NC
Mary's Gourmet Diner - Winston Salem, NC
Mizu Japanese Cuisine - Winston Salem, NC
Thai Cafe - King, NC
The Marshall Free House - Greensboro, NC
The Tavern in Old Salem - Winston Salem, NC
Village Tavern - Winston Salem, NC

I need restaurant suggestions since we just moved to the area. So please comment below! I have several more restaurant reviews in the works, so be sure to stop by again soon or subscribe to my blog. If you are ever in the Raleigh area, check out my restaurant reviews before you go simply by visiting my Restaurant Review Pinterest Board and clicking on the photo of the one you want to read about. Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to claim your Free Graze Box and enter my weekly giveaway.

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Little Italy Restaurant Review - King, NC

612 South Main Street
King, NC  27021
(336) 985-5428


Interior View



Tossed Salad



Baked Spaghetti



Lasagna 



Chicken Parmigiana  



Sausage Pizza with Extra Cheese



Cheese Steak Supreme Sub (click on photos to enlarge)



Tuna Sub



Meatball Parmigiana Sub


Grilled Shrimp Salad & Garlic Bread



Ultimate Chocolate Cake


This is a review of an Italian restaurant owned & operated by Italians located in King, North Carolina called Little Italy. You can view their main menu on their website and they have a separate menu for their pizza. They have four restaurants in North Carolina located in King, Rural Hall, Welcome & Burlington. I believe the King located has the largest dining room and it's a free standing building with lots of parking. They are open everyday from 10 am to 10 pm. We have eaten at their restaurant twice and ordered carry out more times than I can count. My favorite meal to order for carry out is their Tuna Sub and Hubby's favorite is the Meatball Sub.

Dining in you will find a very large dining room with chairs and tables and many booths. The waitresses are the friendliest you will find anywhere in the area! They make you feel like you are their friend visiting their home. Service is always extremely attentive and the food comes out quickly. All pasta dishes come with a tossed salad and garlic bread. Every dish we have tried so far has been delicious. You really can't go wrong, so it is a difficult decision which one to order. Their waitresses are more than happy to help you decide what to order and answer any questions you may have. The portions are huge, so you could easily save half to take home and eat the next day for lunch. The Ultimate Chocolate Cake is a must order item and if you don't have room, ask for it in a carry out box so that you can take it home and enjoy it later. You will not regret it! Oh, it's so delicious! Make sure you let it come to room temperature prior to eating it.

Carry out is a wonderful option when you want to eat at home instead. They have orders ready in about 10-15 minutes. Call ahead so that you don't have to wait. I have ordered two of the cold subs so far, the Turkey & Provolone and the Tuna Sub. The turkey is sliced very thick. All of the subs come with a bag of chips which is usually Ruffles. They are both very good subs, but my favorite is the Tuna. I've also tried their Grilled Shrimp Salad and that was good too. Hubby has ordered many of the hot subs including the Cheese Steak, Meatball Parmigiana and Sausage Parmigiana. His favorite is the Meatball Parmigiana Sub though he rotates between the three subs. We have also ordered their pizza to go and it is very good and a bargain at only $10.95 including two toppings. It's so large it doesn't quite fit in the box, see photo above! The left side is folded over so it will fit. I don't recommend ordering extra cheese, since they already use so much, it's not necessary. I'm getting hungry just thinking about it.

I highly recommend you give this authentic Italian restaurant a try next time you are in the area or visit one of their other locations, if they are closer to you.

Well there you have it, my latest restaurant review for the Triad area. Be sure to check out the other reviews I have posted for the Triad area:

Chef Samir Shaltout - Greensboro, NC
Dairi-O - King, NC
Green Valley Grill - Greensboro, NC
Hakka Chow - Winston Salem, NC
Mary's Gourmet Diner - Winston Salem, NC
Mizu Japanese Cuisine - Winston Salem, NC
The Marshall Free House - Greensboro, NC
The Tavern in Old Salem - Winston Salem, NC
Village Tavern - Winston Salem, NC

I need restaurant suggestions since we just moved to the area. So please comment below! I have several more restaurant reviews in the works, so be sure to stop by again soon or subscribe to my blog. If you are ever in the Raleigh area, check out my restaurant reviews before you go simply by visiting my Restaurant Review Pinterest Board and clicking on the photo of the one you want to read about. Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to claim your Free Graze Box and enter my weekly giveaway.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Filter Easy Subscription Box - 1st Two FREE!





After several trips to several hardware stores for air filters and coming out empty handed, I was on the search for mail order instead! Seriously, buying filters for your A/C unit isn't something that is fun to shop for and then on top of that having to go to more than one store just makes it's so frustrating, aggravating and such a waste of time. This past weekend, I came across this company called Filter Easy advertising on Facebook and since they were giving me the first two for free & free shipping which is a $25.56 retail value, it was worth a try. They arrived in only three business days! I was super happy about that since we were overdue to change our filters after searching stores over a couple weekends and finding none. Hubby installed them tonight and they fit perfectly. I recommend their cheapest ones, which are MERV 8, since anything higher would damage your A/C unit since it makes it work harder to get the air through the filter. We use to buy the most expensive and highest rated air filter only to find out from the A/C guy that will cause your system to not last as long. If you can afford it, I recommend buying an electrostatic filter for your system which you wash instead of throwing out and it really helps reduce dust and yet doesn't make your system work harder. But since moving to a different house we haven't had the chance to purchase one for our new house yet.

Bargain Alert - 1st two filters free, click here and use code "FBOOKRT", if that code has expired use code "HALF4FRIENDS" which gives you 50% off.

Thanks for stopping by my blog, feel free to browse around and check out the other subscription boxes I've subscribed to. Also, be sure to enter my weekly giveaway, this week it's a Plated Food Subscription Box worth $72 and be sure to claim your Free Graze Box.

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Monday, August 24, 2015

Hello Fresh Subscription Box - 7th Delivery


Chicken & Nectarine Panzanella with Mint, Zucchini & Fresh Mozzarella 


Ingredients for Chicken & Nectarine Panzanella


Crispy Skillet Chicken with Bulgar Paella, Carrots & Apricots


Ingredients for Crispy Skillet Chicken


Seared Steak & Creamy Chipotle Pan Sauce with Poblano, Corn & Crispy Potato Hash


Ingredients for Seared Steak & Creamy Chipotle Pan Sauce


This is a review of our 7th box from a subscription called Hello Fresh. The last shipment didn't arrive cold enough and since then they have changed their packaging so I decided to give them another try. Thankfully, this shipment arrived in great shape. Some of the ice packs were still frozen, so that was a really good sign. This week our favorite recipe was Chicken & Nectarine Panzanella, followed by the Crispy Skillet Chicken and last but not least the Seared Steak & Chipotle Pan Sauce recipe.

Chicken & Nectarine Panzanella

What a wonderful, tasty summer salad this recipe makes! The bread that was sent was too good to make into croutons and since I hate croutons, we just ate it on the side with Irish butter. It was so delicious, I'm craving it now. It just like the kind you get at a steakhouse prior to your steak arriving. This portion was large enough to save some for a light lunch the next day but I decided to eat it all since it was so yummy. I wish they had given us twice as much bread, that way I would have definitely saved some of the dish for the next day. We also used half of the white wine vinegar because my stomach usually has a bad reaction to it, so that solved the problem. One would think that adding fruit to chicken might be a bad idea, but it was really delicious. It was a wonderful combination and it's a recipe I would definitely repeat. If it was served at a restaurant nearby, I'd order it on a regular basis. Healthy and delicious, a wonderful combination! This recipe took about 35 minutes and had 700 calories. I'm surprised it has that many calories, maybe a smaller portion would be best. I give it 4 out of 5 stars.

Crispy Skillet Chicken with Bulgar Paella, Carrots & Apricots

This recipe was delicious and chicken thighs while cooking smell so yummy. We really didn't cook with chicken thighs prior to subscribing to these food subscriptions and now we are more likely to purchase them over chicken breasts since they have so much more flavor. The dried apricots added a wonderful sweetness, though I think this recipe needed a bit more. The bulgar was perfectly cooked and it's a comfort food for me. I shared pieces of the carrots with our dogs since there were so many. I passed on adding the lemon juice, we tend not to like much lemon juice on our dinners. I give it 4 out of 5 stars. This recipe has 875 calories and took about 40 minutes to prepare. It was a generous portion so saving a bit for the next day would lower the calories.

Seared Steak & Creamy Chipotle Pan Sauce with Poblano, Corn & Crispy Potato Hash

Hubby enjoyed this one more than I, he gives it 4 stars and I give it 3 out of five. I think it was the adobo sauce that I didn't like. He ate a lot of it and was sweating as a result. My mouth was on fire after eating it. I enjoy some spicy foods, but this one wasn't my cup of tea. I enjoyed the poblano, potatoes and corn mixture a lot. It was suppose to take 40 minutes to prepare but it took much longer. This recipe had 689 calories and it was a generous portion. 

So there you have it, my latest review of Hello Fresh. Which of the three recipes look the most appetizing to you? Comment below, please. Be sure to check out my comparison of Blue Apron, Hello Fresh, Home Chef & Plated blog post prior to your departure! It gives you all the information you need to decide which subscription box to try or which one to try next. In addition, you can use it as a cheat sheet when you can't remember something about the ones you are already subscribed to. Also, don't forget to enter my weekly giveaway!

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Home Chef - $30 off your 1st box, click here.
Hello Fresh - $40 off your first box, use coupon code "YVWF79". 

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Friday, August 21, 2015

Giveaway & Home Chef Subscription Box - 14th Delivery



Peppercorn Crusted Bacon Wrapped Sirloin with Smoky Summer Vegetable Hash



Ingredients for Peppercorn Crusted Bacon Wrapped Sirloin



Thai Pork Lettuce Wraps with Water Chestnuts & Sesame Dipping Sauce 



Ingredients for Thai Pork Lettuce Wraps



Peachy Lychee Smoothie with Lemon, Pineapple Juice & Honey



Ingredients for Peachy Lychee Smoothie


Fruit Basket 


This is a review of our 14th shipment from a subscription box called Home Chef. Our favorite recipe this week was the Thai Pork Lettuce Wraps which was a repeat recipe that we had back in June. This is one of our favorite Home Chef recipes so far.

Peppercorn Crusted Bacon Wrapped Sirloin with Smoky Summer Vegetable Hash

We were really looking forward to this recipe since the last time we had sirloin steak from Home Chef it was awesome. This time around it wasn't as good. It was still pretty good, but a bit tough and the summer vegetables hash was really delicious. This recipe took around 40 minutes to make and had 624 calories. It was the perfect portion.

Thai Pork Lettuce Wraps with Water Chestnuts & Sesame Dipping Sauce

This is a recipe we had already tried back in June. We loved it so much we were anxious to make it again. At first glance the lettuce looked like it was in excellent shape but once Hubby started taking it apart there were brown parts on the crunchy parts of the lettuce. So we couldn't use those parts, and those are the best pieces for this dish due to the crunch. They were still very enjoyable but the wraps had to be eaten with a fork and knife since the lettuce that was left couldn't hold the weight of the food. The Asian Dipping Sauce they provide is so delicious. This dish took about 30 minutes to cook and had about 624 calories. This was a very generous portion.

Peachy Lychee Smoothie

always look forward to their smoothies, but lately the ones that have peaches in it don't arrive in good condition. I wish they would provide fresh peaches rather than what looks like canned which they claim are frozen. Usually their frozen fruit survives shipping but their peaches never arrive in good shape. You can see the brown parts in the picture above. I cut those parts off and then added some nectarine from my fruit basket to make up for it. I've never had lychee before, these are canned. When we make smoothies on our own, we never used canned fruit, sometimes frozen, but we keep it frozen which makes the smoothie thicker and colder. Not sure I like lychee, it smelled strange to me. I'm told it smells floral. I like floral tea, but not sure about floral smoothies. This recipe mostly tasted like the pineapple juice. I'd say this was my least favorite smoothie of theirs so far, but it may be due to having to substitute a nectarine for the peaches. This recipe had 319 calories and took only a few minutes to prepare.

Fruit Basket

Included in this basket were 2 Australian Tangerines, 2 Nectarines, 1 Golden Delicious Apple, 2 Pink Lady Apples, 1 Grapefruit & 1 Orange. Everything was ripe and ready to eat except the nectarines which were ready to eat a few days later after sitting out on the counter. My favorite is always the grapefruit which is perfectly ripe and delicious. Second favorite is the nectarines, followed by the tangerines. I get a bit tired of the apples since there are so many in each shipment and I usually have some left after the week is over. I wish they would change those out every week or so.

We also purchased Spinach Stuffed Chicken with Lemony Roasted Cauliflower, but the chicken went bad prior to making it, so I don't have recipe results for that yet. This was one of the least exciting boxes we have received from Home Chef. This week we received a box from Hello Fresh and I'll review that in a few days. It's been really enjoyable so far.

If you haven't tried Home Chef yet, you really owe it to yourself to give it a try and with the $30 off coupon, why wait! I recently did a comparison of Home Chef, Plated, Blue Apron & Hello Fresh, so be sure to check out that post before you leave. Which of the four subscription services have you tried so far and which one is your favorite? Please comment below. Home Chef is my favorite and I list all the reasons on that comparison blog post, so check it out. Also, enter my weekly giveaway which this week is a Plated Subscription box worth $72, enter below:

Plated has provided me with another free subscription box worth $72 to give away. Plated will send the winner one shipment that includes all the ingredients for three recipes for two people for a total of six servings. The winner must be over 18 years old, a new Plated customer, provide me with their name and email address to give to Plated, provide Plated their credit card number in case they want to continue with the service past the first box and live in the US. To skip future weeks' shipments, visit their website & go to my account, subscription and click "skip this week" on the calendar or chose "cancel subscription".

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Monday, August 17, 2015

The Marshall Free House Restaurant Review - Greensboro, NC


1211 Battleground Ave
Greensboro, NC 27408
(336) 792-1999


Exterior View


Bar with 90 Single Malts, 60 Bourbons, 18 Irish Whiskeys, 17 Gins, 12 Cold Draughts, 36 Bottled Beers, 2 Cask Ales, 12 Wines


Dining Area


Dinner Fish & Chips - $19.75


Dinner Shepherd's Pie - $18.95


This is a review of a restaurant that has a United Kingdom themed menu called The Marshall Free House located in North Carolina in the city of Greensboro. We visited last Saturday, around 2:30 pm. Their sanitation score is currently 95% which is excellent. Walking into the restaurant we were immediately very impressed with the woodwork, interior decor, two bars and it's large size. We were greeted by the host who took us to our booth and served us chilled water. The restaurant had only about four groups of people when we arrived. Later, the waiter came out to greet us dressed in a kilt. Graham is from England and he told us a bit about the restaurant's concept and it's food. I ordered the Shepherd's Pie and Hubby ordered the Fish & Chips. We shared a bit of each with each other since we were anxious to try them both. We also ordered two Diet Cokes which were served shortly after he took our order. We would have loved to try something from the bar, but we don't drink alcohol prior to 5 pm.

I expected some bread & butter and or salad while we waited due to the high price point, but neither is offered. Thankfully, the food came out quickly and it was brought out by the manger. The Fish & Chips that Hubby ordered came out very hot. I was overly anxious to try the fish so I burnt my tongue a bit. It was so incredibly delicious, the best I've had outside of England. It wasn't greasy, it was perfectly cooked and the flavor of the batter was traditional English. If you are ever in the UK, I insist you order Fish & Chips since they are to die for! But until then, I highly recommend you order them from this restaurant. The tarter sauce was awesome! From what I could tell it, it had mayo, lemon and some other ingredients that made it the most perfect tasting tarter sauce. The lemon came with netting on it so that when you squeezed it over the fish the seeds wouldn't fall out. I've only seen that at very expensive restaurants before. The chips aka french fries were a bit on the soggy side, which I prefer but Hubby doesn't normally. He actually liked them and I loved them. It also came with mushy peas which doesn't sound appetizing, but I assure you they are scrumptious. I have been craving their fish and tarter sauce ever since. I hope to go back very soon, so that I can order this dish and Hubby will be lucky if I share any with him. At $19.75, they are the most expensive fish & chips I have ever had by far. The lunch version is $13.95 which is more in line with the price range I expect to pay for this dish. The lower price is only available before 3 pm Tuesday through Friday. They are closed on Mondays. So head on over there then, if you can, so that you can get the lower price. 

The Shepherd's Pie didn't have the traditional ground lamb or beef, but instead had pulled pieces of lamb off the shank. Along with the lamb it had peas, carrots and corn below the mashed potatoes. This was such a large portion, it could easily be enough for two people since it has so much lamb in it! If you live close enough, you could take half of it home for another meal later. I have to say I prefer my Scottish Mum's version. I prefer more crispy mashed potatoes peaks on top and not so much lamb but instead more vegetables. Also, I prefer ground beef or ground lamb which is the traditional version that British families make at home. This version is more like a stew which is extremely filling. It would be especially good in the winter since it immediately warms you up. It's priced at $18.95 which isn't too ridiculous considering how much lamb they give you. It's bargain priced at $12.95 for lunch. Perhaps it's a smaller portion during lunch which would be perfect since there is no way you could eat the dinner portion and go back to work and be very productive. This dish is perfect for someone who loves lamb's strong flavor. 

Prices are quite high on weekends and evenings, though there are a few items that are lower in price such as the Chicken Sandwich for $13.65, Corned Beef Sandwich for $11.95, The Burger for $13.25 and the Four Cheese Grilled Cheese for $10.95. They also offer High Tea from 3-5 pm Friday through Sunday. Prices for High Tea range from $5.95 to $16.95 depending on size. In addition, they have several very tempting appetizers and some traditional UK breakfast dishes. They offer salads and soups, the most tempting of which is the Guinness Beer & Sharp Cheddar Soup! Last but not least, they offer a couple of Indian curry dishes which you might find strange on a UK menu. If you aren't aware, British families serve Indian food on a regular basis. The Indian immigrants to the UK had an impact on their meals long ago. Chicken Curry & Rice was a regular part of my childhood diet cooked by my Scottish mother and also enjoyed by my English father. I highly recommend you give this restaurant a try and if you can't decide what to order off the menu, try the Fish & Chips! After you visit, come back and let me know your thoughts by commenting below!

Well there you have it, my latest restaurant review for the Triad area. Be sure to check out the other reviews I have posted for the Triad area:

Chef Samir Shaltout - Greensboro, NC
Dairi-O - King, NC
Green Valley Grill - Greensboro, NC
Hakka Chow - Winston Salem, NC
Mary's Gourmet Diner - Winston Salem, NC
Mizu Japanese Cuisine - Winston Salem, NC
The Tavern in Old Salem - Winston Salem, NC
Village Tavern - Winston Salem, NC

I need restaurant suggestions since we just moved to the area. So please comment below! I have several more restaurant reviews in the works, so be sure to stop by again soon or subscribe to my blog. If you are ever in the Raleigh area, check out my restaurant reviews before you go simply by visiting my Restaurant Review Pinterest Board and clicking on the photo of the one you want to read about. Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to claim your Free Graze Box.

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Friday, August 14, 2015

QVC's TSVs for September 2015


Preorder Numbers for Today's Special Values


4th - Alegra Leather Mary Janes, A272468 Medium Width or A272469 Wide Width, $92.94 or 5 payments of $18.58, comes in 5 colors

5th - WEN by Chaz Dean Restorative Essentials Collection, A272454 or A273030 A/D, $64.92 or 3 payments of $21.64, comes in 6 scents

12th - Dooney & Bourke Woven Embossed Leather Shopper with Accessories, A272463, $269.90 or 6 payments of $44.98, comes in 7 colors

14th - Cuddi Duds Fleecewear Strech Long Sleeve Wrap with Hood, A272462, $27.24 or 2 payments $13.62, comes in 4 colors & 3 patterns, comes in 3 sizes

17th - Clarks Leather Ankle Boots with Flannel Detail, A272466 $69.96 or 3 payments of $23.32, comes in 5 colors

18th - Bare Minerals Bare Skin Breakthrough 8 Piece Set, A272455 or A272705 A/D $56.64 or 3 payments of $18.98, comes in 12 shades

20th - Masterbuilt 30" Four Rack Digital Electric Smoker with Stand & Cover, K43196, $249.96 or 6 payments of $41.66, comes in 5 colors

21st - Aimee Kestenberg Leather Satchel Handbag, A272464, $199.98 or 5 payments of $39.99, comes in 3 colors & 4 patterns 

22nd - Philosophy Supersize Cleanse, Treat & Renew Set, A272456 or A272656 A/D, $129.96 or 5 payments of $32.49

23rd - Keurig K45 Coffee Maker, K43199, $79.98 or 4 payments of $19.99, comes in 4 colors

24th - Vicenza 24" Adjustable Sterling Necklace 8.3g J326024 for $45.00 or 3 payments of $15 or 30" 10.6g J326025 for $54.00 or 3 payments of $18, comes in 4 colors

25th - Lenox Set of 5 Silver Plated Crystal Ornaments, H207134, $29.92 or 2 payments of $14.96

28th - H by Halston V-Neck Button Front Long Cardigan Sweater, A272457 or A272461 Petite, $59.86 or 5 payments of $11.97, comes in 5 colors

Interesting TSVs this month and some tempting items for me. As it gets closer to the holidays they seem to have much more interesting & tempting TSVs. Bare Minerals is always a good choice with an incredible value and easy pay makes it that more tempting. A lot of people complain that the new foundation makes their wrinkles stand out more. I bought it when it was a TSV last time and while I like it ok since it's lightweight and has buildable coverage, it's certainly not the best foundation out there. But at this price point you may want to give it a try. WEN is another good choice and the styling creme, treatment oil and replenishing mist are included in this four piece set which is awesome. I absolutely love his styling creme! I use it when my hair is towel dried and I refresh it with the replenishing mist when my hair is dry and needs freshening up. To make more replenishing mist, I add a couple of drops of the treatment oil to the empty replenishing mist bottle, add water and shake. It makes your hair smell so good! If I hadn't bought the gallon size of the mint scent this summer, I'd be really tempted by this set. The Alegra Mary Janes are so cute, but that price is so steep. The Dooney & Bourke handbag is really lovely, but the most expensive bag I've ever bought was $70. $270 is too steep a price for me to stomach! The Cuddi Duds Wrap, what a strange brand name, looks super comfy but oh why did they ruin it by adding a hood. I can't stand hoods. Never heard of the brand Aimee Kestenberg, have you? Yet another super expensive handbag coming in at $200! Highly recommend the Keurig, but it sounds more expensive than normal? I know they always have their best deal just prior to Thanksgiving. If you ever have any issues with yours, be sure to call Keurig's customer service, they are awesome. When ours needed a replacement part, they sent it out right away and then when it died they offered us a super low price for a new one. Yawn on the Lenox set and the sterling necklaces. The H by Halston Cardigan Sweater is lovely, but it looks like it's very fitted. I'd prefer something not so fitted for comfort. Well there you have it, the latest Today's Special Values. What are you tempted by? 

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