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Monday, April 7, 2014

The Rockstar Printed Pants





The Rockstar Printed Pant by Old Navy 


Get it at Oldnavy.com! for just $34.94.

Enjoy,

RGOAB



Monday, March 31, 2014

McCafe

 



 First, I think you all should know that every morning before class I grab a McCafe Vanilla Iced Coffee! It has the perfect balance of cream and sugar and literally just makes my day. Without it, I'm a perfect mess.  It's also really quick and part of my on-the-go student lifestyle.


There are two types of people in this world, people that drink coffee and people that don't. Most New Yorkers NEED their morning coffee. 

That being said, I have two major announcements!! 









Announcement #1:

McDonald's is having a Free Coffee event! From March 31, 2014 to April 13th, 2014, McDonald's will be serving FREE small premium roast coffee during breakfast hours. So don't forget to take advantage of this opportunity! Save a few dollars, and ENJOY your McCafe coffee!

Announcement #2:
McDonald's is also hosting Year of Free Coffee!
Starting mid-April, McCafe will surprise a Twitter follower every day this year with McCafe coffee and prizes!

In order to win free coffee for a year you must tweet pictures of your free McCafe coffee with #McCafe and #FreeCoffee hashtags!

Enjoy,

RichGirlOnABudget



This post was created in partnership with McDonald's. All thoughts and opinions are my own.









McDonald's @McDonalds Coffee Event Twitter Contest
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
1. ELIGIBILITY: McDonald's @McDonalds and @McCafe Coffee Event Twitter Contest (the "Contest”), brought to you by McDonald's USA, LLC (the "Sponsor”), and is governed by these Official Rules. To enter, you (“you” or “Participant”) must be 18 years of age or older, a resident of the United States of America, and a member of Twitter at the start of the Contest Entry Period. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor. Void where prohibited. Sponsor reserves the right, at any time, to verify eligibility requirements, in any manner it deems appropriate.
2. THE CONTEST ENTRY PERIOD: The Contest begins 7:30am CST on Monday, March 31, 2014 and concludes 11:59pm CST on Sunday, April 13, 2014 ("Contest Entry Period").
3. TO ENTER: During the Contest Entry Period, @McCafe and @McDonalds will tweet several call-to-actions asking fans to tweet why they love McCafe or to share their McCafe coffee photographs utilizing the hashtag #McCafe. Fans must use #McCafe to be entered. McDonald’s will use Radian 6 to randomly select one winner who has tweeted using the hashtag #McCafe. There will be five (5) “One Year of Coffee” prizes available during the contest. Please see @McCafe for the current requirements. There will be two drawing periods. One (1) winner will be selected and announced 8:00pm CST on Tuesday, April 1, 2014; and four (4) winners will be selected and announced on 11:59pm on Monday, April 14, 2014. Winners will be announced on the @McCafe page and sent a Direct Message within 48 hours of the Contest Entry Period.
4. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS. By submitting an Entry in the Contest, you hereby warrant and represent that your entry conforms to the requirements set forth herein. Entries must be in English.
Entries must meet the following requirements: Entry cannot be sexually explicit or suggestive, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, or contain nudity; Entry cannot promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message; Entry cannot be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group; Entry cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor or its products, or other people, products or companies; Entry cannot contain trademarks, logos or trade dress owned by others or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind, without permission, or contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses; Entry cannot contain copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media or musical "samples") without permission; Entry cannot contain materials embodying the names, likenesses, photographs, or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead, other than entrant, without permission; Entry cannot communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate; and Entry cannot depict, and cannot itself, be in violation of any law. Entrant must have permission from all individuals that appear in the photo (if any) to use their name and likeness in the photo and to grant the rights set forth herein.  If requested, entrant must be able to provide such permissions in a form acceptable by Sponsor.
BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS/HER ENTRY MAY BE POSTED ON SPONSOR’S WEBSITE, IN SPONSOR’S DISCRETION. Sponsor reserves the right to, and may or may not, monitor/screen entries prior to posting them to the Website. By entering, you acknowledge that Sponsor has no obligation to use or post any Entry you submit. Submission of an Entry grants Sponsor and its agents an unlimited, worldwide, perpetual, license and right to publish, use, publicly perform the Entry in any way, in any and all media, without limitation, and without consideration to the entrant.
ENTRIES ARE THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF THE INDIVIDUAL ENTRANT AND DO NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS OF SPONSOR IN ANY MANNER. Any waiver of any obligation hereunder by Sponsor does not constitute a general waiver of any obligation to entrants.
5. PRIZE DETAILS/ODDS: 5 (five) Grand Prizes: (1) “A Year of Coffee” Arch Card ; ARV: $100.00 each.  Winner must submit contact information and mailing address via Direct Message within 1 week of being notified to receive prize as specified by Sponsor and on dates designated by Sponsor, or prize will be forfeited. Prize cannot be assigned, transferred, or substituted except by Sponsor who may, at its sole discretion, substitute any prize with one of comparable value if the advertised prize becomes unavailable for any reason. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. 
6. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Participants agree (a) to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor which are final and binding, (b) that Sponsor, its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents will have no liability whatsoever for, are released and shall be held harmless by participants against any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in this Contest or Contest-related activities and (c) except where legally prohibited, winner grants (and agree to confirm that grant in writing) permission to Sponsor and those acting under Sponsor’s authority the right to the use of his/her name, photograph, likeness, voice, image and biographical information and statements and the Entry for advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes without additional compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and on the Internet and World Wide Web, without notice, review or approval.
7. GENERAL PROVISIONS: Neither Sponsor nor its agencies are responsible for not receiving entries, no matter what the reason even if known in advance, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or the failure to capture any such information. Persons who tamper with any aspect of the Contest, as solely determined by the Sponsor, or who attempt to participate with multiple email addresses or under multiple identities will be disqualified. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed or like entry methods will void all such entries and disqualify any entrant using such methods. Should any portion of the Contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, technical failures or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest. In case of dispute, the authorized subscriber of the email account used to enter the Contest at the actual time of entry will be deemed to be the participant, and must comply with these Official Rules.
8. ARBITRATION: By participating in this Contest, each Participant agrees that: (1) any claim, dispute, or controversy (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) Participant may have against the Sponsor or its affiliates arising out of, relating to, or connected in any way with the Game, the awarding or redemption of prizes, or the determination of the scope or applicability of this agreement to arbitrate, will be resolved exclusively by final and binding arbitration administered by American Arbitration Association ("AAA") and conducted before a sole arbitrator pursuant to the applicable Rules and Procedures established by AAA (“Rules and Procedures”); (2) this arbitration agreement is made pursuant to a transaction involving interstate commerce, and shall be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”), 9 U.S.C. §§ 1-16; (3) the arbitration shall be held at a location determined by AAA pursuant to the Rules and Procedures (provided such location is reasonably convenient for Participant), or at such other location as may be mutually agreed by the Participant and Sponsor; (4) the arbitrator’s decision shall be controlled by the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and any of the other agreements referenced herein that the applicable Participant may have entered into in connection with the Contest; (5) the arbitrator shall apply Illinois law consistent with the FAA and applicable statutes of limitations, and shall honor claims of privilege recognized at law; (6) there shall be no authority for any claims to be arbitrated on a class or representative basis, arbitration can decide only the Participant’s and/or Sponsor’s individual claims; the arbitrator may not consolidate or join the claims of other persons or parties who may be similarly situated; (7) the Participant and Sponsor shall be entitled to recover punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages only to the extent permitted by law; (8) in the event that the administrative fees and deposits that must be paid to initiate arbitration against Sponsor exceed $125 USD for claims less than $10,000 or $375 for claims greater than $10,000 but less than $75,000, and the Participant is unable (or not required under the applicable Rules and Procedures) to pay any fees and deposits that exceed this amount, Sponsor agrees to pay them and/or forward them on the Participant’s behalf, subject to ultimate allocation by the arbitrator. In addition, if the Participant is able to demonstrate that the costs of arbitration will be prohibitive as compared to the costs of litigation, Sponsor will pay as much of the Participant’s filing and hearing fees in connection with the arbitration as the arbitrator deems necessary to prevent the arbitration from being cost-prohibitive; and (9) with the exception of subpart (6) above, if any part of this arbitration provision is deemed to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, or otherwise conflicts with the Rules and Procedures established by AAA, then the balance of this arbitration provision shall remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with its terms as if the invalid, unenforceable, illegal or conflicting provision were not contained herein. If, however, subpart (6) is found to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, then the entirety of this Arbitration Provision shall be null and void, and neither Sponsor nor Participant shall be entitled to arbitrate their dispute. For more information on AAA and/or AAA Rules and Procedures, Participants may visit the AAA Website athttp://www.adr.org, or contact AAA AT 1633 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York, New York 10019; OR BY EMAIL AT websitemail@adr.org.
9. WINNER’S LIST: For the names of the winners, write your name and address on a 3”x5” card along with the date of the specific contest, and mail in first-class, stamped envelope to: McDonald's @McDonalds and @McCafe Coffee Event Twitter Contest On Winners List, 2111 McDonald’s Drive, Dept. 015, Oak Brook, IL 60523
10. SPONSOR: McDonald’s USA, LLC, 2111 McDonald's Dr., Oak Brook, IL 60523. Do not send correspondence to this address.
© 2014 McDonald’s


Thursday, January 2, 2014

Clear Nights Clutch via NastyGal

Finally! School is over and all I have to think about is my beach outfits for my family Costa Rica trip. While was I preparing and going through my vacation wardrobe, I realized it was time for a fresh new beach clutch.

A few seconds later, I received an email from NastyGal and I thought it was meant to be that I find the perfect beach clutch there. And soooo I did! 





and the best part? The gold bag in the middle is removable and you can totally use it to pack makeup or accessories! 


Get it for only $33.60 NOW while it's on sale: NastyGal.

Enjoy,

RGOAB 



Monday, November 18, 2013

Long Biker Boots

Boy have I missed sharing my cheap ideas with the world!

What most of the world doesn't know, is that I'm actually studying to become a Speech-Language Pathologist! Yes- I get a shocked reaction every time. While my passion is fashion, I look at it more as a hobby and an outlet.

Enough about the deep stuff! Let's talk SHOESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!

The Brooklyn girl in me appreciates a great fall boot. That being said, I've loved the whole girly biker look for a while now- hence sexy leather jackets etc.........


Anyway here's what I got for ya:

Asos Long Biker Boot 
It's like that biker boot we love- but it's long aka even sexier. You get it. 


Get it here: asos!!!! and enjoy free shipping both ways :) 

Enjoy,

RichGirlOnaBudget 





Monday, August 26, 2013

The Body Shop Fall and Holiday Event// WeStopHate.org

Last week I had the pleasure to attend The Body Shop Fall and Holiday event with my dear friend Bryce Gruber (The Luxury Spot.) What I expected was to go and view new products that would be launching soon as I usually do, but this time I was in for something a bit different. Check out this girl below:



  • Emily-Anne Rigal, founder of We Stop Hate, helps The Body Shop launch their Dragon Fruit Lip Butter - changing the world for good.
While sitting down in what looked like classroom desks, I was excited to be introduced to all new The Body Shop goodness but along with that, Emily stood in the front of us and started talking about We Stop Hate. With ADHD and my funny friend Bryce sitting next to me, I can barely pay attention to anything, SHE grabbed my attention. Emily spoke about how she was severely bullied to the point where she had to switch schools. I felt like I could relate to her and shared my story with her and the rest of the class as well.

Emily helped release this amazing product called Dragon Fruit Lip Butter! I now own it and it's really great. I noticed it helps my lipstick color last longer while applying the lip butter on top of my lips. It's only $6 and it helps support charity so click the link above and buy it!

Along with many other new products that I received, I'm obsessing over the new HONEYMANIA line (launching Sept. 16th!)




Here are some facts: 


  • The Body Shop HONEYMANIA (Launching September 16th)
    • Honey is known for its sweet taste and aroma, but it is also a natural moisturizer, known for its ability to soften, smooth, and nourish skin
    • Our rich Community Fair Trade honey comes from the remote Sheka rainforest in Ethiopia – it's the honey we use in our Honey Bronze range!
      • Organically hand-harvested from only the ripest honeycombs, ensuring exceptional, good-enough-to-eat honey that’s rich in nourishment
      • To gather enough honey for make one of every product in our Honeymania range, it takes almost 100 bees traveling nearly 1,300 miles so that they can harvest the nectar from nearly 50,000 flowers.
I tried all the products; they are great!! Prices are well worth it for it's quality.


·     Body Butter - $20
·      Bubble Bath Melt - $14
·      Body Scrub - $20
·      Eau de Toilette - $14
·      Shower Gel - $8
·      Lip Balm - $6
                                                                             ·      Soap - $4
Get it all SEPTEMBER 16 and more at http://www.thebodyshop-usa.com/!

Enjoy,

RGOAB


Additional Links to visit:

westophate.org
facebook.com/TheBodyShop
instagram.com/thebodyshopusa




Sunday, August 18, 2013

Hard Candy

Let me tell you something about makeup, I am the queen of makeup!!! And while I really do not wear a lot, or show off my fine talents via Instagram me and my best friend are always looking for the BEST products. Notice that I didn't say cheap- because in reality, fucking with my skin is something I won't do.

Friday I decicded to drag my ass to Walmart because I have one near my summer home and thought I needed to take advantage of this heaven on earth before I run back to Brooklyn for the next 9-10 months.

FIRST STOP! Beauty isle... I skipped passed Sally Hanson because enough is a fucking nough. Not gonna lie, I got drawn into Hard Candy because of the packaging (yess I judged a book by its cover) but my friend was insisting that it was great shit. Bottom line, I bought a butt load and decided to have a makeup/nail polish party with all my little cousins friends (sorry moms!)


SEE BELOW:

Hard Candy Everything
Literally this stuff is amazing. The nail polish is A++++ and so is everything else. 

Price range on everything $4-$6.. YUP !

Get it all at Walmart and you can also check out http://www.hardcandy.com/!

Enjoy,

RGOAB



Friday, July 12, 2013

Friday Mornings

If there's one thing I love it's rainy Fridays. For some reason, there's nothing like waking up at the end of the week, rolling out of bed and just putting on sweatpants for the appropriate weather. And so having a chic pair of sweatpants is always a must. Here it is:

Skinny Fleece Pant
Get these for $40 today only with PROMO code FRIDAY @ Jcrew.com!

Enjoy,

RGOAB



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