5 Free NYC Secrets You May Not Have Known, Until Now..

Did you know that it is possible to get something for FREE in NYC? It’s almost shocking isn’t it? Since we were always taught that nothing in life comes free, (especially not in NYC) it’s hard to believe that you can catch a break in this city. Well I decided to share 5 tips that you may have not known. Some tips are totally free but some you have to give a little to get a little, but hey isn’t that how life works anyway?

1. Get a Free Personal Shopper Experience

Select H&M and Top Shop locations offer a free personal shopper experience! All you have to do is contact them, tell them your personal style preference, your size and what kind of outfits you’re interested in and they will pull outfits for you to try on. The service is free and you are not forced to purchase anything. With H&M you receive 20% off your first purchase when you use this service. These services are offered in the 5th avenue stores and you can make your appointment today!

Read about Mommy Blogger Tiffani’s Personal Shopping experience on her blog, mymommyvents.com

2. Receive a Free Cupcake Every day

I mean why wouldn’t you want a free cupcake? That’s like turning down happiness if you ask me. Every day Georgetown Cupcake offers a free flavor of the day cupcake to the first 100 customers (1 per customer) at each of their locations. If that’s not enough free sweetness for you, Sprinkles Cupcakes offers a “BOGO” when you whisper their secret word. You can find out the secret word of each day on their twitter page.

3. Share Your Uber Code and Receive a Free Ride

I have a new found addiction to Uber and it’s getting way too expensive. So one way I save on my travel, is sharing my code. When you share your code and someone signs up for Uber, they receive a free ride up to $20 and so do you. Want to use my code? (And I truly hope you do.) Download the Uber app and enter my code: 5EMKV 


4. Share Your Hotel Tonight Code and Receive $25 Off

Another code I have is for Hotel Tonight. On this app you can score great deals on last minute hotel reservations. I used this app for my stay at Dream Midtown. When you share your code, and someone uses it and books a hotel, you receive $25 off your next stay. So use my Hotel Tonight code: PGIBBS11  I would love another staycation!

5. Free Events, Free Movies, Free Museums

The summer is coming and each and every summer, NYC hosts free movie nights, free events and free museum entry. I’ve posted all of this information before. For a reminder visit my posts for Kids, Couples and Summer Events.



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Spring 2015 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week!

It’s New York Fashion Week! Some of your favorite fashion designers will be displaying their new Spring 2015  Collections in a seven minute fashion show during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. Under the tents of Lincoln Center in New York City are showcases by designers like Tadashi Shoji, Rebecca Minkoff, Herve Leger, Michael Costello and many more. New York Fashion Week (NYFW) runs from February 11th to February 19th. If you aren’t able to attend a show you can still go to Lincoln Center and catch celebrities walking around, you can view some of the most unique street styles and be amongst one of the most amazing events that New York has to offer.




What: Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

Who:  Various Designers

Where: Lincoln Center 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

When: February 11-19, 2015

10 Valentine’s Day Gifts Under $100!

What else do you buy for Valentine’s Day besides flowers, chocolates and teddy bears? Also, let’s not forget about dinner plans and maybe even the cute couple class you signed up for. If you’re wondering what else you can do to make your experience complete, these are 10 great Valentine’s Day Gifts Under $100.


1. Christian Louboutin Rouge Louboutin Nail Polish– $50



2. Mesh Bra Garter Belt & Panty Gift Set – $68

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3. Prada “Candy” Eau De Parfum Set – $88



4. Rebecca Minkoff “Get it Girl” Cory Pouch $50

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5. Pandora “Lock of Love” Charm $70

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1. The Art of Shaving Initiation Kit $60

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2. Nixon “The Time Teller” Watch 36mm $95

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3. Nike Team Training Max Air Duffle Bag (Medium) $60

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4. Bay- Berk Leather Valet Box (Watch Box) $79

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5. Boxer Briefs Assorted 3 Pack $39.50

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