The Atlanta Journal-Constitution helps find metro Atlanta deals and bargains to save you money

Jessica Shops: ADAC sale, Red Martini, Miami hotel deal

6:08 am May. 6, 2015

ADAC: The highly anticipated ADAC sample sale returns to Atlanta May 15– 17, where you can save up to 80 percent on high-end home furnishings, outdoor furniture, rugs, lighting and accessories. This once-a-year sale is your opportunity to update your home with luxury products from ADAC showrooms without the showroom price tag. Over the years I have scored outdoor patio furniture for $300 (regularly $2,500), a dresser for $550

Design a kid friendly home with Design Mom

12:13 pm May. 5, 2015

Anyone with kids has probably found themselves wondering at some point if it is possible to live in a well-designed home with children.

I personally have a junior basketball hoop in the foyer. Why? It was

Clark Howard: Tips to help get a good mortgage

10:36 am Apr. 30, 2015

Most people are intimidated by the mortgage application process so they only go to one lender for a loan. Yet you know that shopping around gets you the best price, so toughen up and take on the task of getting the best deal on the biggest expense in your life.

When you’re shopping for a mortgage, a lot of people pay most attention to the interest rate. But that’s only one-third

JessicaShops: Deals at Birch Lane, BJ’s Wholesale, Torrid

6:43 am Apr. 22, 2015

Birch Lane: Last week I was invited to a sneak peek of Birch Lane’s first outdoor furniture collection, which is described as “classic, traditional furniture that is comfortable and affordable.” After sampling first-hand, I would have to agree. The quality is there, the designs are beautiful and the function works (deep, soft seating) — and many pieces are on sale for 25 percent off. Add to your outdoor investment

Daily Deals: Free Bojangles’, Home Depot Spring cyber sale

2:20 pm Apr. 20, 2015

Bojangles’ opening day giveaway: Dacula’s First Bojangles’ will open tomorrow, April 21 at 5 a.m. To celebrate, the location will give away $50 Bojangles’ gift cards to the first 50 customers.

One randomly selected customer will win Bojangles’ breakfast for a full year.

Opening day giveaways will also include:

Free Legendary Iced Tea with any purchase from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Free kid’s meal with any purchase from 2 – 5 p.m.

Affordable spring refreshes at Ikea

6:17 am Apr. 14, 2015

When spring arrives, we are itching to get outside, but it is also important to bring a little of the outdoors inside.

Ikea Atlanta has a range of options to help you prep your home for

JessicaShops: furniture warehouse sale, jewelry at Siggers, Cyc Fitness

6:58 am Mar. 18, 2015

BoBo Intriguing Objects: The wholesale line of high-end, unique furniture is opening its doors to the public for a limited-time sale. Find many hidden gems at discounted prices. Think of it as a super-luxurious estate sale with major markdowns on discontinued products, samples, vintage items, one-offs, less-than-perfect items and other treasures. The sale takes place 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday, March 27  and Saturday, March 28 at the warehouse location,

JessicaShops: Baseball vacation, free mail scale, home deals

9:55 am Mar. 11, 2015

Jupiter Beach Resort and Spa/Major League Baseball: Take the family on a baseball-themed vacation to the spring training home of the St. Louis Cardinals in Florida. Book the “Diamond” package at the Jupiter Beach Resort and Spa ($520/night) for a one-of-a-kind “day at the stadium” experience that includes four game tickets, a behind-the-scenes tour of Roger Dean Stadium and the chance to watch batting practice on the field and

5 costly mistakes home buyers make

1:41 pm Mar. 10, 2015

By most expert accounts, sellers in Atlanta’s real estate market currently have a slight edge over buyers. Housing inventory is low for the season. Mortgage interest rates remain relatively low, which means there is strong demand from buyers hoping to score the home of their dreams. The result is upward pressure on home prices which starts to create bubbles until the bubble pops and everything rights itself again.

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Nedra’s Big Deals: Freebies at IKEA, Bonefish Grill, FitWit

6:16 am Mar. 5, 2015

IKEA: Visit during IKEA’s Bring Your Own Friends day on Saturday and score freebies while you’re there. Bring a friend for the in-store shopping event and get exclusive deals, food freebies, free blue bags and other giveaways. IKEA Family members get even more perks. For details or to participate, visit to RSVP and create a custom invitation asking friends to join you.

Bonefish Grill: Try out Bonefish