Fighting the Frump with andRuby–and Giveaway!

andRuby J Crew Inspired NecklaceAs part of the Mom it Forward Blogger Network, I was compensated for this post.

Remember last year when I invited you to Fight the Frump? We took a week and I challenged you to first get dressed (no yoga pants and baggy T-shirts!). Then I encouraged you to find clothes that fit and flatter, to buy great undergarments, and to find some accessories.

Honestly, we women spend so much time hating our bodies, and yet spending just a few minutes putting on things that make us feel put together can give us a blast of confidence, which has repercussions even in our marriages. When we feel better about ourselves, we’re more energetic. We’re more motivated. And we’re often friskier!

So when Mom it Forward asked if I’d like to review some products from andRuby, an awesome new deal site I found, and give you all a chance to win a $75 gift certificate, I said yes because I think we all need a little push to fight that frump once again.

Oh, and I also really liked the necklace they were offering! :) It’s normally $50, on for just $7.99. Here I’m wearing it:

andRuby J Crew Inspired Necklace

And here it is on my oldest daughter (who is hanging out with me in Kansas City while I’m getting ready to speak at the MOPS conference tomorrow!)

andRuby J Crew Inspired Necklace

At andRuby their product is always changing. You get awesome deals–as much as 80 or 90% off in some cases–but it’s always unique stuff. When you sign up for their newsletter, you’ll get the inside scoop when they have new items being added.

I’ve been browsing through their site, and here are some other lovely things I found:

andRuby--discount beauty, jewelry, and more!

Gorgeous Maxi-Skirt

I know many of my readers LOVE maxi-skirts, and here’s one that’s available in black and teal. Normally $47, on for $16.99

NuMe Curl Jam Set

You get three curling wands in one! You get a flatiron, but then also a curling set with three different sizes. Normally $250, on for $89.

J Crew Inspired Color Mix Bracelet

This is gorgeous! And it’s 88% off. Normally $39, on for just $5!

BeYOUtiful T-shirts

Teach your kids they are beautiful–just the way they’re made! Normally $20, on for $8.99.

Luxe White Crystal Statement Necklace

This sits at just the right length, and brights up any top! Normally $40, now $15.

Simply Shabby Blooms

This baby headband flower is adorable! Normally $7, on for $3.

Their items are made by individual merchants, and I received my necklace in a lovely box, all done up with black ribbon. It was quite spectacular for a necklace that is on such major sale (from $50 to $7.99). The site offers a chance for merchants to connect with new customers, so each deal is very time limited. The benefit, though, is that from home decor to jewelry to clothing to kids’ items, there’s always something new and fun to find–at a price that won’t kill your pocketbook.

I’m a big fan of jewelry, because a beautiful necklace can dress up a T-shirt and help you feel so much more “put together”. If you want to fight the frump, sometimes all it takes is a necklace to make you go “pop”!

Find andRuby:

andRuby on Facebook
andRuby on Twitter
andRuby on Pinterest

And they’ve given us all a coupon code you can use to get 10% off–good until November 30. Just use the code love at andRuby.

One of my readers is going to win a $75 gift certificate towards andRuby! Just enter in the Rafflecopter giveaway below. All entries MUST sign up for andRuby’s newsletter, where you’ll get notification of all their new deals. And there are other ways to get “extra” entries, too. Just read below, and good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

These occasional sponsored giveaways help to pay for the costs of maintaining this site. And I thought you’d enjoy the chance to win, too!


  1. What a nice idea

  2. Stephanie P says:
    Adorable houndstooth wrap jacket with a hood and tie in the waist. was 49.99 now 29.99….i’ve never seen a jacket like this at that price….perfect… and it will go with anything!!!!

  3. i love these boots!!!
    i also love about a million other things on this site. thanks for sharing!!!

  4. Wow ‘fight the frump’ series was last year? Seems like yesterday! :) Loove the bracelet in the ‘group’ photos! Thanks for sharing
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  5. Hi Sheila. Thanks for the reminder to fight the frump. I joined the challenge when first announced, but I am ashamed to admit that I have not been keeping to it recently. Too tired too lazy….too many excuses! Thanks for the virtual kick in the backside. I am making a new commitment to fight the frump, every day. Because I am worth it!

  6. I signed up at the andRuby website because when I went to the Google Docs page it told me “Sorry, the file you requested does not exist.” Not sure what the problem was…
    Love the site already!! Thanks so much for sharing it, hadn’t heard of it before!!

  7. Cute stuff! I needed a reminder to be better at this too.

  8. Heather R. says:
  9. Love the Blossom Necklace!

  10. Definitely love the blossom necklace!

  11. I love the princess capes! My girls always ask me to tie a receiving blanket around their necks. They would flip with those!

  12. Cute stuff. love it. I signed up for emails.

  13. Fun stuff. I signed up for updates and deals…
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  14. I signed up for the newsletter!


    It’s the His and Hers pillow covers.

  16. My fave is the crocheted cardigan sweater.

  17. I just signed up! (But your link on the Rafflecopter didn’t work…)
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  18. I loved ALL the Trendy Pillow Covers!
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  19. Christy S. Lube says:

    I made an account on andRuby, which signed me up for their email list :)

  20. Christy S. Lube says:

    These lace oxford shoes are so cute!!

  21. Love the 3 layer bubble necklace in any colour.
    Thanks for this great giveaway! Just ordered some of their items!

  22. My favorite item is the chevron infinity scarf

  23. the His and Hers pillow covers

  24. Thanks for giving us the chance to discover these wonderful products!
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  25. signed up for the newsletter. the maxi skirts look great!

  26. I love the damask maxi skirt. It’s so chic!
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  27. Okay, I have to agree with about half the comments on here- that maxi skirt is beautiful!!! I may have to add one to my closet- it’d be great to wear up at the high school!!!

  28. April Dangerfield says:

    Oh, I just love those lace oxford shoes!

  29. i’m loving the lace cardigan

  30. I’m loving the Chevron infinity scarf!

  31. I LOVE this frilly cutout back cardigan!!
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  32. I signed up for their emails.
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    Loving that Faux Pearl baby bracelet. Adorable!

  34. I ordered the Chevron Infinity Scarf and the J Crew inspired bracelet!! Love them!!

  35. i signed up! under same email as this comment. i like the gigi sweatshirt

  36. I signed up! It is with the same email as I am commenting with.

  37. I’ve done so.


  38. A cream GiGi sweatshirt..! :))

  39. I signed up for the newsletter!

  40. I signed up!

    I love the blossom necklace and the chevron scarf

    so cute!!

  41. Jennifer D. says:

    Love their stuff!!

  42. My favorite is the infinity chevron scarf

  43. I signed up for their mailing list :)
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  44. My favorite item is the chevron infinity scarf!
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  45. I signed up!

  46. I love the 2 tone chevron necklace!!

  47. Tiffany D says:

    That statement necklace is gorgeous!!! LOVE!

  48. Winter Print Leggings, thinking me and my daughter might fight over these. :-)

  49. So cute!

  50. Signed up…this is such a cute site. Thanks for recommending it!

  51. Michelle Rodgers says:

    Fighting the frump!

  52. Loving the simple heart on this!
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  53. Elisabeth says:

    I love the Extremely Easy Sock Bun! I signed up for their mailing list.

  54. I would definitely go with the NuMe Curl Jam Set. All I need in one tool?! Sounds amazing! No more drawer full of curlers and straighteners and tangled cords!
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  55. I love this Beaded Flower Necklace…especially in grey and purple

  56. I like the chevron infinity scarf.
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  57. That necklace is TO DIE FOR. Holy moly!
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  58. Love the items you spotlighted in your post. Love the NuMe Curl Jam Set.

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