Win a free DSLR!

By Paul

Whether you’re a Canon lover or a Nikon devotee this is a great contest for you! Snapknot is giving away your choice of a Nikon D800 or a Canon 5D Mark III! Big thanks to the SnapKnot wedding photography directory for offering this great camera… »

Most Random Freebies Ever

By Danit

Doing research for this blog is always a little tricky because I put a lot of effort into finding freebies that I think would appeal to most Angelenos.  However, while sifting through the freebie sites, I come across some pretty ridiculous stuff. So ridiculous in fact, that I had to share some of my favorite… »

Giving Back on Christmas Day

By Danit
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If you’re in LA for Christmas and you don’t have any plans (or I suppose, if you’re in LA and Jewish? ha)…you may want to consider signing up to volunteer at the Culver City Senior Center! The center is looking for people to help out on Christmas Day between 10am and 1pm. Volunteers will help… »

Free Maxim Subscription

By Danit
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Mercury Magazines is currently offering a free subscription to MAXIM and an assortment of business magazines! The site requires that you fill out a fairly quick questionnaire about your career (or, I suppose, your ideal profession) and matches you with magazine options that pertain to your position. For example, I work in marketing so I… »

Free Holiday Music from Target

By Danit
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Target is helping you get in the holiday spirit with 13 exclusive and free Christmas tunes! The songs range in popularity and style. You’ll find stuff from big wigs Guster as well as from newcomer Natalie Hemby. The songs can also be heard in the background of Target commercials. Get your holiday groove on and… »

Hipster on a Budget

By Danit

Today’s Groupon is an extra special one, so I wanted to make sure you all check the site and don’t miss out. Today’s daily deal offers a $50 certificate to American Apparel for only $25! There are a few restrictions. The main ones being: Not valid on Multi-Packs, California Select Vintage, Multibrand products. There is… »

Oh Hey There Good-Lookin’…We’ve Missed You!

By Danit

Guess who’s back….back again…. Although it’s been down since April, LA Decostified is back after an extended summer vacation. We’ve heard from a lot of readers over the past few months and it’s exciting to be back in the blog world, finding the best of cheap LA for you! It may be a bit of… »

UPPER WEST Grand Opening

By Danit
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Santa Monica’s newest restaurant, UPPER WEST, is hosting a chic Grand Opening party and YOU are invited. UW features delicious eats and specialty cocktails, both of which will be offered at the grand opening party.  A few lucky Yelpers got to try the place out already and the reviews are all phenomenal! Are you excited… »

Etsy Feature: Northern Roots

By Danit

We are starting a new feature here on LA Decostified which will focus on budget-friendly and fabulous Etsy finds! A lot of our readers are avid Etsy fans, as are we, and we’re all about supporting small businesses. We would absolutely love to hear your recommendations for future Etsy Features that you would like to… »

Free Redbox Rental

By Danit
I'm renting "The September Issue". What are you renting?

Hooray for Monday! Thank God I got lazy last night and decided against my original plan to go to RedBox. Now I can get my rental for free… Here is your code for a free rental: RBXLUV4U The code expires at 9:59PST (3/1/10) Don’t forget that you can register yourself with Redbox through their website… »