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New Year…New Deals!

If one of your new year’s goals is to save more money in 2018, we are here to help you!  At Here Today, you can always find a wide variety of products at significantly lower prices than our competitors.  We may not always have every item on your list, but you can be sure that what we do have will be priced significantly lower than anywhere else.  In fact, that is our mission:  to find interesting products at great prices and pass the savings onto our customers.  To us, it’s FUN to help our customers save!  In this month’s ad, you’ll find amazing deals on everything from cleaning products to fitness gear to furniture.  So whether your goal is to get in shape or to get your house in shape, we will help you get there and keep more money in your wallet.  CHEERS to smarter shopping in 2018!

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Final Ad of the Year!

It’s crunch time holiday shoppers!  Don’t worry…Here Today has got you covered.  Our stores are stocked with fantastic values on all sorts of gifts…and we’re still getting new arrivals!  Check out this week’s ad – our last of the year – to find some outstanding electronics buys for just $6.99, Kenneth Cole handbags for just $19.99, ladies designer coats for $69.99, and dozens of gifts for under $10.  Plus, our final coupon of the year to help you save even more!  And don’t forget to grab some wrapping paper, gif bags and stocking stuffers.  Happy shopping and warm holiday wishes to all!!

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December Deals!

December is here, and you know what that means: the countdown to Christmas is on! We want to help you save money this year, because well, aren’t the holidays stressful enough already?! We’ve loaded our stores with literally thousands of great gifts at prices that will allow you to stretch your budget and find something special for everyone on your list. And we’re still getting new deliveries every week! Check out our latest ad to discover some incredible holiday values!

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Black Friday Deals!

The countdown to Black Friday is on!  All 10 Here Today stores will open at 7 am on Friday, November 24 and we’ll be stocked to the ceiling with outstanding deals.  From hoverboards to handbags, and luggage to laser lights, you won’t want to miss these Black Friday finds.  The Black Friday sale will run 11/24-26 or while supplies last…and some of these deals will NOT last!  Click here to view the full ad…and remember that there are hundreds more amazing values that we couldn’t even fit in the ad!!


November Coupon!

This month, we’re celebrating our expansion into Jefferson City and Cape Girardeau and ALL of our customers get to save big!  Our latest ad features amazing deals on everything from winter coats and PJs, to designer boots and flat-screen TVs.  And, we’re running a SPECIAL $5 OFF COUPON to save you even more money.  Download, print and present or show on your smart phone to redeem.

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Fall Finds at Here Today!

We know our stores have lots of fun fashion finds for fall, but we decided to round up some of our teammates to find out what their favorites are.  Check out this video (shot at our Shrewsbury store), which showcases some amazing deals on apparel and accessories, and captures a bit of the spirit of some of our home office employees!

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Being a relatively new brand, we often hear questions like “Just what is Here Today?” and “How do you find your deals?”  We decided to ask the people whose job it is to fill our stores with amazing bargains to answer that and more.  Listen to what our founders, buyers and store managers have to say about what makes Here Today unique!

October Coupon!

October Savings are here and our stores are stocked full of fabulous fall finds! From Under Armour hoodies and hoverboards, to vacuums and Halloween candy, the fall savings are blowing in. Right now, we’re running a SPECIAL COUPON to stretch your dollar even further. Download, print and present or show on your smart phone to redeem.

October Coupons!

October Coupons!

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September Coupon!

September Savings are here and our stores are stocked full of fabulous finds! From designer handbags and ladies brand-name denim, to throws and bamboo pillows, we’ve got everything you need to roll into fall. Right now, we’re running a SPECIAL COUPON to stretch your dollar even further. Download, print and present or show on your smart phone to redeem.

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Frozen In Florissant!

Our frozen department is home to some of our best deals.  But don’t take our word for it.  Check out what some of our friends in Florissant have to say about it in this fun video!

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Today’s Your Day, Featuring the Boys & Girls Club!

As part of our ongoing “Today’s Your Day” program, Here Today was thrilled to host the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis for a shopping spree to support their Summer Camp program.  B&G Club President, Dr. Flint Fowler, joined KEZK radio host and Here Today fan, Trish Gazall, and they stocked several carts with over $300 in merchandise ranging from snacks and drinks, to outdoor toys and sunblock.  Check out this video and see what they discovered (for FREE!) at Here Today!  We’re proud to support organizations like the Boys & Girls Clubs, which has been making a difference in our community for 50 years!

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Here Today July Coupon
Star Spangled Savings Available Now – Expires July 9!

Summer is in full swing, and our stores are stocked full of HOT summer deals! From sunscreen and beach towels, to snacks and drinks, we’ve got everything you need for your family fun. And, of course, we always have the latest in trendy apparel and accessories. Right now, we’re running a SPECIAL COUPON to stretch your dollar even further. Print and present or show on your smart phone to redeem. And don’t miss our Splashing Summer Sidewalk Sale at all 8 stores June 29 – July 4!
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Here Today Easter Egg-Stravaganza!

Mark your calendar for Saturday, April 15!  All 8 of our locally owned stores are planning in-store Easter activities for our littlest Here Today shoppers.  Hop on over to your neighborhood Here Today to partake in the fun.  Here’s the scoop:

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Holiday Deals Are Here Today!

In case you missed our latest ad and coupon offer in the Post Dispatch, check it out here for unbelievable deals too good to miss! Find something you love? Snag it today because it may be gone tomorrow!



Here Today Is Your Ultimate Black Friday Destination

It’s almost here! Our favorite day of the year, Black Friday is only three days away and we can hardly contain our excitement. We have amazing deals EVERY day but this Black Friday we are offering some of our lowest prices EVER. Make your wishlist and then set your alarm! Our doors open at 7am on Friday. Happy shopping!





Missed our Post Dispatch Ad? View it Here!

2 new stores are Here Today! We’re celebrating the Grand Opening of our St. Ann and St. Charles locations bringing you all new ways to save. In case you missed our latest ad and coupon offer in the Post Dispatch, check it out here for unbelievable deals too good to miss! Find something you love? Snag it today because it may be gone tomorrow! Print our coupon and visit a store near you. Hurry – coupon expires November 14, 2016!

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Craft Beer 101: Find Your Favorite Style

Over the past several years, craft beer has been steadily rising in popularity. Today, it’s pretty much impossible to walk into a liquor or grocery store without seeing at least three or four craft beer styles for sale. At Here Today, we’ve happily jumped on the bandwagon offering a wide selection of craft beer at LOW prices. Our Choose “UR” Brews deal is perfect for tasting a variety of styles; for only $1.79 a bottle, you can choose your favorites to build your own six pack. If you’re new to craft beer, we’ve compiled a small crash course on the most popular styles to help you create the perfect six pack.…

Summer Fashion with Here Today

By Guest Blogger Carylee from More Pieces of Me.

I wanted to see if I could pull together an entire summer look within the constraints of Here Today’s “Embellish” department. The first piece I was drawn to was this blush tassel necklace because a) tassels and b) blush. What a perfect pairing. Everything else fell into place pretty naturally after that!

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Nothing says “summer” better than a white top! The color pop embroidery on this one makes it that much more special. It has adjustable straps which ensure a perfect fit up top, while the flowy bodice keeps it light and airy. The coordinating soft shorts were a no brainer. I almost picked up an aztec print instead, but decided to keep the overall look monochromatic.

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Everyone needs a giant floppy hat in their life! I fell in love with this one immediately. It falls perfectly and the stripes are so much fun! There was a basic straw fedora that I also had my eye on, but this one made me crave the beach so I knew it was the epitome of summer!

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The husband was pretty amazed that this bag rang up as $2.99. Yep! You can’t beat that. …

Cool off with a Sweet Summer Sangria

STL summers call for heat and humidity. Here Today has all the ingredients to help you cool off with a refreshing and fruity summer sangria!

First, choose your wine preference: red, white or rosé starting at just $2.99. One bottle of wine makes enough sangria for about 8 servings. Pour bottle of wine into a large pitcher.

Then, choose an assortment of frozen fruit options. Strawberries, blueberries, peaches or pineapples – you can’t go wrong. With bags of frozen fruit priced at only 99 cents each you could add them all!  Add the fruit into the pitcher.

Next, add a splash of Seagrams Sparkling Cranberry for a bubbly burst of flavor.  

Allow your sangria to chill in the fridge for as little as an hour or throw a few ice cubes in and enjoy right away! Finally, pour your sangria into one of our painted wine glasses and enjoy the most refreshing summer sangria that your friends and family will be raving about.


For an alcohol free alternative, substitute sparkling golden peach juice. Enjoy in our fashionable tumblers priced at only $1.99!



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Great Gifts for Every Dad!

June is in full swing which means it’s time to celebrate all of the dads in your life! Father’s Day is June 19th – which means there’s less than two weeks to find the perfect gift!  If you’ve yet to find something special, you’re probably not alone. Here Today has some of the best Father’s Day gift ideas so dad’s not stuck with another tie or “World’s Best Dad” coffee mug. This year, get him something he really wants at a price that won’t break the bank. After all, we’re talking about the guy who probably taught you how to tie your shoelaces, play catch, and much more!

For the sports FANatic, check out his favorite team’s gear from signs to hang in his man cave to coffee mugs, cups, caps, pennants and more starting at just $1.99.

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For the dad who craves a clean car (you know who he is), Here Today has the Turtle Wax “Complete Care” kit to keep his ride looking sparkling new – only $14.99.



For the tech-savvy dad who loves gadgets, stock up on phone accessories, home music systems, multi-charging stations, bluetooth speakers, and Vizio and Element TV’s starting at just $79.99!

Decorated Patio With Here Today

Today I am sharing my latest visit to Here Today (in Arnold) and what I found at their store for my backyard patio. My husband and I recently updated the patio with new stamped concrete, furniture and even a pergola! I’ve been wanting to find some accents to decorate the space with, but at an affordable price. Here Today had everything I needed at their store to complete our outdoor space.

Here Today has several other locations in the St. Louis area, such as Fenton (Gravois Bluffs), Lake St. Louis, Florissant and even Fairview Heights, IL. They just opened a store in Shrewsberry.

On the outside of the store, I saw a lot of annuals, vegetable plants and even hanging baskets!

Once I walked inside the store, I started browsing their Celebrate section. This section is where they keep seasonal items. Right now they have a lot of outdoor decor, tools, etc. in this section of the store. The name of the store is ‘Here Today‘, because a lot of their items may be in the store today, but could be gone tomorrow! This is why you want to stop in often, as they are always updating and …

Shopping at Here Today

If you remember a few weeks ago, I mentioned that Here Today reached out to me for a potential collaboration. They provide me with a $50 gift card to shop in exchange for my post about the shopping experience! I was pretty excited for the opportunity considering all of the goodies I discovered during my first visit! I should note that while I was provided with a gift card to shop and post about my experience, all views expressed are my own!


I would say that Here Today reminds me a lot of Marshall’s and TJ Maxx, but with a few bonuses. The first bonus is that it is extremely organized. The one thing that turns me off about shopping at most other discount stores is all of the digging. Shopping should not be stressful and the chaos and clutter can make me a little crazy! But I think it’s great that each section of the store has its own theme that is clearly signed.

Big Discounts On Everything You Need For The Home

By Guest Blogger Kim from STL Mommy
If you’ve been living under a rock like I have you may have never stopped in Here Today and if you haven’t you are really missing out! I expected home items but found so much more. You’ll find outdoor items for the garden, outdoor furniture, apparel, everything you need to represent your love for the St. Louis Cardinals and Blues, grocery items, Wine, home decor, jewelry and so much more!





When I walked in I found so many seasonal items. From Easter Lily’s priced at just $5.99 to Easter Baskets and Eggs and Fillers it’s a one stop shop for all of your holiday needs. Need new items for your garden or spring decor you’ll find everything you need to liven up your indoor and outdoor spaces.








I think I had the most fun in the Home Decor section. They had so many options to choose from and the prices were unbeatable. I purchase 3 wall items for my home for less than $40!






Cardinals and Blues fans will love the selection of wall decor and all of the …

Easter Eggstravaganza!

Join us for some hip hoppin’ fun in celebration of Easter! Mark your calendar for your local Here Today’s Easter Egg hunt with candy, bag decorating and more. Below are the Easter Egg Hunt dates and times for our Here Today locations.

Florissant: Saturday, March 26th at 11am
Fairview Heights: Saturday, March 26th at 9am
Fenton: Saturday, March 19th at 1pm
Arnold: Sunday, March 20th at 10am
Lake St. Louis: Saturday, March 26th at 1pm…

March Madness Savings at Here Today!

Spring savings are in full bloom at Here Today! We’ve got incredible deals on electronics, home décor, apparel and more.
Whether it’s for Pinterest browsing or cartoon streaming, you can’t pass up the internet ready, TESOAR Tablet for just $19.99! The 7” screen is perfect for hand-held use by adults and kiddos alike. Surprise your tween or treat yourself – at such a great price you can do both!

As the weather warms up, it’s time to swap out that winter wear with some fresh spring apparel. Gear up with Reebok and other famous brands men’s athletic shorts for $4.99 – $7.99. Plus, prep for those more formal events with men’s dress shirts for just $9.99.

Ladies rejoice for the return of maxi dress season! We have an assortment of super cute styles and colors for $9.99, perfect for dressing up with wedges or keeping it casual with flats. Speaking of shoes – complete your look and check out our awesome selection of spring flats! Available in a variety of colors like mint and pale pink, these are a definite must at just $9.99.

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Chocolate Strawberry Fizz: Valentine’s Day Drink

By Guest Blogger Denise from STL Motherhood
There’s nothing that says Valentine’s Day more than chocolate, sweet strawberries…and bourbon. Chocolate bourbon. I’ve partnered once again with Here Today to bring you the latest holiday bargains from my favorite St. Louis discount store. They challenged me to create a special Valentine cocktail using awesome deals from their Cheers department! They always have a good selection of wine and spirits, and right now they’re featuring deals on favored bourbons and vodkas! The hardest part? Deciding what to bring home!

I scooped up a cart full of ingredients, without any sort of recipe in mind. I’ve never invented a drink before, so grabbed a few core ingredients: bourbon, rum and champagne. I also picked up a half dozen flavors of Vess soda, bottled lemonade and frozen fruit–strawberries and pineapple! The fruit was 99 cents a bag, so I got extra for a round of smoothies. The flavored vodkas, from Oddka were just $4.98 had had delightfully strange flavors like Apple Pie, Carmel Popcorn and Wasabi! I might have to try some of those later. The Woodstock bourbons and Black Cove Spiced rum were just $7.98.


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Game Day Tablescape with Here Today!

By Guest Blogger Carrie from Curly Crafty Mom
I am excited to share another Here Today post with all of you today! I recently went into Here Today to look for some decorations, snacks and appetizers for a Game Day party table! And, this is what I came up with… everything you see here is from Here Today, except the pom pom garland. Here Today is a discount store that has everything at lower prices and it is perfect for your Big Game Day party, because they have snacks, appetizers, decorations and even beer at low prices!


I talk about this more below when I summarize my actual shopping trip at Here Today, but they sell bottles of beer by the six pack! It was so fun to select personal beers that I knew my friends would enjoy! I even grabbed a couple beers that were new to me. If you just want to buy one kind of a particular beer, you can buy it by the six pack, too. You’ll also spot a bottle of wine that I got for us lady folks that prefer wine over beer.


Here Today even carries nuts, pretzels and all …

After Christmas Sale at Here Today!

Wait ‘til you see what we’ve got in store for post-holiday savings. We’re turning up the volume with deals on electronics, bedding, spirits, home necessities and more!

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Who says new bedding has to break the bank? We’ve got king & queen sheet sets from $9.99 – $19.99 and Bamboo comforters for just $29.99! Select from a variety of patterns and colors to create an inspired, gorgeous look for bedroom paradise. The deals don’t stop there, amp up your TV watching experience with a NEW Samsung 40” TV for only $399.99, over 50% off retail price!

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More holiday hosting to come? Stock up on select bottles of wine for $3.98 & wine glasses for just 99¢! Wow guests with an oh-so-simple, dazzling cocktail by topping your favorite wine with fruit. Pick up frozen bags of pineapple, strawberries, peaches, or blueberries only 99¢ each to give the sweetest touch of flavor & a whole lot of fun to party cocktails.

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Savings keep on coming with 60% off holiday décor, 49¢ Duracell battery packs, $4.99 Coldwater Creek jackets, $4.99 Tide powder detergent and more. Deals so great on everyday items & special splurges they could be…gone tomorrow! Hurry in as …

Awesome Stocking Stuffers, Easy Gifts and Holiday Cookies

By Guest Blogger Denise from STL Motherhood
The Christmas countdown is on! I’ve been rounding up stocking stuffers, gifts and all sorts of things for my big cookie exchange. The weather may be too warm for snow, but it’s finally starting to look like Christmas around stlMotherhood’s tree!

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So, before we begin, I need to let you know about today’s sponsor, Here Today! They’re a St. Louis store chock full of bargains. There’s five locations currently, and more on the way! Here Today sent me on a shopping trip to my Fenton store, but all my opinions are my own. Here’s what I found!

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I grabbed plenty of goodies to put in the kid’s stockings. I found a matching hat & glove set for the boys, cute socks for myself and tons of holiday candy. Ryan’s a big fan of Pop Rocks and all things peppermint, so these were a no brainer. The candy was from 50 cents for the giant candy cane to $1.99 for a huge bag of Andes Peppermints! The hat & glove set was just $3.99 and the cute socks were $5.99–both more than half off the regular price!

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Holiday Front Porch Decor!

By Guest Blogger Carrie from Curly Crafty Mom
Today I am sharing my last post for Here Today, but to celebrate I am also giving away a $25 Gift Card to their stores (enter below). Here Today is a St. Louis area store, so you’ll only want to enter if one of their stores are near you. You can click HERE to see where their stores are located. For my last shopping trip in their stores, I decided to stock up on some Holiday decor for my front porch. I already have some porch decorations, but I wanted some new items to help spruce up the space.

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This is what my porch looked like when I was done decorating it. I’ll be sure to share with you which items are from Here Today and after I show you my porch I will share with you some other items that they are carrying this holiday season.

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I needed a new door mat for the front door and Here Today carried several door mats that would work for any season. I went with this black and natural colored one that says Welcome inside a trendy chevron pattern. You’ll also …

Get All the Gifts You Need From Here Today Stores!

By Guest Blogger Melissa from Sippy Cup Mom
A few months ago, I shared with you that I got all of my fall decor from Here Today, a local store with amazing merchandise at affordable prices. This month, I visited the store to stock up on all of the gifts that I need to buy for Christmas and Here Today did not disappoint! If you’re looking for gifts and stocking stuffers, Here Today is the place to go!

I’ve got a long list of people to buy for – from my immediate family, extended family, secret santa gift for the PTA board and all my kid’s teachers and therapists – and Here Today was where I was able to pick it up! From incredible deals on electronics and toys to wine and beer, they had it all. I was even able to find a gift for our dog! Take a tour with me and see all of the great gift deals available!

At Here Today, you’re going to find so many great deals, but here are some of my favorites.

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You’re usually going to assume that all electronics are expensive but not at Here Today. I spotted …

Black Friday Savings at Here Today!

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Calling all discount shoppers – our Black Friday Sale is filled with deals too good to miss! Be mom of the year & get incredible savings on those big ticket items found at the top of your kiddo’s list. They’ll be riding in style with our amazing selection of girls and boys bikes, choose from Schwinn, Mongoose or Huffy with pricing from $29.99 – $49.99. Plus, we’ve get epic savings on a motorized, ride-in car with real headlights for only $99.99. They’ll be cruising the neighborhood with pride & you’ll be counting your savings in the bank!

Turn up the volume on home electronics with our unbelievably priced big brand speakers for $29.99! Don’t stop there, we’ve got NEW Samsung 40” TVs for $499.99 and total blow outs on 55” TVs! Get a Sanyo for $399.99, or the ever-popular Vizio Smart TV for $499.99 – you’d pay double the price or more at most retail stores!

Speaking of retail savings, we’ve got Michael Kors coats for only $79.99 – you’d pay 3X that price elsewhere! You can top off your winter look with some new genuine leather boots available for only $39.99. Head home with a bonus find & give …

Holiday Get-Together Fashion and Bites from Here Today!

By Guest Blogger Carrie from Curly Crafty Mom
Thanksgiving is almost here, Christmas is next month and we’ll be ringing in the New Year before you know it. Why not look stylish and have a quick plan for appetizers or treats you may need to bring to upcoming parties at affordable prices? You can find all of this at one store- Here Today!

Here Today is a new discount store in St. Louis and surrounding areas! The name of the store is ‘Here Today‘, because a lot of their items may be in the store today, but could be gone tomorrow! That is why you want to stop in often, they are always updating and changing their merchandise. Today I will be sharing with you some of their fall fashion along with some quick bites and drinks you can grab in the store for upcoming parties.

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First, let me start with some holiday fashion! Here Today has a WHOLE department in their store devoted to fashion and everything is at prices you can afford. I purchased a neutral leopard blouse, a scarf, boot socks and a furry key chain for a cozy, stylish and comfortable outfit …

Thank a Teacher this November!

By Guest Blogger Denise from STL Motherhood
November is the month for giving thanks, so it’s a terrific time to remember all the awesome teachers who are making this world a better place, one classroom at a time!

Teacher gifts are a touchy subject. Gift shops are stuffed to overflowing with cheesy teacher gifts, but really…how many mugs does any one person need? I searched Amazon for “teacher mug” and got 7,642 results! And some of them aren’t even safe for work. Who comes up with this stuff?

Best Teacher’s Gift Guide

  • Hand drawn card from your child
  • Personalized gifts (think totes & note pads)
  • School supplies (so she doesn’t have to use her own money on your kids)
  • Book for the classroom
  • Gift Cards!!!

Gift cards are easily the number one way to say THANK YOU! to your child’s favorite teacher. No need to worry if that candle is the right scent or if that scarf is the right color…let the teacher pick out their very own gift and they’re sure to be pleased with the results.

My favorite place for gift cards these days is Here Today, the sponsor of this fabulous thank you post! Here …

Cast a Spell on Halloween Spending

By Guest Blogger Denise from STL Motherhood

Costumes! Pumpkins! Buckets of candy! Halloween can be a downright spooky holiday for families on a budget, but not if you have a few “tricks and treats” up your sleeve! According to the National Retail Federation, Americans are going to spend over $6.9 billion on Halloween this year!

But let me show you a little trick for saving money this Halloween, brought to you by my friends at Here Today, the St. Louis retailer who’s all about scaring up a good deal! They sent me on a Halloween shopping trip* to see what kind of ghoulishly good prices I could spot at their Fenton store. They have five stores around the metro area, so hop on your broomstick and fly on over.
(*This is a sponsored post…but you knew that, right?)

The first thing in noticed at my local Here Today was a giant bin of pumpkins, ranging from $1.99 to $5.99. Now, I’m not going to suggest that you totally skip the pumpkin patch–after all, there’s no better place for fall photos! But, you can certainly supplement your pumpkin excursion with these cuties! Maybe a couple small ones for the kitchen counter? …

Decorating Your Home with Fall Decor from Here Today Stores

By Guest Blogger Melissa from Sippy Cup Mom

A few months ago, my mom introduced me to a new store that opened up in Fenton, Missouri. It was called Here Today and it was full of amazing merchandise at affordable prices. The reason it’s called Here Today? Because you never know if it will be there tomorrow when you come back! You can tell that the Here Today Stores have an incredible buying team because I wanted to come home with EVERYTHING – especially the fall decor you see as you walk in! Fall is my favorite season and we actually don’t have too many decorations for our house. My son has actually been begging to decorate the house for Halloween and I’ve been wanting to do it for Fall, so we headed to Here Today to see what we could find with only a $50 gift card to help us!

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I instantly wanted to fill my cart up not only with all of the cute fall and Halloween options they had but also all of the decor they sell for the house. They have these cool retro phones and fans which remind me of something that JoJo from HGTV’s …

Celebrate And Save On Halloween And Fall Decor At Here Today!

By Guest Blogger Carrie from Curly Crafty Mom

Recently a new discount store opened up just miles from my house in Arnold, Missouri! I was so excited when they contacted me to do a little shopping in their store, especially when it is October and there are so many adorable fall and Halloween items in their store. The name of the store is ‘Here Today‘, because a lot of their items may be in the store today, but could be gone tomorrow! That is why you want to stop in often, they are always updating and changing their merchandise. They also have several other locations in the St. Louis area, such as Fenton (Gravois Bluffs), Lake St. Louis, Florissant and even Fairview Heights, IL. They are planning to open another store in Shrewsberry soon.

Today I’ll be sharing my first shopping experience in the store, what I found, purchased and how those items look in my very own home. I will also be sharing a couple more shopping trips in the next two months and will even be having a giveaway for a gift card in December’s post… so, be sure to follow along!

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FALL in Love with New Fashions!

By Guest Blogger Danielle Berry – Here Today Buyer
I love fall. It’s such a wonderful season. The weather begins to cool down; the look in the sky changes ever so slightly; the leaves begin to slowly lose their green – all indications that a superb time of year is upon us.

Fall is here people! Time to go to the kids soccer games without sweating your make up off! Time to turn the air conditioner off and open up the windows! Time to enjoy crisp, cool breezes as you check out the various local fall festivals! Time to cozy up with your favorite pumpkin flavored item – mine happens to be pumpkin beer, YUM! But more importantly-time for Fall Fashion! Pardon me for a moment…WHOOOO-HOOOO! Ok, I feel better.

I LOVE fall and everything about it, but fall fashions hold a special place in my fashionista heart! The fabrics used this time of year are so comforting and just begged to be cuddled. The fall color palette reflects the change of colors in nature and warms me up. I love that I can add a few layers, like a great jacket and scarf, and completely change a look. There …

Every Kid Needs a Mobile Homework Command Station

By Guest Blogger Denise from STL Motherhood

You’d think that after so many years of battling homework I’d have learned my lesson. You know that 24 pack of pencils I bought–the one that was going to last an academic life time? We can’t find it. I’m thinking the Borrowers took them to build bunk beds or something. Do you remember the Borrowers? You must have read their books in fourth grade…you know, those tiny little people who live in your attic and pilfer your belongings?

Anyway, it seems like any time my kid gets ready to do his homework he can’t find a pencil. Or extra paper. Or a ruler. Our leftover school supplies got mixed up with the craft goodies and went on a world tour around the house. Oh, I’ve got 5000 stubby crayons and 14 rolls of tape…but a stapler? Er…I think I saw one under the computer desk last week??

Enough is enough! It’s time to set up a Homework Mobile Command Station

Experts say you should set up a quiet corner of your child’s room for studying, then stock it with fresh pencils, paper and whatever age appropriate supplies your child needs. However, the

Celebrating July 4th with Beer and Bubbles

By Guest Blogger Dana from
I love the Fourth of July!   The day marked my grandmother’s birthday and I have many fond memories of celebrating it with aunts, uncles and cousins at my Uncle Mike and Aunt Marilynn’s pool.  We enjoy an incredible barbecue.  The kids either dive into the pool or hang out in the front yard lighting firecrackers.  I remember having fun as a child lighting up the little “snake” fireworks on a brick.  I was just so very daring.  Later, we scatter for firework displays closer to our own homes and attempt to stay cool.  My favorite July 4th week-end was many years ago when I went into the hospital early on the Monday morning after enjoying these celebrations.  I didn’t mind this particular hospital stay as I delivered my son, Max.  It seems like yesterday.  Happy Birthday, Max!  So, today, I’m, of course, sharing a fun take on celebrating July 4th.

My friends at Here Today, which have 3 local St. Louis-area locations, including Fenton, Florissant and Fairview Heights, Illinois, asked if I’d share some ideas on using their deeply discounted items for your own patriotic party planning. I always have so much fun …

Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts

By Guest Blogger Denise from STLMotherhood
Father’s Day is one of those tough holiday’s to shop for. The dads in my life just get what the need when they need it, and they’re not much for pampering. It’s not like we can just get a bottle of cologne and call it a day for the men in my life. (sigh) So Mitch and I dropped by Here Today to see if we could find anything interesting (but within budget). Maybe the perfect gift was just waiting for us…

Alright, I’m going to be honest…when I dropped by Here Today I expected to walk out with some tools, or maybe a gift basket of craft beer and snacks for my husband. What I was NOT expecting was a bargain bonanza in electronics. But that’s the awesome thing about Here Today. They are constantly–and I mean constantly–switching up the inventory and finding new deals and sweet merchandise for us. When they say that shopping at Here Today is like treasure hunt, they aren’t kidding. We were impressed. First up was this 40 inch big screen TV for just $199.99. In camo! This would be an awesome addition to any dad’s man …

Summer Celebrations with Red, White & Blue!

By Guest Blogger Dana from
Hi. I know that Mother’s Day is barely past and I am already planning another holiday, but don’t we all enjoy the thought of an excuse for a day off of work and a reason to have a celebration? Today, I’m sharing my thoughts on bringing in the red, white and blue into your summer party, whether for Memorial Day, Independence Day or Labor Day. I don’t have a specific event planned but I have a mood and feel I’d like to create for upcoming summer parties. I’d like an old-fashioned, country-style, rustic barbecue set up on my deck. Let’s go shopping!

Here are my finds from Here Today for my summer party:

• Paper Goods! I bought red paper plates and napkins for next to nothing.

• A few really cool paper lanterns for décor. I picked up 5 white and 4 red units to hang from my deck’s pergola. Clearance items!

• I love the Game On department as it is filled with Cardinals and Rams gear. I bought paper cups with the Cardinals logo on them.

• I came across my perfect cooler, a festive metal container. I prefer setting up …

Spa Updates for Your Bathroom for Under $50

By Guest Blogger Dana  from
First, let me tell you what I discovered about Here Today as this was my first visit and definitely not my last! They are very contemporary, fun, boutique-style shops with a very quirky mix of merchandise.

While at Here Today, I decided upon a spa-like retreat with a springtime refresh for my bathroom.  I prefer classic pieces that are timeless and would, of course, be comfortable and pretty. I’m focusing on the small updates that any of us can complete to breathe some new life into a tired-looking space. Someday soon, it will be updated with new vanities, tile, and shower doors, but until then, a $50.00 fix will have to do.

Here are my finds from Here Today:

  • A sweet wall clock ended up in my cart for the very low cost of $9.99. I’m a huge fan of vintage or vintage-like items and this clock is perfect.
  • I came upon a stack of incredibly soft, white foam bath mats, which is now in front of the shower doors in my bathroom.
  • A $2.99 bamboo mat also made it into my cart.  Spa-like?  Yes. I added the bamboo bath mat in front of

Spring into Savings at Here Today!

By Guest Blogger: Danielle Berry – Here Today buyer

Spring is officially here and Here Today has everything you need to get you – and your home! – ready for the season.  Check out Here Today’s buyer, Danielle Berry’s latest picks:

Spring Fashions

maxi7Here Today has some great new arrivals to freshen up your spring wardrobe from head to toe (literally!). One of our top-sellers is the essential Maxi dress for spring. We have several fashionable prints and patterns for the great price of $9.99! Maxi dresses are easy in the warmer months and you can complete the look with other Here Today finds, such as a colorful scarf, statement jewelry and fun sandals. Our Gladiator sandals go perfectly with the Maxi, and at only $19.99 (versus $30 elsewhere) you can pocket that extra cash for another fab find. Lastly, “polish” off your look with Essie spring nail polish colors for ONLY $4.99 – just in time for pedicure season..





Garden Décor

Frog-DecorWarmer temperatures call for sprucing up the yard! I personally love adding some décor elements to my backyard to make it more of an outdoor oasis. Get inspired by looks seen in favorite magazines, …

10 Things for Your Kid Spring Break Staycation Survival Kit (Giveaway)

By Guest Blogger Denise Bertacchi from

Spring break is here! Are you prepared for a fantastic and fun staycation with the kids? We usually stay in town for spring break—I actually like having the boys home from school for a whole week! We get to go places that we never seem to have time for during the school year, like the Zoo and the Magic House. And I’m sure there will be laser tag, go carts and piles of crafts to make. And just to make sure we don’t run out of ideas, I kinda need a Spring Break Staycation Survival Kit to make sure I stay on track. But where can I get a whole lotta of fun stuff without spending a whole lotta money? Hmmmmm….

What? You didn’t make a kit too? It’s really easy! My kit is big a box of fun supplies to keep the kids from getting bored–or playing too many video games–during spring break. I’ve stocked up on art supplies, games, a couple new toys and plenty of grab and go snacks to take with us when we play hometown tourist. I did my shopping at Here Today, a new store in …

Introducing Here Today’s “Here & Now” Blog

Welcome to Here Today’s “Here & Now” Blog. On this blog, we will share the latest featured deals, new arrivals, promotions, shopping tips and tricks, an insider look at our buyers “in action,” and more!

Also, stay tuned for guest blog posts from our “Savvy Shopper” panelists. These ladies will showcase their amazing finds, first-hand experiences at Here Today stores and pass along tips for home entertaining, fun DIY projects, easy meals to feed the family (for less!), fabulous fashion finds and other useful advice on how to stretch your dollar and get more for less.

Want to find out more about how you can be a part of our “Savvy Shopper” panel? Learn more here! Come back soon…. we will be featuring new blog posts on a regular basis!…