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Winners of the Southern Women's Show tickets!

Posted March 31

Southern Women's Show

Congratulations to the 5 winners who each won a pair of tickets to the Southern Women's Show in April!

I will send each of you an e-mail today to get your mailing information.

Please respond by Tuesday, April 5 to claim your tickets.

The winners are:






Thanks to all who entered and my thanks to the Southern Women's Show for donating the tickets! We'll have another ticket giveaway soon!

Southern Women's Show Details

The annual Southern Women’s Show is coming back to the NC State Fairgrounds in April. Shop for jewelry, handbags & clothing, watch fabulous fashion shows, attend cooking demonstrations, sample gourmet foods, get makeovers, & meet celebrity guests!

Coupon Classes

Once again, I will teaching Couponing Classes at the show and I love teaching there every year!

The classes are about 40 minutes long and they are a great introduction to couponing and saving money on non-coupon items like produce, meat, dairy and more.

The coupon classes are FREE and included in your Southern Women's Show ticket price.

Dates: Friday, April 22 - Sunday, April 24, 2016

Class Times

These times could change before the show and I will update this schedule if they do.

Friday, April 22: Class starts at 12:30 pm on the Spotlight Stage

Saturday, April 23: Class starts at 2:30 pm on the Spotlight Stage

Sunday, April 24: Class starts at 1:30 pm on the Spotlight Stage

Cost: Free and included in your Southern Women's Show ticket purchase. See below for a ticket discount coupon code.

Dates and times:

Friday, April 22, 2016: 10 am –8 pm

Saturday, April 23, 2016: 10 am – 7 pm

Sunday, April 24, 2016: 11 am – 6 pm

Location: NC State Fairgrounds, Jim Graham Building & Exposition Center, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC

Show Features:

Stephen “tWitch” Boss: So You Think You Can Dance All-Star, Season 12 ‘Mentor’, and favorite Stephen “tWitch” Boss will be onsite as a special guest. He is also Ellen DeGeneres’ favorite guest DJ on her hit talk show. Don’t miss tWitch on the Fashion & Entertainment Stage, Friday April 22 at 1:30 pm. You are sure to be dazzled by his slick moves!

Whitney Way Thore: Whitney from TLC’s My Big Fat Fabulous Life will be at the Southern Women’s Show on Saturday. Her viral YouTube video series, "A Fat Girl Dancing" thrust her into the spotlight and sparked a global conversation about body image.

Kendra Lynne: Kendra is on a mission to teach the joys of home canning to a new generation. She'll be at the show this year teaching us how to save money, eat healthier, and be fully stocked with convenient and nutritious homemade heat-and-eat meals year-round.

Check out exciting culinary demonstrations, food sampling & trivia games at the Food Lion Chef Challenge Stage.

Cheer on your local heroes in uniform at the Firefighter Fashion Show.

Find new fragrances & get a complimentary makeover in the Belk pavilion.

See local celebrities compete in the annual Dancing Like the Stars competition.

Taste North Carolina’s finest foods inside the Got to be NC Pavilion.

Daily workshops, hourly fashion shows and cooking demos & more!!

You can see more details about the events and special guests at

Ticket Coupon Code:

Advanced Discounted tickets: $8.00

Go online to & click on the Online Tickets field at the top right side of the screen.

Then enter the coupon code SMART16 in the Promotional Code box on the left side of the screen to purchase and print tickets for only $8.00 each.


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  • LovetoSave Mar 31, 2016

    Faye I am so excited to win the tickets. Can't wait to see you at the show. I have not received the email yet but looking forward to receiving it. Thank you again.

  • Amomoftwo Mar 31, 2016

    I just found the scheduled online!! Should have checked there first! Thx

  • Amomoftwo Mar 31, 2016

    Do you know when the canning demonstration is? My oldest asked for a canner for Christmas! But needs to know how to use it! Thanks!