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Back in my day, the only labels I saw at school occurred when you ended up with two children in your class with the same first name. From that day forward, one of them got to stick with their first name, while the other was forever after known as "Jennifer R." and labeling of jackets, shoes, etc. ensued. The new rule of thumb in the school system is that your child's name should be on anything and everything that accompanies them to school from their underwear to their backpack. While you are still welcome to get the black sharpie marker out and start writing in every piece of clothing, labeling products and ready-to-go label packages do exist for this very purpose. And, these products are marketing themselves as dishwasher safe, washing machine safe, microwave safe and so on. Whereas your black marker efforts may be completely unreadable after one wash.
So you finally broke down and decided to buy the new Apple iPhone or that fancy sports car you have been eyeing. But as you get to the cashier or finance manager, you are asked that infamous question many of us dread hearing: Would you like to purchase the extended warranty?
It is fun to watch those reality television shows that follow the bride-to-be as she searches for the one. I am not talking about looking for the right partner; I am talking about looking for the right dress. But, what usually makes my jaw drop to the floor is when the bride announces her budget for the dress -- and it's an astronomical price that rivals the price tag of a small wedding. Choosing a dress is a tricky balance. On the one hand, you know how little the garment will be worn compared to its price. Yet, you also know it is your special day and you only get to pick one. There are ways to (gasp!) get a wedding dress at bargain. Keep these tips in mind before you begin dress shopping.
The days are getting shorter and the weather colder. If you are like me, the change of seasons means it is time to pull out your fall and winter clothes to do the yearly inventory of what fits and what needs to be replaced. This is also a great opportunity to make a little money by selling those cast offs on eBay! Not only will you clear some space in your closet but you will put some cash in your wallet for those fab boots you have your eye on.
Halloween is quickly approaching, and while it is not as popular as Thanksgiving or Christmas, it is still a much-anticipated event for fun-loving people. Even if you are too old to trick or treat, there is still fun to be had with the decorating aspect of the occasion, Walk into virtually any store and you will find loads of decorations: tombstones, inflatable witches, talking ghosts and scary spiders. You could easily spend hundreds of dollars – but the good news is that you do not have to. If you have an artistic bone in your body, you can easily and inexpensively create your own Halloween decorations so you can have the best-decorated house on the block.
It is definitely that time of year again. While it is difficult to choose the right clothes to wear during this “in-between” weather phase, when it is somehow too warm for a coat yet too cold for a simple shirt, footwear is a no brainer. There is simply no better or more comfortable option than a pair of boots. With so many affordable styles to choose from, you will have a tough time settling on just one pair of these hot boots.
"What do you want to be for Halloween?" It is the question we dreadfully ask our children and hope the answer falls somewhere in between do-able and affordable. It can be hard to stomach spending a bundle on a costume that is only worn for a few hours and for some reason always seems to be cheaply made, regardless of the cost. Here are a few ideas for finding fun costumes that will make Halloween night more memorable than your credit card bill.
Prints have taken over the fashion world this fall. From classics, like snake prints and animal prints, to trend-driven looks, like watercolors and nature-inspired prints, there is something for everyone in the vast mix of printed pieces. Get in on the action with these charming looks - all at under $25!
Unfortunately, our hair does not look its best 24/7. Extreme weather conditions – such as wind, rain and the hot sun – as well as improper brushing and combing, exposure to chlorine, medical conditions and heredity can cause hair to become thin, frizzy, dull and damaged. If you are looking to restore your once-luscious locks, there is no need to spend hundreds of dollars on hair products and salon treatments. There are many effective ways to repair hair in the comfort of your own home. All you need are a few of these key ingredients – and you may already have them in your kitchen.
We all know that Halloween costumes can get expensive. A brand new costume can cost anywhere from $20-$60! This year, how about hosting a Halloween Costume Swap? All it takes is a little bit of organization and motivation, and everyone can walk away with a new, free costume! Sound like fun? Here’s some simple steps to get you started.
Anyone who has shopped at Trader Joe’s knows that it is a great place to find some unique eats and good wine. But did you know that you can find some great deals there as well? If you follow these five tips, you can be on your way to shopping smart at Trader Joe’s!