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About Rachel Humphrey

Rachel Humphrey

Rachel Humphrey

Rachel Humphrey is a young wife and mother who was born, raised, and resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. She seriously enjoys thrift shopping, weekly karaoke, and putting chips in sandwiches. Check out her blog at, where she humorously chronicles the items she comes across on her thrifting exploits.

Posts By Rachel Humphrey

10 Retailers Who Give Back During the Holidays

December 15, 2011 |

During the holidays I like to donate bags of canned goods at my local grocery store, and when I'm buying gifts for my family, I buy a few extras and donate them to a shelter for women and children. I ... Read More

Black Friday Shopping: PetSmart Specials

November 22, 2011 |

If your furbabies are the most important little guys on your gift list, you might want to include PetSmart in your Black Friday rounds. They're planning to throw the doors open at 7am, so you can hit a few crazy-early sales ... Read More

Black Friday Shopping: Cabela's After-Thanksgiving Five Hour Sale

November 18, 2011 |

You might not immediately think of Cabela's when you're planning your Black Friday gift shopping, but it's more than hunting and camping gear, so you might reconsider after after checking out what they've got going on for post-Thanksgiving shopping. Don't ... Read More

Black Friday Shopping: 20% off at David's Cookies

November 17, 2011 | 1

You know what pretty much everyone likes getting as a gift? Food! Especially baked goods. It's a no-brainer gift. Lucky for you, David's Cookies is having a pretty sweet (pun intended) sale for all of Black Friday-Cyber Monday weekend. Everything ... Read More

Black Friday Shopping: A Sneak Peek at OfficeMax Deals

November 17, 2011 | 1

The doors to OfficeMax will open wide at 6am on Black Friday. Luckily, they've leaked their Black Friday deals early so that you can plan your path through the store and get the best deals. Whether you're shopping for yourself ... Read More

Black Friday Shopping: Doorbuster Deals at Guitar Center

November 16, 2011 |

If your family is looking forward to a Rock n' Roll Christmas, then you may be out to nab some gifts that match the lifestyle. Perhaps your son asked for guitar lessons or your daughter wants to let out her ... Read More

Calling all Knitters! Save the Penguins!

November 3, 2011 | 1

Our Ultimate Coupons mascot, Savvy the Penguin, asked us to post an article about a current event that is very close to his heart. If you own Happy Feet and March of the Penguins, and both make you choke up, ... Read More

8 Great Places to Find a Name for your Baby

October 9, 2011 |

I'm having my second baby this Spring, and we've been trying to find the perfect name for him. We want something that will go with his brother's name, our last name, and is recognizable, yet not too popular. Naming your ... Read More

7 Reasons Why Having a Baby Sucks

September 28, 2011 | 3

So, you’ve been married for a few years now, and you and your partner are thinking it might be time to take the next step and start adding to your family. You may have visions of cute little squishy newborns ... Read More

How Working for Free Paid Off—Big Time

September 22, 2011 | 1

I don’t have to tell you it’s a tough job market out there. Most Americans are well aware! Facing it can be daunting. I know, because like so many others nowadays, I was facing it myself about six months ago. My son had just turned a year old and I was ready to return to the work force after being a stay-at-home Mom. I did eventually find a job (you’re looking at it!), but it came about in an unconventional way – by working for free. Here's what happened for me, and how it can happen for you too.

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Don’t Miss out on Missoni for Target!

September 14, 2011 | 6

Yesterday, September 13th, was the debut date of Missoni for Target, a line of affordable fashions designed by the Italian design house Missoni. If you thought you could just stroll into your local Target at some point during the day and grab a few fabulous iconically zig-zagged items at your leisure, you were probably dead wrong. I was at my local Target at 7:30am, and there was already a line. When the doors opened at 8am, it was a feeding frenzy. The women who ambled in at 9:30 were pretty much out of luck. Those women who thought they could shop online in the comfort of their own homes were also out of luck: The Target site was crashed almost all day from the influx of shoppers wanting to get at the colorful array of clothing, bedding, kitchen wares, children’s clothing, and other items offered by the line. If you still want to get in the on the Missoni for Target fun, you can, but it might take some work. First, let’s hear about that first day, and then we’ll find some ways to get your hot little hands on what you want: Designer fashions for less!

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