Archives for 2008

Organic Food

Shopping for Organic Food- Why Should You?

by Patti December 24th, 2008| Shopping Secrets
Organic food is often considered to be safer and of a better quality than is non-organic food. According to Home Grown Foods, products that are deemed organic are those that “have been grown and handled according to strict procedures without persistent toxic chemical inputs”. When you come across a

Holiday Rush

by Valerie Mae Diola December 17th, 2008| Shopping Secrets

Christmas is coming! Are you done shopping for your Christmas presents? I am. I finished my gift-hunting early so that I can still have some extra time to relax and avoid the holiday rush.


Good Online Venues- Part 2

by B Kenney December 9th, 2008| Home Shopping
Early in November I provided a small list of excellent online shopping venues but promised more. As the holiday season grows closer, it's time to start picking up those last few items on everyone's holiday wish list The hardest part about gift shopping sometimes is learning where you can get

What Did You Say You Wanted?

by Sam P. December 5th, 2008| Kids' Shopping
It's that time of year again, and you know what that means- PRESENTS!  I, for one, want an orange iPod nano.  My friend on the other hand wants contacts.  If you always are forgetting what your precious little niece or your great big son wants, write it down.

If you

Need and Want

by Valerie Mae Diola December 2nd, 2008| Shopping Secrets

There are times in my life when I can differentiate between “Need” and “Want”, but I guess that time is not now. I was viewing some items at amazon.com and found a lovely pair of sandal by Nine West. Upon my first look


Is There a Point to Window Shopping?

by Patti November 25th, 2008| Sales
When it comes to shopping, how often do you window shop? The thought of window shopping for me calls to mind one of two things- going to the mall to browse (only browse) and leaving with a pair of shoes that I adore but really could not afford on that

Online Christmas Shopping Suggestions

by Patti November 18th, 2008| Shopping Secrets
When it comes to Christmas shopping, gone are the days when we must brave bad weather, long line-ups, cranky store clerks and sore feet just to find the perfect gifts for the people on our list. Look to the world of virtual shopping for the gifts you seek this year,

Shopping with Your Child

by Valerie Mae Diola November 11th, 2008| Kids' Shopping

As I was going out of the mall, I saw a sales attendant talking to a crying little boy. He was lost and couldn’t find his mommy. I always see this kind of scenario in the shopping mall and often ask myself, “Are

Good Online Venues

by B Kenney November 4th, 2008| Money Saving Hints
Sometimes while using your preferred search engine to browse online stores it generates plenty of various places to shop. Other times however, like when shopping for something specific, the search engines or browsing sites don’t give a really good list of online venues. Even when it does, it’s not always

Online Shopping

by Valerie Mae Diola October 29th, 2008| Home Shopping

If most women enjoy shopping, how many more like online shopping? For me, online shopping is useful (and probably is for busy moms and wives also). However, based on my own experience, there are advantages and disadvantages to online shopping.

Internet Shopping Safety- How to Avoid Fraud Online

by Patti October 21st, 2008| Money Saving Hints
When it comes to shopping online, there are things you can do to ensure your safety. Read on for some tips to keep you out of harm’s way.

Do your research
Before you shop with any given website, take the time to research the company thoroughly. Read the privacy policy of the

Shopping as a Godmother

by Valerie Mae Diola October 14th, 2008| Kids' Shopping
My friend recently asked me to be her newborn baby’s godmother. For me, having a godson is like having a child of my own. I want to give the best to him. When I went out to shop at the mall last week, I happened to pass by a baby
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