Archives for June 2008

Powell’s Books

by Erin Steiner June 24th, 2008| Shopping Secrets

Powell's Books is one of the world's best independent bookstores. It was started in the 1970s with this simple question: why shouldn't new and used books be displayed side by side on the shelves of a bookstore? That simple question turned one small, independently owned bookstore into

Save Money on Summer Food

by Erin Steiner June 17th, 2008| Shopping Secrets

One of the good things about the heat of summer is that food becomes cheaper to prepare. Instead of the thick stews and roasts that keep us full and warm during the colder months, the summer is a time for salads, sandwiches and grilling. However, it can be easy