Archives for July 2009

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Writing a Complaint Letter to a Store

by Patti July 30th, 2009| Shopping Secrets, Women's Fashion
Writing a complaint letter is not an enviable task, but sometimes it is a necessary one. If a complaint letter is written well, the end result can be successful. Complaint letters to stores of any kind can be used as a way to bring customer service practices into question, and

More Shopping in Los Angeles

by Jaclyn Abergas July 28th, 2009| Travel Shopping
Are you ready to paint the town with whatever color your credit card is? LA's ready for your donations!

4. La Brea

Nestled between Beverly Boulevard and West Third Street, La Brea is filled with boutiques with the latest sneakers, indie or vintage looks or whatever product that can be turned

Shopping For College

by Anna P. July 23rd, 2009| Home Shopping
In just about a month or so, either your children (or perhaps even you) will start a new life at a university or college. Moving away from home is exciting, stressful, and even challenging. There are so many new things to learn (laundry, banking, and responsibility) that it's just a

Understanding Ladies Clothing Sizes

by Patti July 21st, 2009| Fashion
Understanding ladies' sizes can be difficult, as there is no official U.S. standard for women’s clothing. There was one that was used back in the 1940s into the 1980s, but it has been largely abandoned by designers. Today clothing manufacturers choose to make their own rules when it comes to

Save While Grocery Shopping

by Anna P. July 16th, 2009| Money Saving Hints
Grocery shopping is a chore for most, but it doesn’t have to be. Every time you shop, it's important to be open minded yet goal oriented (looking for the best deals). Once you have that goal in mind, it will be easier for you to spend less. There’s no need

Shopping in Los Angeles, CA

by Jaclyn Abergas July 14th, 2009| Travel Shopping
Planning a shopping trip to LA soon? Let me help you decide where to go to buy the things you need (or find a way to justify a need for it).

1. Rodeo Drive/The Golden Triangle

At the Golden Triangle, you'll find some of the most expensive stores that exist, and right

Shopping Smartly When You Shop Secondhand

by Patti July 9th, 2009| Fashion
There is an art to shopping secondhand. In order to find rare treasures amongst the junk at flea markets, thrift shops and garage sales you need to have a discerning eye- plus you need to know exactly what it is you are looking for. Read on for some tips to

Eight Places to Get a Summer Dress

by Bea July 7th, 2009| Fashion
For those of you who live in New England, you may know that we have been seeing nothing besides summer rain and thunderstorms for the past few weeks. This past Fourth of July weekend was a treat for sure; with the sun shining through the cloudless skies, I often heard

Swimwear Shopping

by Gumer Liston July 2nd, 2009| Fashion
It's summer, and everyone is thinking about the sun and the beach. When it comes to thinking about having fun in the beach, we also think about the kind of swimwear to buy. Swimwear shopping is not a simple task, there are some things that you need to look into