Archives for 2010

Seven Ways to Save on Groceries in the New Year

by Jane Wangersky December 28th, 2010| Money Saving Hints

  • Use your reward points to get free food. You don't need any of that stuff in the rewards catalog (well, maybe the movie passes), but you need food. And it usually takes way fewer points than the rewards.

  • Make a document with a list of items you typically shop for,

Step 3 – Teaching Children to Shop

by Candi Sparks December 23rd, 2010| Shopping Secrets
Children can become savvy shoppers when they learn from the world’s best role model - YOU! To raise a smart shopper, there are things that you can do before, during and even after a shopping trip to model money saving habits.

Let the children help to unpack the items that

Decorating Your Bedroom

by Jaclyn Abergas December 21st, 2010| Home Shopping
And now, we've reached a more private sanctum of the house. This is the place for relaxation and peace, so it's always important for the design, furniture and things to really reflect that.

1. Carefully choose the colors of your room. This will be the place where you will be

Shopping For Comfortable Pumps

by Anna P. December 14th, 2010| Fashion, Women's Fashion
When it comes to shopping for shoes, pumps and high heels remain supreme.  All women love a great pair of shoes that boost their height and confidence.  Of course, the perfect pair of pumps varies from person to person as we all have different styles and needs. Some want

Gift Ideas For Fashionistas

by Anna P. December 7th, 2010| Fashion, Women's Fashion
Holiday shopping in general is tough, but shopping for your fashionable friends and family makes it even tougher. You want to find a gift that pleases but there may be a few factors that are getting in the way, namely the budget and location (you won't find Gucci in

Step 2- Shopping with Children

by Candi Sparks December 2nd, 2010| Shopping Secrets
Discover some helpful shopping secrets, courtesy of Candi Sparks, Financial Expert.

Shopping is an adventure. The ability to pick and choose the things that we want and need at buying them at low prices is empowering. Shopping with children can be extremely frustrating when they keep getting off track and

Spend Nothing on Postage this Christmas

by Jane Wangersky November 30th, 2010| Money Saving Hints
Unless you're able and willing to hand-deliver Christmas presents to everyone on your list,  it may seem postage is a necessary expense. It can add up if you have friends and family out of town. Fortunately, there are some ways to avoid spending anything on postage:

1. Check out companies that

Decorating the Kitchen

by Jaclyn Abergas November 23rd, 2010| Home Shopping
Decorating the kitchen is tricky because of all the appliances involved. These are heavy-duty appliances that could not only damage the entire household but are quite expensive to replace, too. Since that'll take a lot of planning to do, let's stick to the factors that can be controlled easily.



How To Be Your Own Stylist Part 2

by Anna P. November 16th, 2010| Fashion, Women's Fashion
Welcome to part two of How To Be Your Own Stylist.  Since this is the conclusion of last week's post, I will share more tips on how to dress well and make fashion fun again--read on!

5- Rediscover Your Favorite Pieces

Remember the closet you just cleaned? Go back and

Online Freebie Hints

by Erin Edwards November 11th, 2010| Shopping Secrets
Discover some helpful shopping secrets, courtesy of Erin Edwards, Financial Expert.

1) In order to keep your inbox clean, sign up for a free email account with GMAIL or Hotmail. When you are signing up for freebies, use that email address so your main email doesn't get cluttered.

2) Set aside

How To Be Your Own Stylist Part 1

by Anna P. November 9th, 2010| Fashion, Women's Fashion
Have you ever wondered how certain starlets always manage to look super chic, even when they're making an early morning coffee run at Starbucks? Their secret to fashion success? A stylist. While most of us don't have thousands of dollars to pay a professional shopper work their magic on

Brand New at the Thrift Store

by Jane Wangersky November 2nd, 2010| Shopping Secrets
Secondhand purchases can be a great bargain -- but while you're shopping at the thrift store, you'll probably also find brand new stuff at the lowest prices you'll see outside a garage sale. And it's not all the off-brands you usually find at the dollar store.

At this time of
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