Archives for 2011

More Dos and Don’ts: Men’s Fashion

by Mackenzie M. December 30th, 2011| Men's Shopping
Recently I wrote an article about the initial Do's and Don’ts of Men’s Winter Fashion. Following up the basic tips, there are still many more ideas that men need to keep in mind when dressing for the cold of winter.

Inspired recently by the men of the “best-dressed college students

Free Mascara!

by Sam P. December 29th, 2011| Women's Beauty, Women's Fashion
I know, I know. The thought is quite ludicrous, but it is true.  Clinique hands out free mascara every day. I use it at my dad's house, and the stuff works like magic.  Sometimes I even think it works better than Maybelline and Cover Girl, and I know for

Saving on Prescription Drugs – Part 4

by Jodi Furman December 28th, 2011| Shopping Secrets
This is the last installment in a four part series covering Jodi's tips for saving on prescription drugs.

If you are a Medicare recipient, you should both ensure that the drug coverage plan that you choose during the open enrollment period at the end of each calendar year

Spring’s Hottest Footwear

by Anna P. December 27th, 2011| Shoes, Women's Fashion
We still have a little while to go before spring arrives, but it's never to early to think about the season's most spectacular footwear trends. Here is a list of what trends we can look forward to the most next spring!

Feminine Footwear

Fall brings androgyny and spring brings hyper-femininity. One

Fashion Bargain Roundup Dec. 26 – 31

by Anna P. December 26th, 2011| Sales
Now that Christmas is over, it's time to start thinking about after-holiday sales and winter clearances. Most stores are offering really great sales and discounts now because they need to clear out the store to make room for spring and summer merchandise.  Here is a small roundup of the

Shopping for Skirts

by Anna P. December 23rd, 2011| Women's Fashion
A skirt is a fun alternative to jeans or pants. Flirty and distinctively feminine, a skirt can easily turn a top, blouse, or tank to a dress. Even if you prefer pants to dresses, owning a few extra skirts will make all the difference in your wardrobe. Here is

Saving on Prescription Drugs – Part 3

by Jodi Furman December 22nd, 2011| Shopping Secrets
Last week, Jodi taught us how to save using store prescription programs; this week she discusses mail order and coupon discount cards.

Mail Order

If you have insurance, your insurance company may charge you a lower co-pay if you fill your prescriptions through the insurance company’s mail order division

Fashion Bargain Roundup Dec. 20-24

by Anna P. December 21st, 2011| Sales
Christmas will be here in less than a week. If you haven't already done your shopping (or if you'd like to stock up on gifts for next year), we have another round of fashionable deals to help you save today. Unless noted, these deals are good through December 24

Buying Beautiful Belts

by Lori Sciame December 20th, 2011| Accessories, Women's Fashion
It’s a cinch to be in style this winter. All you need to do is buy several of the hottest styles of belts available from retailers across the nation. From thick belts to complete high waisted looks, to skinny belts to accent a dress or jeans, these fun accessories

Christmas Pajamas for Kids

by T Akery December 19th, 2011| Kids' Shopping
Christmas pajamas for kids are very popular, but it can be a little bit of a challenge to find ones at a decent price even with the sales going on. Ideally, you want to spend less on pajamas than you do on stocking stuffers, but if you go for

Better Skin Care — for Less

by Jane Wangersky December 16th, 2011| Women's Beauty, Women's Fashion
Until I was nearly 30, I bought all the skin care products the magazines said I should -- except for moisturizer, because I couldn't see how adding more oil to my complexion was going to help anything. But the rest -- medicated soaps, complexion sponges, astringents, toners, cold cream

Dos and Don’ts: Men’s Winter Fashion

by Mackenzie M. December 15th, 2011| Men's Shopping
Winter has arrived here (at least for a few days) in New Orleans, and men all over the city, as in the rest of the country, have been breaking out their winter clothes. Naturally, I have been subjected to some horrific fashion decisions, as well as some really good
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