Archives for February 2011

Window Treatments that “Scream Teen”

by Lori Sciame February 24th, 2011| Home Shopping
Teens often wish to create a bedroom space that truly reflects their personality. Whether they love sports, movies, animals, or music, decorating options abound. For example, wall color, bedding, and artwork can be coordinated to reflect a specific vision. Often overlooked, however, are creative window treatments.

Shopping Locally and Saving

by Jane Wangersky February 22nd, 2011| Money Saving Hints
Shopping locally shows community spirit and eco-consciousness -- but does it save you money? Sheila Keenan, who has been shopping only in her own town for the past four months, says, "I'm not doing it to save money, but it does tend to have that effect."

Starting October 1st, 2010,

Start Saving Money with Coupons Today!

by Erin Edwards February 17th, 2011| Shopping Secrets
Here are some tips and resources to get you started building your coupon stockpile.

1. Subscribe to the Sunday paper. There are anywhere between 1-4 inserts each Sunday and after just a few weeks, you’ll have a good start to your coupon stash. The typical inserts include Smart Source (SS),

Bent and Dent Bargains

by Lori Sciame February 15th, 2011| Shopping Secrets
It’s a challenge to find new ways to save money on my family’s grocery bill. I already clip coupons and compare sale ads. Last year, however, I heard of a different way to save – buying salvaged food.

I’ll admit, when I first heard about the concept

How To Wear Tricky Trends

by Anna P. February 8th, 2011| Fashion, Women's Fashion
Fashion is fun and intimidating at the same time. Its sometimes hard to keep up with what is in and what is out but it's even harder to figure out what looks good on you.  Of course, the only way to test out a new look is the try

How To Save On Beauty Products

by Anna P. February 1st, 2011| Women's Fashion
Taking care of yourself is something that should never be compromised, but neither should your budget. It's so easy to go to the mall and spend over $100 on beauty products that you'll later regret buying and won't be able to return for a refund. Follow these tips and