Archives for May 2011

How to Wear Shorts

by Anna P. May 31st, 2011| Fashion, Women's Fashion
Shorts are a summer fashion staple. It doesn't matter whether your define your look as classic or trendy, a great pair of shorts will keep you styling all season long! You can wear them with just about anything from simple cotton T-shirts to sporty tank tops to pretty peasant

What NOT to Buy at Garage Sales

by Lori Sciame May 30th, 2011| Kids' Shopping
It’s a great feeling when you score an awesome deal at a garage sale. Over the years I’ve found antiques, dishes, collectibles, and much more when scouring local sales. Despite my good luck, there are items that I would never purchase from garage sales – car seats and cribs.


Benefits of Buying Secondhand

by Junou Mathieu May 26th, 2011| Home Shopping
Many people are appalled by the thought of buying something (clothes, cars, books) secondhand. Many people feel that there is something horrible about using items that other people have handled. The truth is, most of the time, there is not much difference between used objects and new objects. Sure,

What’s in Your Wallet?

by Candi Sparks May 25th, 2011| Money Saving Hints

Children like handling money. The younger ones usually show a preference for coins. They like to touch, taste, and jingle shiny coins. Coins can keep a child occupied for hours as they hide them, pretend to spend them, and trade them. As children develop, they

Style Tips For Plus-Sized Fashionistas

by Anna P. May 24th, 2011| Fashion, Women's Fashion
Summer is the season when everyone's fashion choices get a little sexier and a lot more colorful. It's the season when less is more, and most of us start stocking our closets with sundresses, camisoles, and shorts. For a plus-sized fashionista, making the trends work and finding summer clothes

Wants vs. Needs

by Lori Sciame May 23rd, 2011| Money Saving Hints
As a child, we all had many wants – a new toy, a trip to the zoo, a puppy or kitten – and as adults, we still have wants, but they are many times influenced by slick messages from advertisers. In essence, companies try to trick us into wanting

Top 5 Shopping Tips, Continued

by Jodi Furman May 19th, 2011| Shopping Secrets
Tips by FabuLESS Shopping Specialist Jodi Furman

This is the second installment of a two part article.  Click here to read the first installment.

TIP THREE: What about coupons for items you want to buy that aren't currently (or aren't ever!) on sale? Don't you have to clip

Top 5 Shopping Tips

by Jodi Furman May 18th, 2011| Shopping Secrets
Tips by FabuLESS Shopping Specialist Jodi Furman

So, you want to get started with coupons, and you think that you need to invest hours into clipping and sorting, and you wonder how you're going to balance your new 84 pound organizing system at the store while you push your shopping

Shopping Online for Clothes

by Junou Mathieu May 17th, 2011| Fashion
The advantages of shopping online are many. Tired of never ending traffic, parking, and through the roof gas prices? By shopping for clothes and shoes online, you don't have to leave your home - unless you count taking one step out the door to get your package as going

Decorating – Mirror Magic

by Lori Sciame May 16th, 2011| Home Shopping
Big or small, square or round, mirrors can add excitement to any room. Whether you live in a sprawling ranch or an efficiency apartment, they provide a special decorating touch. There are literally hundreds of styles available, so read on to discover how to add some sparkle to your

Creating a Cozy Bedroom

by Anna P. May 10th, 2011| Home Shopping
One of the most important rooms in our homes is the bedroom. It's the room we wake up in and go to sleep in. It's the room where we feel most comfortable. It's a place where we can be alone with our thoughts or ideas. It's the one spot
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