Deals Galore in Bad Economy... Great Time to Buy Designer

You've always craved a designer purse or wallet? A pair of designer shoes? Or are you ready to plunge into the world of designer clothing?  If yes, this is seriously the best time ever to get designer goods at 50% off or more. Barney's, Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom, Saks are all having designer sales right now in the stores and online for 50% off or more. I was in those stores at San Francisco on Black Friday and found some great designer deals with my friends, including an adorable pink Prada wallet at Barney's for over 50% off at only $250.  ...more

Online Holiday Deals on Cyber Monday

I love shopping, but hate the crowds. Who really wants to go to the jam-packed stores only to find the wonderful holiday shopping bargain you wanted is already sold out? ...more

Winter trends: Tights, Leggings and Boots, oh my!

So I was making a run to Loehmann's on my late lunch break a few weeks ago, since I figured it's better to be prepared for cold weather sooner rather than later.  In particular, I had some cute patterned tights and thicker leggings in mind to update my wardrobe cheaply for the season. I've also been looking for a pair of comfy flat winter boots under $60, but haven't been actively shopping for them since it's not an absolute necessity. ...more

Got Sun Damage? This Cream Works Great in Repairing the Damage

I have lived in two different states that have the sun shining year around. No matter how proactive I am in wearing sunscreen, my face does experience sun damage, it is inevitable. Two areas where I believe it is best to spend some money on skin care products is on sunscreen and moisturizer. ...more

A Great Gift Idea for a "Tween"

My daughter is officially a “tween”, that age where dolls and toys are no longer “cool” and teenage gifts like make up and perfume are not yet appropriate. Well, I have found the perfect gift, that can be customized to your "tweens" unique interests. ...more

Green Holiday Gifts for Babies, Kids and Teens: All from Small Eco-Businesses

As a savvy auntie, I feel especially qualified to cover this topic. Never a mom but nine times an aunt and even more times a FONM (friend of a New Mom), I’ve shopped for babies, kids and teens more often than I can remember. I know how hard it is to find just the right thing – not too scratchy, not too babyish, “in-the-know” and trendy but not trying too hard…So I’ve decided that this holiday season, the right thing is the green thing. ...more

Vitamin C For Your Skin

Vitamin C is one of the most important supplements taken to enhance our immune system. If we feel a cold coming on vitamin C is one of the first supplements we take in hopes that is will naturally fight the cold for us. Did you know Vitamin C can do wonders for your skin also? L-ascorbic acid, otherwise known as vitamin C, helps protect our skin from UV damage. I was given a sample of C Extreme Results Essentials. ...more

Today's Home Decor Hint - Go Vintage

Consumers all over the nation are missing out on amazing deals on unique, quality items for the home - and all because they haven't thought of buying vintage.  ...more

Not too much of a zoo, considering

Especially when compared with the poor guy who was killed in NYC during a WalMart opening. Jennifer and I decided NOT to be insane this year, so we got up at 5:45 am, rather than 3 am, and headed out around 7 am, then down to kent (washington) station (only bath and body works was open, the rest of the fools didn't think it worth the effort to open the doors at 7 am), and then on to the mall and Kohls. ...more