Snazzy racks of designer goodies and perennial sales of yesterday’s trends are all fine and dandy, but what really makes consumers giddy with a desire to purchase? A liberal return policy, which is why Nordstrom was crowned the fairest one of all in the category of favorite fashion retail chain by Market Force Information.
Sure, February may deck the halls to the most commercialized, man-made holiday ever, but the frugally trained eye can cut through marketing clutter and find some gem deals. Thanks to our friends at Dealnews, we’re bringing you the lowdown on how to shop smart in the shortest month of the year.
After weeks of flirtatious emailing in real time and one (or two or three) drunken texts at ungodly hours, you’re taking the plunge with Mr. Looks-Like-Channing-Tatum’s-Brother-Minus-The-Thick-Neck. He had you at “Hello” when he messaged you on a dating site. Okay. The uber cute profile pic, and the fact that he also hates the Yankees didn’t […]
‘Tis the season of obligatory office holiday parties and family reunions that most probably include Uncle Elliot and his one too many glasses of Pinot Noir. Between spilled cups of eggnog and your chatty colleague Betsey’s water cooler gossip of Brad from accounting and Jenny the receptionist’s clandestine affair, it can be a jungle out […]
Perhaps your mom is a dentist, and you appreciate dental floss and mini-mouthwashes with fluoride. Or perhaps your mom isn’t a dentist, and you appreciate drugstore brand candy that looks Christmas-y but tastes eerily familiar to cough medicine. We get it. Stocking stuffers = conceptually cute, but usually sucky in reality. We’re changing that this holiday […]
So, most of us won’t be strutting the red carpet alongside Ryan Seacrest and his fab coif, playing the “which-ex-is-the-song-about” guessing game with our favorite country glam star T.Swift. We may not even be on the A list (or B, or C list for that matter) of Vanity Fair’s hot soirees, but even us mere […]
Is anyone else somewhat confused by American traditions that take place over Thanksgiving weekend? Maybe you come from a family of Lululemon-wearing, bikram yoga-practicing, vegan and we-only-eat-homegrown-organic-veggies hippies (No offense to Lululemon-wearing, bikram yoga-practicing, vegan and we-only-eat-homegrown-organic-veggies families!). For the majority of us, on Thanksgiving, we partake in some serious calorie gorging. Mashed potatoes and […]