Five Tips for Finding Black Friday Deals

By now you’ve probably heard the word Black Friday sale once for every shoe in the closet. We get it, the excitement of Black Friday is looming. But how do you sift through every store throwing around discounts and get to the good stuff? Stick to our tips for finding the best Black Friday deals […]

Kathryn’s Black Friday Tips

The Budget Fashionista’s Holiday Shopping Guide Series shares shopping tips and advice to help you save money this holiday season. For more posts in the series, visit our Holiday Shopping Guide Heading out to the store on Black Friday? Then make sure you read my tips for shopping black friday. Kathryn’s Black Friday Tips 1. […]

Budget Holiday Gifts

The Budget Fashionista’s Holiday Shopping Guide Series shares shopping tips and advice to help you save money this holiday season. For more posts in the series, visit our Holiday Shopping Guide Page. The first tip any budding fashionista must know is how to shop during the media frenzied, retail orgy time called the “Holiday Season.” […]

Repost: A Holiday Shopping Plan that Will Keep Cash in Your Wallet and Keep You Sane

Throw everything you’ve ever thought about holiday shopping out the window because it’s time for a massive reality check. We are officially in a recession, and while the results of Black Friday may show otherwise, America is broke. So this holiday season, it’s time for you to go old school- coupons, price comparison and shopping […]

Holiday Gift Tips on a Budget

The Budget Fashionista’s Holiday Shopping Guide Series shares shopping tips and advice to help you save money this holiday season. For more posts in the series, visit our Holiday Shopping Guide. It used to be that Thanksgiving ushered in the holiday season, but these days? It’s the minute Halloween is a memory—so that means it’s […]

Ten Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Girls For $10 and Under

They were there for you through every first date, fight and break-up, and they were there when you found happily ever after (or, at least, they’ll be there when you do). So when the day of love comes around, you can’t ignore your girls. When a card or a box of chocolates doesn’t cut it, […]

Cheap, But Not Tacky Valentine’s Day Gifts: Other People’s Love Letters, $15

Other People’s Love Letters, $15, giftgenius.com Filled with highly personal anonymous letters—from the brokenhearted, the “I’m-just-not-into-you” speech writers and swoony new-love victims—the addictively engaging Other People’s Love Letters: 150 Letters You Were Never Meant to See by Bill Shapiro is guaranteed to make grouchy valentines smile.

Cheap but Not Tacky Valentine’s Day Gift: His and Hers Flower Vases, $6.95

Un Homme/ Une Femme Vases, $6.95, cb2.com These vases are so adorable, they don’t even need flowers, though at this price, you can afford to add some and still stay within your budget… or to buy a set for yourself.

Cheap but Not Tacky Valentine’s Day Gift: Philosophy Sweet on You Set, $25

Philosophy Sweet on You Set, $25, Sephora This is the perfect v-day alternative to the standard perfume-soap set. This sweet trio smells like candy, but lacks the calories. The set, by TBF fav Philosophy, includes shampoo, shower gel/ bubble bath, body lotion and a high-shine lip gloss.