Paris Shopping Guide: The Best of the Best Fashion Spots

Au Printemps Department Store

Au Printemps department store at Christmas time in Paris There are hundreds, no, thousands of shops in Paris where you can find lots of jolie things. In fact this post could be divided into many, many parts, but for now, we’ll give you the best of the best. So, sit back and relax with your […]

Break the Rug Rut with these 13 Awesome Yet Surprisingly Cheap Home Decor Rugs

Awesome Rugs

When it comes to home décor, I feel kinda bad for rugs.  It seems like they’re an afterthought: “We have the perfect wall color, pillows and statement lamps.  Oh.  (Nose crinkle).  Guess we better choose a rug. (Eye roll).”  Or, they’re enough to make us break out in hives: “I can’t take the stress of searching anymore.  It’s […]

Still Gift-less? Here’s 20 of the Top Gift Cards of 2012

Top Gift Cards

So the world didn’t end on December 21st. You know what that means: you’ll have to face your own personal apocalypse for not finishing your holiday shopping on time because you were soooo heavily invested on the holiday not happening. Well, it’s TBF and GiftCard Rescue to the, er, rescue! The good folks over at […]

5 Thrifty Yet Thoughtful Holiday Gift Ideas On A Budget

Handmade Gifts

Here’s a secret:  I love giving, but I hate spending.  Rather oxymoronic, but I know I’m not alone.  Over the years, I’ve noticed that there are a lot of gifts that are super fantastic that won’t wreck my budget – and truth-be-told, I have yet for someone to be able to tell! Check out my personal list […]

11th Hour Shopping? Here are 6 Tips to Make Sure Your Last Minute Holiday Gifts Make It On Time

Last Minute Holiday Gifts

Vlad Nardin, a spokesperson for consumer advocacy group, shares 6 tips to remember when purchasing your last minute holiday gifts. After all, nothing’s more awkward than telling your special someone, “Hey, Happy Holidays to you! I do have something for you, but you’ll have to wait till January mid-week to get it.”

Online Holiday Shipping Deadlines for 2012

Holiday Shipping Deadlines 2012

The most important element to Christmas shopping online is of course, delivery before Christmas! Finding the perfect angora sweater is wonderful, but not helpful when it arrives January 2nd. The following online retailers guarantee delivery by Christmas (as long as you follow their online holiday shipping deadlines, that is), so get shopping!

Good to Know on Free Shipping Day: Zappos is King of Top Shippers, JCPenney Trails the Top 25

Free Shipping

During the busiest shopping and shipping time of the year, it’s nice to know which retailer you can count on to literally deliver the goods on time. STELLAService, an independent retail industry researcher that makes use of a nationwide network of mystery shoppers, just released its handy reference for the most reliable on-time retail shipper […]

This Holiday Season, Go Ahead and Get some Fake Ones (Flowers, that is)

Fake Flowers Look Real

‘Tis the season for holiday movies, wearing toasty hats and getting some fake ones that everyone will admire.  Wait, I’m talking about fake flowers.  (What’d ya think?!)  Anyway, real flowers are 1) are a tad too pricey for my budget and 2) die way too soon (ah, water, schwarter) so I’m all about snatching up artificial […]

Never Too Early to Dream of Spring: Check out the Sears Lookbook for Spring 2013, Featuring the Kardashian Kollection, Canyon River Blues, and More!


We’ve gotten hold of the Sears lookbook for the upcoming Spring 2013 season, ranging from clothes to footwear, and handbags and other accessories. As expected, most of the prices in the Sears lookbook are well within every budget fashionista’s price range. Brands featured include Kardashian Kollection (my spellchecker seems to grimace ever-so-tightly whenever I type […]