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!

sears-spring-2013-lookbook

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 […]

Shop these 7 Etsy Stores and Add Affordable Vintage Charm to Your Homes

Etsy Goods - Decorate Your Home on a Budget

Whether you’re shopping candles, artwork, pillows, throws or vintage knick knacks, let Etsy be your ultimate resource for home goods. For those unaware, Etsy is a social commerce website that sells handmade and vintage products by individual sellers. I’ve focused on affordable Etsy jewelry before, but you’ll also find food, electronic accessories, craft supplies, apparel […]

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Practically Everyone on Your List

Gotta Get It Gifts For Everyone On Your List

Yup, you guessed it — we’ve officially entered the season of the never-ending gift guide!  We realize you’ve probably already encountered several (hundred) among your daily reads.  But just in case you’ve gotten lost in the hordes of holiday shopping, we’ve conjured up yet another one to get you back on track.  We promise this gift guide is loaded-up with value — each item clocks in […]

5 Ways to Decorate For the Holidays On a Budget

Holiday Decorations on a Budget

Every year I’m known for my extravagant Holiday party. But here’s a secret – I’m much more interested in cooking, eating and baking than I am decorating. The only thing I take true relish in adorning is a gingerbread house – anything else, I could take or leave. But a party isn’t a festivity without joyous home […]

Stocking Stuffers that Scream Spectacular

Stocking Stuffers

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 […]

H&M Wants Your Used Garments… In Exchange for Store Vouchers!

H&M logo

Now here’s a brand that deserves its own Good Guy Greg meme. Swedish fashion company H&M has announced that it will be opening its store doors worldwide to used garments in exchange for H&M store vouchers. You heard us right! One bag of used garments = store voucher. Sounds too good to be true? Check […]

A Midsummer Shoenista’s Dream: Sam & Libby for Target in May 2013

Sam & Libby for Target

Winter has barely set in, and yet we’re already headlining summer season fashion prospects. While we seriously hate jumping the (fashion) gun as much as the next person, we can’t help but feel giddy about Target‘s announcement of an exclusive partnership with footwear hubby-and-wife team Sam and Libby Edelman. They were part of  our shoe racks while growing up […]