Your Guide to Cheap Couches

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Tired of scouring Craigslist for a reliable deal on a couch free of stains and shady salespersons? Not impressed with the quadruple digit price tags at all your local furniture galleries? I’ve been there and done that, too. Instead of wasting precious hours on a piece of furniture that I’m either unimpressed with or that […]

The Chicago Shopping Guide

The Chicago Shopping Guide

Chicago is one of my FAVORITE shopping cities (read about my shopping adventures in the Chicago Tribune).  Located on the shores of the mighty Lake Michigan, Chicago is definitely our kind of town.  Part college town, part business town and part ethnic enclave, Chicago is full of amazing deals.  Chicago fashionistas have long loved the […]

Macy’s Fall 2012 Look Book is Out Now

Macy’s has certainly hit all the right notes in their Fall 2012 look book. Their lineup is a delicious cacophony of bright blues, elegant neutrals, and warm earth tones, designed to appeal to every woman’s sartorial sensibilities. Our eyes are on the gorgeous Rachel by Rachel Roy coat (priced at a steep $229, but hey, […]

Home Decorating Myths Dispelled

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Woman choosing color of wall via Shutterstock Blame those addictive home makeover shows on HGTV, or maybe you’ve simply had one too many drinks during your last girls’ night out. Whatever your motivation may be, we would like to congratulate you for finally deciding to give your house a more updated look.The good news is, […]

5 Great Kicks for the Beach

Great Kicks for the Beach

Whether you’re on a romantic honeymoon on some exotic island or soaking up the sun on the crowded beaches of Florida and Cali, there’s one thing we can all agree on: there’s nothing like a beach vacay. While most stylistas worry about their swimsuits and cover-ups, a surprising few pay attention to their beach footwear. […]

The Costco Wedding Dress: Could You Do It?

The Costco Wedding Dress

Let me preface this by setting the record straight: I love Costco. As a petite frugalista with grandparents who lived through war and poverty and parents who rewash Ziploc bags, Costco was my foray into American consumerism and budget shopping. Much of my childhood was spent meandering through the welcoming aisles of the warehouse, generously […]