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  • The Budget Holiday Shopping Guide

    Where to Find Black Friday Deals

    I’m not a big Black Friday shopper. It’s not that I don’t enjoy saving money (you know I love a deal), but it seems like the extreme deals offered on that day (laptops for $200 bucks) bring out the worst in people. I’ve seen children elbowed, old women trampled on, and one woman literally have [...] Read More

    November 21, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    How to Shop Goodwill

    Ah, Goodwill. We know what you’re thinking—sequined holiday sweaters and acid wash mommy jeans. Well, there is some of that—but you may not realize that amidst the trove of fashion faux-pas, there are some bonafide gems to be discovered. If you can just get past the mothball smell, and remember that thrift shopping is a [...] Read More

    November 20, 2007 by Angela

  • The Budget Holiday Shopping Guide

    Black Friday, Part I: Shopping Tips

    While Black Friday isn’t for everyone, I thrive on the crowds, the coffee and the competition. For the past three years, I have done Black Friday in Minneapolis and yes, I went to the Mall of America, and yes, I lived to tell the tale and I actually had a good time. Here are some [...] Read More

    November 20, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Greening Your Thanksgiving on a Budget

    More tips on how to have a green thanksgiving Travel: Thanksgiving is a holiday that families tend to gather for, which is a great thing.  While we love for people to be budget and eco-friendly, we’re not advocating keeping families apart! Instead, try to carpool or take public transit.  Both will contribute to saving money [...] Read More

    November 20, 2007 by TBF

  • Cute Recyclable Bags on the Cheap

    What: The Environmentally Friendly Graphic Series Bags from Envirosax. The Lowdown: Until recently, it was an Inconvenient Truth that 99.99% of environmentally friendly products were either a. too expensive or b. butt ugly. Thanks to products like Envirosax’s Graphic Series Bags, ($7.95 a bag) and the more expensive but mucho environmentally friendly Bamboo series Bags [...] Read More

    November 20, 2007 by TBF