Archive for October, 2017

Ideas for homemade scarves, gloves and hats

Ideas for homemade scarves, gloves and hats

With the weather getting colder, it’s time to think about scarves, gloves and hats – which can make a really fun statement. This year, instead of spending extra dollars on these fashionable yet necessary items, why not save a few dollars while creating something totally unique? • Sew: Whether you have a great sewing machine […]

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Cheese! It’s Time for Family Holiday Photos

Cheese! It’s Time for Family Holiday Photos

  Are you getting the family together to create that perfect holiday card? Now is the time to be thinking about it and if you are looking for some budget friendly ways to do it here are some tips… Coordinating Outfits: Jeans and a color scheme are always a great option, let’s face it everyone […]

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The Penny Story: In God We Trust

The Penny Story: In God We Trust

By: The Penny Lady Early on in my life as a child, we were very poor. My mom didn’t work and my grandma shopped at thrifts stores and found frugal ways to obtain things. We did our own laundry by hand on a washboard, made huge vats of stews for family meals, spent our recreational […]

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Tips to create or find a beautiful and affordable Halloween costume

Tips to create or find a beautiful and affordable Halloween costume

Halloween is a night of wonder and mystery, when you can be anything you want and feel awesome about it. You make the magic happen. But, you don’t need to buy an expensive costume or resort to a foil-covered robot box. With a little creativity and know-how, you can rock a costume that’s as beautiful […]

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Family First! Family and Medical Leave Act

Family First! Family and Medical Leave Act

It has been a long and winding road for maternity leave in the United States. A road that continues to be tumultuous for any proposed legislation hopeful to become national law. Making matters more frustrating, our developed-country counterparts around the globe offer a cornucopia of benefits for their citizens. While the US does have some […]

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4 Clever Fall Outfit Ideas

4 Clever Fall Outfit Ideas

Fall is all about going outside the box and being different; it’s taking classic ideas like the men’s shirt and slouch boot and jazzing them up into something new. While the usual fall favorites are to be expected (boots, vests, jackets, and jeans) the idea is to pair those with a surprise of some sort. […]

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Trendiest Accessories for Fall 2017 under $50

Trendiest Accessories for Fall 2017 under $50

Accessories are essential when it comes to putting a “look” together. While statement items are great they can also make the difference between a good look and a “wow” look. While this season the colors are all about Fall having a winning street style means upping your jewelry game and getting all those little details […]

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How to Hire a Personal Shopper

How to Hire a Personal Shopper

We’re all familiar with salespeople checking in while shopping. Just in case you ever needed anything they are always there, however, their job is to help everyone, so when you want their attention all to yourself the only way to get it is via a personal shopper. Shopper VS Stylist Personal shoppers and personal stylists […]

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Hottest Fall Boot and Footwear Trends

Hottest Fall Boot and Footwear Trends

Now that fall is here it’s boot season again. Even Chanel’s clear rain boots were the highlight of the runway recently. This season boots and fun get combined so the more out there or interesting the better. You want something that’s modern and fresh and that turns heads, no heels required. Low Heel Fall is […]

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Money: You are Always on my Mind, You are always on my…

Money: You are Always on my Mind, You are always on my…

Saving money Whether you are thinking of how to Save more for Retirement, Increasing that Entertainment Budget or Saving for that new pair of Shoes, thinking about Money can get Frustrating and become an Obsession. After many years walking in those Shoes, we came up with this List of Top 12 Suggestions on How to […]

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Best Money Saving Tips from a Personal Shopper

Best Money Saving Tips from a Personal Shopper

Fall has come, and with it the full fashion roll-out of retailers trying to entice you to the newest colors and season specials. Getting your wardrobe ready for cooler weather can be expensive and challenging. To stop you from impulse buying and ending up with items that will go unworn – personal shoppers share their […]

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Consumer Rebates: Are you getting your Fair Share Back?

Consumer Rebates: Are you getting your Fair Share Back?

The Procurement Department in any Business is responsible for acquiring goods and services. This involves Sourcing and Shopping for goods at competitive prices, handling all legal procedures associated with issuing a Purchase Contract, Budgeting costs for the goods and studying Financial Trends to ensure that company money is being spent wisely. Depending on whether your […]

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Best Fall Trends for Plus size Women

Best Fall Trends for Plus size Women

Plus size fashion can be really be hit or miss. Many designers try to hide plus bodies with loose, shapeless clothes and a sea of black. Fall 2017 fashion focuses on dark reds, boots, and a lot of solids and many popular looks are easy to transition over. The long Sweater Long sweaters add length […]

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Raindrops and Raincoats

Raindrops and Raincoats

  Jumping in puddles, running as fast as you can to take cover and turning your face to the sky to catch those raindrops are just a few of our childhood memories that take us back to a simpler time. With the season of raindrops fast approaching it’s time to think about those raincoats and […]

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Why Red is THE 2017 Fall color

Why Red is THE 2017 Fall color

If you’ve been anywhere near social media recently you know RED is in. Fashion has a lot of quirks, but when it comes to everyday rather than high fashion – it’s amazing to see how ideas spread. Hair color is a great one to follow, all summer people were getting purple and now there’s burgundies, […]

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Tips to Successfully Build Your Wardrobe with Secondhand Shopping

Tips to Successfully Build Your Wardrobe with Secondhand Shopping

Maybe you prefer your own style – blazing trails rather than following them. Or, maybe you love designer labels, but can’t necessarily afford designer prices. Yet again, maybe you have a bunch of little fashionistas pitter-pattering around the house – all of which are depending on your wallet rather than their own. Have no fear. […]

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