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Too late to give J.C. Penney a second chance?

On April 2, 2013

When was the last time you visited the J.C. Penney Company? I couldn’t even remember the last time until I stumbled in recently for my own research purposes. The department store has topped the headlines recently for its changes and lackluster performance.  If you’re like me and thought the store didn’t sell clothing you’d like, I encourage you to think…

Saving money

How To Find A Bridesmaid Dress On A Budget

On February 4, 2013

Looking for bridesmaid dresses was one of the more challenging tasks of planning my wedding. How to find a budget bridesmaid dress that looks classy, and ways to save money if you have a specific bridesmaid dress to buy.


PajamaJeans Put To The Test

On October 4, 2011

  UPDATED 2/16/2017 Have you ever walked into the grocery store in your pajamas? PajamaJeans are advertised as a hot new fashion sensation, but are they really that comfortable?

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Buy / resell kids clothes without leaving home

On September 30, 2011

Do you like to online shop? There’s a way to get gently used children’s clothes without leaving the couch. For $20, you can get several outfits for your child or send your gently used clothes to another family for free. The site, thredUP, connects parents across the country looking to buy and sell clothes. The big catch — you don’t…

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Going back to school in style without breaking the bank

On August 11, 2011

Ask a child what kind of pants they like, and they’ll list off brand names and not a style. It’s all about the label for children as they try to be hip. So, how can a parent dress their kid in these high-end labels without breaking the bank? Parents are turning to resale and consignment shops to meet their kids…