Clothes shopping can be tough because I’m fat, but I do know how to sew and if worse comes to worst, I can create clothes for myself. Bra shopping is a pain, but at least no one will see those bras (without my permission). But shoes. Shoes. I’ve worn an 11 in women’s shoes since I was about 12 years old. And short of some cobbler elves helping me out, it will never stop sucking.
It’s World Breastfeeding Week! In celebration of this, I thought I’d share some beautiful necklaces that can be worn to entertain little hands when breastfeeding or babywearing. Read More Breastfeeding and Babywearing Jewellery
Sometimes getting myself dressed for work seems way harder than it ought to be. Every once in a while, I change clothes three times before leaving the house in the morning, all the while shaking my head at myself: Seriously? You haven’t figured this out yet? The outfit that seemed okay in the morning can suddenly seem really not okay at all by the afternoon: too silly, too sloppy, or too uncomfortable. It also bothers me if I feel like my style choices are all over the place. That’s why I’m feeling really pleased with myself, to the point of smugness, for settling on a work uniform.
Saving money is awesome, but shows like Extreme Couponing can make it seem overwhelming. However, there are some quick and easy ways to go about it that can cut your grocery bills without making couponing a full-time job and without filling your house with items you’ll never use. Read More Save Money With Coupons (Without Going to Extremes)
Shopping is usually about spending money, but what if you could earn money while shopping (in some cases, without actually spending a dime)? Enter the Shopkick app for Android and iPhone. Different tasks reward you with “kicks” that can be redeemed for store gift cards and other rewards, and you can even find coupons within the app. Sound too good to be true? It’s not! Read More Shopkick: Earn Money While You Shop!
Normally I can get through the line at the grocery store without adding anything extra to my cart, but this week I succumbed to temptation. Read More Lunchtime Poll: Impulse Buys
I am a hippy, dippy, long skirt and Birkenstock wearing, soap making, farmer’s market shopping, non-profit working, dyed in the wool, bleeding heart liberal.
I also love to shop. And I love to eat. And I enjoy my cushy life. But, do I enjoy my cushy life to the detriment of others?
I'm being good this holiday season and sticking to my post-recession budget, but I have enjoyed "window" (ha!) shopping on this fine Cyber Monday.