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Is Shopping Addiction Real?

Is Shopping Addiction Real?

It’s become fashionable in today’s society to call any habit that’s taken too far an “addiction”. That’s problematic because it doesn’t create a distinction between substances that are actually chemically addictive and behaviors that are unhealthy. For example, legal substances like caffeine and nicotine are both addictive in the sense that they alter your body/brain […]

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It’s March. Time to Pack Your Freezer

It’s March. Time to Pack Your Freezer

If you think Valentine’s Day is all about cheap commercialism, just wait until you hear what we’re supposed to celebrate in March: National Frozen Food Month. Yep, that’s right. A whole month devoted to the stuff you stash in your freezer. National Ice Cream Month is probably something we could all get behind. But it’s […]

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Tips for Making Coupons Count

Tips for Making Coupons Count

Last week, we looked at 9 of the reasons why so many people are only occasional coupon users. This week, let’s consider 10 ways you can get more out of couponing (without going to extremes). Try these tips for a month and see if it makes a difference in your household finances. Understand the rules. […]

Shoe Shopping for the Cankle Crowd

Shoe Shopping for the Cankle Crowd

In a world that is sometimes unfair, all women should be able to count on one thing – being able to find cute shoes. But for women with less than perfectly tapered ankles, a love affair with shoes is fraught with disappointment. How do you draw attention to your feet and legs without putting the […]

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Are Coupons Really Worth It?

Are Coupons Really Worth It?

I have to confess, I’m only an occasional couponer. I go through coupon clipping sprees then get tired of it and go back to ignoring them. I’m not alone. Many people find that coupons are fun to use once in a while. They just aren’t ready to fully commit to the coupon lifestyle as part […]

Give and Take with Swap-O-Matic

Give and Take with Swap-O-Matic

Do you prefer shopping – or swapping? A group of collaborators in New York have decided to serve a very specific niche customer with a new kind of vending machine: The Swap-O-Matic. This experiment isn’t about making money. It’s intended to serve as a commentary on our society of immediate gratification and an exploration of […]

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Has Groupon Lost Its Appeal?

Has Groupon Lost Its Appeal?

Oh, Groupon! I used to be a huge fan. Now, I rarely read a deal, much less do any shopping through your site. What are some of my pet peeves? Glad you asked. Here are the top 3 issues that I’ve had with this site over the past couple of years. I’m sure I’m not […]

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Would You Hire a Personal Shopper?

Would You Hire a Personal Shopper?

There are two types of people who can benefit from having a personal shopper: those who love fashion and those who hate it. The one common denominator that links people who tend to hire a professional to shop for them is that they are super busy. Let’s say you adore fashion and you enjoy shopping […]

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What’s On Your January Shopping List?

What’s On Your January Shopping List?

MSN has a great list of the best things to buy in January. This includes electronics (from online stores), winter apparel, and furniture. Retailers are getting rid of old stock to make way for new items. Plus, they need to start the year strong after the post-Christmas sales slump. Buying a new coat for next […]

Five Buzz Phrases to Save You Cash on Los Angeles Car Insurance

Five Buzz Phrases to Save You Cash on Los Angeles Car Insurance

  When it comes to shopping for car insurance in Los Angeles, there are a lot of things to consider. A person must think about the type of protection that they want to have on their policies. They also must think about how to get the most amount of coverage for an amount of money […]

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