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Clothes, Decorating, Household, Shopping

Best Things to Buy after Christmas

Comments Off on Best Things to Buy after Christmas 23 December 2016

Am not a fan of shopping for no reason and just because things are cheap, however, if you know that you use certain items, why not wait until those items are discounted? Here are the best things to buy after Christmas Christmas “stuff”: wrapping paper, decorations, home decor, etc. Toys and small gifts: You can […]

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capsule wardrobe

Clothes, Personal Care, Style, Tips

The Capsule Wardrobe

Comments Off on The Capsule Wardrobe 12 April 2016

A capsule wardrobe is a thrifty and sensible way to always look good. You avoid having stuffed closets filled with clothing you never wear and there is less stress when you are trying to figure out what to put on in the morning. Building your capsule wardrobe is easy once you set your color and […]

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Cleaning, Clothes, Household, Tips

How to Fold a T-Shirt

Comments Off on How to Fold a T-Shirt 24 March 2016

I found this genius video on how to fold a t-shirt when I was researching closet organization.  Although the narrator uses a special folding tool, you could probably make one yourself out of a cardboard box or simply eyeball the t-shirt and fold it on a flat surface. My personal experience with t-shirts (and I […]

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Cleaning, Clothes, DIY, Household

Tiny Closet Organization Tips

Comments Off on Tiny Closet Organization Tips 15 February 2016

Tiny house? Tiny Closet? Tiny Budget? No problem. The brilliant gal in this video has figured it out and is presenting some very useful tiny closet organization tips. Plus if you tend to move a lot (like I do) then your boxes are already packed.  No heavy furniture – like dressers – to haul around. Here are […]

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no sew t-shirt infinity scarf

Clothes, DIY, Household

No-Sew T-Shirt Infinity Scarf

Comments Off on No-Sew T-Shirt Infinity Scarf 15 January 2015

Fell in love with this no-sew t-shirt infinity scarf.  All you need is an extra large t-shirt and a pair or scissors. Easy, easy, easy.  You can find great colors in t-shirts – ones that might be too much as a shirt, but just right as a pop of scarf color.  Use what’s in your […]

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Cleaning, Clothes, Garage Sales, Household

How To Clean Out Your Closet

Comments Off on How To Clean Out Your Closet 28 December 2014

Yes – this is a good week to clean out your closet, if you choose to donate, you  can donate by December 31st and get your tax deduction too. At this point in the season, you can look at your winter clothes and know already what you have worn and what you aren’t going to […]

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Blue Jeans

Clothes, DIY, Household, Tips

Hem Jeans Quickly and Easily

Comments Off on Hem Jeans Quickly and Easily 13 March 2014

This great video shows how to hem jeans quickly and easily, while keeping the original hem intact.  It can cost as much as $25 to have jeans professionally hemmed, so this trick will save you some serious bucks. Here’s the original blog post on hemming jeans http://www.doityourselfdivas.com/2011/12/diy-hem-jeans-fast-easy.html Here is the updated blog post with different […]

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Winter Clothes

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The Best Choices for Winter Clothes

Comments Off on The Best Choices for Winter Clothes 05 January 2014

Winter is here, definitely here.  And although we have passed the winter solstice and the days are slowly getting longer again, we still have quite a few months before we see warm weather again. As of this writing, storms are pounding the Northeast part of the U.S. with devastating results. So how can you get […]

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Clothes, Household

The Best Time To Buy Clothes On Sale

Comments Off on The Best Time To Buy Clothes On Sale 29 October 2012

Did you know that Sundays are the best day to buy sunglasses?And that Thursday evenings are the best time and day of the week to buy clothing? If you want to get the most from your money in clothes shopping, check out these tips below. Read more:  The Best Time To Buy Clothes On Sale

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Clothes, Household, Shopping

Tips for Choosing Winter Coats

Comments Off on Tips for Choosing Winter Coats 03 October 2012

You and your winter coat will be spending many a cold day together, so you might as well get one you love. Here are some tips for choosing winter coats.

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Clothes, Finance, Household, Money, Shopping

Outlet Stores Are No Bargain

Comments Off on Outlet Stores Are No Bargain 17 July 2012

You might think outlet stores and off-price shopping is the way to get the better goods for a cheaper price. “But manufacturers and retailers have figured out it’s actually cheaper to just make lower-quality merchandise specifically for these stores (think outlet malls, Marshall’s and Ross), and that’s 90 percent of what you’ll find there,” says […]

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Clothes, Household, Thrift Stores

12 Tips for Thrift Store Shopping

Comments Off on 12 Tips for Thrift Store Shopping 07 May 2012

If you don’t yet shop at thrift stores, why not?  If you picture dingy floors, bad lighting, and torn clothing heaped together, you might be surprised.  There are a few like that in every town, I’m sure, but for the most part, they are a veritable gold mine of unclaimed wealth. With the sketchy economy, […]

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Clothes, Household

Save Money on Clothes

Comments Off on Save Money on Clothes 18 April 2012

The amount you spend on clothes. Do you know how much that is? One hundred, two hundred, maybe even three hundred a month? It really is not necessary to spend that much money on clothes. By simply adjusting your spending habits and learning to shop a bit more conservatively, you can save yourself hundreds, maybe […]

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Clothes, Household

10 Easy Ways to Save Money On Clothes

Comments Off on 10 Easy Ways to Save Money On Clothes 17 April 2012

We all like to look fashionable – what if we could do it for less money? Here are some tips on how to save money on clothes If your clothing budget has taken a hit lately, learn how to save money on clothes – and still look fab – with these easy tips. via How […]

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