Monthly Archives: August 2011

Pairing The Perfect Dress With The Perfect Bridal Shoes

I’m surprised Say Yes to the Dress doesn’t talk about shoes at all. Women love shoes! And when it comes to wedding planning, shoes end up being very important. They need to complement the dress and be comfortable for the … Continue reading

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Back To School: Stock Up For High School

It’s back to school season, but if you’d rather skip the stampede of your local sales, hit up the internet for your high schooler’s new supplies. Whatever you need, from pens and paper to a new backpack, we can help you survive the back to school rush, and save money while you’re doing it. Continue reading

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Back To School: Day One Dorm Survival Kit

Prepping for your first day of college doesn’t just mean pens and pencils. For most people, moving into a dorm is like starting a whole new life, and from blankets to bathmats to beanbags, we’re here to make sure you don’t forget anything you’ll need to turn those new four walls into a home. We can’t do much about your roommate though! Continue reading

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Back To School: College Starter Kit

If you or your kid is heading into his or her first year of college, you might not know exactly what you are or aren’t going to need. This list is to help separate the elementary necessities from the collegiate bonus items, to make sure you bring everything you need and nothing you don’t. Continue reading

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Bunk Up: Bunk Beds To Help Ease Your Kids’ Room Growing Pains

It’s the age old problem: how to fit two growing kids in one room. The easy answer is bunk beds, but you can do better than two beds stacked on top of each other, and probably should! Here we’ll discuss ways to customize your bunks to maximize the space in your kids’ room and minimize the inevitable sibling rivalries. Continue reading

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Bunk Up: Space Saving, Multi-Function Bunk Beds (For Grownups Too!)

If you’re short on bedroom space, but can afford to have a smaller sized bed for yourself or your kid, one of the best ways to minimize your furniture footprint while maximizing usable space is to loft. I’m not talking your average two-kids-one-room bunk set, but raised beds that can fit desks, dressers, bookshelves, sofas, and chairs underneath, fitting all your bedroom building blocks into one small space. Continue reading

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Dried Leaves and Pumpkin Seeds, Wedding Table Decorations for Autumn

Fall is the favorite season of many, and the dropping temperatures remind us that it is approaching very soon. As September nears, this is a great time to figure out those last minute details for your reception tables at an … Continue reading

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Weigh In: Best Bathroom Scales

If you’re looking for a way to lose weight, you should probably also find a way to keep track of your progress – but bathroom scales are no longer the clunky old things from your gramma’s house. New digital scales can help you track your body fat percentages, your BMI, as well as help you and your family keep track of your weight loss over time, and much more! But what options do you really need, and what are the best scales out there? We can help you decide! Continue reading

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Perk Up Your Patio…It Pays Off!

Whether you’re looking to make your house a little more salable, or just put the finishing touches on your dream home, renovating your patio area can really revitalize your back yard and deck area and make a great space to socialize or just get a little R&R, while also increasing the value of your home. Continue reading

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Sewing Machines – Essential Shopping Guide

Whether you’re looking to buy a starter sewing machine, replace an old or broken one, or upgrade to a more sophisticated model, there are a few things you should consider before you buy: how much time do you spend sewing, how many stitches do you need, how experienced are you with sewing machines, and what kind of jobs do you need your sewing machine to do are all integral questions in helping you decide what kind of sewing machine to buy. Continue reading

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