Category: Shopping

Evzdrop Holiday Drop Quest: Making Holiday Shopping Easier & Fun

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The holidays are here! If you’re anything like me, you’re making gift lists, grocery lists, and wish lists, and you’re checking all of them twice. As you head out to prepare for the holidays and everything they bring, Evzdrop wants to be…

Why I Don’t Buy Into Black Friday

Thousands of people across our great nation lined up outside of stores, some of them days in advance, in hopes of scoring one of the few doorbuster deals retailers were offering as early as 8PM Thursday. Others got up before…

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OASAP Choices

I have some more credits coming to me from OASAP for their Fashion Hunter Program and have managed to narrow what I want to get down to 4 very different items.  But now I’m having trouble deciding!  I’m only looking…

Why I Don’t Buy Into “Cost-Per-Wear”

“Cost-per-wear” is something I’m coming across more and more, and I’m not sure I buy into it.  Mostly, I think it’s just another roundabout way to justify spending money.  Here’s why… What is “cost-per-wear”? Basically, it works like this: You…

Shopcade Review

Shopcade is a new website geared towards helping make your online shopping experience easy and fun, while bringing the social experience to the online shopping world.  It’s similar to the ever-popular Pinterest, and just as easy to use, but there are…

My Best Thrift Store Find. Ever.

History was made today on my lunch break. Ok, so maybe I’m being a little over-dramatic, but I’ve wanted Dr. Martens since they first were cool in 7th grade (that’d be about 1995).  My parents refused to spend over $100…

Help Me Pick New Glasses!

A couple weeks ago I ordered new glasses from Coastal.  They had a promotion going on that was their standard “first pair free” plus 50% off lens upgrades, which for me is wonderful, because with my high prescription, I don’t have…

Budget Fashion Fix: Floral Pants

I figured this was rather appropriate for today’s BFF post… Haha! Anyway, I decided I wanted a pair of floral pants for spring and begun my hunt.  I found a fair amount of great options, but was disappointed in the…

Local Focus: Kina’s Boutique

On Friday I had the pleasure of attending Ladies Night Out at Kina’s Boutique in Hoffman Estates.  Kina’s is tucked into a little strip mall not too far from where I live, though I’d have never found it if I…