August 16, 2021
There are clothes shoppers who only buy new, and there are shoppers who do a happy dance at the mere sound of the word “Resale.” While the former may snag the hottest fashions of the moment, the latter group gets to enjoy the thrill of the hunt PLUS they save major amounts of money in the process.
After a year at home during which “hot fashion” meant PJs just out of the clothes dryer for many of us, you may be raring to add to your family’s wardrobe this fall. Luckily, even if money is still tight in your household there are great deals out there. The key is to think outside of the mall…er, box. Here are five tips that will help:
Other ways to save include taking advantage of discounts and coupons (many secondhand shops offer them now), buying clothes through eBay and Craigslist, and avoiding the temptations of your local mall. It’s also important to have a game plan; know which stores you want to shop and what kinds of clothing and accessories you need, with a little wiggle room in case you run across a particularly irresistible deal. And whether you’re shopping for yourself or your family, treat it like a fun treasure hunt—which is exactly what shopping for affordable clothes often turns out to be.
We buy pets as holiday gifts with the best of intentions. Haven’t decades of commercials shown us that there’s nothing more adorable than a cute little ball of fluff jumping out of a gift-wrapped box into its new owners’ welcoming arms?
While most of us look forward to the holiday season, it can also be a major source of stress. We’ve borrowed several fast and easy mindfulness techniques you can use to help reduce stress when your “Ho-Ho-Ho!” turns into “Oh-No-No.”
When is the last time you thought about what you’re most thankful for? If you’re like most of us, it was probably last Thanksgiving. But even crazy and chaotic years have their points of light, so here’s a handy list to help prepare yourself in case you’re put on the spot at this year’s Thanksgiving dinner. By the way, It’s also a good reminder of just how much we have to be thankful for.