Kids and their clothes ... it seems I'm constantly buying new items. Whether it's shoes they've outgrown, jeans with holes in the knees, stains on their favorite shirt, or a sudden requirement for a social function, it can be tough to keep up. So how do you meet all the wardrobe demands without breaking the bank? Here are some tips to try to help make shopping, and stocking up, easier and more cost effective. Saving money doesn't mean that we have to crimp on style for our kids. ... Continue Reading
Tips for parents on how to save on children’s clothing through bargain shopping.
Check out this high quality workout gear and clothes that an athletic mom would love for Mother’s Day.
For the athletic moms, who are willing to give up their valuable free time for the sake of a workout, you probably have specific needs and wants on Mother’s Day. Some of you may want to take a day off and hit the day spa for a massage and relaxing facial. Some of you may want to head out for a special dinner and date night with your husband. Some of you may want a shopping spree for new gear and clothing. Truthfully, I’d take the shopping spree any day of the week, however, that does not ... Continue Reading
The best maternity fashion choices for the working woman.
Pregnancy can be one of the most amazing experiences a woman goes through. Unfortunately, it can have the opposite effect on her wardrobe. If she isn't careful, she can be subjected to outdated, oversized maternity clothes that do not complement her body. Just because a woman is expecting a baby does not mean she has to compromise her sense of style and poise in the workplace. Since today’s fashion translates into many different cultures, sizes, body types and life stages, women do not have to ... Continue Reading
Here are ten ways to maximize the life of your clothing.
Clothing can suck up a good amount of anyone's budget. Whether it's buying in season, your children outgrowing their clothes, or watching your sweater shrink in the sweater - it's not fun to continually dish out money on a wardrobe. But, it doesn't have to be that way. Clothing can last longer if you take care of them and buy wisely. Here are ten ways to maximize the life of your outfits: Keep Track Know what you have. If you are missing something, look for it. Don’t just assume it is gone ... Continue Reading
Using a clothes line provides crisper cottons and whiter whites, while allowing you to save money and help the environment.
I've recently started hanging all of my laundry outside on a clothes line to dry. It's a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly way of doing the family wash. My cottons are crisp and fresh-smelling, my whites are whiter, and I know my clothes will last longer. But that's not all. Here are the top ten advantages I've found to using a clothes line: Save money on your energy bill. Using the dryer adds approximately $1500 to your energy bill over its lifetime. It is one of the biggest ... Continue Reading
How to remake your wardrobe using Ebay, frugally.
Like most moms, I always think of my kids and their needs first. That includes their clothing. But not anymore. I want a wardrobe that reflects me - shows I am someone other than just a soccer mom and I still have my own sense of style. I have a boho, hippy, gothy, rockabilly, peasant type fashionista inside. She has been screaming to get out for years. And I've finally found a way to engage her without breaking the bank. My Halloween costume started the whole process. I decided I wanted to ... Continue Reading
Buy quality, green yoga clothing and equipment without a huge impact on the environment.
In a recent article by Tara, she offered suggestions on how to “Green Up Your Wardrobe” and I’d like to further this by offering you the best in yoga apparel that are green, stylish and highly coveted.There are a large number of yoga apparel and product companies out there. It can be overwhelming. Sometimes it's simpler to walk into a discount store, grab a mat, a yoga towel, and some very decent yoga clothing at a low cost.The problem with doing this is you scrimp on quality. Have you ... Continue Reading