Tag Archive for Shopping

American Girl Store Opens in Charlotte!

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American Girl’s Charlotte store is adding lots of “Pink and Girly” to the Queen City and South Park Mall. It’s a shopping experience, a birthday party destination and a place to be creative… all wrapped in girl power messaging and shades of pink. Touring the store today, I get why there’s a huge American Girl…

Walmart Grocery Challenge

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Way to Save on Groceries Walmart Basket Challenge Now that school’s out my girls are spending a lot more time at home. This means I have to increase my grocery list which means I need to stick to a reasonable budget. This week I took the Walmart Basket Challenge to see if it would work…

Valentine’s Day at Target

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This is one of the many reasons I am a self-confessed “Targetian” aka Target Addict. I usually hate buying cards for Valentine’s Day or any other holiday. I have memories of aisles packed with last-minute shoppers and me spending more time saying “Excuse me” than finding the right card. This year Target has these displays…

Best Fashion Advice Ever

I’m an avid bargain shopper. Red tags make my heart skip a beat. This can be a good thing. It can also be a gateway to questionable clothes showing up in my closet. Then on a day that I’m running late… or have a quick errand… or just not thinking clearly, these questionable pieces get…

Update Your Summer Wardrobe Now

If you find shopping off-season daunting, try my Top 5 Rules for buying clothes a year ahead and garnering your favorite designers marked down 40-80% off retail. Look for staples. Every summer wardrobe needs crisp white shirts, light-colored slacks and fabulous sandals. The key to buying these pieces is to stick with classic cuts. Buttoned…