Posts in category "shopping"

The Oatmeal & friends' "Exploding Kittens" card game just exploded their Kickstarter goal

*I recieved no payment nor in-kind gift for this post – I just think every humor-loving reader might appreciate this game and am amazed by the efficacy of crowd-funding. UPDATE #3 (1/28 – 12:27 PM) via Mashable – “Exploding Kittens is the most backed Kickstarter ever” at $4.3 million on day eight of the campaign.... Read more »

Wicker Park resale shops are bad for self-esteem

Last week I had one of those freak out moments where I felt like I needed to purge everything in my closet or my head would explode.  I should have taken a “before” picture of my closet but I was too lazy. So just imagine actively choosing to go to Taste of Chicago to hang... Read more »

Maternity Clothing for the Discerning Frugalista

Here were my ideas for today’s post: – why I haven’t written lately (i.e., my house was filled with adorable tiny house guests that were intent on destroying it) – general insecurities (i.e., I spent the entire weekend stressing about an optional “strength assessment” at my new gym only to cancel it like the big... Read more »

Bridal Gown Shopping for the Discerning Frugalista

It’ s been a minute since my last post and I have a fantastic excuse: bridal gown shopping with two sisters. Not sister-wives, mind you. That would be the easiest shopping trip ever; sew some sleeves on a peasant dress, clip in a long braid and you are ready to go. But no, these bitches... Read more »
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