Tag: shopping

Freebies at the Mall!

As I have mentioned in the past, I am not big on going to the mall to buy gifts.  But I am interested in going to the mall for freebies!  Many stores are following Victoria’s Secret marketing scheme of offering a small freebie to get people into the mall…and it works!  Here are some of... Read more »

Great Alternatives to Shopping at the Mall!

Great Alternatives to Shopping at the Mall!
It’s Christmas Eve and rather than going to beat the last minute crazed shoppers at the mall,  here are some great alternatives for gifts to put under the tree for your loved ones!   Money (simple, easy and everyone likes getting money!)  Visit your nearest ATM that doesn’t charge a fee of course!   Lotto... Read more »

10 reasons I shop at home for Christmas...

10 reasons I shop at home for Christmas...
In poker, so the saying goes, “If you can’t spot the sucker at the table- it’s you”.   In regards to shopping and spending money, the same thing is the case.  In the past few days, I have heard so many people talking about running around spending $15 and up on children’s toys…the exact same... Read more »
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Top 10 shopping secrets for BLACK FRIDAY!!

Top 10 shopping secrets for BLACK FRIDAY!!
BLACK FRIDAY is the annual American retail-crazed extravaganza that offers deals beckoning and tempting frugal shoppers and bargain hunters nationwide out of their homes into the cold at insane hours of the night or morning!  If done right, you can save a lot of money without camping out the night before!  From a family who... Read more »

Holiday Shopping 101, Lesson 3: Chicago's Outlet Shopping!!!

Holiday Shopping 101, Lesson 3:  Chicago's Outlet Shopping!!!
Outlet shopping all day until I drop is one of my favorite ways to spend a day off with friends and family. My friend Theresa and I recently drove up north to Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin to visit the awesome outlets that Theresa raved about. When we pulled into the parking area on the Sunday before... Read more »