Category: Deals

The Final Sale Holy Grail

This weekend, I went to the annual Highland Park sidewalk sale. I hadn’t attended in a few years and was pleasantly surprised to find a new warehouse store called Final Sale. There was so much name brand clothing on sale, I couldn’t concentrate on what I wanted. I found out that this store is owned... Read more »

Thrifty Lessons from My Parents

Recently, I’ve been thinking about all the ways my parents have shaped me into the woman I am today. I’m very thankful that I am well-educated, practical and street smart. I hope I can be half as good as my parents have been to me, to my own children someday. Some of the things my... Read more »

How to Get "Moviestar" Lashes on the Cheap

Recently, I started following the Amazing Lash Studio location in Streeterville on Facebook. They had a ton of grand opening events and specials including the one that caught my eye to be a “lash model.” This involved being a model so the staff can practice putting lashes on people. The best part was that it... Read more »

How to Find Free and Cheap Events in Chicago

I always get asked by friends and family how I find out about all the great stuff going on in Chicago. Well, I will be the first to tell you that I use multiple sources. Unfortunately, no one has come out with a comprehensive listing of Chicago events yet. This is probably because there’s always... Read more »

How to Save Money on Halloween Costumes

I’ll admit it, I’m a procrastinator. Every year, I tell myself I’m going to plan out my Halloween costume ahead of time and try to think of something creative. But yet, every year around October 25th, I start to panic because I haven’t gotten anything ready for my costume. This year, however, I’m taking charge... Read more »

Saving Money with Coupon Codes

So, I was out to dinner with some coworkers last week and we were talking about a certain car service app that shall remain nameless. Some of the women had never downloaded or used this particular app before and I was surprised to learn that only one of them had used a coupon code to... Read more »