shopping

Layaway Plans: Not Just For The Citizens Of 1992

I remember shopping in Kids ‘R Us (well, not exactly shopping, it was more trailing behind Mom while she picked out clothes and held them up to my and my…

Nina Carbone | June 14, 2009 - 10:00 am

Note To Relationships Authors: Dating Is Nothing Like Shopping

We’re sick of shopping metaphors being used to explain dating. Maybe it’s because we watched way too much “Sex and the City” back in the day and grew…

Catherine Strawn | May 27, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Shopping Guide: The Best Places To Blow Your Paycheck In LaLa Land

There’s no denying that in Hollywood, you are what you wear. In fact, everyone is so well styled that it’s often hard to tell the normals from the celebs (okay,…

Leonora Epstein | May 26, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Saudi Arabia: Where The Recession Is A Real Slap in The Face

Have you ever spent so much money you wanted slap yourself? Well, now you don’t have to! Thanks to a Saudi Arabian court, if a wife spends too much of…

Simcha | May 11, 2009 - 6:45 pm

America’s Malls In Crisis: Our Fave Mall Moments

Oh no! The country’s second-biggest mall operator is totally bankrupt! General Growth Properties, which manages more than 1,500 malls across the country, is $25 billion in debt. With vacancies at…

Deborah Stein | April 19, 2009 - 2:00 pm

When Not To Shop When You’re Trying To Spend Less

If you’re trying to be good about keeping a budget, the week before you get your period you might want to stay away from Madewell, or J.Crew, or Gilt Groupe,…

Catherine Strawn | March 30, 2009 - 6:30 pm

QVC And HSN Are Awesome!

People often laugh at me when I tell them I shop on QVC and HSN, but little do they know, both of these shopping networks have awesome fashions, handbags, jewelry…

Annika Harris | February 22, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Last, Last-Minute Gifts That Don’t Seem So

It’s Christmas Eve. Dinner is ready, the house is decorated, and the lights are aglow with holiday magic. You are about to relax in the recliner with some eggnog and…

DivineCaroline.com | December 23, 2008 - 6:00 pm

What A Craigslist Ad Teaches Us About Relationships

Forget self-help books and magazine columns. For dating and relationship advice, I recommend Craigslist. Don’t believe me? Yesterday, I was perusing the New York City section of the site, hoping…

Wendy Atterberry | December 15, 2008 - 12:30 pm

11 Tips For Scoring At Thrift Stores

Despite it being shopping season right now, none of us are buying as much we did last year — at least not from regular stores. While the retail industry is…

Catherine Strawn | December 10, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Eight Songs To Make You Spend (Without Saint Nick)

I can’t stand Christmas music. After a weeks worth of shopping I’m already up to my eyeballs in “Silver Bells” and “Feliz Navidad.” Don’t get me wrong, I love buying…

Simcha | December 9, 2008 - 1:30 pm

Tips From A Recessionista: Celebrating The Holidays On A Budget

On Monday it was finally made official: the U.S. is definitely in a recession. While most of us have been feeling the pinch for a while, the holidays bring an…

Wendy Atterberry | December 3, 2008 - 5:00 pm

Rachel Zoe Shows How An Impromptu Shopping Spree Is DONE

Why must Rachel Zoe insist on being so entertaining? On last night’s episode of “The Rachel Zoe Show”, Brad and Rachel stopped by one of Rachel’s favorite vintage…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 1, 2008 - 6:00 pm

Your Spending Secret Is Out

According to CNN.com, 29% of people in relationships lie to their partners about their spending habits. Ha, we think 71% of people lie on surveys. Everyone splurges every now and…

Simcha | July 30, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Shopping and Stuffing Your Face

Researchers from the University of Rotterdam discovered that eating comfort foods or going shopping were effective ways to help forget problems. (The study seems kind of weird. Participants had to…

Catherine Strawn | May 29, 2008 - 4:00 pm

Shopping Better Than Sex

On my way home, during my lunch hour, when my mom comes to visit, post any of my numerous break ups, pre-any hot dates, if I have an upcoming party,…

Simcha | April 8, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Should The Fashion Peanut Gallery Get A Voice In Wedding Gown Shopping?

I am taking my first stab at wedding dress shopping in a couple weeks. It’s a ways off before I’m getting married, but I like to shop, so why not…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 25, 2008 - 7:00 pm
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