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Back to School

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  • Niki and Gabi share beauty tips at Lehigh Valley Mall

    Niki and Gabi share beauty tips at Lehigh Valley Mall
    The Beatles had Shea Stadium to greet legions of teenage fans. Teen fashion icons and YouTube sensations Niki and Gabi DeMartino had the Lehigh Valley Mall on Saturday. For parents and adults who probably haven't heard of them, Niki and Gabi are the teen...
  • Five things for Monday, August 11

    Five things for Monday, August 11
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: back to school in Seminole; go along for the ride as an eagle learns to hunt; and thousands of old coins were found during the demolition of a house. It's Monday and some of you are heading back to...
  • Rising back-to-school lists, costs give families a lesson in economics

    WASHINGTON Mother Lindsay Barnes already knows what the National Retail Federation is reporting in a recent study it costs a lot to send kids back to school. The federation said this month that families will spend an average of $101.18 per student for...
  • Tax-Free Week Expected To Save Shoppers Millions

    Tax-Free Week Expected To Save Shoppers Millions
    Connecticut shoppers can look forward to a little extra money in their wallets when the state holds its annual tax-free week Aug. 17 to 23. During that time, the 6.35 percent sales tax on most clothing and shoe purchases under $300 will be waived....
  • Teen Vogue's Back-to-School Saturdays set to kick off

    Teen Vogue's Back-to-School Saturdays set to kick off
    Teen Vogue initiated a shopping day full of special promotions called Back-to-School Saturday in 2012. This year, the event, aka #BTSS,  has been stretched to almost a month long, from Friday through the Labor Day weekend (and it's been renamed Back-to-...
  • Back-to-school shopping a chance to teach financial tips to kids

    Ready or not, Labor Day is a few weeks away, which means so is another school year. This time around, turn shopping for clothes, colored pencils and such for class into a chance to offer children and teens some tips about money management, bargain...
  • Keep your expensive back-to-school clothes clean and bright

    Keep your expensive back-to-school clothes clean and bright
    For many families, clothing represents the largest share of back-to-school expenses each year. The amount of money that goes into a new school wardrobe paired with the reality that kids tend to be careless about their stained clothing can be daunting, but...
  • Fest planner: Northalsted Market Days, Chicago Hot Dog Fest, Bud Billiken Parade, more

    Fest planner: Northalsted Market Days, Chicago Hot Dog Fest, Bud Billiken Parade, more
    August already? This weekend's fests—Ginza Festival, Northalsted Market Days, Bud Billiken Parade and more—signify the height of fest season for me. The weather's warm and humid, Lollapalooza is in the rearview mirror and college students will...
  • Price guide: When to buy back-to-school supplies

    Price guide: When to buy back-to-school supplies
    25 cents is a good sale price on Crayola crayons, but you should really stock up when they hit 15 cents a box. Composition notebooks are easy to find for 33 cents each during the back-to-school season, but 17 cents a piece is a really great deal....
  • Shop smart for back-to-school supplies

    Shop smart for back-to-school supplies
    Anyone who has been to their local Target or Wal-Mart lately knows that back-to-school shopping season has begun. Just as with the holiday shopping season, the $75 billion industry that is back-to-school and college has crept up on the calendar....
  • Hump Day Deals: Fun and savings at local malls for back to school

    Just a reminder that this weekend is tax free shopping weekend.  Everyone is invited to The Florida Mall, Seminole Towne Center and Waterford Lakes Town Center for tax-free weekend and fun, family events to kick-off the school year. The Florida Mall...