| Nov 11, 2010
| 6:38 PM
This is the time of year when all varieties of manufacturers begin opening their doors for public warehouse and sample sales, so get that gift list ready and start making your shopping plans.
First, a few tips
We'll focus on sales in Orange County in...
| May 29, 2011
If chi-chi baby and toddler gear makes your heart beat a little faster, the Plush consumer trade show (short for "posh little urbanites show") will have you praising the luxury gods.
The show, which is scheduled to take place Sunday, June 5, at...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 2:26 PM
Often, the best way to find fun, original holiday gifts is to look locally. Greater Baltimore has a bevy of earnest, thoughtful shops with plenty to offer this season. The 100 clothing, jewelry, home goods, gourmet and gift stores on this list are some of...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 7:54 AM
Recently I was asked for some money-saving tips for teen parents. Although I was well out of my teens (not to mention my 20s) when I had my babies, I have some Frugalista tips for the care and feeding of infants that should be useful to any age parent....
| Jan 31, 2011
| 6:32 AM
The Frugalista spent the entire weekend oohing and aahing at tiny baby clothes at two separate baby showers. So naturally, Monday finds me shopping online for kids and family stuff. Here are the deals I turned up:
- If you pulled any 20 percent off...
| Dec 12, 2011
For years Pete Schaefer was an executive at McDonald's Corp., jetting back and forth to booming markets in Asia. Today, he runs the Northern Illinois Food Bank, and a road trip to Rockford counts as a notable departure.
Going from a multibillion-dollar...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 10:38 AM
Stores located in Broward, Palm Beach and Dade
Babies “R” Us features a wide selection of newborn and infant products, including strollers, cribs, bedding and clothes.
With approximately 260 locations nationwide, they...
| Sep 11, 2011
It's hard to miss those paparazzi shots of celebrity toddlers being toted around by their famous parents, kids who are dressed, well, to look just like mom or dad. Gwen Stefani's boys sport mohawks, black rocker T-shirts and baggy cargo pants like their...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:28 AM
Your home is starting to resemble an episode of "Hoarders," but without the tearful back story.
Sure, that armoire is gorgeous. But you never use it. Those antique candlesticks that Grandma gave you are just collecting dust. And what about all those...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 5:47 AM
If you've got a baby on the way or one or more already at home, consider swapping out used equipment like strollers, cribs and car seats for discounts on purchases of other baby goods.
Toys"R"Us is holding its fifth Great Trade In event from Fri., Aug....
| Sep 20, 2011
| 7:48 PM
COSTA MESA — In the eyes of Kim Farthing, a penny spent locally is a penny earned in the pocket of a friend or neighbor.
For this reason, Farthing has adopted a mission to learn how to buy as much as possible — from food to bedding to...