National Pawn – Changing Your Opinions About Pawn Shops!

Do you remember the word association game? For instance, if I say “coffee” what’s the first thing you think of? For me, it’s a cup with steam rolling off of it. So if I said the word “pawn shop”, what is your […]

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6 Ways to Go Social and not Postal this Holiday

Something Wrong? Quit Bitching and Start Getting Results The holidays are officially on like Donkey Kong which means most of us will be whipping out our credit cards and either shopping from the comfort of our home (me!!) or braving the crazies […]

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Back to School Supply Lists for High School and Middle School

I hate to bust your summer bliss bubble, but it’s August and while it’s still early in August, everyone knows what’s looming around the corner… Back to School. Hey. Don’t kill the messenger – I’m just reporting the facts. And while you […]

Twas the Night Before Boutique..

Plus a Giveaway!! Don’t shoot the messenger, but Buddy the Elf says you only have 5 Fridays (6 if you count this one) left before Christmas is here! That being the case, I have some questions for you: Have your kids started […]

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The Difference Between Wanting and Expecting

Running the shuttle yesterday, Mackenzie and I drove thru one of the older neighborhoods in our area. You know the ones – with the big, old, huge estates that the people who built the towns used to live in. The houses that […]

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Track Your Shopping with Slice and Win a $100 Amazon Gift Card!

Keeping Your Online Shopping Organized and a Giveaway! This is a sponsored post and giveaway from Slice. I was compensated for my time to review their offerings but all opinions are my own. 2/18 UPDATE: I apologize but there were conflicting messages […]

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Triad Love: Boutique-ing with the Junior League of Winston-Salem

You know the holidays are right around the corner when Santa is at the mall on Halloween, Wal-Mart has decorations up on July 4th and the JLWS has their Boutique! Since the other two have already happened, you can guess which one […]

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The Retail Sexualization of Teens

This post originally ran almost two years ago and I still feel as strongly about how retailers are running a “sexualization” campaign with our teens. If you need proof, just look at the fact that Facebook “eased” the restrictions for the 13-17 […]

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Getting Fired Up at the Harris Teeter

You know I’m fired up if I take pictures of empty shelves at the Teeter. I am sure my friend Jessie over at Moola Saving Mom will have my head for this, but this makes me nuts: Yep. It was $2 double […]

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Getting the Lion’s Share at Food Lion

This post is FULL of news and items!! I’ve got pictures, video AND a give away!! Who’s your favorite blogger now?! Food Lion is one of the three “regular” grocery stores in our area (Note.. I don’t put Whole Foods or Fresh […]

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