Return of the “Good Guy Discount”

I never walk into a store anticipating I’d ask for a discount, but I have become much more aware that many people are amenable to giving you one in the right circumstances.

Link Roundup: Super Bowl Edition!

Important people spent mega-millions to drill into your subconscious. So, did it work?

True Value: Genuine Italian Leather Satchel

He didn’t steal my brown purse that night.

The Last Days of Target Canada

When Target, the popular American discount retailer, arrived in Canada, it was doomed from the start.

The Cost of Things: Pregnancy

Maternity Wardrobe Links and Tips.

Getting Cold Feet About Your Wedding … Dress

how to get a vastly cheaper Dress #2 that will still make you happy

Spring Shopping

So after spending our most recent warm spring weekend going through my closet and thinking "I hate 30 percent of my clothes," I decided it was time for some spring shopping.

Shopping, Travel-Wise: Are You An Ester Or A Nicole?

NICOLE: The most important thing is that I have a unique outfit for every day. The rest we can figure out as we go.

The Search for an Unpillable Sweater

There is a gap between the person I am, and the person I want to be, and into that gap falls sweater happiness. I picture myself lounging in cashmere beside a fireplace while waving a volume of Lisa Robertson’s poetry, or fly-fishing in Scotland while wearing chunky cable knit.