If you love getting awesome, name-brand stuff at ridiculously low prices, then you need to visit a Ross Dress for Less store. And that visit got a whole lot easier for St. Louis-area residents last week (3/3/12) when the nation’s largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain made its debut in the area with two new [...]March 12th, 2012 | lipsticktocrayons | 89 comments | Continued
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I have a friend from my “former life” as a reporter named Lesley and she was and still is a very talented writer. But she’s also a super talented “do-it-yourself’” interior decorator and I just found out that she’s a super crafty, creative birthday party planner.
I’ve been mulling over the idea of paying one of [...]
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by Andrea Woroch
Crude oil prices are surging again as commodities traders respond to the continued tension between Iran, Israel and the United States. According to NBC Nightly News, the fear of any kind of military action in the Middle East drives up the price of fuel despite no real shortage of supply. Just recently, the [...]
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Dr. Diane Sanford, Ph.D. , is hosting a free event at the Lodge of Des Peres that involves eating chocolate and talking about the strategies to cope with the mental, emotional and physical challenges of motherhood. I personally owe Diane an enormous debt of gratitude because I heard her speak when I was four months pregnant [...]
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The Nestle Inn Bed and Breakfast near downtown Indianapolis is one of the most charming, comfortable, character-infused, locationally-gifted B&B’s I have ever visited.
I recently had the pleasure of spending two nights at this urban B&B when my teenage daughter and I were in Indianapolis for a swim meet. Here are some of the things we [...]
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Our 4-month-old Golden Retriever bores with her toys easily. That is, until she received a few of the new Angry Birds® toys by Hartz.
The Angry Birds®craze continues to sweep the nation and now pets can play too.The Hartz Mountain Corporation recently launched an exclusive line of Angry Birds pet toys featuring many of the wildly [...]
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Lipstick to Crayons is a Web site designed to help Moms do their job more frugally and stay grounded while also juggling the many balls that all Moms must keep in the air. Dig around and you’ll find posts on frugal living, couponing, product reviews and giveaways, plus lots of stuff on fashion, shopping, parenting, [...]