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Best iPhone Twitter Apps

By (view all posts by Yasarh)
at 2:04PM Thursday February 25, 2010
under Product Review

I know you guys can't get enough of the wonderful posts that Guy and I write every week, so we're keeping it going.  This time Guy and I are teaming up to give you the top Twitter apps for iPhones.  I know you're thinking Guy is too old to know what Twitter is, but you're wrong.  He is actually an avid follower of the Jonas Brothers, Justin Timberlake and Snooki from MTV's Jersey Shore. 

We did all of the painstaking research so you don't have to and came up with this list of killer Twitter apps for your iPhone: Read More »

Gaming and the 2010 Winter Olympics

By (view all posts by GuyCopes)
at 10:51AM Thursday February 25, 2010
under Shop Smarter

Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee're baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack!

Here we are again, your intrepid philosophers of the gaming-verse, here to show you the way once again to gaming nirvana. This week, Yasar and I want to share our picks for the perfect games to put you in that Olympic spirit. If you're as caught up as we are in the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver (Go USA Hockey!), then you are no doubt thinking, "How can I extend my love of the games beyond the measly glimpses NBC gives me?" Fear not, for we have the perfect games to help you simulate your own quest for gaming gold. Or silver or bronze if you play games as badly as Yasar does.

Here now, the best games to go along with the 2010 Winter Olympics: Read More »

Beauty School Drop In

By Guest Blogger(view all posts by MBones)
at 1:56PM Wednesday February 24, 2010
under Money Saving Tips

More and more women are turning to hair dressers-in-training to tame their tresses for less.  But is it worth the risk? Here are  the pros and cons of going with a non-pro.
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Best Store You've Never Heard Of: Lock & Mane

By (view all posts by dstearns)
at 12:37PM Wednesday February 24, 2010
under Featured StoreStaff

Luscious locks will be the mane attraction this Spring. Aren't they always?

The question is: how will you ever convince those coy curls of yours to emerge from hibernation in time for Easter? Why, Lock & Mane, of course.

This week's Featured Store is stocked full of follicular finds that are sure to put that flirty bounce back into your step... Read More »

Every Day Zac Posen Looks at Saks

By (view all posts by coupiedoll)
at 10:16AM Wednesday February 24, 2010
under Special Events

It's true that runway looks are not always ready to wear in your office or out and about, but the Z Spoke collection by Zac Posen at Saks is elegant--and easy to wear. Read More »

Saving Money In Stores with Your iPhone Apps

By DealPro(view all posts by bargainbriana)
at 10:25PM Tuesday February 23, 2010
under Money Saving Tips

I'm a iPhone Applications addict. I will admit it.

It is even better when your iPhone can help save you money--especially since iPhones are not cheap!

When I'm in the store, I like to use my iPhone to compare prices with apps like ShopSavvy and the Amazon App. With ShopSavvy, you simply scan the barcode of a product and competing prices online and in-stores nearby will show up. With Amazon, you can compare prices within Amazon.

Recently, I was out shopping at a department store. I noticed a cute laptop cooling pad which was priced at $40. I simply went to my iPhone and compared the price and found a better price online. Read More »

Patchi, Anyone?

By (view all posts by HSimas)
at 1:52PM Tuesday February 23, 2010
under Stuff We Like

Recently, the folks over at Patchi were nice enough to send over a box of chocolates to the office. What is Patchi, you ask? Just about the best chocolate I've ever had, that's what!

Being a chocolate connoisseur, I couldn't believe that I wasn't familiar with this brand before. Especially when I learned they have been around since 1974! When no one was looking, I pilfered a few extra pieces to take home for some research, namely a chocolate and wine pairing experiment.

Hey, somebody's gotta do it! Read More »

Natural Mood Enhancers

By (view all posts by stella.louise)
at 10:55AM Tuesday February 23, 2010
under Loose Change

With any luck, winter will be over in another three weeks or so.  But for those dealing from cabin fever from weathering one too many blizzards, Spring can't come soon enough.  In addition to cabin fever, frostbite and ice-related injuries, winter can create another health issue:  depression.

SAD, or seasonal affective disorder, is a side effect of the darker days of winter.  This depressive disorder might be related to a lack of serotonin, a hormone that regulates mood.  Over at The Huffington Post, Dr. Tian Dayton posted an article on how to achieve natural highs by jump starting serotonin.

Here are four easy ways to boost your serotonin levels to help escape the winter doldrums: Read More »

Some Warnings about the New Credit Card Laws

By (view all posts by Dealman)
at 2:23PM Monday February 22, 2010
under Newsworthy

Last week we reported about the new credit card regulations that go into effect today. Any cardholder could be lulled into complacency about something called the "Credit Card Bill of Rights" but just because the regulations offer new protection for consumers, it's not a fool-proof system. 

You've heard, "If you build it they will come."  Well, when it comes to credit card companies, it's "If you put up a wall, they'll figure out a way to break it down."

Card companies will find new ways to charge you even with increased regulations. Read More »

The Frugal Family: When Shopping and Kids Don't Mix

By Guest Blogger(view all posts by Crystal.Ritchie)
at 10:11AM Monday February 22, 2010
under Shop Smarter

As a parent, the idea of visiting a store or shopping mall in person is more of a source of stress than a pastime for me. I try to keep a list of items I need to purchase but, in my rush to get out the door with my kid and his diaper bag in tow, I often forget the list at home. Once in the store, I wait in long lines brooding over the lack of open registers while my three year-old tries to climb the shelves or hide under clothing racks. I don't want to lose my place in line and make the trip take even longer, but I just know that whole shelf is going to crash down on my kid's head if I don't do something STAT.

Add whispers and eye-rolling from the kid-less folks in line, and it's no wonder I avoid leaving the house. Read More »

Wacky Product of the Week: Designated Driver Kooler Klub

By (view all posts by GuyCopes)
at 10:58AM Saturday February 20, 2010
under Stuff We Like

It's that time of the week again. Time to take a trip down wacky product lane again. Let's talk some golf. No, no--not Tiger Wood's apology and tears session from earlier. No, even better.

Golfing alone holds only a mild interest for me. But golfing while downing some brews, now that sounds like a good day to me. It brings back memories of hitting the green with my frat brothers, disguised kegs in tow, for eighteen holes of the worst golf ever played. The worst, but still the most fun. It was like a real-life Caddyshack twice a year.

Thanks to the makers of the Designated Driver Kool Klub Golf Bag Dispenser, repeating the bad habits of the past are only a few shopping cart clicks away. Read More »

Waste Not, Want Not

By (view all posts by frufrugal)
at 8:46AM Saturday February 20, 2010
under Money Saving Tips

I went through my freezer today and I am happy to say that most everything is being eaten through thus less waste. This has not always been the case. Did you see that Oprah episode where the mom was throwing out food every week to replace it with fresh groceries?

The amount of food she threw out was amazing.  Might as well put the money in the trash.  Even I get caught up in the freshness of a product and the sell by dates. I usually rely on the smell test but figured there has to be a better measure. Read More »