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10 Cute Ideas for Bridesmaids and Groomsmen Gifts

By Abigail Golder   Many of us have dreamed of our perfect wedding day. The flowers, the venue, and music, and the people standing by our side as we exchange vows with our soon-to-be spouse.    However, not many really consider how much work the bridesmaids and groomsmen put into every wedding they attend. From running errands during and before the wedding to planning (and paying) for the bachelor and bachelorette parties, the friends who stand beside the happy couple have often worked just as hard to make the day perfect.    Traditionally, the bride and groom repay this debt with gifts. The gifts are special, custom, and help the friends take part in the joy that the wedding couple feels....

7 Ways You Can Afford More Clothes

For many of us there’s nothing quite like the joy and thrill of wearing a new item of clothing. When you look great you feel great, and the added confidence offered by an awesome new outfit can make a real difference in your life. But while we might love the feeling that new clothes give us, we don’t particularly love the spending part. So how do you get maximum return for your dollar? Here are 7 techniques that’ll help you do just that.       Shop the thrift stores Thrift stores suffer from a bad reputation. For many people they are the last place that you’d want to be seen shopping. But in reality, thrift stores offer everyone access to incredibly affordable...

8 Signs That Your Wardrobe Is in Need of an Update

  Fashion moves quickly. What was in last season may not be in this season. In fact, it inevitably isn’t. For all but the most committed fashionistas, staying on top of the latest trends can feel like an impossible task. So what about those people who don’t have a natural talent for fashion? If you haven’t got much of an active interest in staying up with trends, how do you know if your style is outdated? For those who are confused by the ins and outs of fashion, here are eight signs – four for women and four for men – that your wardrobe is in desperate need of an update. For Women Bypass the bell bottoms: While flared jeans...