03 Nov 2011

American Apparel Warehouse Sale Starts Saturday

Do you like American Apparel, but never dare to even go inside because you know you will just want to buy everything? Well, my friends, your luck has just changed. Starting this Saturday, November 5th through Sunday November 13th, you can get all the goodies you’ve always dreamed of at

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 0
28 Sep 2011

How to Convince People That You Are Fashionable, When You Really Look Like a Disaster

As Countess LuAnn’s auto-tuned crooning on Real Housewives of New York taught us, “money can’t buy you class.”  I firmly believe this– look at all of the lavishly rich ladies out there who still look like tacky messes (again, see any Real Housewives for an example).  Less money to spend on

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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
16 Sep 2011

Cherry Bomb!: A Rock ‘n’ Roll Pool Party at the Phoenix Hotel this Saturday

It’s the middle of September, which means it’s summertime and the livin’s easy in San Francisco. What are you going to do this weekend to celebrate those long awaited rays of golden light  finally shining down to warm your skin in the city otherwise covered in fog? How about lounging

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 0
16 Jul 2011

DIY: How to Have a Clothing Swap

It’s time to GET IN your friends’ closets… Tired of the same old five outfits you’ve been wearing these days? It’s time to spice up your wardrobe in a way even a broke-ass like you can afford. Dip into your best friends’ closets while you clean out your own at

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22 Jun 2011

DIY Safety Pin Crafts

So, I was checking out this the other day: Image courtesy (Yes, that is Kristen Stewart at the MTV Movie Awards. Don’t judge. ) And it hit me – safety pins. Years of being both gothy and crafty taught me a lot – like always have at least one

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 5
15 Jun 2011

We Just Love Jeremys!

Shhhhh!!! You guys wanna know a secret??? My girlfriends are probably going to massacre me for telling you this (so, “sorry” for letting the cat out of the bag in advance!), but the way I see it is that you NEED to know about this place called Jeremys I discovered

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 5
01 Jun 2011

DIY: Buttons, Buttons…Who’s Got the Buttons?

Last week, I told you all about my trip Maker Faire and some super-simple button crafts. But here’s the thing, once I start digging into good craft ideas, it’s often hard to stop – and buttons were no different. There are actually a bunch of good ideas for buttons, which

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 1
13 Apr 2011

DIY: Style Your Own Sunglasses

In the Rocky Horror sunglasses circa 2006ish I just had to bid adieu to a favorite pair of aviators, which leaves me with only eight pairs of sunglasses. Unacceptable. Now that we’ve gotten that pesky rainy season out of the way, it’s damn bright outside and my poor eyes are

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