| Jul 15, 2010
| 4:37 AM
The government is taking action on dangerous baby cribs. It wants all drop-side cribs taken out of stores, hotels and daycare centers. The CPSC is also proposing to ban the manufacture, sale and resale of the cribs. This comes amid a new recall by Pottery...
| Jul 26, 2010
| 1:38 PM
The dash for cool clothing is heading toward its back-to-school peak, with tennis shoes selling for as little as $9 at Target and American Eagle offering free smart phones to shoppers who try on a pair of jeans.
But the big retailers aren't the only...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 5:50 PM
Eighty-eight year old Louise Dean of Mercer County is handed a photograph of Harrodsburg’s Main Street from the 1930s. She embraces the snapshot as if it were a picture of a lost loved one and, after a brief pause, the memories shoot forth like...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 7:54 AM
Recently I was asked for some money-saving tips for teen parents. Although I was well out of my teens (not to mention my 20s) when I had my babies, I have some Frugalista tips for the care and feeding of infants that should be useful to any age parent....
| Jan 31, 2011
| 6:32 AM
The Frugalista spent the entire weekend oohing and aahing at tiny baby clothes at two separate baby showers. So naturally, Monday finds me shopping online for kids and family stuff. Here are the deals I turned up:
- If you pulled any 20 percent off...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - It's one of the biggest purchases for soon-to-be parents: a crib for baby. Beginning today, a new generation of cribs, designed to be safer, will be the only ones approved for sale - in stores, online, and even at neighborhood yard sales....
| Jun 29, 2011
| 10:38 AM
Stores located in Broward, Palm Beach and Dade
Babies “R” Us features a wide selection of newborn and infant products, including strollers, cribs, bedding and clothes.
With approximately 260 locations nationwide, they...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 3:10 PM
Saturday, March 12, is a big day for children's resale in the Chicago area. This is the day when the DuPage County Fairgrounds hosts FOUR simultaneous consignment sales run by separate nonprofit organizations. It's a real opportunity to combine the low...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 5:47 AM
If you've got a baby on the way or one or more already at home, consider swapping out used equipment like strollers, cribs and car seats for discounts on purchases of other baby goods.
Toys"R"Us is holding its fifth Great Trade In event from Fri., Aug....
| Oct 19, 2011
| 8:10 AM
Find coupon codes that work
Kim suggests using www.retailmenot.com
Use multi-purpose baby products
Baby oil can be used as a substitute for WD-40 and GooGone. Instead of purchasing expensive adult...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 11:33 AM
Everyone has to spend money to buy clothes. The key is figuring out how to stretch each dollar to cover all your clothing needs. Whether you are shopping for new or gently used clothes, there are many ways to save a little money and get some real life...