How I Talked a Friend Out of a $200 Fashion Mistake

Posted On Monday, April 4th, 2016
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, shopping, Style Guide

While enjoying a day of thrifting, I talked a friend down off the ledge. Ok, not to sound dramatic but seriously, she was about to make a fashion mistake that would have cost her, $200 to be exact. I never try to have hard and fast style rules {i.e. telling people what not to wear or buy}, so I knew I had to approach the situation delicately. In the end, she thanked me.
Read on to see how you can be a fashionable voice of reason {for yourself or others!} and prevent buyer’s remorse.

I’m Cheating on Target with This Discount Department Store

Posted On Monday, March 28th, 2016
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Home Decor

How to Shop Discount Stores Like Lot-Less

Yup, that title says it all. I’ve ditched Target. Well, not really. I could never do that. But I recently became obsessed with a discount store that’s new to me.

Lot-Less is my latest guilty pleasure and I feel foolish that I’m just getting hip to her. If you’re seeking discounts on everything from food to home decor to clothing, then you need this store in your life.

Home Decor Items You Can Thrift {Never Pay Full Price for These}

Posted On Thursday, March 24th, 2016
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Home Decor, shopping, Thrift Stores

http://athomewiththebarkers.com/thrift-store-lamp-makeover/ Thrift shops are a great option for so much more than clothing. From leopard chairs {I scored a pair three years ago for $15 each!} to vases to coffee table books, thrift shops are full of home decor items on the cheap. You never have to pay retail for them!

Check below to see how you can outfit your house or apartment with help from the thrift store.

Spring Into Style – How to Incorporate Trends in Your Everyday Look

Posted On Monday, March 21st, 2016
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Style Guide

  How to Incorporate Spring Trends in Your Everyday Look What should be the appropriate ratio of classic pieces to trends? 
That’s what I asked Adam Glassman at last week’s JCPenney and O, Magazine event. The creative director for O thought this was a great question {I did, too!} and dished on that and much more.
Just in time for spring, check out a few easy fashion tips anyone can incorporate into their everyday look.

Accessories That Instantly Upgrade Your Winter Style

Posted On Monday, February 8th, 2016
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, shopping, Style Guide

Accessories That Instantly Upgrade Your Winter Style

Accessories quickly jazz up any outfit, but they can also make your gear look super expensive. And did I mention it’s the most affordable way to look luxe?! Well, it is.

Even if you’re rocking the same coat from last season, a few select cold weather accessories can instantly {and affordably!} make your outfit look stylish and expensive. Read on to see the finishing pieces that make a major difference.