Endless: Fashion you can’t find elsewhere

   I have a big fat secret. I become fashion obsessed with clothes. The item above was my obsession. I saw it at my local department store. It was out of my budget but I know that some times there are sales. I also hadn't finished saving for my big spring purchase. I have a jar full of change and every season I dump and splurge. If I want something this expensive I drop clothes off at the consignment shop to make up the difference. I fell in love with this Kate Spade purse. I searched high and ...

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Crafting with Kids: Projects in a Pinch

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Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!! We have been nothing short of busy the last couple of weeks! I know many of you guys are busy too! I am however thankful that our busy spurts have space between them and it is not a ...

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Chutzpah: The coffee cup

ChutzpaChutzpah. This is a word that is used often by myself because sometimes I just can’t believe what people do. I mean really! I thought it would be fun to share our Chutzpah moments. The only rules are no names of stores, people, or events. You may also not use inappropriate language. Leave a comment listing your favorite Chutzpah moment! I mean laughter is the best medicine. chutzpah Or khutspe. Nerve, extreme arrogance, brazen presumption. In English, chutzpah often connotes courage or ...

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Karla’s Korner: The Reality of Hope

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! The Reality of Hope…. Last week my husband walked through the door with a lottery ticket for the ...

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Why I am divorcing my Bank

I mean this is what I get when I clicked on the blank that asks if you wish to see the images from a recent transaction. You read write they want to charge me to see an image that is save already. I forgot to write the check number down. I just want to see what it was. I hate paying for good service. They make money off of my money that is in savings. The make money while my money is in their bank and if I want to look at it then they are going to charge me.... this ranks up there with trying to ...

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Chutzpah: Diaper Ditch

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ChutzpaChutzpah. This is a word that is used often by myself because sometimes I just can’t believe what people do. I mean really! I thought it would be fun to share our Chutzpah moments. The only rules are no names of stores, people, or events. You may also not use inappropriate language. Leave a comment listing your favorite Chutzpah moment! I mean laughter is the best medicine. chutzpah Or khutspe. Nerve, extreme arrogance, brazen presumption. In English, chutzpah often connotes courage or ...

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Crafting with Kids: Dead End

Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!! There comes a time when I feel like I am totally and completely out of crafting ideas. I want to do something with my daughter but cannot figure out what. (This has been happening a ...

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Karla’s Korner: Will You Be My Friend?

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Will You Be My Friend? There’s a conversation that gets repeated quite often in my classroom ...

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