Your great-grandparents had better Trick-or-Treat game than you. Although, admittedly, the chilling effect achieved in the photo was surely unintended. Which fact makes it even scarier. Vintage photo via wearekoalasvintage.com, which features exceptionally nice vintage menswear.

[Frontspiece:  Your great-grandparents had better Trick-or-Treat game than you. Although, admittedly, the chilling effect achieved in the photo was surely unintended. Which fact makes it even scarier. Vintage photo via wearekoalasvintage.com, which features exceptionally nice vintage menswear.] ShoppingGirls, if you are concerned that handing out candy on Halloween night to Trick-or-Treaters isn’t good for the children, […]

[Frontspiece: An entire pumpkin patch seems to have come to life in this fun yard display that’s not too spooky for kids of all ages to wander through. Image via wallpapercave.] After decorating her yard to spooky perfection, and adorning herself in the perfect costume to match, no Shopping Girl will drop the ball on […]

"Shopping Online Is Too Hard," said no woman ever. Photo via onlineebaystore.blogspot.com.

[Frontspiece: “Shopping Online Is Too Hard,” said no woman ever. Photo via onlineebaystore.blogspot.com.]       When Founder Tom obtained the domain name for ShoppingGirl.com back in the late 1990s, he was working at one of the most successful Web businesses around. It still is a major player, a company you’ve likely used more than once. […]

Homeschooling is an excellent, rewarding, and effective option for many ShoppingGirl moms and kids. Photo via Pinterest.

[Frontspiece: Homeschooling is an excellent, rewarding, and effective option for many ShoppingGirl moms and kids. Photo via Pinterest.]   Let’s continue with our list of online retailers carrying back-to-school gear that branches out from the norm:   Worldmarket Lots of ShoppingGirls know that Worldmarket is a great place to pick up decorative and useful pieces for […]

ShoppingGirls of all ages and backgrounds are heading back to school. Photo via tagg.com.au.

[Frontspiece: ShoppingGirls of all ages and backgrounds are heading back to school. Photo via tagg.com.au.] In our last post, we looked at some of the basic back-to-school gear that pretty much every ShoppingGirl will be getting, such as apparel and books. In today’s post, we have gathered a few online resources that you may or may […]

Scene from Lucy Liu's hilarious performance as a motivational instructor in the iconic film "Charlie's Angels". Drew Barrymore, in drag, lurks in the background, on the left.

[Frontspiece: Scene from Lucy Liu’s hilarious performance as a motivational instructor in the iconic film “Charlie’s Angels”. Drew Barrymore, in drag, lurks in the background, on the left.]   “Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.” Aristotle knew what he was talking about, and so do ShoppingGirls of all ages. Education is […]

You won't need to spell it out in this great basic one piece from boohoo.com, but the slogan graphic is both trendy and cool.

  Summer is a great time of year for Shoppinggirls to enjoy wearing swimsuits for leisure, exercise, or just playing around in the surf.   As most Shoppinggirls have discovered, one swimsuit won’t be sufficient to meet all of your swimwear needs.   Take it from coastal Shoppinggirls who know: Even if you are just […]

Campfire cooking can be exquisite.

Shopping Girl gypsies often turn into lifelong foodies because their travels expose them to a wide range of delicious regional cuisines and cutting-edge creative cooking concepts. You are lucky, Shopping Girls, because it’s never been easier to eat like the Princess you are, even while living a van lifestyle.   If you have abundant funds, […]

A traveler using a laundromat. Photo via Factinate.com.

Traveling Shopping Girls have long known that managing laundry while on the road is a hassle. Typically, washing laundry isn’t the problem so much as is drying it. Drying takes time, and it creates humidity in close quarters which can be problematic, especially in some climates.     Shopping Girl gypsies who live the van […]

If this is your goal you should probably just upsize to a mobile home. Photo via HotelChasaMontana,ch.

Continuing with our gypsy wagon lifestyle exploration, today’s post focuses on how Shopping Girl vagabonds living on the road can have bathing facilities that are legitimately doable, effective, and private in their own vans.   A number of traveling Shopping Girls have already figured out that they can shower at sundry facilities including via memberships […]