This seems like a bad idea to me. Does it seem like a bad idea to you? Photo via funholidaycrafts.com

[Frontspiece: This seems like a bad idea to me. Does it seem like a bad idea to you? ShoppingGirls take note: Your creative ideas are genius, but when you are working with candles, you have to exercise discretion. Remember, fire is involved. Photo via funholidaycrafts.com]     As ShoppingGirls know, all of the upcoming holidays are […]

A swan should see herself as the beauty that she is. Photo via hdwallsource.com.

One of the things that people sometimes criticize about Shopping Girls is that, well, they like to shop. Some even consider it a viable insult. Criticizers put women down for shopping, as if that scores jerks a superiority point on the societal scale of values. How wrong those blinded individuals are.   Shopping Girls rarely […]

Everybody has knowledge and insight to share. We can learn from each other, no matter who we are. The learning experience is enriched by studying with a wide range of different students. Get a different viewpoint! Or, find a mentor...be a mentor! Photo via bbc.co.uk.

[Frontspiece: Everybody has knowledge and insight to share. We can learn from each other, no matter who we are. The learning experience is enriched by studying with a wide range of different students. Get a different viewpoint! Or, find a mentor…be a mentor! Photo via bbc.co.uk, providers of fascinating educational programming for practically forever.]   Sometimes, […]

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 […]

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 […]

A pretty 21st Century take on a gypsy wagon. Photo via Decoholic on Pinterest.

The gypsy lifestyle is taking over as a legit option with people all around the globe. Here in the USA, it has become a particular passion among Millenials and Baby Boomers alike. The gig economy melds with insane housing prices and rapidly changing regional characteristics, resulting in confusion as to whether, or where, one should […]