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 […]

[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. […]

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 […]

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 […]