Altuzarra for Target

3. September 2014 00:00
Those of us who are obsessed with designer fashions but don’t quite have that kind of budget are doing a little happy dance right now. We live for Target’s designer collaborations, and this month is going to be an amazing one. Joseph Altuzarra, the hot young designer who was recently awarded CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year, brings his sultry yet elegant touch to the latest luxe-for-less Target launch on September 14. Get in line now! [More]

25 Back to School Must-Haves for Under $25

2. September 2014 00:00
You can smell it in the air. The scent of freshly sharpened pencils and brand new notebooks means it’s time to hit the books and get back to school. Paying for school supplies and a new wardrobe doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are 25 essentials to help send you back to school in style, and they are all under $25! [More]

Happy Labor Day!

1. September 2014 00:00
Wishing you all a fun, relaxing Labor Day weekend. ~The Tjoos Team [More]

International Bacon Day

29. August 2014 00:00
Bacon, bacon, bacon! Just like the dog in that iconic commercial, everyone seems to be obsessed with bacon these days. In fact, the national fixation has grown so much that several years ago bacon got its own holiday. Will you be ready to celebrate one of America’s favorite foods on International Bacon Day tomorrow? Here are some products to get you in the mood. [More]

Super Fun Summer Activities Your Kids Will Enjoy

28. August 2014 00:00
The countdown to the end of summer has begun, and this means the kids will be starting school really soon. You probably spent a good chunk of cash this summer on your family vacation and trips to the amusement park, so you’re probably looking to start saving for back-to-school shopping. What if I told you that you might have the ingredients for some late summer fun activities in your house right now, and if you didn’t, you could pick them up at your local store for a low price? That’s right! No long receipts here, just lots of laughs and fun waiting to happen right in your backyard. Keep reading for ideas on fun end-of-summer activities that your kids will love and that won’t require huge spending on your part. [More]

Fix Ruined Items to Save a Ton

27. August 2014 00:00
I’ve been hearing it forever: “That’s why we can’t have nice things.” My dad loved to throw that around when my little brother would accidentally put a hole in the wall as he jumped from the top step of the stairs, or when I would spill a bottle of the brightest pink nail polish all over the brand new coffee table. I wish we had the internet back then, so we could’ve gotten all the answers on how to keep my parent’s nice things in a condition that didn’t scream, “We have kids.”

Luckily, you all have this wonderful thing called Google, so you can research how to remove that white heat stain from your brand new wood table, or get that mysterious ink stain out of your luxurious new designer handbag. [More]

Birthday Treats for Free

26. August 2014 00:00
It's general knowledge that you can get special perks for your birthday at quite a few places. Most restaurants offer a free dessert and many stores offer coupons. However, did you know that some stores actually give you free birthday gifts? Follow along to learn about the best birthday treats for free! [More]

Back to School with Etsy

25. August 2014 00:00
It’s back-to-school time again. You can’t miss the signs, as every retailer in town has stuffed all its aisles with endless stacks of every possible type of supply. Sure, you can shop these discount stores to stock up on mass-produced goods and fill your child’s backpack with the same stuff as everyone else. But wouldn’t you prefer items with a bit of flair that let your child stand out from the crowd? You can find supplies with a more personal and unique touch, while supporting artists around the world at the same time, by doing some of your back-to-school shopping at Etsy.com. [More]

How to Shop Organic On a Tight Budget

22. August 2014 00:00
Eating and buying organic foods versus non-organic can be a hot topic at the dinner table. It’s been confirmed that organic groceries are best because they are healthier and safer to consume, and are free from yucky pesticides. All of this is fantastic. However, for the average home, organic shopping can be expensive. My family lives an organic lifestyle. Like many, I was hesitant to shop organic because of the estimated costs. Simply put, buying organic groceries can be expensive. The secret is in knowing how to shop. The tips below will help you save money and become an organic shopping pro while sticking to a tight budget. [More]

Beauty Products that Keep You Cool

21. August 2014 00:00
At the peak of summer, staying cool becomes a first priority. While air conditioning and frozen treats help, adding a cooling effect to your beauty routine helps more than you think! Plus, it gives a little more luxury to your normal regime. Follow along to find out what products you should keep with you all summer long. [More]