Last night, at the bittersweet sendoff for my dear friend Indiana, one of Austin’s original bloggers and one of my absolute favorite people, who’s moving to…
Texas thunderstorms may have been a force of nature big enough to shut down Austin City Limits today, but there was nothing that could keep music lovers from flaunting their best festival style — even in the rain, even if it was only at area restaurants & bars instead of Zilker Park.
Don’t let this snowstorm fool you: Spring is almost here. And with Spring…SWAPPING SEASON!
Time to clean out your craft closets/potting stations and grab tickets to these two stylish swap events coming up — one is our first-ever DIY Boston night, happening this week!
To say that the last few years have been a blur would be the understatement of my life. Since 2009, I’ve been so fortunate, lucky, and, yes, blessed to be part of the meteoric rise of the new sharing economy and to be able to participate in my generation’s new frugality.
There’s nothing that says “Christmas is coming” quite like a cookie swap, bringing together groups of friends or entire communities to celebrate the season and the bounty of their favorite seasonal baking recipes.
Besides apple pie, there are few things more American than a pair of blue jeans. From James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause and Jack Nicholson in Easy Rider to Olivia Newton John in Grease, we’re a nation obsessed with our Levi’s and our Calvin’s and our Joe’s, Hudsons, Papers, and Paiges.
I try really hard not to post all swap, all the time over here at Shoestring, but today I just can’t help myself: I have to share with you this adorable post we curated from items listed on the new Swap.com Market for the Nashville style blog Stella Shops, co-founded by my friend Carla Antonelli (who wrote our
Even though our dear Minimalist Mama Christine Koh is on maternity leave — Welcome to the world, little Violet!
By now, we all know that there are better (and more eco-friendly) things to do with our tired threads than just dump them in the garbage.
Shoestring is all about trying to save money and save the planet at the same time, usually landing on one side or the other of that blissfully happy medium of environmentally and economically legit. So, is being green frugal? The short answer is: it depends.