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    October, 2009

  • Finding the Perfect Halloween Costume - October 28, 2009 06:00 AM
    Halloween is the one day out of the year when you can be whoever, or whatever, you want. You’re faced with endless possibilities, endless choices and endless potential for fun. This week, Shop Around the Web offers help with your Halloween costume; learn how to make your own or buy the best ones available online.
  • Shop Around the Web: Laptop Bags and Cases - October 03, 2008 12:30 AM
    Even when you’re shopping for “needs” rather than “wants,” setting out to stock up on new stuff can be fun. Sure, carrying your laptop around probably means you’re working pretty hard, but buying a case or sleeve can be just the break you need.
  • September, 2008

  • Shop Around the Web: Men’s Wallets - September 19, 2008 12:30 AM
    Men’s wallets come in all shapes and sizes. They can be ergonomic, painful, stylish, super-thin and cutting-edge. This week we look at a variety of solutions for holding men’s essentials.
  • Shop Around the Web: Jeans - September 12, 2008 12:30 AM
    Even when you’re shopping for “needs” rather than “wants,” setting out to stock up on new stuff can be fun. In “Shop Around the Web” we’ll show you sites that will help you perk up your purchases. This week, we focus on jeans, the blue-trousered essential that now can be worn everywhere.
  • Shop Around the Web: Day Planners and Organizers - September 05, 2008 10:43 AM
    Your planner should suit your life. Travelers want an organizer with city maps, time zones, credit card holders and pockets for receipts. Parents appreciate perforated to-do lists and preformatted information sheets for babysitters. Students need hourly schedule pages and lots of space to write down assignments. The sites below will help you find your ideal organizer.
  • August, 2008

  • Shop Around the Web: Back to School Supplies - August 22, 2008 12:30 AM
    Even when you’re shopping for “needs” rather than “wants,” setting out to stock up on new stuff can be fun. In “Shop Around the Web” we’ll show you sites that will help you perk up your purchases. This week we focus on back-to-school supplies to help outfit kids with the stuff they need (and a little of what they want), as they get ready to hit the books again.
  • Shop Around the Web: Sport Coats and Blazers - August 15, 2008 12:30 AM
    It’s always fun to shop for those little extras in life — the stuff you may not need but definitely want. In “Shop Around the Web,” we show you sites that will help you perk up your purchases. This week we look at men’s sport coats and blazers: essential items for fall that can spend years, even decades, in a man’s closet.
  • Shop Around the Web: Sweatshop-Free Shopping - August 08, 2008 12:30 AM
    It’s always fun to shop for those little extras in life—the stuff you may not need but definitely want. In “Shop Around the Web,” we show you sites that will help you perk up your purchases. This week, be trendy and socially conscious, with assistance from hardworking organizations and publications that won’t give up until the world is fair trade, open source and sweatshop-free.
  • Shop Around the Web: Sunglasses - August 01, 2008 12:30 AM
    It’s always fun to shop for those little extras in life—the stuff you may not need but definitely want. In “Shop Around the Web,” we show you sites that will help you perk up your purchases. This week, we’ll introduce you to the Wide World of Sunglasses. Some sunglasses set trends, some help set athletic records. Wade into the sea of shades with the information below.
  • July, 2008

  • Shop Around the Web: Staycation - July 25, 2008 12:30 AM
    It’s always fun to shop for those little extras in life—the stuff you may not need but definitely want. In “Shop Around the Web,” we show you sites that will help you perk up your purchases. This week, we’ll help you shop for your at-home vacation, or “staycation.” More and more people are remaining at home instead of traveling during their time off, and we’ve got some suggestions to make your staycation both restful and engaging.
  • Shop Around the Web: Wheels - July 18, 2008 12:30 AM
    It’s always fun to shop for those little extras in life—the stuff you may not need but definitely want. In “Shop Around the Web,” we show you sites that will help you perk up your purchases. This week, we focus on wheels. Not the kind you associate with cars and exorbitant gas prices, but the fun kind. Get on a roll—with bikes, scooters, skateboards or in-line skates—it’s great exercise, economical and green!
  • Shop Around the Web: Cell Phones - July 11, 2008 12:30 AM
    It’s always fun to shop for those little extras in life; the stuff you may not need but definitely want. In “Shop Around the Web,” we show you sites that will help you perk up your purchases. This week, we focus on cell phones. Every day, a company comes out with a newer phone that packs more features. Here’s how to pick a phone that’s got your number.
  • June, 2008

  • Shop Around the Web: Bags - June 27, 2008 12:30 AM
    It’s always fun to shop for those little extras in life; the stuff you may not need but definitely want. In “Shop Around the Web” we’ll show you sites that will help you perk up your purchases. This week, we focus on bags. Sure, you’ve already got one. But we promise, adding to your collection will be a blast.
  • Shop Around The Web: Sneakers - June 20, 2008 12:30 AM
    It’s always fun to shop for those little extras in life, the stuff you may not need, but definitely want. In “Shop Around the Web” we’ll show the sites that will help you perk up your purchases. This week, we focus on sneakers of all kinds.
  • Shop Around the Web: Summer Stuff - June 13, 2008 12:30 AM
    It’s always fun to shop for those little extras in life, the stuff you may not need, but definitely want. In “Shop Around the Web” we’ll show the sites that will help you perk up your purchases. This week, we focus on the best buys for summer.