How to Find the Perfect Holiday Gift For Yourself, Friends, and Family at Better Than Before Consignments!

You never know how your life is going to change, so you have to be open to each and every opportunity. This is sage advice from Sonya Nix, the owner of Better Than Before Consignments. a premiere resale shop in Alabama with a strong online presence and many loyal customers from around the nation

Some 25 years ago, Sonya walked into a consignment store while she vacationed in Tennessee with her husband, Glenn. She …

Happy Anniversary To The CD Player


(PCM) Despite the fact that the CD player may soon very well be a relic, it’s invention changed the course of musical history and the way that music fans around the world were able to experience their favorite tunes. It was on October 1, 1982 that Sony released the very first commercial CD player called the CDP-101 available only in Japan for approximately $1,600 dollars. In the years that followed, the CD players popularity would …

Classic Toys That Have Stood The Test Of Time

(PCM) Many parents these days feel that technology has taken over just about every aspect of their children’s lives. Heck, we even recently came across a version of the classic children’s book “Goodnight, Moon” that was changed to “Goodnight, Ipad” which truly cemented the fact that many kids are being entertained by these devices from sun up to sun down. We often wonder if children are even playing with good old fashioned toys such as …

Sammi’s Favorite Things: Gunas New York

Like most women, I love a good purse. There are so many different styles and colors for every occasion and it can sometimes be a chore to decide which one to carry on any given day. No matter what, a good purse is an accessory that every woman needs, both for functionality and to feel (and look!) fabulous!

Enter Gunas New York, my new favorite line of bags. Not only are these bags gorgeous, but …

12 Days Of Christmas: A Look At 12 Banned Indoor Toys!

(PCM) As we race towards the holiday shopping season, there are sure to be plenty of toys purchased this year.

Every so often toy manufacturers are prone to making a few mistakes with certain toys such as being responsible for causing injuries or health concerns. Those factors can quickly land what manufacturers believed to be a good toy on the banned toy list.

We have compiled a list of some of the most interesting banned …

Sammi’s Favorite Things: Go Girl Designs Bracelets

Do you love ponytail holders? Do you hate constantly losing them or how they feel on your wrist?

Go Girl Designs has the solution. In a fashion first, the company invented special bangle bracelets that can hold your hair tie–without pain or the risk of losing it!  Best of all, it is cute, fashionable and will be the envy of all your friends.


My favorite part of it is how it makes every outfit …

Singing Sensation Ariana Grande to Release a New Fragrance

Multi-Platinum Recording Artist, Ariana Grande, Takes Fragrance Franchise Beyond The Clouds with a Dreamy New Brand

Global superstar, Ariana Grande, unveils a breakthrough new fragrance concept adding to her award-winning, successful franchise. In partnership with LUXE Brands, Grande is releasing her newest fragrance, Ariana Grande CLOUD, this fall 2018 exclusively at Ulta Beauty in the US and Shoppers Drug Mart in Canada.

Ariana Grande is one of the most influential and successful performers of our …

Sammi’s Favorite Things: Life Clothing Co.

Need a lot minute Valentine’s Day gift? Check out some of these cute, sassy outfits from Life Clothing Co., made in Los Angeles.
Power of Love Beverly Sweater: ($52)
Trust in love and magical things will come! The Power of Love Sweater is a
vintage inspired slightly cropped pullover, with a relaxed, slightly oversized fit. Featuring a wide scoop neck and raw finish in our super soft fleece.

Life of Love Pocket Tee:

Shopping Tips for a Black Friday Success (& the Holiday Season!)

With the combination of stores opening earlier than ever this Friday and the current state of the economy (not to mention the rise of TV shows focused on super-savings like TLC’s Extreme Couponing), there are expected to be tons of deals and Black Friday shoppers out and about this year.

So, are you daring enough to brave the crowds, cold and near chaos this year for the great deals and must-have items on your loved …

Would You Like Fries With That? A Look At Some Of The Oddest Celebrity Food Endorsements

(PCM) Over the years celebrities have endorsed a multitude of various products, however when looking for the most popular our attention generally drifts towards food. Many celebs are quick to hop on the bandwagon and lend their name/likeness  to weight loss products such as Weight Watchers or Jenny Craig, while others have had more signature food dishes created in their honor.

We have taken a look at many celebrity inspired food items and compiled a …

The Sad Story Of Why Wheelchair Barbie Disappeared!

(PCM) We have to give Mattel some credit for their attempts to expand their Barbie brands diversity over the years. Currently, Barbie dolls are offered with three new body types which are petite, curvy and tall that provide a much more accurate portrayal of how women of today actually appear. For years parents had been making complaints that the original Barbie doll body-type provided unrealistic body image standards for young women across the world. The …