Suzanne O’Connor’s Bargains LA

The Premiere Bargain Hunting, Bargain Shopping & Sample Sales Guide for the Los Angeles Area.

Zannee's Blog

October 29, 2012

Getting Back Into Shape

Lately I’ve been exercising several times a week, dragging my sorry butt to exercise classes at a new fitness workout gym called Fitness for Life in Glendale.

I was rather out of shape and scared to go to a regular gym or dance class. Since the work out gym is new most classes are at the beginning level.

October 22, 2012

Weekend Shopping

As a mother of a teenager, I don’t shop for costumes anymore. If my daughter wants to dress up for Halloween, it’s on her. That said, I have used the ‘cover” of Halloween shopping to turn my daughter on to vintage, resale and thrift store shopping the last few years. It has paid off with her having learned that shopping “used” may take a bit more work, but you can really score some treasures. She has also been cultivating a taste for vintage.

October 15, 2012

Garden Ideas

We popped into the Outlet by ELS a couple of weeks ago to schmooze around.

We found some outdoor, solar lights that didn’t have stems to stick ‘em in the ground. Our yard lighting is non-existent. So at $2.97 each we couldn’t resist buying 6 of them even without the stands.

October 08, 2012

Out Smarting the Price of Gas

The price for Gas in California is obnoxious. A problem of our own creation, like the rest of you, we still have to pay the price at the pump. … and it is digging into our budget.

So we’re back to the habits and strategies we developed back in 2008….

October 01, 2012

The Secret to Getting Inside Shopping Scoop

Filed Under: Zannee’s Tips, Inside Scoop,

Back in 1987, I was held upside down and along with my husband, kissed the Blarney Stone.

Yeah, I’ve got the “Gift of Gab” and can chat it up with just about anyone.  I like to, especially with business owners. Everyone from sales clerks to business owners, gaffers to teachers, most usually like it when someone shows an interest in what they’re doing.

October 2012
301 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31 1 2 3