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HSM #8: We Are Not Amused - a Fairy Tale in One Part.

Once upon a time, a humble servant (aka, moi) found a pattern she believed would make a good “base” for an Enchanted Edwardian Gown. It is difficult for her to recall whether it was found in the Land of Etsy or the Land of eBay, but in one of those there lived a Retail Princess who offered the pattern at a price below that which was found in any Kingdom. 512 more words

Re-creating Historical Dress

The Ethics of horse selling, or "Caveat Emptor"

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Saving money on car insurance can be real expensive!

There are a number of policy provisions and claims settlement procedures that enable some car insurance carriers to dramatically reduce their costs when repairing a damaged vehicle.   152 more words

Caveat Emptor

Creepy Stalker a/k/a “The Watcher” Turns Dream Home into Nightmare – Pitfalls of Purchasing a “Stigmatized” Home

In 2014, a New Jersey couple with three children purchased a $1.3 million “dream home” located in a New York City bedroom community.  However, their dreams were dashed when they received the first of three supremely creepy letters just three days after closing.  459 more words

Business & Real Estate

Asking the RIGHT Questions

Not knowing the right questions to ask about your insurance protection is among the key reasons far too many consumers hear the dreaded words “you are not covered” at the worse possible time — … 392 more words

Caveat Emptor

Con Games

On this great globe filled with fortune and fame,
Where do we stand on losses and gains?
Lifetime spent making pile get bigger,
Some earn great wealth, others just chiselers. 85 more words


Buyer Beware - Forgers A'Plenty!

Confused about which websites sell actual products and which sell forgeries? Here’s a (fairly) comprehensive list  of counterfeit dressmakers that’s always being added to. Some of the names on the list may shock you – including Amazon – while others such as AliExpress, DHGate and JJ’sHouse may seem all too familiar. 1,056 more words

Philosophy Of Modesty