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A Freudian Look At The Uncanny Conveyed In The Film American Beauty

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It’s all a matter of perspective–at least that’s the case in Sam Mendes’ American Beauty (1999): a visual panoply of thrilling satirical vignettes exposing the craftily concealed perversities and turmoil that lay beneath the film’s multiple manifestations of farcical representations. Mendes artfully crafts a topsy-turvy satire about the homogenizing attempts of Suburbia to sublimate individuality […]

The Frugal Life

Thrifting Tips Part II

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If you can’t tell by now, I am a die hard thriftin vixen. I did a post a few months back called the Ten Thrift Commandments in which I detailed a list of ten pertinent thrifting tips. But there was much more advice I had to give to you thrifters out their looking to spruce up […]

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The Ten Thrift Commandments

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TALES FROM THE THRIFT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9… It’s the 10 Thrift Commandments   A contrarian defiance of “the norm” is a bedrock feature in my life. My wayward high jinks  and rebellious streak that emblemitized my rugrat years, has left an unrequited imprint,  spilling over into this supposed “adulthood” of […]