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What do you want to read about?

We’ve been a little quiet here at Rock Bottom T-Shirts as we’re working on a blog revamp.  What would you like to hear about going forward?  Let us know by answering below or commenting below!  You can choose more than one answer.

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My Shirt Has A Stain On It, Now What?

T-Shirt StainIt’s happened to all of us.  You’re doing laundry and you notice your favorite t-shirt has a stain on it.  Or your kid comes home from art class covered in “you’re-not-100%-sure-but-you-know-it’s-not-coming-out”.  You try and try and try to get the stain out, but it’s still there.  What about this?  You get home from the store and that cool, cheap t-shirt you just bought has a hole in it.  You’d take it back but it would cost you more in gas to go get your refund.  Before you throw the shirt away consider these 4 tips to turn that damaged shirt into something new!

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5 Tips on How to Beat the Summer Heat

Beat the Summer HeatIt’s hot outside.  Last week over 100 record temperatures were recorded and according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(NOAA), “The first six months of 2012 were the warmest on record for the contiguous United States as a whole, and for many locations across the United States.”  And it’s only getting hotter.  Here in Georgia, our warmest months tend to be July and August, so we’re heading into the worst of summer.  With that in mind, here are 5 tips to beat the summer heat.

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Do It Yourself Fashion – Get Suri’s look at home

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When it comes to fashion, celebrities affect trends day in and day out.  One of the most hotly talked about celebrity families is Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise and their daughter Suri.  Suri sets the standards for children’s fashion from fun party dresses to casual style.

In this image, Suri is wearing cute ballet flats, white shorts and an ombre (or hombre) t-shirt.  Want to have this great look without a celebrity price?  Check out this awesome You Tube video on how you can take a basic shirt and make it into an ombre fashion piece.

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Making a Summer Scarf from a T-Shirt [Video]

Even in warmer weather it’s still fashionable and accepted to dress up with a scarf. Which is why we were so excited to find this t-shirt craft video that shows you how to take a single t-shirt and turn it into a frilled scarf.

Emi from the Hectanooga store on Etsy, takes us through this insightful how to video in just three minutes and the result is a light weight scarf that you can rock in the summer.

Let us know what you think of this fashionable trend after you watch her video below:

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Do Frugalistas’ Shop More in the Summer?

Do Frugalistas Shop More in the Summer?

Do Frugalistas Shop More in the Summer?

Frugalista is a term that was coined by Ms. Natalie McNeal several years ago.   Since then the term has come to mean someone who is fashionable and thrifty at the same time.  In other words, a frugalista doesn’t have to spend a fortune to dress well and stay up to date on the latest fashion trends.  While saving money on casual fashion is possible any time of year, summer is certainly the best time for it.  Continue reading to find out why. Continue reading

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Frugal Travel – Three Ways to Travel Lighter

Save Money - Travel Lighter

Save Money – Travel Lighter

When you’re in the midst of saving money by adopting a more frugal lifestyle, taking a vacation is probably one of the last things on your mind.  However, we all need a break from time to time.

The good news is that it is possible to travel without jeopardizing your budget in the process, and travelling lighter is a big part of it.

Travelling light can have a bigger impact on how much you save during travel than you might think.   Continue reading

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