Magic Mascara Wands

What: Innovations in mascara wand design are leaving lashes looking longer than ever. What the Experts Say: Think the mascara wand is only ancillary to the actual mascara formula? Think again. Cosmetics manufacturers are churning out wand designs that may look odd, but truly deliver the goods. It

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The Deal: Get 20% off your entire order at –they don’t just sell mattresses. The Lowdown: We love our soft sheets and comfortable pillows, and to our surprise, Sealy, we thought, just sold mattresses, which are necessary but impossible to buy online (we’ve got to bounce a little on them in-store first). Surprisingly, though, […]

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The Deal: Take a look at the great deals under $50 at Find pots, pans, rice cookers, coffee makers, hand mixers and more. What We Say: We love our gadgets, and has some cool ones. Under $50 is a good price for appliances, and with brand names like Calphalon, Cuisinart, and Sanyo (yes, […]

High vs. Low: The Headband

Recently popularized by headband-loving Lauren Conrad on MTV’s The Hills, the headband is a really great hair accessory, especially during those unavoidable bad hair days. A plain wide headband is perfect for keeping your hair out of your face, and give you a pulled-together look. However, a fancier headband with chic embellishments is ideal for […]

You Are What You Eat: Go Green

Last week Rachel Brownell wrote a fantastic post about 10 Ways to Live Green for Less over on While her post was intended for the family audience, there are tips in there we all (with child or no) can take to the eco-bank. A lot of the green tips that save that other green […]