The Bootine: Hot Again for Fall 2008

What: Bootines, booties, ankle boots, everywhere What We Say: Last year, the bootine was THE shoe for fall. Well, this year isn’t very original, but once again the bootine (or bootie, or ankle boot, or whatever you wish to call it) is super hot again. Still perplexed on how to wear it? Don’t be, because […]

Selecting Bed Sheets: Entertaining on a Budget

You want your guests to be comfortable in your guest room, but are stymied by all the different types of bed sheets available today. Pima, cotton, bamboo, hemp … and then there are the thread counts, which are supposed to be an indicator of quality, but are actually a voluntary standard for the textiles industry, […]

Free Shipping on Handbags at Endless.com

The Deal: Handbags ship for free overnight from Endless.com The Lowdown: A fab new handbag is just what the fashion doctor ordered for the season, and Endless.com is one of our fave sources—and free overnight shipping? Hello—that’s what we’re talkin’ about. Need a clutch suitable for going out? We looove this Jessica Simpson Sapphire Clutch […]

Home Decor on Sale at Walmart: Daily Deal

The Deal: Big savings on home decor at Walmart.com The Lowdown: You probably already buy groceries, office supplies, kids’ stuff, electronics and all kinds of other stuff at Walmart — but don’t overlook the opportunities to pick up home decor for less. There are lots of categories to look over, but right now, after the […]

Look for Less: Room Dividers

In a world of bachelor apartments, mini-mized condos and cramped homes, it’s often hard to create unique, defined spaces. And while we’re fans of the open concept look, sometimes all we really want is a little definition. That’s why we’ve come up with some cheap architectural ideas that will not only divide an airy room, […]

Fall Blooming Annuals: Budget Gardening Tip

As cooler fall temperatures begin to set in in many parts of the country, summer-blooming annuals and perennials may begin to lose their luster — and even their blossoms. While it is the time to catch up on many gardening tasks before winter comes (including planting spring-blooming bulbs, it’s also a good time to fill […]

Night Table Essentials: Entertaining on a Budget

Ever spend the night at a hotel and end up not being able to find an essential item you needed? Budget hotels are especially notorious for cutting corners, meaning there might not even be a cup in the bathroom to use if you need a sip of water. If you’re having overnight guests, you can […]