The Look for Less: Invisible Bookshelves

Create space and style with this fabulous invisible bookshelf. It’s a brilliant way for book lovers and book poseurs to display their collections. You can get them three different ways. 1. The self shelf from Firebox for $29.95. 2. The Umbra bookshelf available on Amazon for $16.99. 3. Or our favorite option, make your own, […]

Entertaining on a Budget: The Chocolate Fountain

Last year, when the chocolate fountain showed up under the tree it seemed like a joke. Who doesn’t want a fountain of cascading chocolate? But we wondered if we’d ever get it out. A year later, the chocolate fountain has made an appearance at every single one of our parties.  In fact, often the chocolate […]

The Look for Less: Re:modern

Sometimes the planets align and you find things that are beautiful, green, and fit your budget. Re:modern sells items that are beautifully crafted, made with integrity and they give back a portion of their profits to support the arts, community, and the environment. Read more about this incredible company here. Oh, and did we mention […]

The Look for Less: Eco-Friendly and Squeaky Clean

We’d like to be eco-friendly, but it’s just so darn expensive sometimes. Especially with grocery prices rising, the economy tanking, and the glut of reality and game shows on TV, the future can look pretty bleak. Fortunately, the folks at Earth Friendly Products heard our plight, while they can’t stop inflation, or make “American Gladiatorsâ€? […]

Entertaining on a Budget: Valentines Day

No matter how bitter or cynical you get on Valentine’s Day, admit it, you’d eat a gorgeous heart-shaped cookie without any second thoughts. This is why we think resurrecting the old Christmas cookie exchange for Valentine’s Day is just what this holiday needs. It is a simple way to feed your guests for less. However, […]