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, […]

The Look for Less: Kanibal Home

Kanibal Home devours old items and gives them a new lifeâ€�?cutting down on manufacturing waste and repurposing products without unnecessary production. They have a beautiful inventory of repurposed, restored, and found vintage items at very reasonable prices. Here are some of our favorite finds, and the best part is, they are all under $35. The […]

The Look for Less: DwellStudio for Target

At last! Now the rest of us can afford DwellStudio’s fresh, vintage-modern style and sophistication. This week DwellStudio is launching a special home line for Target. Here is a quick peek at some great design that panders to your wallet. Perch Comforter Mini Set – $89.99 Fine Stripe Brown Sheet Set – $49 Baroque Duvet […]

The Look for Less: Slipcovers

Raise your hand if you DON’T have a crappy couch or chair you can’t afford to get rid of? That’s what we thought. Everyone has that less-than-desirable piece of furniture that you can’t afford to ditch, but it makes you cringe every time you look at it. You want a slipcover, but when you go […]

Entertaining on a Budget: Super Bowl Party

Super Bowl parties should be fun and low key, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be awesome here is a round up of our favorite budget-friendly ideas for your Super Bowl party. Grass centerpiece. Hostess with the Mostess has this great centerpiece idea with wheat grass and little plastic football guys. We suggest you buy […]

The Look for Less: Fabulous Fabric

Jessica Jones, who blogs over at one of our favorite sites How About Orange, just came out with a line of fresh-faced fabrics called Modern Flora, for sale at J. Caroline Creative. The fabulous retro, spring-chic look of Modern Flora reminds us of the power of fabric to revitalize a room. You can use fabric […]

How to Make a Heirloom Cookbook

Give Simple has a fabulous DIY kit for making your own cookbook. You can compile years of your family’s favorite recipes, ensuring you never lose grandma’s no-fail, super-secret pie crust recipe. This would make a fabulous and meaningful wedding present. How to Make a Heirloom Cookbook The kit is $60 and comes with 1 custom-sized […]