Environmentally-Friendly Painting: Go Green

Spring is here (yeah!). Quick: what thought does spring conjure up? If you’re like us, the beginning of spring is synonymous with cleaning and organizing. Perhaps you’ve had painting on your long overdue to-do list, but you’ve been worried about the whispers of “environmental repercussions” and “health concerns”. If so, print this post and consider […]

Keeping a Gardening Journal: Budget Gardening Tip

A garden journal includes important information to help you get the most from your gardening efforts. It’s your single best source of growing and gardening tips for next year. First, decide what medium to use. Find a notebook or binder that strikes your fancy, or go paperless and use a computer document or start a […]

Nexxus Humectress Luxe Ultimate Moisturizing Leave-In Spray: Product Review

What: Robin spritzes her hair with a conditioning treat; Nexxus Humectress Luxe Ultimate Moisturizing Leave-In Spray, $9.99. The Lowdown: If you were constantly scrubbed, brushed and scalded with heating appliances, you’d want all the love you could get, right? That’s why I picked up the latest offerings from Nexxus. With coconut oil and honey extract, […]

Successful Warehouse Shopping: Budget Grocery Tip

A membership to a warehouse doesn’t automatically mean you’ll get the best prices. In fact, some items may end up costing more in bulk than they would at a discount or superstore. Following are five tips for successful warehouse shopping. 1. Make a list. If you have an idea of what items you need to […]

New Collection: Joy Gryson For Target

This spring, Target is pairing up with handbag bag designer Joy Gryson, the former Director of Design for Marc Jacobs Handbag and Accessorises division, for a limited edition handbag collection. The collection will feature around 8-10 different styles, including a green satchel that has “Kathryn Finney” written all over it (well, not literally, but you […]

Over-Exfoliating: Beauty Trend

What: With so many facial scrubs and micro-dermabrasion gizmos on the market, more people are becoming victims of over-exfoliation. The Word: In the March 2008 issue of Oprah magazine, Ava Shamben, MD, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at UCLA, says a lot of us are getting too much of a good thing: When you over-exfoliate, […]

Eatwild Farm Directory: Organic Food

If you’re looking for a pasture based farm for meat or farm products, check out Eatwild’s Directory of Farms. More than 800 pasture-based farms in the United States and Canada are listed, offering grass-fed meat and dairy products. To access the directory, click on your state in the map on the home page. The farms […]