N.Y.C. (New York Color)  Lippin’ Large Lip Plumper: Product Review

What: Robin’s pout takes the plunge with N.Y.C.‘s new Lippin’ Large Lip Plumper in Strawberry Mousse, $3.99. The Lowdown: It seems that every other lip-gloss that comes on the market these days claims to give you more lip. But more often than not, it’s just a bunch of lip service. The Lippin’ Large line add […]

Accessories Sale at Timberland:  Daily Deal

The Deal: Markdowns and deep discounts on Accessories at Timberland.com The Lowdown: If winter’s sticking around for a few more months, enjoy a few new accessories to keep you warm and toasty.  This Acrylic Knit Beanie is now just $8.00, reduced from $16.00 while these SmartWool Squargyle Socks are just $8.99, reduced from $19.00. Shop […]

Organic Fragrance: Organic Beauty

The latest trend in fragrance?  Go organic, of course!  Perfume manufacturers are taking notice as the demand for fragrances made of natural, organic ingredients increases. Lucky us! Organic perfumes are made from natural fragrances, free of chemicals and toxins. Not only are they environmentally-friendly, but they are also less likely to irritate your skin. For […]

Natural Ant Prevention: Green Gardening

Credit: GardenFan/Flickr Mint not only smells great and adds zing to your tea or other beverages; the plants can be used as a natural pest deterrent. The mint plant “specifically spearmint” is a natural ant repellent and will drive the pests away and keep them from returning. If you have an ant problem in your […]

Norma Kamali Launches Plus Size Line

Norma Kamali recently launched a limited plus size collection available at Nordstrom. The high priced ($300 bucks for a knit dress, ummm, okay), line features only five pieces, available in Kamali’s signature red and black knit. To view the collection, head to Nordstrom.com

Primitive Décor: Web Round-up

The Budget Casa brings you links from around the web on what’s hot for your home: ~ Love the look of primitive country décor, but not quite sure how to get it? Goodbye City Life has put together great tips and resources for getting this look without spending a fortune (read more here) ~ The […]

A Pretty Ponytail: Beauty Trend 2008

What: Next time you go out for the night, don’t put your hair down—don a fancy pony instead. What the experts say: Sleek, pretty ponytails were worn by the models in the spring Diane Von Furstenberg and Carolina Herrera runway shows, according to the February 2008 issue of Shape magazine: “The humble tail can now […]

DVDs and CDs: Recycle This

Hundreds of millions, if not billions, of DVDs, CDs and game discs are discarded each year. Recycling could address a great portion of that problem.  But don’t dream of throwing out the DVD wtih the regular recycling! That’s because discs are made of high-grade polycarbonate, which when mixed with other, lesser-grade plastics, produces an inferior […]