One Good Boot: Organic Products

Every woman needs at least one good boot (well, preferably two, one in black and another in brown). Knee high boots look great with skirts of any length, which means they go well from one season to the next. They also look great with a skinny jean paired with an oversized sweater, and knee-high boots […]

New Uses for Stale Bread

There always seems to be a half loaf of stale bread pushed back into the far reaches of our refrigerator. While the wheat bread we buy tends to last an incredibly long time without going stale, it does eventually get stale and tossed out to the birds. Here are two ideas to give new life […]

Dark Roots: Beauty Trend 2008

What: That once unwelcome re-growth is suddenly trendy. What the experts say: Colorist Dawn Tracy of Byron Salon in Beverly Hills says in a recent Los Angeles Times article: “It’s a look that says, ‘I haven’t bothered with my hair.’ It’s sexy and looks undone.

Yea or Nay: Pure Vanilla Extract

For a pastry chef or gourmet foodie, this might be a no-brainer. But for the everyday cook “especially one looking to save a few bucks” it can be a quandary. You want the best vanilla taste, but for a decent price. So is it worth ponying up for the pure vanilla extract? We decided to […]

Five Everyday Items for Gardening

A variety of everyday items can come in handy for gardening. It’s also a great way to reuse and repurpose items that might not be able to be recycled traditionally. Here are five of our favorites. Egg cartons. Paperboard or Styrofoam, these make excellent seed-starting mini pots. Poke holes in the bottoms for drainage. Milk […]

Organic Cotton Vintage Bedding from Gaiam up to 70% off: Daily Deal

What: Organic cotton vintage striped bedding (discontinued colors) originally $22-$109. Now $9.99 – $42.99. The Lowdown: Duvet covers, pillow shams, sheets – all of them organic, all of them on sale. The details: 250 thread count, 100% organic cotton bedding, reversible striped duvet cover and ruffled shams are finished with rickrack trim. Buy quickly to […]