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 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
What: To soothe her insatiable chocolate cravings, Robin adds Aquolina Chocolovers Creamy Bath Foam, $11.64, to her tub.
The Budget Casa brings you links from around the web on whatâ€™s hot for your home: ~ Love the look of primitive country dÃ©cor, 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Yesterday we were perusing the fruit aisle at the grocery store. We’d like to put it out there that we rarely buy fruits and vegetables at the grocery store. We prefer the Farmer’s Market. But our schedule didn’t allow us to make the Farmer’s Market last weekend and our supply of fruit had seriously dwindled. […]
The Deal: Take an extra 20% off already reduced prices at Bluefly’s President’s Day Sale. The Lowdown: This is my kind of sale. Save an additional 20% off prices already reduced up to 75% on major designers like Gucci , Prada, Andrew Marc, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Bottega Veneta, Stuart Weitzman, Delman, Nicole Miller, Yves Saint Laurent, Tod’s, […]
In this episode of ShopTalk, I chat with Tweet, the R&B diva who wrote and sung that infamous song about self-love titled “Oops (Oh My)”, which became a global hit and theme song for single women (and, uhh, a few married women) everywhere. She takes a bit of time to chat with me about shopping […]
Yesterday at The Budget Ecoist, we gave some tips on how to print green. Today we ask you, how do you go about saving paper?