A few days ago, The Budget Ecoist wrote about some great uses for toothpaste (other than brushing your teeth, smartie pants!). Today we want to know your great ideas for everyday products you have around the house. Any tips you want to share with The Budget Ecoist?
What: We were perusing Sprig.com the other day and were excited to read this post about Physician’s Formula Organic Wear Collection What They Say: ”Mask imperfections and even out your skin tone with these incredibly light and creamy cosmetics. They’re sold at mass-market and drugstores so they cost less than their department store counterparts, but […]
What: Robin exfoliates her way to softer, more luminous skin with the Neutrogena Skin Rejuvenator, $39.99; Rejuvenating Puff Refills, $19.99.
The Deal: Toddler clothing now on sale at Organic Rush The Lowdown: Help your little on enjoy life on the green side with a few cute outfits. This organic cotton Long Sleeve Onesie is now just $13.00, reduced from $18.00, while this oh-so-sweet hand knitted Girl Sweater is just $24.00, reduced from $36.00. Shop It: […]
The Budget Casa brings you links from around the web on what’s hot for your home: ~ Nothing beats the savory flavor that permeates the air when there’s a pot of homemade soup or stew on the stove, especially this time of year. The Food Network has put together some great tips and recipes to […]
What: The latest way to spruce up your coif? Adorn locks with some pretty flowers. What the experts say: According to the February 2008 issue of Allure magazine, floral hair accessories are in, uh, full bloom. Hair stylist Bob Recine says depending on how you style, the flowers in your hair will make you in […]
While we are a big fan of organic foods, we know it can be tough to be all organic, all the time. So, when faced with buying non-organic produce, it’s important to remember that some are treated with more pesticides than others. A study by the Environmental Working Group’s Top Ten Foods to Eat Organically […]
Paperwhites, or Narcissus, are a very fragrant and easy to grow spring-blooming bulb. With a little advanced planning, the bulbs can be planted and bloom in the winter by â€œforcing.â€? Forcing means taking spring-blooming bulbs and tricking them into thinking they have slept though the winter, and that itâ€™s now spring and time to bloom. […]
What: Glitter is—once again—the trendiest way to dress up your face. What the experts say: This from the February 2008 issue of Allure magazine: “This glitter doesn’t feel as gaudy as it did in the ‘80s, because we’re applying it so deliberately,” says makeup artist Gucci Westman, “which makes it a little more rebellious. Makeup […]
Fresh garlic usually sells at the market for about $0.99 for three bulbs. Sounds like a good deal, but when you consider the time it takes to mince the garlic (which most recipes require), it’s suddenly not such a bargain. It’s helpful to keep a bottle of minced garlic in the refrigerator for those times […]