The SAK introduces Environmentally Friendly Tote

The folks at The SAK are jumping on the eco-friendly tote kick this spring with the release of this limited edition bag. Available in four eco-corny colors (Bamboo, Tulip, Pesto and Black),  the bags retail for $15 and hold a lot more than the much hyped Anya Hindmarch/Whole Foods bag.  Available online at starting […]

Dressing Up: The Wrap

Many of us are bemoaning the cold, blustery weather of late—yes, winter has arrived—and much style talk this time of year center’s around great winter coats, including ones for dressing up. For those in more temperate climes, however, shelling out for a dressy winter coat just doesn’t always make sense. If you’re going out for […]

Gifts for a Cause: Arbor Day Foundation

What: Arbor Day Foundation memberships as a holiday gift for a gardener (or yourself!) The Lowdown:A membership to the Arbor Day Foundation is $10 per year and includes 10 free trees, as well as a discount on over 100 trees and shrubs and a newsletter. Choose from shade, flowering, ornamental, fruit trees, evergreens and more. […]

Fashion Advice: Nickel Free Jewelry on a Budget

Dear Budget Fashionista, I am very sensitive to metallic jewelry (I think it’s a nickel allergy), but I want to wear jewelry. I’m not allergic to gold, but it’s expensive and tends to be boring. Where can I find cute and trendy affordable jewelry? Nickel Free Jewelry Answer: Nickel allergies is the #1 contact allergy […]

Product Review: Kitchen Aid 8 in. Depth Immersion Blender

What: 8 in. Depth Immersion Blender. The Lowdown: This is not just another kitchen gadget. It can be used to quickly and efficiently make applesauce, creamy soup, drinks—nearly anything a standard blender can do, but with less fuss. Simply immerse it into the mixing bowl, pot, or provided mixing cup, and blend. Best of all, […]