Tea Time: The Look for Less

With tea sales at an all-time high, it appears the brew is making a play to be the next coffee. And with scientists touting the blend’s health benefits and loose-leaf tea houses popping up across the country, the bevy’s popularity is only set to increase. So before you swap your java for tea or stock […]

Mikasa Clearance: Daily Deal

The Deal: Shop Mikasa’s clearance section for great back-to-school buys, including hip patterns for plates, frames, vases & more. The Lowdown: Did you know Mikasa had back-to-school buys? Neither did we, but whatever you call it — clearance and retired items from the fine homewares retailer are worth checking out. We’re jonesing for these Floradora […]

More Green Schools Being Built: Eco News

Step by step, America is becoming greener. Citizens like us are making an effort to run a more eco-friendly home, while offices, companies and other places of business, like the Hearst Tower in New York City, use energy-conserving appliances, air conditioning, and heating units. Happily, schools are the next institution to turn green. Since 2000, […]

Tile Tattoos: The Look for Less

Looking to update your kitchen back splash or bathroom wall tiles without revamping the entire room? Now you can change the look of your tiles with stickers! Not just for kids anymore, homeowners and renters alike can beautify their back splash or stylize their shower with tile tattoos from by Mibo. Impervious to water and […]

Wash Rags: DIY

Wash rags, or dish rags, aren’t expensive, but sometimes it’s hard to find a good one. If you can knit, you can make these handy wash rags for just a dollar or two each. Made of 100 percent cotton (use the organic stuff if you can), they are smooth and soft, and won’t scratch even […]

If It’s On Credit It’s No Deal

How many times have you stumbled across a massive clearance or enticing sale at your favorite store right around the time when you ran out of money until the next payday? If you are like most people, chances are when this occurs your first instinct might be to grab your credit card and start charging.  […]

The Floppy Brimmed Hat: High Vs. Low

Hats can add a little oomph to the most basic of outfits—and we love ‘em because, like belts, you can get some that look trendy and terrific without parting with a whole lotta dough. You could pay more for a stylish hat, but we’re here to prove it’s not necessary, with this floppy hat high […]