The Nautical-Inspired Tee: High Vs. Low

Nautical-inspired weekend wear is classic and easy—two of our favorite words. Here, we’ve found similar striped tops—both with a tie waist, pocket details, and an appropriately sea-faring flavor. The pricetag on one, however, is what we’d prefer to pay for a whole outfit rather than one cotton-knit tee, while the other will leave us enough […]

How to Make a Jewelry Tree

Urban Outfitters has a fabulous jewelry tree for $26, but looking at it, we decided to make our own. Here is an easy step-by-step how to for making your own jewelry tree. How to Make Your Own Jewelry Tree Supplies: tree branch wooden base, JoAnn’s has the best prices drill wood glue spray paint—any color […]

Spring 2008 Fashion Trend: Nude Pumps

We started to see inklings of this trend mid-winter, but since Spring has arrived, the nude pump has become the go-to neutral shoe of the season. This makes us happy, because it’s a great transition shoe (doesn’t shout either winter or spring) and goes with just about everything. Best of all, the nude pump provides […]

Nordicware Bundt Pan $31.95 at Cooking.com:  Daily Deal

The Deal: 60th Anniversary Limited Edition Bundt Pan by Nordic Ware – now just $31.95 at Cooking.com! The Lowdown: Nordic Ware is a family-owned, American manufacturer of kitchenware products founded in 1946. From their home office in Minneapolis, Minnesota, they have marketed an extensive line of quality cookware, bakeware, microwave and barbecue products for the […]

Eco-Lovin Omni Peace Tee: Green Fashion

We think it’s kinda of cool that giving back has become..well..cool. We also think it’s cool that being a good, global citizen no longer requires you to dress in all earth tones. It’s like someone finally got the message that you can be down for the cause AND wear color, which is why we’re loving […]

What Can You Get for $5: The Look for Less

With the economy tanking, you may not think that $5 can take you far in decorating your home. But you are wrong. If you haven’t gone out shopping at your local thrift store you are really missing out. Here is what you should do, you know that jar of pennies on your desk? Turn it […]

The Prom Shoe: High Vs. Low

Prom is a great excuse to treat yourself to a pair of super glam (and generally impractical) pair of shoes. Might as well go all out with some serpentine, rhinestone embellished sandals—but can you get the look for less? Yep. Here’s a test—we’ve picked two versions: one would not fit into any prom budget in […]

Organize the Kitchen: DIY

Organizing your kitchen doesn’t have to involve buying things, often just rearranging your shelves can help you make space and streamline the kitchen process. Here are some tips for organizing your kitchen: 1. Sit down and map it out. If you go to reorganize your kitchen you are going to come out more frustrated than […]

Prom 2008: The Accessories

The perfect prom dress is key, but it wouldn’t be prom night without a couple of gorgeous finishing touches—namely a sparkly piece of jewelry and chic handbag to tie it all together. These picks will keep you looking like a million bucks, for under $40 (and in most cases, under $20) apiece: Crystal Cuff Bracelet, […]