The Look for Less: Green Spring Cleaning

Its about that time to plan your spring cleaning, but this year, do it green. A lot of your favorite cleaning brands offer earth-friendly alternatives to harsher chemicals, which makes it better for you and the earth. Also, read our posts on how to make your own earth-friendly oven cleaner, window cleaner, and toilet cleaner. […]

Italian Night Dinner Party: Entertaining on a Budget

Going out with friends every weekend is expensive. But having your friends over for dinner can often seem overwhelming, and all those fancy recipes you feel obliged to make to impress your friends can make cooking at home even more expensive. But don’t let dinner parties overwhelm you or hurt your wallet. Follow our simple […]

Free Italian Cookbook: Budget Food Tip

America’s Second Harvest and Barilla have teamed up to create The Celebrity Italian Table Cookbook. The book is available as a free download here. In addition, Barilla will donate $1 for every person who downloads the cookbook to America’s Second Harvest. Renowned chef Mario Batali and entertaining expert David Tutera developed six three-course meals and […]

The Look for Less: Urban Chic for Under $33

Urban Outfitters doesn’t just have great clothes, it also has fabulous, eclectic, and chic items for your home. With a mixture of glamour and urban funk, Urban Outfitters can help you transition from college to career or spice up your mid-life décor. Here are our favorite finds for under $33 dollars. Oval Silhouette Hooks $12“these […]

Sweet, Green Dreams: The Look for Less

If you are still using your hand-me down pillow from college it might be time to buy a new one. Here is a pillow that will help you rest easy on a clean, green conscious. And it will ease your aching wallet too. This new, eco-friendly pillow from Hollander Home Fashions is filled exclusively with […]

Eat Better America: Budget Food Tip

EatBetterAmerica.com is giving away free samples of Fiber One cereal. Fiber One provides 57% of the average adults daily fiber requirement, has 0 grams of sugar and 60 calories per serving. Bonus: click here for a recipe for FiberOne Crunchy Fudge Cookies. To receive a sample, sign up for the Eat Better America newsletter, which […]

Entertaining on a Budget: The Chocolate Fountain

Last year, when the chocolate fountain showed up under the tree it seemed like a joke. Who doesn’t want a fountain of cascading chocolate? But we wondered if we’d ever get it out. A year later, the chocolate fountain has made an appearance at every single one of our parties.  In fact, often the chocolate […]