Last week we featured our favorite beverages for boozing it up on St. Patty’s day. But this week, we thought, what about those who don’t chooze to booze? The answer: soda and mocktails! First up, consider stocking your shelves with festively colored Jones Soda and Izze. Get the Green Apple Jones Soda and the Sparkling […]
Home Decor on a Budget
Most Budget Fashionistas love home decor almost as much as they love fashion. Keep your home looking classy without spending a fortune with our Home Decor on a Budget Guide.
The humble spud. A steakhouse staple and frequent side dish at holiday dinners, the baking potato has more uses than you might think. Here are five not-so-common ways to use this common ingredient. Pick up glass. The next time you need to pick up shattered or broken glass, try slicing a potato in half, then […]
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 […]
Spring is on the way, and that means its time to start planning wedding and baby showers. One of the best parts about a shower is the punch. But punch doesn’t have to be all sprite and sherbet, punch can be whimsical, sophisticated, delicious, and good fun. Here are four recipes for a punch that […]
Want to grow lavender (or marigolds or strawberries or herbs) but don’t have a lot of room? Try a Garden-in-a-Bag from Windowbox.com. The leak-proof bag contains seeds and soil, just mix and water, and you’re on your way to an aromatic window garden. Seeds germinate in 14-21 days. Available on Windowbox.com or Amazon.com for $6.99.
The Budget Casa brings you links from around the web on what’s hot for your home: ~ Afraid your green thumb might lose its touch through the long winter months? Cottage Living has come up with several ideas for creating lush indoor container gardens ensured to give your green thumb a workout without spending a […]
Raise your hand if you DON’T have a crappy couch or chair you can’t afford to get rid of? That’s what we thought. Everyone has that less-than-desirable piece of furniture that you can’t afford to ditch, but it makes you cringe every time you look at it. You want a slipcover, but when you go […]
Super Bowl parties should be fun and low key, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be awesome here is a round up of our favorite budget-friendly ideas for your Super Bowl party. Grass centerpiece. Hostess with the Mostess has this great centerpiece idea with wheat grass and little plastic football guys. We suggest you buy […]
We recently found 2-lb boxes of frozen Harvest of the Sea Shrimp Scampi at Costco for $13.99 â€“ a great buy. While they are delicious served as an appetizer, they can also be made into a simple and delicious pasta dinner for four. SautÃ© the shrimp in a large skillet on medium-high for about 8 […]
No one likes to do dishes, especially after a party. Plus, who has enough real dishes for a whole party anyway? Spice up your party with some stylish paper plates. These napkins from platesandnapkins.com are $4.95 for 20 and can be mixed with solid colors to extend the look. Consider just buying napkins in solid […]