8 Great Winter Bridesmaid Dresses

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Spring and summer bridesmaid dresses are easy: take one part flowy, one part flirty and one part pretty girly color and voila, wedding party magic (and bridesmaids who might possibly not lay a curse on your marriage for the hideous one-time-only dress you forced them to pay big bucks for).  But winter bridesmaid dresses? That’s […]

5 Fall Home Finds You Can Leave Out All Year

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Don’t let the party stores fool you, there’s plenty of harvest-inspired decor options without going full-on leaf garlands and gourds galore. Subtle selections are our favorite way to go, pieces you can set and forget because while quintessentially autumn, they really work around the clock to dress your nest. Read on to discover five fall home […]

Five AWESOME Reusable Grocery Bags

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What: Cute and practical market bags. They’re everywhere and are great alternatives to the traditional grocery bag. The Lowdown: These reusable market bags are perfect for grocery shopping  and even better they carry your phone, your wallet, those adorable pictures of your kids, and more! Sturdy enough to carry your (organic) milk, fashionable enough to […]

Budget Home Tip: When You Shouldn’t Do It Yourself

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In order to save $, we’ll basically do anything. We’ve fixed our heater when it was -10 outside and installed a dishwasher (a project that ended in tears and cursing, but the dishes got clean). But sometimes, even we admit that it’s best not to DIY. When to throw in the towel But sometimes, as […]

Seven Great Wedding Dresses for Under $100

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Is it possible to find a wedding dress for under $100? Yes. Is it hard to find one under $100? Yes. In order to assist you on your quest for the perfect wedding dress for under $100, we searched (and searched) and found six great wedding dresses for under $100. Don’t be fooled that the […]

How to Recycle a Bridesmaid Dress

The notorious bridesmaid dress has been immortalized in all its silk taffeta awesome awfulness. Yup, we’re talking about Katherine Heigl in 27 Dresses and the slew of bridezilla movies featuring the horrid bridesmaid’s dress. Yet, for those of us who have been there, done that, most bridesmaids dresses are somewhere between horrible/terrible/no good and the […]

Six Great Swimsuits for Older Women

Women's One-Shoulder 1-Piece Swimsuit

Of the many things forced upon women as we get older, is this belief that once you reach a certain again, you must start wearing swimsuits that look like waterproof muumuus or the worst creation since the “slanket”, the swimdress. I find this to be absurd. No one’s stopping the legions of old dudes wearing […]

Low Cost/High Impact Swimsuits for $30

As spurts of warm weather tantalize us with promises of summer fun in the sun, right about now is when we start daydreaming of Caribbean vacations, strawberry daiquiri’s (or shall we say several daiquiri’s?) on the beach, and checking out the hot eye candy on the beach. Conspicuously absent from our little jaunts to la-la […]