We’re loving the cooler nights that fall brings, but sometimes sleeping with the windows open can just get a little too chilly. Here’s where a nice, warm and homey quilt comes in. Not just for grandmas, quilts are an essential – and classic – item for almost any décor, and can provide warmth and comfy […]
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When the weather begins to cool and you start thinking about planting spring blooming bulbs, don’t forget to plant your garlic. Not the most savory combination, right? But when it comes down to it, garlic’s not cheap when bought in the supermarket – at least not compared to growing it yourself. Our local grocery store […]
What: Anya Hindmarch signs on for the next limited edition handbag collection for Target The Lowdown: Target is partnering with internationally-acclaimed accessories designer Anya Hindmarch to launch a limited-edition handbag collection, Anya Hindmarch for Target
With everything there is to do in a day (let alone a week), keeping track of your schedule is important (important being an understatement). And unless you want to be chained to technology forever (we’re talking to you, you crack-berry addicts), finding a cool way to keep your sked at the forefront of your mind […]
Having guests over for the weekend can be both fun and stressful – which can end up reflecting back on your guests and make them feel less than welcome. Even when you’re hosting on a budget , you can still start the weekend off right by treating your guests to a welcome basket so that […]
At The Budget Ecoist, we’ve given you a plethora of tips on how to reduce your carbon footprint. You may ask, though, what exactly is the carbon footprint and how do I know how large mine is in the first place? Well, simply put, your carbon footprint is the amount of tons of CO2 emissions […]
source Looking for a unique way to entertain and light up the night after dark without spending a fortune on fancy shmancy lighting? Why not try some festive origami lights? These unique and inexpensive hanging lights make a striking statement for any indoor or outdoor gathering.
The Deal: All Martha Stewart Glassware on Sale at Kmart, through Aug. 23 The Lowdown: We can’t help it — we love us some Martha Stewart, and a substantial 11.5 oz glass mug from her Everyday collection for $1.99? Perfect. We also might indulge in this Everyday Glass Ensemble — large and small glasses with […]
We love the comforting aromas and taste of a homemade apple pie — there’s just something about the mingling smells of apples and cinnamon baking with a flaky dough crust, and the taste of the pie alongside a nice scoop of vanilla ice cream. Lucky for us, apples are just starting to show up at […]
Ever look at the base of your plastic water bottle and wonder what that little number means? You’d be smart to know those numbers since some of them can be detrimental to your health. Look for the number enclosed in the recycle symbol (arrows that form a triangle) at the bottom of your plastic container. […]