Political Fashion Comes to Rain Boots, $19.99 at Target

We all agree that Mrs. O has amazing budget-friendly style and, well, Govenor Palin rocks awesome shoes. Now Target, who knows a moneymaker when they see it, are selling donkey (for Democrats) and elephant (for Republicans) patterned rainboots for $19.99. This is the perfect accessory (and a good price for rain boots) for those who […]

Apple Picking: Go Green

If you live in either a “too hot in the summer” or “brutal in the winter” climate (or both – hello NYC!) fall may be the only good stretch of time you have to get outdoors and take advantage of all those free activities nature provides. Over at Common Sense with Money (oh lordy, don’t […]

Anya Hindmarch Handbags at Target

What: Anya Hindmarch handbags now available at Target The Lowdown: In September we gave you the heads up that Anya Hindmarch handbags were on their way to Tar-jay, and now they’ve arrived—shop online or head to your local store to check out these bags, asap. Maybe it’s the chic structured design, or maybe it’s the […]

Formal Table Settings: Look for Less

When you think about the phrase “disappearing act” you probably envision some sort of trick performed by the handsome Houdini David Blaine. What doesn’t come to mind is formal entertaining. In a recent article by Sarah Dennis of Toast and Tables (an inspirational site for those in the entertaining industry), the art of dining formally […]

Your Lunch: Recycle This

As we all start packing our lunch and leaving the fancy sandwich and salad shop behind, why not save even more money by re-using every part of the package? We’ve shown you interesting and even more interesting examples of green lunch bags but now we’re going after the little guy – the disposable plastic snack […]

Tips for Budget Shopping at the Mall

Shopping at the mall can be great because you have so many different stores to choose from, but a common problem with the mall is that prices can be way too expensive. If you aren’t careful then you may wind up spending much more than you should. You can save money when you’re shopping at […]

Sigerson Morrison Shoes Now Online at Target.com

What: Sigerson Morrison shoes now online at Target.com The Lowdown: Last month, we reported that the next big designer footwear line for Target from Sigerson Morrison was on its way, and those styles on now online. Boasting not-for-the-meek color, sparkle, and shine, the collection is just in time to get us ready (on a budget) […]

Jonathan Saunders Available in Target Now

What: Jonathan Saunders’ GO International Collection, now available at Target What We Say: In September we gave you a first look at the Jonathan Saunders GO International line at Target, and now the collection is available to shoppers. We’ve done a little online perusing, and found the offerings to be more wearer-friendly than we’d originally […]

Pencils Made from Newspaper: Recycle This

We’ve found the perfect writing utensil to use with our tree-free journals — the tree-free pencil! O’Bon calls itself the home of the “world’s greenest pencil,” and although we don’t have the ability to examine every pencil company in the world, we’re really liking their products. Instead of the bland, yellow-ish pencils, they have multi-colored […]