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 […]

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 […]

Track Your Carbon Footprint on Your Phone: Go Green

We’ve already told you about how to calculate your home’s carbon footprint online, but some ingenious inventors in England have created new software for Noka N-Series and Blackberries that track your personal carbon footprint as you travel, according to an article in The Guardian. The software can detect what mode of transportation you are using […]

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 […]

How to Shop a Thrift Store

One of my favorite childhood memories is shopping my local Salvation Army Thrift Store with my seamstress grandmother. We would search for designer pieces and/or unique finds that we could alter or transform into unique styles (this was during the time when it was considered a major social stigma to shop thrift stores). Fast forward […]