Christmas Cookies: Go Green

Looking to impress friends, family and neighbors this year with your home baked treats? Sure you can buy Rice Krispies and Jet-Puffs, after all, who doesn’t love a freaking krispie treat? But if you want to stay green, it’s time to re-commit to buying your food locally and in season. Luckily, Harvest Eating features recipes […]

Top Community Sites for Discounts and Coupons

> Popular blog community sites like Digg, Stumbleupon, etc can be a great resource for bargain hunters looking to score online coupons and deals. A search for shopping related terms (bargain, shopping, deal, coupons) can turn up a wide range of results, meaning it’s up to you to sort through them to find what you […]

Your Christmas Tree: Go Green

It might seem obvious that a Christmas tree will be green (although maybe you haven’t seen these aluminum babies – above) but there are better ways to deck the halls this season and they may not be quite what you think. Before you make your final tree decision, take a look at all the alternatives […]

Talking About: Going Green

Salon is the online go-to for politics, pop culture and social phenomena, so learning a major green lesson was not the usual concurrence while browsing during the lunch hour. However, Almost Green by James Glave, diligently explores the all-important issue of proselytizing (or rather, not proselytizing) to your friends and neighbors about environmental issues, and […]

Depressionista? Wal-Mart Is the Hot New Store

Update 12/17: Still doubt me? Check out this recent article quoting newly released retail stats. Apparently Wal-Mart is doing so well, that it may actually save the retail industry from… wait for it… a depression. Wal-Mart is the Hot New Store Six months ago, people (okay, mostly New Yorkers) laughed when I would say the […]

Gift Wrapping for Less

Usually we’re all about saving money on the gifts we’re buying this time of year, but what about all that dough we spend on wrapping paper (7 bucks for 20 feet of silver foil? Ridiculous!), ribbons, bows and the like? That’s why the folks at green living Web guide have created this list of […]

Holiday Giving: Recycle This

We are so, so hoping this is the year re-gifting will go from crass to fab-u-lous! But just in case your very proper cousin Suzie will freak at the, um, colorful porcelain bowl you got from Aunt Janet, you should try saving the world through green gift guiding instead. Tree Hugger has one of our […]

Thakoon for Target: Mrs. O Would Approve

You know we love us some Michelle Obama style (check out Kathryn’s budget style retrospective on Mrs. O) so we’re all about a first look at budget-friendly pieces from one of her favorite designers, Thakoon, who’s bringing his bold prints and modern lines to Target’s GO International line at the end of the year. If […]

Holiday Shopping Tips from TBF

> Need some holiday tips about, well, everything—fast? Never fear—a round-up of The Budget Fashionista’s best holiday-centric advice thus far: ~ It’s the second week of December, and you don’t know where to begin? Read Kathryn’s Holiday Shopping Plan—guaranteed to keep you from going off the deep-end (well, almost). ~ Feeling less than glowing? Check […]

Felix Rey for Target: New Designer Line

Target recently announced a new partnership with Lily Band and Sulaika Zarrouk of the handbag line Felix Rey. From Target Press Release: Target is partnering with acclaimed accessories designers Lily Band and Sulaika Zarrouk to launch a limited-edition handbag collection, Felix Rey for Target.  This collection is the seventh handbag launch in a series of […]