Tips for Consignment Store Shopping

Every budget fashionista is familiar with a fundamental fact associated with finding fierce clothes for as little money as possible: Consignment and secondhand stores can yield some great finds at great prices—you never really know what you’re going to find! One woman’s castoff is another woman’s couture, and if you’re really lucky you can find […]

Grandma’s China: Recycle This

The next time you break a beautiful piece of china, instead of bemoaning the loss of a sentimental and potentially expensive family heirloom, contact the people at The Broken Plate Pendant Company! They’ll take your prized possession, wipe away your tears, and turn it into a lovely piece of jewelry you will be proud to […]

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) […]