Lighten Up: Summery Table Lamps that Brighten up Any Living Space

Rebecca Table Lamp

For those of us who 1.) can’t get enough of summer and 2.) are itching to brighten up their home (or both), summery table lamps are just watt (ahem) we need.  Bright bases, colorful shades and cheery designs brighten up living spaces simply and affordably.  No rewiring or 20-page assembly manual required.  Just plug it in and voila!

Best Budget Spray Tanner?

Question: What’s the Best Budget Spray Tanner? Remember that time you got all spray tanned up before an impromptu party, ended up an ugly orange, and had to take a panicked shower with baking soda? Self tanners are an awesome alternative to painful sunburns, peeling (yuck), and scary skin cancer, but they can also be […]

Ladies’ Night In! Serve up Food & Fun with Memorable Dining Decor on a Budget

Girls Night In

Ladies’ night out is fun, but sometimes staying in with friends is even better.  We can kick off our heels, don’t have to shout to be heard and can avoid hokey “do you believe in love at first sight, or should I walk by again?” pick-up lines.  Best of all, we can make ladies’ night in unique with dining decor that’s […]

Can I Wear Black to a Wedding?

black cami dress

Dear Budget Fashionista, I have a wedding to attend in late June and I found a black dress with small white polka dots that I love. Can I wear black to a wedding? Answer: While you want to avoid wearing black to a daytime wedding, it’s fine to wear the dress to an evening wedding […]