Philips Eco TV: If Captain Planet Watched TV, He’d Watch This TV

That hulking behemoth of a cathode ray tube television taking up space in your living room is not doing you or Mother Earth any favors. I’m sure we all know that watching TV is not the best way to save the planet, but even Mother Earth can’t deny that at least a few hours of […]

Mums: Budget Gardening Tip

Mums — formally known as Chrysanthemums — are hardy in the landscape, and make good cut flowers as well. If you are interested in adding some fall color into your garden or onto your porch, which will last through the coldest of fall days – and beyond – be sure to purchase “hardy” mums, which […]

How to Fly to Paris (or Pittsburgh) Without Destroying the Earth

Let’s face it: Travel isn’t the best way to minimize your carbon footprint, especially if you go by air. But that doesn’t mean you’ve got to skip your vacation to save the world. It’s possible to travel with a minimum of environmental impact. BEFORE YOU GO * Book a direct flight. Landing and taking off […]

Bubble Calendar: Recycle This

What with this interweb thing sweeping the nation, we’ve been doing a lot of looking at other options for our underutilized mailroom supplies. And as we start taking in the last days of 2008 (What? You’re not panicked about the holidays holidays yet?) we’re thinking these Bubble Calendars are a genius combo of a super […]

Game Night: Entertaining on a Budget

Forget getting together to watch the game on television hosting a game night at home can be much more relaxing and exciting, and less expensive as well! Gather a group of friends, mix up some drinks and let the games begin. To get started hosting a game night, first decide on a theme. Into word […]

Target Adds More Prestige Beauty Designers

What: If you thought you were satisfied with Sonia Kashuk beauty products, wait until you get a look at Target’s new prestige cosmetics lines. Starting this month, three new beauty lines will be available at Target and Target.com. Below, a succinct summary of each line so you know what you’re getting into as you explore […]

Quilts: The Look for Less

We’re loving the cooler nights that fall brings, but sometimes sleeping with the windows open can just get a little too chilly. Here’s where a nice, warm and homey quilt comes in. Not just for grandmas, quilts are an essential – and classic – item for almost any décor, and can provide warmth and comfy […]