Discount Online Groceries: Budget Grocery Tip

Does anyone enjoy grocery shopping? Week after week, it seems like we’re going back to the store for the same old items: coffee, paper towels and cereal, and battling the over-crowded aisles long checkout lines in the process. There’s a better way: Amazon offers a program where you can purchase groceries on the online superstore. […]

Yafa Pens: Recycle This

Sometimes the little things get overlooked in your daily recycling sort. Plastic bottles? Check. Coffee lids? Eh, maybe. While we would all love to be uber-green and create our own textile piles from unraveled sweater threads, the reality is some things get left behind. Like say, your used up Bic. And while you can take […]

Buy One, Get One 20% Off at Daily Deal

What: Buy one, get one 20% off at The Lowdown: Get buy one, get one savings on everything ranging from area rugs to desks, chairs, sofa tables, and more at Home The rugs especially caught our eye, as a new area rug is a great way to change up or just spruce up […]

Hayden-Harnett to Design Limited Edition Handbag Line for Target

What: Designers Toni Hacker and Ben Harnett will launch a limited-edition handbag collection, Hayden-Harnett for Target, due to appear in stores Dec. 28. What We Say: There’s been a flurry of activity this week at Tar-jey; after yesterday’s announcement that Thakoon will design the next Go International line for the retailer, now we know that […]

Herbal Decor: Entertaining on a Budget

Summer entertaining is all about fresh, bright and flavorful ingredients that come together easily and quickly. Why not take that same philosophy and use it for your table decor? Use live plants as the table centerpieces to give your table a fresh look and add interest to the place settings. Just take a solid-colored table […]

Save on Garden Oasis Outdoor Furniture at Sears: Daily Deal

The Deal: Garden Oasis Outdoor Furniture on sale now at Sears The Lowdown: The end of summer means big sales on all those outdoor furnishings, like this one at Sears on Garden Oasis Outdoor Furniture. If you didn’t spend as much time outside as you might have liked this summer, due to worn out furniture […]

DIY Napkin Ring, Paper Flowers, and a Luxe Pillow Sale: The Budget Casa

Dress your nest with pretty and practical pieces for less, with a little help from The Budget Casa: ~ You have a fab dress for your next party, but your table could use a little help—so try this pretty Paper Flower Napkin Ring DIY for a little budget-friendly boost ~ While you’re at it, you […]

Thakoon: Next Up From Target’s Go International Line

What: Thakoon is the next designer to team with Target for their Go International designer line, with clothes to hit stores in December. What We Say: This isn’t Thakoon’s first foray into budget fashion (he worked with Gap on a white shirt project not long ago), but we’re glad he’s decided to expand his horizons […]

Mini Apple Pie: Budget Food Tip

We love the comforting aromas and taste of a homemade apple pie — there’s just something about the mingling smells of apples and cinnamon baking with a flaky dough crust, and the taste of the pie alongside a nice scoop of vanilla ice cream. Lucky for us, apples are just starting to show up at […]