Roasted Garlic: Entertaining on a Budget

If you prefer not to serve raw garlic to guests — it’s just a little too potent for your palate — here’s a suggestion. Roasted garlic offers a sweet and tasty alternative, and is simple and delicious to make (no special equipment required & just garlic and some foil). It makes an easy and impressive […]

In-Season Fruit Pies: Budget Food Tip

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has named July National Blueberry Month. Blueberries are now at their peak of freshness, they’re in season through August so they’re inexpensive at most grocery stores or farm stands. Now’s the perfect time to pick up a few pints or pick your own. A tasty way to enjoy the bounty […]

Olive Complexion: Go Green

Your grandma probably washed her face with soap, slathered on some Pond’s cold cream and called it a day. Facial beauty routines have since become considerably more complex – and involve considerably more cash outlay and plastic packaging. We often fall for clever copywriting and pretty boxes, the results of which come flying out every […]

Healthy Tips on Household Cleaners from Shaklee: Green Video

While it’s great to think green when building your home, it’s also important to be green aware about the everyday products you bring into it. BGTV‘s Kevin Contreras visits with Sloan Barnett of Shaklee, a global leader in natural food products and household cleaners, to learn how to make better choices and find healthier alternatives […]

Isaac Mizrahi in the Kitchen

We’re used to seeing Isaac Mizrahi in a showroom surrounded by clothing, but he has a domestic side too–watch him make his favorite ice cream, mint chocolate chip, in this video from epicurious. Follow the recipe and you’ll never have to leave the house for ice cream again.

Gas for Groceries: Budget Grocery Tip

When we signed up for the store savings card at our local grocery store, we were immediately enrolled in a fuel-discount program. Each time you purchase groceries or gift cards, you earn points toward gas that can be redeemed at participating gas stations. A handy occurrence when gas prices have been hovering around $4 per […]

Natural Solutions to Rid Yourself of Cockroaches: Go Green

Bring in a Hired Gun Natural roach control is more often than not a case of thinking outside the box. And when it comes to members of the natural world, why not fight fire with fire? Purchase a gecko or two and give them free reign of your home while your infestation persists. They are […]