Getting from Point A to Point B: Go Green

Getting from Point A to Point B isn’t quite as cheap as it used to be, eh? Consider these transportation and maintenance tips for commuting and general travel: 1. Get some excercise. Add a basket (or two) to your bike and head for the grocery store. Try walking to your dinner destination…bonus, you’re earning that […]

Light up the Outside for Under $35: Entertaining on a Budget

Summertime is the time for spur-the-moment get-togethers and low key barbeque’s on a Friday night. Here are some great, cheap ways to light up your great outdoors to get ready for those summer night parties. Timeless and classic. The tiki torch gives you light and if you use citronella oil it can keep pesky mosquitoes […]

JCPenney’s Simply Green: Green Fashion

JCPenney’s Simply Green collection came out recently, and it is simply…exciting. Why is it exciting? Because it’s filled with basics for summer that fit any budget. Take this trio of eco tees…For the activist in you, don’t sit down meekly…tell them what you want them to know. “This shirt saves our planet.” Take that! Oh, […]

Tomato Basil Pizza: Budget Food Tip

Looking for a quick, easy and budget-friendly meal idea? Look no further than pizza. This home made and crispy pizza tastes fresh as spring, thanks to a generous topping of sliced Roma tomatoes and fresh basil. Roma tomatoes are less watery than other varieties so they won’t add unwanted juice to the top of the […]

Gap Swimwear Daily Deals

“THIS SALE HAS ENDED” The Deal: 25% off women’s swimwear at GapBody until June 12, and their SummerWear campaign ends June 8. The Lowdown: Find your summer suit both online and in stores. We’ve never understood the $300 bathing suit. Unless it’s covered with Louis Vuitton signature print, you can’t tell that it’s designer. The […]

Ribbon Topiary: DIY

Back in March, we showed you how to make a candy topiary, but what are you going to do when the candy is all eaten? We reclaimed our edible topiary to make a ribbon topiary that is perfect for wedding or wedding shower decorations. We are using ours for a wedding shower. Our inspiration came […]

Pick Your Own: Budget Grocery Tip

With the warm weather comes a plethora of fresh and in season fruits and vegetables. Instead of buying fruits and veggies at the local super store, where they may have been trucked in from thousands of miles away, why not get back to nature and pick your own? You-pick farms are located throughout the United […]