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  • Fashion + Style

    Should You buy a fur coat?

    The problem I have with the fur debate is that both sides present it as too simplistic of a choice. Like most things in life, it’s not a simple black or white issue. The Fur Coat Debate: It’s a Gray… Very Gray… Area My friend Miss Meghan and I always have this discussion about growing [...] Read More

    November 19, 2007 by TBF

  • Trend Alert: Harness Boots

    What: A renewed interest among celebs and trendsetters in the harness boot. What the fashion heads say: This, from InStyle.com: “Tough but classic harness boots are finding their way onto the feet of Hollywood’s most stylish stars. ‘The harness boot should really be a staple in every woman’s wardrobe,’ says Frye spokesperson, Jennifer Mooney.” What [...] Read More

    November 18, 2007 by Angela

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Greening Your Thanksgiving on a Budget, Part 2: The Table: Green Tips

    Autumn is the best season in terms of decorations, in our opinion.  The colors that naturally cover the landscape can be easily moved inside to give a little holiday flare to your surroundings. For Thanksgiving, try these simple, eco-friendly tips: Textiles: Use cloth napkins and tablecloths versus their paper counterparts.  It not only gives an [...] Read More

    November 18, 2007 by TBF

  • Reviews

    Boots Wonderbalm, $8.99 for .84 fl. oz.

    What: Angela gives Boots Meditteranean Olive, Almond & Sage Wonderbalm a whirl. [...] Read More

    November 17, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    High vs. Low: Elegant End Tables

    I saw an end table like the one from Pulaski Furniture ($549) (pictured top) in Better Homes and Gardens. Of course, the one in BHG was found at an antique store in the Hampton’s—not really my scene. Or, it would be my scene if I didn’t live in Iowa and weren’t poor. So, I searched [...] Read More

    November 17, 2007 by TBF