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  • 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 Catherine

  • Fashion + Style

    Daily Deal: Shoebuy.com

    What: Clearance sale items up to 65% off at Shoebuy.com The Lowdown: Shoebuy.com is marking the end of fall (where did the season go?) with loads of name brand shoes in their clearance sale center. Shop now and get up to 65% off of boots, pumps, sandals, sneakers and more, from lines like Jessica Simpson, [...] Read More

    November 17, 2007 by Angela

  • Fashion + Style

    Trend Alert: Black and Blue

    Color trends aren’t just about individual hues, of course—they’re also about how you put ‘em together. The hot combo right now? Black and blue, and everyone—from Gwen Stefani, to Carrie Underwood, to Tyra Banks —has been seen sporting the pairing, to great effect. Which is a bit of a surprise to me, since until recently [...] Read More

    November 16, 2007 by Angela

  • Fashion + Style

    Daily Deal: Old Navy Outerwear Sale

    What: Old Navy outerwear on sale now, up to 40% off The Lowdown: Winter vests and jackets in a wide variety of styles are now on sale at Old Navy, with savings up to 40% off regular prices. From puffers, to peacoats, to quilted, to bombers—there’s a trend to suit everyone. Looking for color? How [...] Read More

    November 16, 2007 by Angela

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Greening Your Thanksgiving on a Budget, Part 1: The Meal: Green Tips

    Updating your traditions doesn’t have to be painful, or even difficult. There are plenty of small, simple changes you can incorporate in your holiday planning to make your season more environmentally-friendly.  Hey, making a few changes is better than nothing!  It makes us all more aware of our actions, and for that I am thankful. [...] Read More

    November 16, 2007 by Catherine