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  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Organic Chocolate: Organic Food

    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, ALTER ECO Fair Trade has a new line of organic gourmet chocolates. While chocolate is one of the most quintessential gifts for this holiday, many don’t realize that the conventional production of cocoa involves labor exploitation, unfair wages and the use of toxic pesticides. By purchasing Fair Trade and [...] Read More

    February 8, 2008 by TBF

  • Celebrity Style & Fashion

    Shoptalk: Measha Brueggergosman, Canadian Opera Diva

    I love Maesha Brueggergosman (pronounced: Mee-sha Brew-ger-gaus-man). Seriously, I have a MAJOR “girl-crush”  on the Canadian Opera diva. Maybe it’s her cool hair (her hair tips are amazing and budget friendly).  Or that her new album, “Surprise”,  which was just released this fall on Deutsche Grammophon, gave me a new appreciation for classical music.  Or [...] Read More

    February 8, 2008 by Kathryn

  • Advice

    What to Pack on a Honeymoon

    Of course, what to pack for a honeymoon will all depend on where you’re going. But let’s assume it’s somewhere hot, sunny, and completely fabulous. Here’s a quick list: Swimsuit. As hard as this might be, make it one you love because you won’t want to ruin the mood by feeling less than great. A [...] Read More

    February 8, 2008 by admin

  • Fashion + Style

    Design on a Budget: Web Round-Up

    The Budget Casa brings you links from around the web on what’s hot for your home: ~ Think you can’t afford to redo a room? The people over at Better Homes and Gardens disagree. Their philosophy is it’s not how much you spend, but rather how you spend it, and they’ve put together their favorite [...] Read More

    February 8, 2008 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Budget Hair Products: Reader Advice

    Great hair can be our best accessory, but unfortunately many of us spend waaay too much time battling bad hair days (or giving up altogether). We could spend a fortune on fancy salon products, but you know our budget leanings just won’t let us, so finding great hair products on a budget is our mission. [...] Read More

    February 7, 2008 by Angela