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  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Cozy up to Your Water Heater: Green Tips

    When was the last time you gave your water heater a hug?  OK, maybe it doesn’t need a hug, but at least give it a brief pat.  Does it feel warm to the touch?  If so, your water heater is in need of a cozy! If your water heater is more than five years old, [...] Read More

    January 21, 2008 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Around the Way: Win a Trip to Milan, Stylish Paper Plates, Fashion Week Goes Green, and More

    The Budget Fashionista links you to the things you need to know from our family of budget blogs: From See Jack Shop: ~ Subscribe to Details magazine, get entered for a trip to the DSquared runway in Milan. That’s easy. (view post here) ~ See if Crabtree & Evelyn Goatmilk Hand Recover Cream is worth [...] Read More

    January 21, 2008 by Angela

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    How to Prevent Ants Naturally

    Mint plants not only smell great and add zing to your tea or other beverages, they also can be used as a natural pest deterrent. The mint plant “specifically spearmint” is a natural ant repellent and will drive the critters away and keep them from returning. If you have an ant problem inside your home, [...] Read More

    January 20, 2008 by TBF

  • Guide to Decorating Your Home on a Budget

    The Look for Less: Freebies

    One of the most thrilling moments in life is when someone compliments something in your home and you can say, “I got it for free.” Some people are burdened by freebies. But, that’s because they haven’t realized that freebies are the ultimate canvas for your creativity. Go nuts on them. Paint them, cut them, deck [...] Read More

    January 20, 2008 by LyzL

  • Fashion + Style

    Eat Local: Do Good

    Have you ever tasted a piece of fruit straight off the tree? We hope you have.  If so, you probably know that food picked fresh from the tree is far tastier than most super market varietals. Taste is one of the reasons to eat local. Tomatoes aren’t in season, well, anywhere in the United States [...] Read More

    January 20, 2008 by TBF