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  • Fashion + Style

    Dishwater for Watering Plants: Budget Gardening Tip

    Here’s a reason to hold onto that dirty dish water (seriously!). Keep a large, clean bucket or bowl in the sink and use it to hand wash your dishes. Then, when you’re done, take the water outside and use it to water your garden. Be sure to use a biodegradable dish soap, such as Seventh [...] Read More

    January 29, 2008 by TBF

  • Reviews

    Caffeinated Products: Beauty Trend 2008

    What: Now you can drink your coffee and wear it, too. What the experts say: Linda Wells, Editor in Chief of Allure magazine, says that caffeinated products including ground coffee, green tea and CoffeeBerry, the fruit of the coffee plant, are showing up in lots of beauty products this year: “Caffeine has been found to [...] Read More

    January 29, 2008 by TBF

  • Guide to Decorating Your Home on a Budget

    Five Quick and Healthy Snacks: Budget Food Tip

    Looking for a mid-morning pick-me-up or an afternoon energy boost? Here are five ideas for easy, healthy and inexpensive snacks. 1. Veggies. Sliced peppers, baby carrots, and celery sticks provide a healthy, satisfying crunch. Add a couple of tablespoons of hummus (when made with olive oil it contains lots of good omega 3s) for extra [...] Read More

    January 29, 2008 by TBF

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Baby Food Jars: Recycle This

    For the parents of babies, a few ideas about what to do with that multitude of little baby food jars you have left over: 1. Dry out herbs from your garden, store them in the jars. Don’t forget to label them! Keep a few for yourself, give the others for gifts. 2. Use them to [...] Read More

    January 29, 2008 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Home Fitness Rooms: Web Round-Up

    The Budget Casa brings you links from around the web on what’s hot for your home: ~ If exercising more is one of your New Year’s resolutions, you can make sticking to it easier than ever by creating your own fitness room at home. From motivational messages on the walls to furniture that hides your [...] Read More

    January 29, 2008 by TBF