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  • Fashion + Style

    The Look for Less: Tuesday Morning

    Tuesday Morning is every bargain hunter’s best friend, with brands like Wedgwood, Samsonite, Madame Alexander, and Limoges at closeout prices. If you’re looking for anything from luggage, paper plates, towels and bedspreads, visit your local Tuesday Morning first. They even have fancy olive oil (you know, the ones in the great bottles), and fabulous pots [...] Read More

    January 26, 2008 by LyzL

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    How are You Saving Gas? Reader Tips

    We have a confession to make.  We at The Budget Ecoist remember when gas prices hovered at the dollar mark.  Would it go below a buck?  Come on, come on, come on! Oh! $1.01! Yes, we were there.  And it really wasn’t that long ago (we’re not that old!) But nowadays we’re lucky if gas [...] Read More

    January 26, 2008 by TBF

  • Black Suede Wedge

    Fashion + Style

    Comfortable Shoes on an Extreme Budget

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I have a question! I’m a college senior about to embark on interviews, then hopefully a job – even a career if I’m lucky. I live in tennis shoes with arch supports in them because I have really bad feet, and so far I have barely found any nice, adult-looking shoes that [...] Read More

    January 26, 2008 by TBF

  • Reviews

    Repelle Skin Shield Wand: Product Review

    What: Robin uses Repelle Skin Shield Wand, $4.99, to keep her hair color on her roots and nowhere else. [...] Read More

    January 26, 2008 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Beehives: Beauty Trend 2008

    What: Blame it on Amy Winehouse and Hairspray’s Tracy Turnblatt. The beehive hairdo is a buzzin’, once again. What the experts say: In a recent issue of Star magazine, this blast from the past is reported to be popping up all over red carpets, but with a new twist: “The modern way to wear the [...] Read More

    January 25, 2008 by TBF