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  • Fashion + Style

    The Look for Less: A Taste of India

    If you’d like to incorporate the rich colors and textures of India without the expensive plane ticket then check out the site An Indian Summer Bazaar. It features unique and original Indian art at very reasonable prices. The Madhubani painting above is selling for only $20. Hurry. When we say one-of-a-kind, we mean it. There [...] Read More

    January 23, 2008 by LyzL

  • The Gray Boot: High Vs. Low

    We all know by now that gray is the go-to neutral of the season—quite frankly, even we’re tired of hearing ourselves say it. Regardless, the current hot way to wear it (as evidenced by these celebs on InStyle.com) is in boot form. Here, we’ve picked two pairs of knee-high suede flat styles—one is both stylish [...] Read More

    January 23, 2008 by Angela

  • Fashion + Style

    DIY: Fridge Scrabble

    Over at Craftster.org, one of the crafty members made a refrigerator scrabble board by taking her Scrabble board to the copy shop and color copying it and laminating it. She affixed magnets (you can find magnet tape at your local craft store between $2 and $3 for a roll) to the backs of the letters. [...] Read More

    January 23, 2008 by LyzL

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Freecycle: Green Tip

    You might have heard of Freecycle. Maybe you’ve been curious to try it.  With today’s Green Tip we’re hoping to entice you to try out this wonderful community recycling opportunity.  The Freecycle Network is made up of local community groups, moderated by a local volunteer. Signing up is easy and free. Simply go to the [...] Read More

    January 23, 2008 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    How to Tell If An Online Site is Fake: Fashion Advice

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I’ve come across a lot of online shops that use pictures that look like they came straight off of style.com. Should I be careful with these sites? Answer: As a rule of thumb you should be very leery of a site that uses runway photos (which can be easily “borrowed from a [...] Read More

    January 23, 2008 by TBF