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  • Fashion + Style

    Tunes for Trees: Budget Gardening Tip

    If you’re looking to buy some music online, here’s a great deal. Use Tunes for Treesâ„¢ to search for your favorite songs or albums on iTunes. For every 10 tracks you purchase, they’ll plant a tree. And even better – every track counts. Even if you only purchase one, it’ll count toward planting a tree. [...] Read More

    January 22, 2008 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Loose Undone Buns: Beauty Trend 2008

    What: Buns aren’t just for librarians anymore. An unstructured approach to the conservative bun is winding its way into long hair everywhere. What the experts say: According to the January 2008 issue of Harpers Bazaar, loose twisted buns were donned by models in a recent Dolce & Gabbana runway show: “To ensure that the hair [...] Read More

    January 22, 2008 by TBF

  • Guide to Decorating Your Home on a Budget

    Budget Food Tip: Coca-Cola Recipes

    No, not the recipe for Coca-Cola, but recipes for tasty dishes made with Coke products are listed on the Coke website. We made the Coca-Cola Ham over the holidays and drew rave reviews for the sweet and crunchy exterior and gloriously juicy meat. The recipes were developed by The Culinary Institute of America® for The [...] Read More

    January 22, 2008 by TBF

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Pantyhose: Recycle This

    Today is an exciting day for us at The Budget Ecoist. What is the cause of this excitement, you ask?  Well, let us tell you! We were minding our own business, working on planting some bare root fruit trees (cuz it’s tres eco to grow your own, and free to boot!) when suddenly, out of [...] Read More

    January 22, 2008 by TBF

  • The Best Coupons + Deals

    M by Marc Bouwer: Adventures in Home Shopping

    Marc Bouwer’s normal fare is usually out of reach for those of us scraping by on your average designer-free budgets (cocktail dresses from his Glamit! line, for example, retail for between $500 and $800, and couture pieces range into the thousands—yeah we don’t have any of those either). But his M by Marc Bouwer line [...] Read More

    January 21, 2008 by Angela