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  • 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

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide / The Best Coupons + Deals

    Quinoa: Organic Food

    A grain native to South America, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) was once called “the gold of the Incas,” who recognized its value in increasing the stamina of their warriors. Quinoa is high in protein, and the protein it supplies is a complete protein, meaning that it includes all nine essential amino acids. It’s also a good [...] Read More

    January 21, 2008 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Win This: Win $15,000 for Loving Your Swiffer

    What: Swiffer and Warner Music are hosting a contest called the “Swiffer Break-up Music Video Contest.”  The Grand Prize for the contest is $15,000. How to Win: Participants can submit a short video to YouTube that demonstrates how they “broke up” with their old cleaning products and now use Swiffer for all their cleaning needs. [...] Read More

    January 21, 2008 by LyzL