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  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    How to Prevent Ants Naturally

    Mint plants not only smell great and add zing to your tea or other beverages, they also can be used as a natural pest deterrent. The mint plant “specifically spearmint” is a natural ant repellent and will drive the critters away and keep them from returning. If you have an ant problem inside your home, [...] Read More

    January 20, 2008 by TBF

  • Guide to Decorating Your Home on a Budget

    The Look for Less: Freebies

    One of the most thrilling moments in life is when someone compliments something in your home and you can say, “I got it for free.” Some people are burdened by freebies. But, that’s because they haven’t realized that freebies are the ultimate canvas for your creativity. Go nuts on them. Paint them, cut them, deck [...] Read More

    January 20, 2008 by LyzL

  • Fashion + Style

    Eat Local: Do Good

    Have you ever tasted a piece of fruit straight off the tree? We hope you have.  If so, you probably know that food picked fresh from the tree is far tastier than most super market varietals. Taste is one of the reasons to eat local. Tomatoes aren’t in season, well, anywhere in the United States [...] Read More

    January 20, 2008 by TBF

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Organic Gardening: Reader Tips

    We love our garden and we work hard (really hard!) to keep it organic.  As an avid-lover of roses we’re constantly disturbed by two funguses that seem to plague our beautiful buds: blackspot (evidenced by circular black spots that appear on the plant’s leaves) and powdery mildew (white powdery masses on the leaf, stem, and [...] Read More

    January 20, 2008 by TBF

  • The Best Coupons + Deals

    Filene’s Basement’s Bridal Sale is Coming Soon

    The Bridal Sale at Filene’s Basement. It’s the bridal event that’s become legendary—anywhere from 1,300-2,500 gowns, originally priced between $900-$9,000+, marked to $249, $499, and $699. We’re talking designer labels and name brands. For bargain-hunting brides everywhere it’s a dream come true. The catch? Well, they don’t call it the “Running of the Brides” for [...] Read More

    January 20, 2008 by Angela