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  • Fashion + Style

    New Uses for Stale Bread

    There always seems to be a half loaf of stale bread pushed back into the far reaches of our refrigerator. While the wheat bread we buy tends to last an incredibly long time without going stale, it does eventually get stale and tossed out to the birds. Here are two ideas to give new life [...] Read More

    January 3, 2008 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Dark Roots: Beauty Trend 2008

    What: That once unwelcome re-growth is suddenly trendy. What the experts say: Colorist Dawn Tracy of Byron Salon in Beverly Hills says in a recent Los Angeles Times article: “It’s a look that says, ‘I haven’t bothered with my hair.’ It’s sexy and looks undone. [...] Read More

    January 3, 2008 by TBF

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Christmas Wrapping Paper, Cards, and Boxes: Green Tip

    After Christmas, we all have a large stockpile of cards, trash full of wrapping paper, and loads of boxes. Don’t throw everything away yet!  Here is your chance to be a pack rat and prepare for next year’s holiday season. Reuse those Christmas Cards A great way to recycle those Christmas cards is to cut [...] Read More

    January 3, 2008 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Yea or Nay: Pure Vanilla Extract

    For a pastry chef or gourmet foodie, this might be a no-brainer. But for the everyday cook “especially one looking to save a few bucks” it can be a quandary. You want the best vanilla taste, but for a decent price. So is it worth ponying up for the pure vanilla extract? We decided to [...] Read More

    January 3, 2008 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Five Everyday Items for Gardening

    A variety of everyday items can come in handy for gardening. It’s also a great way to reuse and repurpose items that might not be able to be recycled traditionally. Here are five of our favorites. Egg cartons. Paperboard or Styrofoam, these make excellent seed-starting mini pots. Poke holes in the bottoms for drainage. Milk [...] Read More

    January 3, 2008 by TBF