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  • 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

  • Fashion + Style

    Thigh High Boots: Fashion Trend 2008

    What: Thigh-high (or “over the knee”) is suddenly the boot style du jour, though it seems to be more celeb- than runway-inspired (if you saw Carrie Underwood rocking a pewter pair on New Year’s Eve, you know what we’re talking about). What we say: We’re trying to think practically, and we suppose thigh-highs are infinitely [...] Read More

    January 3, 2008 by Angela

  • Fashion + Style

    Bloomingdale’s Discounts In-Store and Online: Daily Deal

    What: Extra savings at Bloomingdale’s, both in-store and online The Lowdown: In-store, save an extra 50% off already reduced fall fashion (like the cashmere sweater pictured here), jewelry and cold weather items, as well as stuff for men and kids, for a total of 60-80% off regular prices. If that’s not enough, you’ll also get [...] Read More

    January 3, 2008 by Angela

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Organic Cotton Vintage Bedding from Gaiam up to 70% off: Daily Deal

    What: Organic cotton vintage striped bedding (discontinued colors) originally $22-$109. Now $9.99 – $42.99. The Lowdown: Duvet covers, pillow shams, sheets – all of them organic, all of them on sale. The details: 250 thread count, 100% organic cotton bedding, reversible striped duvet cover and ruffled shams are finished with rickrack trim. Buy quickly to [...] Read More

    January 3, 2008 by TBF