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  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Reuse Your Old Books, Make a Purse: Recycle This

    A novel way to use old books laying around the house is by making a purse out of it.  One company, Inbound Designs, used this approach to create their own fashion line of book bags appealing mostly toward women.  They want $150 for each one of their custom created book purses, but with a little [...] Read More

    January 10, 2008 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Budget Grocery Tip: Citrus Peeler

    We can’t say enough good things about this citrus peeler from Crate and Barrel. We’ve had ours for several years, and every winter when the Florida navel oranges start appearing in the grocery stores, we dig it out of the gadget drawer and put it to work on those little globes of sunshine. It works [...] Read More

    January 10, 2008 by TBF

  • The Guide to Bras

    Best Bras on a Budget: Quick Tips for Finding the Perfect Fit

    Finding a bra that provides support and comfort can be like trying to find a needle in a haystack: frustrating, tedious, and nearly impossible. Here are some quick tips for a finding a bra that fits. When you find your size, try these bra- fitting tips: 1. The strap around your body should be firm [...] Read More

    January 10, 2008 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Adventures in Home Shopping: Chloe Dao on QVC

    You know those home shopping networks you sometimes pass over without a second thought? Savvy budget shoppers need to know this: the truth is, designer goods can be had on home shopping networks, sometimes for less money and a wider variety of sizes. Take Chloe Dao, for example. Project Runway fans will know her as [...] Read More

    January 9, 2008 by Angela

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Community Supported Agriculture: Organic Food

    As more and more people turn to organic food, it’s important to take a step back and ask where your food comes from and how it’s obtained. Let’s start with produce, shall we? Large grocery stores are beginning to sell more organic produce; natural and organic high-end markets such as Whole Foods Market offer a [...] Read More

    January 9, 2008 by TBF