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  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Remodeling Uses for Old Newspaper: Green Tip

    Starting another remodeling project? Then you’ve got a great opportunity to reuse your old newspapers. Rather than just throwing them away, use your old newspapers to cover your windows before painting to make sure that you don’t get any paint in any unwanted areas. Also, use the newspaper to cover floors, carpet, and even electrical [...] Read More

    January 9, 2008 by Catherine

  • Fashion + Style

    DIY: Eco-friendly window cleaner

    White vinegar is a cheap and eco-friendly cleaning substitute. And it actually works better than Windex. Windex is about $2.40 a pint while vinegar can be bought in giant containers from grocery stores for $.99 a pint. So, save your Windex spray bottles because you’re never going to need them again. Fill them with a [...] Read More

    January 9, 2008 by LyzL

  • Fashion + Style

    Best Body Shapers on a Budget: Reader Advice

    Last week, we got the lowdown on your picks for best bra on a budget. Seeing as you had so much to say on that topic, we’re thinking you’ll have plenty to share on another hot topic for fashionistas everywhere: body shapers. Spanx are the gold standard, it seems, but aren’t what we’d call super [...] Read More

    January 8, 2008 by Angela

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Organic Super Sash Skirt: Organic Fashion

    Usually when I hear about a clothing item that can serve multiple purposes, I’m not impressed—a rectangular piece of fabric does not count as a tie skirt/sari wrap/clever headpiece all in one. It just doesn’t, no matter how hard we want to believe. But then, this little dress (or is it a skirt?) stepped into [...] Read More

    January 8, 2008 by Catherine

  • Fashion + Style

    Budget Gardening Tip: Water Plants for Free

    A great way to save money in the garden is to water using collected rainwater. Rainwater is the best choice for both indoor and outdoor plants, it’s pure, unchlorinated and free. You can use rain barrels or other water-collecting containers to collect water from your downspouts. A 1,000-square-foot roof can yield 625 gallons of water [...] Read More

    January 8, 2008 by Catherine