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  • Fashion + Style

    Budget Food Tips: Sweet Cinnamon Flatbread

    Jennifer Behar, owner of Jennifer’s Homemade, was on the Martha Stewart show recently, sharing her recipe for Sweet Cinnamon Flatbread. The treat sells at Whole Foods, Publix and on her website for $7 for a 6 oz. bag, or you can make it yourself for less. If you bake even occasionally, you probably have most [...] Read More

    January 8, 2008 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Web Round-Up: Chubby Fur, Sisterlocks, Patrick Dempsey for Versace, and More

    The Budget Fashionista brings you the best tips and trends from around the web: ~ “Chubby” furs are the coat of the moment for the Hollywood crowd (via InStyle.com) ~ “Sisterlocks” gives African-American women new hair options (via view post here) ~ Dr. McDreamy (Patrick Dempsey, natch) is the new face of Versace, which only [...] Read More

    January 8, 2008 by Angela

  • Shopping

    The Learn How to Shop Series

    Adventures in Home Shopping: Five Tips for Online Shopping Success

    Shopping from home—these days, most everyone has at least dabbled. But the fact is, there are some basic rules you should follow to maximize your shopping-from-home experience. Here’s the breakdown: 1. Know what you want. It’s easy to get overwhelmed in a department store, so shopping online with an endless supply of stores to visit? [...] Read More

    January 7, 2008 by Angela

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Make Homemade Labels from Christmas Cards: Green Tip

    Every year I receive mountains of Christmas cards only to get thrown away, and you’ve probably got your own pile right now. Rather than throwing those Christmas cards away, try using them as homemade labels that you can use to put on next year’s Christmas gifts. Christmas cards usually contain snowmen, santas, and nice angel [...] Read More

    January 7, 2008 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    DIY: Oven cleaner

    Oven cleaner is not very safe. In fact, any chemical that you are never supposed to touch or inhale is probably not so good for the environment cleaner. But if you have an old oven, sometimes that is the only way to get those nasty food spills off the bottom (you know, before they set [...] Read More

    January 7, 2008 by LyzL