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  • Fashion + Style

    Prom Dresses on a Budget

    Dear Budget Fashionista, My Prom is right around the corner and I need help finding a prom dress on a budget. I have about $100 spend. Help! Answer: You’re in luck, the best time to purchase your prom dress is right now. Most stores are having huge sales on their holiday formal wear and you [...] Read More

    January 6, 2008 by Catherine

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    Daily Deal:  Luxury European Cotton Flannel Sheet Set $22.99-$27.99 at Amazon.com

    The Deal: Luxury European 200-gram 100% Cotton Flannel Queen Sheet Set reduced to $22.99-$27.99, originally $115.00 at Amazon.com The Lowdown: Cozy up to flannel sheets this winter and save some money on the heating bills.  These luxury sheets are made with a thick cotton flannel material, and the flat sheet can be used as a [...] Read More

    January 6, 2008 by Sabah

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    In Season: Cranberry Crunch Bars

    Take advantage of the last days of cranberry season with these sweet-and-tart cranberry crunch bars. If you like the tartness of cranberries, reduce white sugar by ¼ cup or increase amount of cranberries by ½ cup. If you prefer a sweeter crunch, increase white sugar by ¼ cup. You will need: 3 cups fresh cranberries, [...] Read More

    January 5, 2008 by Catherine

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    Beauty Advice: Best Waterproof Mascara

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I’m looking for a new waterproof mascara (regular just melts right off my face). I’ve been using Make Up For Ever, but as a college student it’s just too expensive to be purchasing all the time. Any recommendations? Answer: My favorite budget waterproof mascara is Maybelline Great Lash – Waterproof Mascara. It’s [...] Read More

    January 5, 2008 by Catherine

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    The Look for Less: Wire Baskets

    Inspired by a visit to Nell Hill’s, a fabulous home décor store in Kansas City, Missouri we’ve taken to putting books in pots and wire baskets. This look is fun, funky, functional, and helps organize all those New York and New Yorker Magazines that you never read, but want people to think you do. Here [...] Read More

    January 5, 2008 by LyzL