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  • Fashion + Style

    The Look for Less: The Color of the Year

      The Pantone Color Institute announced that blue iris (pictured above) is their color of the year for 2008. Last year, it was chili pepper red. So get ready to get creative this year with deep calming blues. Decorate with willow ware, which is expensive if you buy it as an antique, but look around [...] Read More

    January 2, 2008 by LyzL

  • High Vs. Low: The Military-Inspired Coat

    Military-styling has been making the rounds this season, particularly in the form of the winter coat. Here, we’ve got two versions—both are super chic, but one is apt to stretch your bottom line while the other proves a much better fit for a frugal fashionista’s budget. So which is which? The coat on the right [...] Read More

    January 2, 2008 by Angela

  • Fashion Trends 2008: Sheer Clothing

    What: Sheer is in for 2008 What the fashion heads say: Styledash.com puts it like this: “I’m totally serious. The New Year is about being nearly naked.” That’s as simple as it gets. What we say: No, as fashionistas, naked isn’t really our thing, but sheer is sweet, feminine, and sexy all at once. So [...] Read More

    January 2, 2008 by Angela

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Reduce Your Car’s Gas Mileage: Green Tips

    Can you lessen your fuel consumption without upgrading to a new hybrid car?  There are many ways to decreased the amount of gasoline you use even if your car gets 10 miles per gallon. 1. Make sure your tires are properly inflated.  Under inflated tires make you engine work harder and end up using more [...] Read More

    January 2, 2008 by TBF

  • Guide to Decorating Your Home on a Budget

    How to Make Your Own Wall Art

    Adding sass to your walls doesn’t have to be expensive or hard. I’ve been fretting over what to do with a wall in my dining room that will bring in colors and patterns I love, without going over the top. Then, after finding some beautiful fabric I love at a quilt store with my mom, [...] Read More

    January 2, 2008 by LyzL