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  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Green Tip: Buy in Bulk

    Are you the kind of person that tends to buy in small sizes, but then needs to throw away a lot of packages and containers? Not only is this more costly, but it also puts a strain on the environment. By buying bigger packages, you will not only save money, but help the environment. * [...] Read More

    December 23, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: Nickel Free Jewelry on a Budget

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I am very sensitive to metallic jewelry (I think it’s a nickel allergy), but I want to wear jewelry. I’m not allergic to gold, but it’s expensive and tends to be boring. Where can I find cute and trendy affordable jewelry? Nickel Free Jewelry Answer: Nickel allergies is the #1 contact allergy [...] Read More

    December 22, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Product Review: Kitchen Aid 8 in. Depth Immersion Blender

    What: 8 in. Depth Immersion Blender. The Lowdown: This is not just another kitchen gadget. It can be used to quickly and efficiently make applesauce, creamy soup, drinks—nearly anything a standard blender can do, but with less fuss. Simply immerse it into the mixing bowl, pot, or provided mixing cup, and blend. Best of all, [...] Read More

    December 22, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashionable Last Minute Gift Stops

    Yes, it’s Dec. 22—and you’re still not done shopping? From the crowds at the mall, you know you’re not alone. It’s too late to hit the Internet, alas, but to make things a little easier as you schlep from store to store, here are some suggestions on where to stop for fashionable last minute holiday [...] Read More

    December 22, 2007 by Angela

  • Beauty

    Beauty Trend: Matte Gray Nails

    What: Nails that looked like they were dipped in concrete are tres chic overseas and soon to become the new silver State-side. What the experts say: It’s official: In the January 2008 issue of Oprah magazine, there is a big picture of a hand model showing off her gray manicure. “We’re in a time of [...] Read More

    December 22, 2007 by TBF