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  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    10 Tips for Eco Wrapping on a Budget

    I love wrapping paper. I love the colors, the patters, the bows and the ribbons. I love it all! What I hate is the next morning hangover I get from staring at wads of tissue, shreds of paper and envelopes strewn about the living room.  It’s enough to make an eco girl go crazy. So [...] Read More

    December 21, 2007 by Catherine

  • Beauty

    Beauty Trend: Winter-Proofed Skin

    What: Show Mother Nature that no matter how nasty she can be to your skin this winter, you’re ready to put up a good fight. What the experts say: Most people don’t know how to take proper care of their skin in the winter. Says the January 2008 issue of Marie Claire: “You can always [...] Read More

    December 20, 2007 by Catherine

  • Guide to Decorating Your Home on a Budget

    Entertaining on a Budget: Quick and easy centerpiece

    Last week, I went to a spectacular Christmas party. The people hosting the party had just gotten their power back after a nasty winter storm knocked it out for two days. Despite that the house looked gorgeous. The table with the food was decorated with a simple white table cloth and two large glass vases [...] Read More

    December 20, 2007 by LyzL

  • Fashion + Style

    Five Inexpensive Foodie Gifts

    With the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to buckle down and get shopping. While I don’t love to shop, I do enjoy buying gifts that are inexpensive, thoughtful and appropriate for the recipient. Nothing is worse than receiving a gift that you don’t want, or that you suspect might have been a regifted item. Following [...] Read More

    December 20, 2007 by Catherine

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Really, Really Cheap Holiday Gifts: Chicks

    What: For over 60 years, Heifer International has worked with communities to end hunger and poverty and to care for the earth. Today, millions of families in 128 countries have been given the gifts of self-reliance and hope.  Heifer’s strategy is to pass on the gift. As people share their animals offspring with others  along [...] Read More

    December 20, 2007 by Catherine