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  • The Budget Holiday Shopping Guide

    Black Friday, Part I: Shopping Tips

    While Black Friday isn’t for everyone, I thrive on the crowds, the coffee and the competition. For the past three years, I have done Black Friday in Minneapolis and yes, I went to the Mall of America, and yes, I lived to tell the tale and I actually had a good time. Here are some [...] Read More

    November 20, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Greening Your Thanksgiving on a Budget

    More tips on how to have a green thanksgiving Travel: Thanksgiving is a holiday that families tend to gather for, which is a great thing.  While we love for people to be budget and eco-friendly, we’re not advocating keeping families apart! Instead, try to carpool or take public transit.  Both will contribute to saving money [...] Read More

    November 20, 2007 by TBF

  • Cute Recyclable Bags on the Cheap

    What: The Environmentally Friendly Graphic Series Bags from Envirosax. The Lowdown: Until recently, it was an Inconvenient Truth that 99.99% of environmentally friendly products were either a. too expensive or b. butt ugly. Thanks to products like Envirosax’s Graphic Series Bags, ($7.95 a bag) and the more expensive but mucho environmentally friendly Bamboo series Bags [...] Read More

    November 20, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fraud Alert: Nordstrom DID NOT BUY E.L.F

    I’ve received about a dozen or so emails from readers in regards to a spam email stating that Nordstrom bought budget make-up brand E.L.F. (Eyes, Lips, Face). [...] Read More

    November 20, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: How to Buy A Purse

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I’m searching for a black handbag for daily use that will last for years. I am a stay at home mom, who does not have many handbags. I want to invest in a good black purse and make sure it is one that I will use and love for years. My question [...] Read More

    November 19, 2007 by TBF