5 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Winter Boots

Your best accessory in the cold winter months is your boots—they’re both fashionable and functional at the same time. But if you want your feet to stay stylish and cozy through the whole season, you need to keep them in tiptop shape. Here are five ways to extend the life of your winter boots. Keep them clean: When it comes to shoes, we have a tendency to take them off and just throw them Read more ...

Dry-Brushing for Dummies

Have the sins of the holiday season left you feeling sluggish? This simple, two-minute routine could be the cure. Anyone else feeling stuck in a lethargic state of post-holiday let-down? Perhaps it was the Christmas cookies I inhaled by the half-dozen or the number of nights spent on my couch with a takeout pizza and Netflix as companions, whatever the reason(s), I’m definitely feeling more loaf-like Read more ...

Top 2013 New Year’s Eve Trends

Whether you’re celebrating New Year's at a black tie event or counting down with your TV, we have all you need to know about this year’s New Year's Eve trends. Here’s how people will be decorating, dressing, eating and drinking as they ring in 2014, and it all begins in 5 – 4 – 3 – 2 – 1… Sugar-Rimmed Champagne Give your champagne flutes a little sparkle when you rim them with Read more ...

10 Homemade Gifts Kids can Make

Inspired by the outpouring of comments about how much you love the homemade gifts featured in “DIY Beauty Gifts in Jars,” we wanted to share more wonderful gift ideas with you. I asked my girls Breanna and Bayleigh, now 20 and 11, to share their favorite projects over the years. Below are some examples they shared (via Pinterest, of course). All can be made with inexpensive materials, are completely Read more ...

5 Things to Do With Pumpkin Seeds

I’ll be heading to the pumpkin patch this month with my kids, like many of you. Never mind the fact that they’re all teenagers now—they still love this tradition, and they’re happy to indulge me with a trip that always takes me back to their toddler years. There’s nothing cuter than a 3-year-old trying to carry a pumpkin bigger than her head. And this brings up the question I’ve been Read more ...

Tuesday News Day: TJ Maxx Online Store, Wonder Bread is Back and More!

It's Tuesday News Day and our whole team is jumping for joy because a designer discount store went online just in time for fall. Hello, boot season! In other news, Wonder Bread is back and your $100 bill may be worth $1000. A new site that has Maxxinistas rejoicing. T.J. Maxx is taking their merchandise online, making them one of the few off-price retailers to have a website. Historically, Read more ...

Better Ways to Save: Fall Wardrobe Transition

It’s that transitional time between summer and fall where the weather just can’t make up its mind and you have no idea what to wear! Our Coupons.com’s household savings expert, Jeanette Pavini, was featured on Better TV to show viewers great sales and coupon codes on items they can adapt for warm weather or cold. Liz Claiborne Cardigan JCPenney Retail Price: $34 We Paid: $22.49 Coupon Read more ...

Your Guide to Supermarket Lingo

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The average supermarket carries tens of thousands of items, so it can be hard to simply remember the name of your kids’ favorite cereal bars, let alone keep up on all of grocery store lingo flying through the aisles. Here’s a guide to some common grocery store terminology. Know these definitions, and you may even save a few dollars on your next trip through the aisles. Rain checks are vouchers Read more ...