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10 Tips to Set Your Table Like Prince on a Pauper’s Budget

budget table settings

It may seem daunting at first to set a table on a budget. One that will both impress your guests, and be practical for entertaining. A nicely set table on a budget is very doable though. As a food blogger, “cheap Yankee” and former part time antiques dealer, I’ve sniffed out a lot of deals and tricks to put together attractive tablescapes…


Go Green & Pin to Win!

green pinterest giveaway

I’ve been trying to be a bit more green around here, trying out eco-friendly cleaniong products, saving electricity, cutting down on travel and growing some of my own vegetables. Another way I can reduce my carbon footprint is by choosing paper towels and toilet paper made from recycled content.


Giveaway: Rubbermaid 2-in-1 Recycler for Tidy Recycling

Rubbermaid 2 in 1 recycler

Like many owners of older homes, I have some major storage issues.  There is simply no spot under my cabinets to store recyclables.  I have been placing the large ugly bins in my backroom and bringing recyclable items back there, as they are used.  Not the most convenient set up, considering the already impractical design […]