Kitchen

Eco-Friendly Kitchen Sale at Zulily Thumbnail

It's not very often that flash sale sites like Zulily or RueLaLa offer up sales exclusively featuring eco-friendly products, so when they do, I pay close attention. Until Tuesday at 9am EST, you can find products to help you deck out your green kitchen in the Zulily Eco-Friendly Kitchen sale. Prices start at $7.99, and…

Food Saver Challenge: Did I Fail? Thumbnail

A few weeks ago, I introduced you to the newest toy in my kitchen, the FoodSaver vacuum sealing system. The challenge was set: I was to use it for three weeks and record how much money I saved by preserving food items in the FoodSaver bags. The problem? The way I shop. In order for…

Taking the Food Saver Challenge Thumbnail

I hate grocery shopping. There. I said it. I am one of those people who will put off going to the store for weeks, forcing my husband to stop in at the nearest store to replace staples like milk, eggs and bread. That said, I am always looking for ways to get out of regular…

Green Confession: We Finally Bought a Toaster Thumbnail

It's been years since my husband and I last owned a toaster. In fact, I believe we'd only owned one: A cheap machine we bought in a set when we first got married. Needless to say, it didn't last very long before burning out, and we never bothered to replace it. That's not to say…

Product Review: Better Homes and Gardens Stainless Steel Pot Set Thumbnail

To put it mildly, our last set of pots had seen better days. We bought them more than 5 years ago with very little concern about how they were made, what they were made of, etc. And while they were still usable, we knew we'd have to get a new set sooner or later. So…