Posts tagged "green"

Green-Frugal-Free: Get Down at the Dump*

Recycling stations, in these times, should be a frugal-green b’s destination for fabulous finds. That’s right, the dump. Just like you should head over to your nearest Walmart or Target in the priciest zip nearby (for the best assortments), if you can enter without a sticker, check out the priciest garbage facility that has a...

How Do You Roll?

Chapter 6 (A Bitch on Wheels Knows Her Limits) is devoted to the good, the bad, and the ugly of transportation. It’s all about managing your expenses (and mastering your look) when it comes to car-buying, carpooling, public transport, and two-wheelers. The first rule of car buying is to remember that you are a woman....

Sorry, Toys R Us-Smart B Us Mamas

All the Mama B’s on your street are buying the same toys. Why not organize a swap? A toy library?

Soup Bones

Over the weekend, we made the best roast chicken we had all summer. (Actually, it was the only roast chicken we had all summer, it’s been too damn hot to turn on the oven.) We stuffed the cavity with fresh herbs from the garden, garlic, onion, and lemon, seasoned it liberally with salt and pepper...

Use Less and Live Big

Our official mantra “less is more” makes us good green queens. While there’s little good to have come out of this recession, we count our blessings that the go-go days of consuming everything in our path are in the past. After all, nothing is less attractive than a bloated bitch. Here’s a short list of...

Stop Shopping, Try Swapping

Sentimental B’s have cornucopias of junk. Plastic containers, bags, shoe boxes all overloaded with gadgets and gizmos of all shape and size. Belts, watches, candle holders, mirrors, bracelets, keychains, wing-dings, do-hickies, whatchamacallits. And yet everyone invests in these same objects again and again. All the B’s on your street are buying the same stuff. Why...