Taking care of basic household maintenance yourself is a good way to save some cash, but you surely can't be expected to know how to do it all! Luckily these blogs feature helpful tips about things like auto maintenance and house cleaning along with lists of alternative uses for everyday items like cardboard or baking soda. Learn how to shop smart for everything and save the most.
December 1, 2011 | Add a Comment
The Gospel According to Matthew tells how the Three Wise Men brought the baby Jesus gold, frankincense and myrrh, thus setting off a tradition that has evolved into Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The Wise Men also started a tradition of guys not wrapping their presents. We know this to be true because nativity scenes never include wrapping paper or neatly tied bows.Read More
June 27, 2011 | 2 Comments
Cardboard boxes have so many purposes: From serving as a child's spaceship to organizing your car trunk. We offer 37 ways you can use these sturdy containers in a variety of ways.Read More
June 8, 2011 | 12 Comments
Americans have naturally deodorized their refrigerators for years using ubiquitous boxes of baking soda. Of course, cooks also keep a box in their cupboards for baking purposes. But big fans know there's much more to this 100-percent natural powder.Read More
April 25, 2011 | 1 Comment
People sometimes think living a frugal life means never having fun. In fact worrying about money is the exact opposite result of my lifestyle. In truth, being careful with money leads to less grief over money and an infusion of joy in living simply.Read More
April 6, 2011 | Add a Comment
The Learning Channel's "Extreme Couponing" show clued me into a new hobby: Dumpster diving for coupons. Of course, it takes a bit of finesse to make the most of your adventure, so here are a few basic rules.Read More
March 21, 2011 | 1 Comment
A frugal friend had bought a dual-flush toilet conversion kit to offset an the expected increase in his water bill. It cost about $20 and he planned to install it the next morning. I had to admit this was a great idea, but would it really save money?Read More
March 14, 2011 | Add a Comment
It amazes me how quickly a house with only four people goes through TP. Such quick turnaround means plenty of empty, unloved and seemingly useless cardboard tubes. The entire situation reeks of waste (no pun intended).Read More
February 2, 2011 | 6 Comments
Consumer reviews are an indispensable limb of the online body. Yet some user reviews read more like advertisements than advice. To better handle the process of dissecting a sketchy comment, know these 17 symptoms of a fake consumer review.Read More
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