Many people want to start a vegetable garden to save money. It’s no wonder, buying produce at the market can cost eight times more than growing your own. There are many other good reasons why you may want to grow some of your own produce in a vegetable garden. First, you can enjoy better tasting […]
They take up space in your closets and drawers. Some of them have issues — they pill, they pull, they snag, they shrink. Some are beautiful — and some are not. But we all have them. Sweaters come with the season, and appear on ski slopes, at holiday parties (and there are parties to celebrate […]
As our distant ancestors knew, wood fires are very cool. Snuggling up to a sterile electric heater does not produce the right kind of nostalgia, and stories told under bright fluorescent light just don’t offer the same experience as a warm fire. That said, even after the millennia of human experience in gathering, preparing, and […]
Looking for a quick, easy, fun craft to do with bored kids? your kids, your Scout troop, home-shoolers, whatever, will love this easy egg-carton mask project. It’s cheap, too! For full instructions, with illustrations, CLICK HERE.
We love ideas for cheap kids’ activities and homemade toys. The creativity used to make handmade toys is fun in itself. Plus, using household items is a good way to reuse and recycle stuff you already have. We have 10 DIY toys, games and kids activities suitable for indoor play. The simplest kids activities are listed first, […]
There are lots of ways to recycle pantyhose, stockings and tights and save money in the bargain. All you need is a pair of scissors.For ideas on everything from shining your shoes to using them as non-abrasive scrubbers and pet hair removers, visit out sister site, Living on the Cheap.
Your baby’s nursery should be a calming retreat where you can bond and lull your little one to sleep, but that doesn’t mean it needs to cost a fortune. Save the money for items you’ll really need like diapers and wipes (although, the cloth options would help save there, too!). Once you decide on a theme […]
You’re in the mood to update the look of your home. But you don’t want to invest a lot of time or a lot of money to make it happen. Remodeling magazine’s annual Cost vs. Value Report tells you which home improvements deliver the best payoff when it comes to resale value. But before you think […]