One of the best ways to recycle responsibly, and save a few bucks at the same time, is to find
Let’s see by a show of hands how many have at least one box crammed full of old family photographs
The year 2007 was a good one for me for lots of reasons. Here’s one: It’s the year I got
What do vacuum sealers and apartments that smell like a stale ashtray have in common? Absolutely nothing other than these two
Faithful readers will recall a reader tip earlier this week, in which Julie shared her simple homemade carpet shampoo of
Tax time: That interesting time of year when ordinarily smart people begin to make really dumb financial decisions. Isn’t it
Opening my mail to find a clever tip from one of my loyal readers about how to rescue burnt cookies
There’s nothing like microfiber for cleaning just about any surface around and about the house. If you’ve never used a
I’ve been using Instant Pot for a couple of years now. Somedays I wonder how I ever got along without
Today I am responding to two very frequently asked questions at “two one fell swoops”—a phrase I’ve always found to
A few years back, Eric and Donna Reed shopped for groceries and household products only once for an entire year.
Imagine for a moment if you were not in debt and didn’t have to send those big payments to credit-card
I love to discover a second use for something most of us have around the house or can easily find.
The idea to buy a mattress online and have it shipped to your home is still rather mind-boggling. It seems so
Pop Quiz: What looks like water, is certainly inexpensive, has a pungent odor but is not toxic (in fact you
Over the years, I’ve learned from my clever, awesome readers that there are always more ways to stretch a buck.
There are days when I open my mailbox and have to sit down because I’m laughing so hard. Some things
If you’ve ever wondered if it’s okay to wash your down comforter without taking it to the dry cleaners, the
If a trip to the supermarket doesn’t make you sick, you may not be paying attention to prices. Food costs
According to the U.S. Dept. of Energy, the typical U.S. family spends at least $2,200 a year on home utility
Recently, I reached into the pile known as my mail and pulled out a great question, “How can I restore