Every Busy Cook Needs This Easy Go-To Recipe

I may be the only person in the world for whom this happens, but I doubt it. On

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The 3 Vacuums I Use Every Day and Absolutely Swear By

If you have hard flooring, carpet or flat surfaces in your home, which just about covers every possibility—there are three

The Ultimate Restaurant Menu Cheat Sheet

A restaurant menu—no big deal, right? It’s just a list of the food items that a restaurant offers its customers.

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February is the Best Time to Buy These 9 Things

You probably know that certain things are cheaper at certain times. Whether you’re shopping online or prefer a brick and

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Favorite Household Cleaners You Can Make Yourself for Just Pennies

It pretty much kills me to spend money on things I know I can make myself for less than

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Super Reliable and Easy Way to the Compare Prices of Toilet Paper

Over the years I’ve received thousands of money-saving tips from readers—many of which I’ve shared in books, newsletters and this

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Make Your Kitchen Look Like New for Around $400 and Some Sweat

Recently I walked into Amy and Justin’s kitchen and my jaw dropped. It was like I’d stumbled into the wrong

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How to Get Sparkle in a Vase, Cheap into Pest Control and Piddle Out of Carpet

The longer I live, the more convinced I am that for every household problem, there are at least two possible

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How to Unclog a Drain Yourself Without Caustic Chemicals

A plugged up sink, shower, or tub drain sends most people running for either a bottle of caustic drain cleaner

How to Remove Salt Stains from Leather and Suede

Salt. It’s mandatory in a human diet. But in other situations, salt can be as destructive as it is needful

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25 Items Under $25 to Help Organize Your Life

Getting organized isn’t easy. But staying organized can be even harder. A place for everything and everything in its place. That’s

How to Beef Up Home Security on the Cheap

As a kid growing up, I lived in a house with security that rivaled Fort Knox. Every exterior opening was fitted with

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Easiest Way to Remove Burned-On Mess in a Pot, Pan or Casserole

I consider myself an expert on today’s topic. I have the unique talent of creating horrible burned-on messes in casserole

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Even Small Households Can Save Big at Warehouse Clubs

It’s been a few years now since my husband and I began talking about relocating to another state. At first,

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When it Comes to Food Products—What’s in a Date?

No doubt, you’ve noticed that some food products come with dates and codes printed on them. Does that mean it

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Quick and Easy Tips to Slash Your Home Heating Costs

If I told you there are some really sneaky ways you can cut the cost to heat your home that won’t

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7 Ways to Get Out of the Supermarket Without Overspending

Have you noticed? The cost of food is once again soaring. In fact, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

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Help For The Organizationally Challenged

Have you caught an episode of Marie Kondo’s new binge-worthy Netflix series, Tidying Up? It debuted on