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5 Top Tips to Get Kids Cooking Jun. 23, 2020

Tips from the Mommy MD Guides

Like many Americans, my family and I haven't seen the inside of a restaurant since mid-March. We've ... Read More

Give Your Washing Machine This Critical Check-Up Now Oct. 03, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

As wonderful as a washing machine is, when it comes to saving time and effort, it can also be a trou... Read More

Let's Clear up the Mystery of Ceiling Fan Direction Sep. 02, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Most ceiling fans have a switch with two options. Forward spins one way and Reverse the other. But w... Read More

Are Men Becoming Economically Expendable? Jun. 04, 2019

Stephen Moore

Almost all of the economic discussion of late has been on the "wage gap" between men and women. A ca... Read More

5 Things You'll Be Happy to Know About Lestoil May. 27, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Ever wondered where you've been all your life? That's my reaction to a simple heavy-duty cleaning pr... Read More

Furry Foes and Floppy Friends Apr. 30, 2019

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: My friend Jess and I recently moved into a three-bedroom apartment together. We each hav... Read More

Proper Care and Cleaning of New (or Old) Vinyl Flooring Nov. 20, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

If you've ever dealt with vinyl flooring — especially in an older home where the flooring has ... Read More

How to Stop Hating Your Carpet Oct. 31, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

When we remodeled our home, we replaced some of the carpet with dark hardwood. What a revelation. No... Read More

How to Make Your Own Dusting Spray Jul. 12, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

Let's talk about dust, shall we? I'm not fond of it. As I write, every flat surface in my home has a... Read More

The Clean Kitchen Challenge Jul. 04, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

I've got kitchen cleaning and reorganization on my mind. That's because at this moment, I do not hav... Read More

Ask Me Anything: Dip-It for Percolators, Laminate Floors and Unscented Dawn Nov. 30, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Q: I purchased an electric coffee percolator several years ago. It's still working fine, but now I'm... Read More

Divided Attention Oct. 25, 2017

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: My husband and I have had a cat for two years, and it is amazing how close we are to tha... Read More

Married Couples With Children and Jobs Cause Income Inequality Sep. 20, 2017

Terence Jeffrey

Liberals talk about "income inequality" as if it is caused by insufficient government action —... Read More

Fire Extinguisher Safety Zone, Super-Useful Website and Handy Vacuum Tool Mar. 07, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

What do fire extinguishers, hard-to-find phone numbers and handy dandy cleaning tools have in common... Read More

Food Cost-Cutting for Every Lifestyle Mar. 02, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Ever wonder why you never have enough money to save money? I'm talking about taking money from every... Read More

Make-It-Yourself Furniture Polish Is Cheaper, Better and Healthier Mar. 01, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Not long ago, I got a request from EC reader Kelly for a make-it-yourself furniture polish recipe. S... Read More

Wool Dryer Balls Are Safe for People and Dryers, Plus a Privacy Trick Feb. 28, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: The wool dryer balls sound interesting, but what if a person is allergic to wool? I am al... Read More

Classic Ann Landers Feb. 26, 2017

Classic Ann Landers

Editor's Note: Hundreds of Ann Landers' loyal readers have requested that newspapers continue to pub... Read More

5 Killer Make-Your-Own Cleaning Products Feb. 09, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

There are so many good reasons to make your own household cleaners. It's cheaper and healthier and g... Read More

The Wonders of Hydrogen Peroxide Nov. 22, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

A few days ago, I got a message that reminded me about the wonders of an ordinary product most peopl... Read More