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A Casserole Connoisseur's Guide to Healthy Substitutions Aug. 02, 2021

Everyday Cheapskate

I grew up in church, literally. My father, the minister, saw to it that the preacher's kids never mi... Read More

7 Ways to Get Rid of Flies in the House Jul. 29, 2021

Everyday Cheapskate

Flies are a nearly unavoidable nuisance in most homes, especially during the warmer months of the ye... Read More

Surprising Other Uses for Automatic Dishwasher Detergent Jul. 20, 2021

Everyday Cheapskate

It's no secret that dishwasher detergent is specifically formulated to be used in automatic dishwash... Read More

Organizing Your Home Jun. 19, 2021

The Art of Design

Well-decorated rooms depend on a sharp sense of order, but living in a clutter-free environment requ... Read More

Homebuyer Turn-ons and Turn-offs Jun. 09, 2021

The Real Estate Expert

Thankfully, not every buyer has the same taste. There was an old expression that people would use wh... Read More

Are You Ready to Make the Switch to Induction Cooking? May. 31, 2021

Everyday Cheapskate

During the 18 months that we lived in a tiny apartment in anticipation of our move from California t... Read More

More Kitchen Hacks You'll Wish You'd Known Sooner May. 13, 2021

Everyday Cheapskate

Here is a wonderfully creative collection of tips that spotlight my readers' resourcefulness and int... Read More

I'm a 'Kitchen Kitten' at 17! Dec. 18, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I want to be a chef when I grow up! I love to cook, and I'm good at it. I also like to ... Read More

Lower-Cost Plastic Plumbing Is Easy To Use Nov. 26, 2020

Here's How

Dear James: My brother is the contractor/builder of our new house. He will let us do some of the wor... Read More

Budget-Minded Kitchen Remodeling Nov. 05, 2020

Here's How

Dear James: I am on a fairly tight budget, but I really want to remodel my kitchen to make it more f... Read More

Durable Concrete Countertops Are Easy To Make Oct. 22, 2020

Here's How

Dear James: I saw decorative concrete countertops at a home show, and I want to try it myself. What ... Read More

A Glimpse Into the Kitchen of Language Oct. 14, 2020

The Word Guy

We often create words in the same way we prepare delicious foods: We slice them, dice them, season t... Read More

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

Best Ever No-Yeast Homemade Bread May. 18, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Hot, homemade bread with no yeast, no eggs, no oil and no sugar. For hardcore bread lovers, that may... Read More

How to Steam Clean Your Microwave Apr. 27, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

There's no doubt about it; I've got spring fever. My daffodils are peeking their tiny heads through ... Read More

Best Inexpensive Can Openers Apr. 07, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

A can opener. A simple tool that is mandatory for every kitchen. Whether you're a student living in ... Read More

Tile Apr. 04, 2020

The Art of Design

Since before the birth of Christ, tiles have existed throughout the Mediterranean, Middle East and N... Read More

Dad Fires Up His 'Range' Rover Jan. 22, 2020

The Word Guy

My 23-year-old daughter called me the other day to tell me that her landlord had provided a "new ove... Read More

How to Clean Baking Sheets so They Look New! Nov. 13, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

They come in sizes big and small, rimmed or without sides. We use them to bake just about anything, ... Read More

Design and Add a Pantry to Your Kitchen Sep. 26, 2019

Here's How

Dear James: We are doing some remodeling and adding a room on to our house. I have always wanted a w... Read More