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Where Does All the Money Go? May. 26, 2020

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Like trying to hold onto a handful of water, money has a way of magically disappearing right before ... Read More

When Batteries Are Just Faking It Mar. 31, 2020

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Just when I think I've heard every possible way to save time and money every day, I open my mail to ... Read More

Great Reader Tips: From Frozen Bacon to Super Glue Feb. 18, 2020

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Let these tips get your creative juices flowing on how you can substitute, reuse or repurpose what y... Read More

How Long Can You Make It Last? Feb. 12, 2020

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I want to tell you about a frugality wake-up call I had — something I need from time to time. ... Read More

Great Reader Tips: From Piles to Luxury Suite, Double-Duty Salads and More Feb. 04, 2020

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FROM PILES TO LUXURY SUITE My kitchen is pretty well organized, but a previous kitchen challenge fro... Read More

6 Super Easy Ways to Get Rid of Fruit Flies Sep. 11, 2019

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Fruit flies are amazing, and by that I mean amazingly annoying! These tiny creatures can detect the ... Read More

4 Absolutely Brilliant Ways to Cook Corn on the Cob Aug. 28, 2019

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Corn on the cob is a summer staple that should be part of every summer celebration and backyard cook... Read More

How to Fix Scratches on Glass Aug. 21, 2019

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Our homes are well-accessorized with glass from windowpanes to shower doors to tabletops to lovely g... Read More

7 Simple Secrets to Make Jeans Last Longer Aug. 12, 2019

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Finally, you found the perfect pair of jeans. They fit great and feel fantastic. Basically, you want... Read More

What to Do With Leftover Green Salad (Don't Throw it Out!) Jul. 15, 2019

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If throwing out perfectly delicious leftover green salad were a crime, I'd be serving a life sentenc... Read More

In a Pinch, You Can Use This for That Jul. 08, 2019

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Have you ever discovered you're all out of a certain ingredient when you're in the middle of prepari... Read More

7 Awesome Ways to Use Up Stale Bread with Delicious Results Jul. 03, 2019

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Who doesn't wince at the thought of throwing out food that's past its prime? Take bread, for instanc... Read More

13 Ways to Use Vinegar that Will Surprise You! Jun. 20, 2019

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It's cheap. It's available in every supermarket and home center in the universe. And it's so useful ... Read More

How to Use Wool Dryer Balls and Why You Should Jun. 10, 2019

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A previous column on fabric softener products struck a chord with thousands of readers. I know becau... Read More

Simple Solutions for 3 Common Laundry Problems Jun. 04, 2019

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What do stinky, yellowed and crayon-stained laundry items have in common? They're the reason lots of... Read More

10 Brilliant Ways to Use Washing Soda That Will Make Your Life Easier Jun. 03, 2019

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It looks and feels for all the world like laundry detergent. White. Coarse. Powdery. A mineral mined... Read More

9 Cooking Mistakes We All Make and How to Fix Them May. 14, 2019

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Just the other night, I suffered a kitchen disaster. I hate when that happens. I ruined an entire po... Read More

This Is the Best Car Trash Can Ever May. 09, 2019

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Wouldn't you think that if car manufacturers can perfect self-driving cars, they could also come up ... Read More

Ebates -- an Awesome Way to Build a Cash Stash May. 02, 2019

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I could teach you how to be an extreme couponer. I've had a lot of experience, including the time I ... Read More

Readers Share Their Brilliant Ideas Plus Something More Apr. 30, 2019

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What I love more than great tips and brilliant ideas from my readers are the lovely words of love an... Read More