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My Kids Don't Want the Stuff, and We're Out of Space Nov. 17, 2020

The Real Estate Expert

If you ever find yourself in the position of inheriting a house full of furniture, art, antiques, je... Read More

Best Nonperishable Food to Stockpile for an Emergency May. 28, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

If recent world events have given you a big, fat wake-up call, you are not alone. The message is cle... Read More

On Getting Organized May. 25, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Think you might tend to be slightly unorganized? Let's take this little quiz to find out! Have you ... Read More

The Great Mystery of Household Accumulation Apr. 29, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Have you ever noticed that no matter the size of your apartment, condominium, house, garage, drawers... Read More

4 Top Tips to Organize Kids' Clothing Apr. 28, 2020

Tips from the Mommy MD Guides

Never since pregnancy have I felt such a compulsion to organize. Nesting during pregnancy is normal.... Read More

Healthy Lifestyle, Longer Life Apr. 10, 2020

Nutrition News

With a little more unexpected time at home, it's a great time to make a new start on your healthy li... Read More

Design Techniques for a Small but Functional House Mar. 05, 2020

Here's How

Dear James: I plan to build a ranch house for myself and my two children. I am on a tight budget, so... Read More

It's the Little Ways We Save That Add Up Jan. 06, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

It's amazing how saving a little here and a little there can add up to big savings. Each of these gr... Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Storing Coffee Nov. 14, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Having reached the level of coffee snob some years ago, I don't think I'm quite to the level of coff... Read More

How to Organize a Closet in 5 Easy Steps Oct. 28, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

What's behind your closet door? Orderly rows of shoes, stacks of folded T-shirts and hanging clothes... Read More

A Crash Course in How to Store Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Oct. 22, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Could you use an extra $300? You might want to take a look in your garbage. A survey conducted by th... 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

Family Heirlooms Jun. 10, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: I have many old, family heirlooms in my home and am excited to pass them along to a new generatio... Read More

10 Incredibly Clever Ways to Use Bread Bags Nov. 19, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

As you know — and only because I write about it so much — I may as well be president of ... Read More

Stay on the Iron Mountain May. 23, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: In early January 2016, I had a $16,000 certificate of deposit that came due and coul... Read More

No Closet? No Problem! Jul. 20, 2016

Small Spaces

Low on closet space in your tiny apartment? No problem! While scouring an international media source... Read More

Use Your Walls May. 18, 2016

Small Spaces

If you live in a studio apartment or a micro-unit, storage space is often limited. However, you can ... Read More

Taking Care of Kitchen Details Feb. 17, 2016

Small Spaces

Long weekends are the perfect time to catch up on miscellaneous household chores. Even when the wint... Read More

Multiple Uses for Spare Room Jan. 20, 2016

Small Spaces

A spare room is a genuine treasure in a small home. No matter how tiny it may be, it is always bette... Read More

Unusual Storage Concepts for Guests Nov. 25, 2015

Small Spaces

There's nothing like imminent holiday company to point out deficiencies in your home. While we all k... Read More