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Skip These 15 Organics to Save Money

Buying organic is the latest trend in healthy foods. Organic foods are those that are grown without using pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, ionizing radiation, genetically modified organisms and sewage sludge. Animals producing meats and dairy products are not given antibiotics or growth hormones. In a general sense, organic foods are natural.The reason you may want to choose nonorganic foods … [Read more...]

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Lovely DIY Choker Necklace

A choker necklace is a stunning ladies' accessory for parties, special events or a stroll at the park. You can make it in various designs, colors and charms. In fact, you can have your own choker necklace which will surely catch the attention of your friends. You just these materials:black stretch cord scissors book, binding clip jump ring charmBlack stretch cord is used in this … [Read more...]

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30 Things Frugal People DON’T Do

It is my solemn wish to be frugal...and I am getting better every day. However, I still have some habits that I need to work on. For instance, I love a good shopping trip and often end up with things I don't need thanks to a credit-card-slinging little monster called the "Impulse Buy." Do you have bad habits that are stopping you from being a frugal person? Check out our list of 30 things frugal … [Read more...]

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Five Ideas for Affordable Window Treatments (that Actually Look Nice)

Homeowners often think that they only have two choices when it comes to home décor—affordable or attractive. However, with a little creativity, you can achieve both. When it comes to window treatments, homeowners mistakenly think that they either have to splurge for fancy drapes and curtains, or stick with plain Jane styles that are more affordable. Luckily, it isn’t so black and white. Take a … [Read more...]

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Top 30 Minute to Win It Games

Have you heard of 'Minute to Win It,' the NBC game show? If not, you're missing out on some ridiculous fun that you can play at home with your family. In the show, contestants have ten challenges utilizing everyday household items like rulers, stuffed animals, candy, etc. There are tons of Minute to Win It games and ideas that you can use to set up the ultimate game night at your house. Below you … [Read more...]

Soap Gift DIY

Tutorial: Wrapped Soap Gift Idea – Expensive-Looking but Super Cheap to Create

For those who are on a tight budget or trying to save every extra dollar they can, a gift-giving occasion can almost be painful. Sure, you want to give your loved one a fantastic gift that they will enjoy, but you also don't want to spend a fortune. Today's tutorial can help! Have you been inside a boutique or shop and seen those beautiful paper-wrapped soaps that sell for $7 a bar or more? Today … [Read more...]

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How to Make Dried Herbs

Do you plant an herb garden each spring, but by early summer your plants are happy, happy, happy and producing way more than you can possibly use?A frugal foodie will never let food go to waste especially those expensive herbs.So, what do you do when your garden is overrun with herbs?You could cut fresh herbs and give them to neighbors, friends and co-workers. You might earn some … [Read more...]

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The Price of Convenience Foods

I can remember laughing when packaged salad first appeared on grocery store shelves years ago.It seemed crazy.Who would pay a premium price for chopped up lettuce in a bag?Apparently, almost everyone is willing to pay a premium price for chopped up lettuce in a bag. The packaged salad industry is booming judging by the amount of shelf space they're taking up in the grocery. … [Read more...]