3 Situations Where You Should Use Credit Instead of Debit

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Debit or credit? It’s not always an easy decision, but it should at least be an informed decision whenever you have to choose. For example, in these 3 situations, you should always use your credit card for best and safest results: When You’re Making a Large Purchase Your credit card may have many perks that ... read more

How to Get Wrinkles Out of Clothing Without an Iron

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If you don’t have an iron (or don’t want to iron), this is probably the quickest method to try for de-wrinkling a shirt you need to wear ASAP. Basically, you just hang the wrinkly shirt in question under an upward facing fan. Use a spray bottle to spritz water all over the shirt, clip the ... read more

How to Pack a Suit Without Wrinkling It

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When you’re traveling on business, it can be tricky to fold and pack suits so that they don’t get wrinkled in your suitcase along the way. And it’s not always possible to carry a garment bag around to protect your suits. So when you need to fit your suits in a suitcase, here’s how you ... read more

How to Talk Your Way into Deals at Costco, Home Depot & Best Buy

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If you’re looking to score a great deal at a major retailer, sometimes all you need do is ask. And if you ask while also being informed about the purchase you’re making, you’re twice as likely to succeed. Let’s take a look at some of Kyle at Lifehacker’s best tips for getting discounts at some ... read more

Top Marriage Secrets from Successful and Happy Couples

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As a soon-to-be bride, I’m constantly looking up to couples who have been together for years and are still so deeply in love. These kinds of relationships are truly admirable in this divorce-happy world we live in. Though there may not be one secret ingredient for a long-lasting happy marriage, there are definitely some common ... read more

7 Ways You Didn’t Know You Could Use Dish Soap

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Dish soap may be sitting by your kitchen sink, ready to go battle with dirty dishes, but there are many other things in your home that could benefit from the magical powers of dish soap. Let’s take a look at 7 unexpected ways to use this stuff: Eliminate Grease Stains: remove grease stains from clothing, ... read more

You’ve Been Making Mashed Potatoes Wrong All Your Life

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When you make mashed potatoes, are you just choosing any old potatoes, cooking them unti you can pierce them with a knife, then mashing them in a food processor? If you’re doing any of these things, then Chow thinks that you’re doing it all wrong. To make perfect, creamy mashed potatoes, you need to use ... read more

Unexpected Secret Weapon That Makes Stainless Steel Shine

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Having trouble getting your stainless steel appliances (specifically your sink) to shine without the aid of store-bought cleaners? Try this easy trick from Apartment Therapy that will make your appliances look like new for just a few pennies: After cleaning your sink with a paste of baking soda and warm water, dry the sink out ... read more

My Frugal Story: ladylaughs

How did you first become interested in saving money? I was an at-home mom for 16 years with 4 children, 3 of them boys. We live in an area where the cost of living is very high, so it was a challenge to make ends meet. When they were teenagers, I calculated the least expensive, ... read more

Dinner Tonight: Lasagna Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

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‘Tis the season for winter squashes, and there’s no healthier way to satisfy a pasta craving than with spaghetti squash. Spaghetti squash is easy enough to make in the oven, but this recipe we found over at Closet Cooking bumps it up a few notches. Basically, you roast your spaghetti squash, make a meat sauce ... read more