11 Unexpected Uses for a Plain Bar of Soap


from Tip Hero Richard M UN-STICK ZIPPERS – Rub the dry bar against the teeth of the zipper to lubricate it enough to move. Once the zipper is unstuck, rub the soap up and down against the length of each zipper side, and then zip and unzip a few times to prevent further sticking. LEFTOVERS ... read more

Website of the Week: CarGurus


Looking to buy a new car? If you want to make sure you get a fair price, then you’ll want to have this week’s featured site on your radar. Let’s take a look at CarGurus: Over at this site, you get instant price guidance when it comes to new and used cars. Just use their ... read more

13 Things That Make Your Monthly Bills More Expensive

Does it ever seem like your monthly bills are out of control, even though you feel like you do everything in your power to keep them low? Well here’s a little checklist of things you may not be doing that you should get on doing immediately to consistently save money: Never Checking Your Bills for ... read more

How to Make Your Own Garden Sprinkler


Dave Hax is at it again! If you haven’t already got a sprinkler in your possession, then all you need is a water bottle to make your very own in no time. Check out this great hack that your garden with thank you for:

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8 Baking Hacks That Will Change Your Life


Are you always on the lookout for ways to improve your game in the kitchen? Then you’ll definitely want to check out these smart, potentially life-changing baking hacks! 1. Keep Cookies Moist Store cookies with a slice of bread or an apple wedge to keep them nice and soft. 2. Soften Brown Sugar Try out ... read more

My Frugal Story: blingbloom

How did you first become interested in saving money? When my husband and I accepted a new ministry opportunity in 2008, taking a 50% paycut and moving to a different state. We owned a home that sat on the market for 18 months before it finally sold. While renting an apartment in our new location, ... read more

5 Awesome Things You Can Do With Command Hooks


If you’ve got some extra command hooks lying around, make sure to put them to good use! Here are some helpful ideas to get the wheels turning: Hang Curtain Rods If you’re a renter and can’t put holes in the walls, command hooks are a great way to hang up some curtains. Keep Garbage Bags ... read more

7 Best Things to Buy in August


While you may want to just hang around by a pool or on the beach to enjoy the last real month of summer, there are actually some great sales going on in stores in the month of August. With back-to-school buzz amping up and summer slowly drawing to a close, here are some great deals ... read more

6 Natural Ways to Stop a Cold in Its Tracks

Are you familiar with that “oh-no-my-throat-is-scratchy-and-my-head-is-pounding-and-my-eyes-won’t-open” feeling that you occasionally wake up to? I’m sure you know the dreaded feeling I’m talking about. When this happens, I know I only have precious time to combat that which I am inevitably facing. A potentially debilitating cold. When this feeling creeps up, there are indeed preventative measures ... read more

Surprising Way to Save a Bundle on Moving Costs


from Tip Hero L.D. Meyer I don’t recall where I read this but a guy was moving his family down the east coast to Florida and when he went to rent a U-Haul he found it to be pretty pricy. He noticed they had used trucks for sale there at the U-Haul vendor so he ... read more