My Frugal Story: angellchild2

How did you first become interested in saving money? I was raised to be fairly frugal. My mother taught me how to shop the bargains at an early age. She decided that since she had to take us shopping with her, my brother and I were going to learn something useful instead of annoying her ... read more

5+ Genius DIY Ways to Repurpose Empty Booze Bottles


After you’ve enjoyed a bottle of beer or finished a bottle of wine, don’t throw that bottle away! The there are so many creative things you can do with them. Here are just some ideas to get the wheels turning: 1. Make a Pretty Vase with Washi Tape A little bit of washi tape can ... read more

What You Can Expect from Labor Day Sales


A holiday that honors workers, the first Monday in September has also come to represent the close of the summer shopping season. As such, Labor Day sales are a great time to score end-of-summer travel deals and patio furniture.   Unfortunately, September’s relative proximity to November means you’re bound to run into some pre-Black Friday ... read more

Famous Free Samples of the Week


Check out this week’s batch of free samples for your enjoyment!   Free Sample of Lipton Iced Tea K-Cup Packs Watch 2 videos, then sign up for 2 free sample K-cup packs of Lipton Iced Tea.       Free Quart of Kelly-Moore Paint Redeem your coupon for a free quart of paint at your ... read more

5 Surefire Ways to De-Stink Your Smelliest Stuff


Despite our best efforts, sometimes nasty smells creep up in our homes. Whether you’ve got kids, pets or are on a workout regime, you might have to deal with smells that can’t be combatted by using a washing machine or normal cleaning methods. If you’re dealing with some common gross smells, here are some easy ... read more

Simple Trick for Keeping Colors from Fading from Fabrics


When you want to keep your clothing looking bright without springing for pricey color catching products, all you need is something that’s probably sitting on your kitchen table. That’s right, just grab a tablespoon of salt: To help protect your fabrics, try tossing your linens and clothes into the wash with a tablespoon of SALT. ... read more

How to Lose That Arm Fat

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If you’re looking to get rid of some of that pesky arm “flub” but haven’t had much luck thus far, then this quick video could be just what you need. This quick but intense arm workout, led by fitness trainer Rebecca-Louise, hits your shoulders, biceps and triceps. Follow along with her to start building more ... read more