Make Your Own Journals Out of Fun Recycled Materials


Whether you’re constantly looking for journals for recording your thoughts, recipes or to-dos, or you’re looking for a good low-cost gift idea, this Instructable is right up your alley. If you’ve got a nice-looking paper bag, 8 sheets of paper and a piece of string or elastic, then you can make yourself a cute, simple ... read more

6 Frugal Things to Do in September


I’ve always said that fall is the reason I live in New England. While the season is usually too short-lived for my liking, it’s a beautiful season full of amazing sights, tastes and smells. Get a jump start on your fall this month with some of my favorite frugal fun ideas: Make a Pumpkin Spice ... 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

3 Ways to Get Free Kindle Books


Being an avid reader and lover of books, I resisted getting an e-reader for a long time. I thought nothing could compare to physically holding a book and turning paper page after page as I flew through a story. But after many years of resisting, I recently gave in and decided that the benefits of ... read more

6 Frugal Things to Do in August


In the last full month of summer (*weeping*), it’s important to get out and live it up. Here are some of the best frugal things that we think you should cross off your list before August is over. Get Thee to the Beach! Don’t let the summer pass you by without getting to the beach! ... read more

How to Host a Backyard Bash on a Budget


Backyard parties are a beloved summertime tradition, but between food, drinks and decorations, they can be expensive to host. But don’t let that prevent you from inviting your friends over for some summer fun. Keep these tips in mind, and you’ll be able to throw a memorable backyard bash without burning a hole in your ... read more

10 Fitness Myths You Should Stop Believing


With so much fitness advice out there, it’s hard to know sometimes what to believe. Here are 10 fitness myths that circulate around a lot but are absolutely not true. Take a look! Thanks to Lifehack for the tips!

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Get Unlimited Reading Material Through “the Netflix for Books”


                While your public library is of course your best resource for free reading material, this new option might be awesome for all of you ebook lovers who fly through books. Amazon has just unveiled Kindle Unlimited, a sort of Netflix for books. Basically, the service gives you ... read more

The Secret to Getting HBO Without Cable and Paying Less


                If you’re looking to let go of the cost of cable but can’t go without your fix of Game of Thrones or other HBO shows, then the Wall Street Journal has some important information to share with you. HBO may not sell access to their streaming service ... read more