How to Clean Almost Anything

These clever ideas from Buzzfeed are sure to make spring cleaning a little less frustrating and time consuming. Oh yeah, and lots of them will save you money too. Air Vents           Just grab a rag, a knife and some 409 and good to go.   Gross Armpit Stains     ... read more

Take a Free Trip to a National Park

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If you’re looking for some fun, free and Spring-y to do this weekend, you should probably head down to your local National Park. The U.S. National Park Service with be celebrating National Park Week, a presidentially proclaimed celebration of our natural heritage, starting on April 19th. And as a kickoff to the event, every national ... read more

Surprising Use for Ketchup

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Have dingy-looking copper accessories or cookware? Just apply a bit of ketchup in smooth, circular motions using an old rag. Let it sit for a little bit, then wipe off with a wet rag to buff to a nice shine. You can also use this same method to shine up your silverware or brass.

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4 Money-Saving Spring Cleaning Tips

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Are you in the middle of spring cleaning efforts? Or have you even started yet? It’s never too late to clean and freshen up your home. And while you’re cleaning, make sure you take care of these to-dos that will also save you money along the way: Get Your Sponges Ready: Those cheap synthetic sponges ... read more

Onion Smell on Hands?

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Pour a little liquid fabric softener into your hands and wash them as if it were soap. A few dots of the “Gain In-Wash Booster” work well also. Rinse and re-apply as needed. The fabric softener absorbs into the skin, helping to mask the odor of the onion.

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Tips for Cleaning Your Home’s Exterior

Cleaning the exterior of the home is often a better option for homeowners than doing massive renovations on the home. While painting the house, making additions, or adding architectural features can make the home look nice, cleaning the outside of the home can restore the former luster of the home with just one service that ... read more

8 Ways That Everyday Stuff Can Help You in the Kitchen

That stuff you’ve got lying around the house could end up making your time in the kitchen a whole lot more enjoyable and organized. Take a look! 1. Curtain rods make for great lid holders 2. Keep painter’s tape and a Sharpie handy so that you can label everything 3. Use a magazine rack to ... read more

5 Awesome Uses for Clear Shoeboxes

It’s about that time to start spring cleaning. And much of spring cleaning involves getting yourself and your home organized. Apartment Therapy thinks that if you have some clear shoeboxes, you’re ahead of the game. Here are some ways to use them as organization tools. Store shoes (duh) Store electronics Store toiletries Categorize food in ... read more

The Ultimate Cheapskate’s Favorite Frugal Weapon

You’ve surely heard a lot about one of our favorite frugal weapons by now. But it’s worth reviewing just why baking soda is so magical. For example, did you know that old baking soda can be revived by baking it in the oven for 30 minutes? Take a look at this video from the Ultimate ... read more