Growing Native to Build a Sustainable Garden

With sustainability all the rage, it’s well worth the time to look around the house and ask what more we can do to be more environmentally responsible. Two very overlooked areas are yards and gardens, which can represent a significant expense to your wallet and your ecological karma. How can we make the garden just …

Earn Extra Income Through Crafting

When money’s tight, it’s comforting to have another revenue stream to fall back on. Far easier on most people is to be do-it-yourselfers, working from home rather than holding down a second full or part-time job. Many people earn a little extra income by making and selling crafts. Don’t Know Where to Start? If you …

Gaming to Exercise Your Brain

Although it seems unlikely in the extreme, gaming on your smart devices can actually be good exercise for your brain. Even smashing cockroaches and zombies over and over again. Read on to learn more about some free, standalone games that can help you think better. Rote Relaxation & Learning Rote skills like doing jigsaw and …

Restock Your Crafting Cupboard with Buy It Now

Whether you’re shopping for seasonal and holiday crafting materials or just loading up on general supplies, you can keep your crafting cupboard full to bursting using eBay’s Buy It Now option. Unlike an auction listing, a listing that offers Buy It Now means no waiting to see if you’ve put in the winning bid. Just …

How to Regrow Vegetables You’ve Bought

With produce prices rising, we’re trying all sorts of things to save money. We learned that we can regrow produce from scraps. It’s an uncomplicated way for us to gain more food for our money. While we can’t regrow everything, there are quite a few vegetables that work well. Here’s a quick look at the …

Inexpensive Potluck Dishes for Spring

Potlucks are a fun way to spend time with others. But with a tight grocery budget it can be hard for us to spend a lot of money on our dishes. Inexpensive spring potluck dishes to the rescue! These recipes are perfect for a crowd. They’re also inexpensive. And tasty. Because we don’t want to …

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How Smartphones Changed Marketing

It’s hard to imagine a time when making calls was a phone’s primary purpose. Today, we’re on our phones all the time—checking our email, playing games, shopping, updating social media, and much more. The smartphone’s impact on marketing has been impressive. We love staying up to date on marketing trends, and wanted to share our …

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3 Frugal Date Night Ideas For A Tight Budget

If you are in a committed relationship, regular date nights can really help strengthened the bond you have with your partner. However, if you are on a budget, going out on a date can seem like a really large expense. Fortunately, there are several ways you can have frugal date nights so that you do …