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Five Things You Should Try to DIY Before Hiring Someone


As a homeowner, it seems that there is always something that needs fixing. If you decide to simply hire someone to come in and fix every single problem that pops up, you could find yourself quickly spending a lot of money. The good news is that many of the problems that come up around the house can be fixed on ... Read More »

Three Frugal Ways to Save Money and Still Have a Life

Save Money

Who doesn’t like saving money? I know that I do! However, that can be a challenge as you want to be able to enjoy life and if you never spend money on anything life can get boring awfully quickly. As with many other things in life, there is some sort of balance to be had and the same is true ... Read More »

Six Easy and Frugal Spring Garden Tips for a Better Garden

Spring Garden Tomatoes

Spring is almost here and if you like fresh garden vegetables, it won’t be long before you’re getting the soil ready for some seedlings or seeds. Making the right preparations for your spring garden is crucial to a successful garden. Turning the soil over and adding the right amendments can make the difference between a kitchen full of garden delights ... Read More »

A Coupon for the Man (or Lady) Cave

Tool Chest

Big home improvement retailers accept each other’s coupons . No big deal, right? But did you  know that they also accept smaller less known retailers coupons? Harbor Freight Tools is a small retailer that started their business as a mail order tool supplier. I believe most of their tools come from China. I have been doing business with them for some ... Read More »

Tribute to a Coupon Queen


Several weeks ago my wife, Joel, took note of some Facebook pages that focused on coupons and savings. She ended up visiting their websites and studying up on the “Art of Coupons”. She was definitely intrigued with the entire concept of saving money on our groceries. It wasn’t too long before we went to the local Wal-Mart for some sundries (It seems ... Read More »