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Ashley Marcin

Ashley is a work-at-home mom to daughter Ada and creator of lifestyle blogs {never}homemaker and Writing Chapter Three.

Latest articles by Ashley Marcin

10 More Hobbies You Can Start for Free

New hobbies often come with hefty price tags. Jump into these right away with tools and materials you probably already have on hand.

7 Beauty Tools That Aren't Worth the Money

Banish bathroom clutter by avoiding these seven beauty and grooming tools. They aren't worth the money!

6 Best Jobs for Working Moms and Dads

Finding the right work-life balance as a parent isn't easy. These six jobs are wonderfully accommodating for working moms and dads.

Try These 6 Money-Saving Challenges Now

If you're beginning to waver on this year's resolution to save more money, hold fast. Try one of these challenges to get re-focused.

How to Enjoy Disney World on the Cheap

The Happiest Place on Earth just got a little happier. Experience the magic of Disney without making your budget the saddest.

Fitness Resolutions: How Much Will Your New Exercise Routine Cost?

If you're like many Americans, you made a resolution to get fit this year. Here's how much it'll cost with some popular workouts.

21 Experiences That Make Great Gifts

Everyone loves unwrapping a present, until it becomes next year's clutter. Consider an experience instead — the memories last forever!

How to Find a Great Babysitter

Take back date night! Here's how to find and vet a trusted babysitter in your area.

10 Easy Holiday Lighting Hacks

Get that festive glow the frugal way with these helpful Christmas lighting hacks.

14 Festive and Easy DIY Holiday Decorations

Deck your halls with DIY! These crafty ways to decorate will keep the celebration going all season long.

11 Thanksgiving Recipes You Can Make in Your Crock Pot

This year be sure to give thanks to your Crock-Pot. It's going to make Thanksgiving and holiday dinners a breeze!

15 More Cheap and Easy DIY Toys Kids Will Love

Your little ones are sure to love these fun and fantastically frugal DIY toys — and your budget will, too!

12 Clever Coat Closet Hacks

A tidy coat coat closet makes guests welcome and your everyday easy and clutter-free. Tighten up your entryway with some simple organization tricks.

10 Clever Ways to Improve Your Home Gym

Skip the membership and save a ton on your fitness regimen. These home gym pump-ups will have you excited to get your sweat on.

8 Amazing Board Games You Can DIY

If you've grown tired of the same old board games, why not make your very own? Here's how to make eight great ones.

11 Brilliant DIY Light Fixtures

Brighten up any room in the house with a little DIY. These gorgeous, easy-to-make lighting options bring the shine — for not much lucre.

11 Cool Jobs for Outdoorsy Types

If sitting behind a desk makes you cringe, these outdoor jobs might be perfect for you.

13 DIY Halloween Costumes for Your Pets

Let your four-legged friends in on some Halloween fun, too. Make one of these simple and spook-tacular pet-friendly costumes.

13 Scariest Halloween Frights You Can Make From Trash

One man's trash is another man's frightening Halloween decor! Have some spooky fun with these fun and freaky ways to recycle.

The 18 Coolest Frugal Fall Adventures

Searching for some frugal autumn fun? Look no further than this list of 18 must-do activities this season.