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Camilla Cheung

 Hi! I'm Camilla. I love to work with my hands and create new things, all while on a frugal budget! I blog on DIY, lifestyle, and frugal living topics at

Latest articles by Camilla Cheung

7 Parenting Mistakes Everyone Makes But No One Talks About

Even great parents make mistakes. Rest assured you aren't alone in these seven common mom and dad mess-ups.

Make These 9 Health Moves Now or You'll Regret It in 20 Years

What kind of shape will you be in 20 years from now? Do your future self a favor and start making some easy health moves now.

18 Beauty Tips and Hacks for Summer

Summertime sun and fun can wreak havoc on your face, hair, and skin. Tune-up your beauty routine for the climate.

Beginner's Guide to Finding Your Interior Design Style

Can a fun personality quiz find your personal style in less than 30 seconds?

Eat Less Sugar With These 10 Simple Tricks

Cutting back on the sweet stuff isn't easy — but it's definitely worth it. Be sweeter to your health with some simple ways to go sugar-free.

7 Beauty Mistakes That May Be Ruining Your Skin

Many tried-and-true skincare regimens actually do more harm than good. Stop damaging your skin and start refreshing your face the right way.

15 Great Brand Name Beauty Buys Under $10

Putting on a prettier face shouldn't wipe out your budget. Get your glam on a shoestring with these stellar beauty buys — all under $10!

6 Beauty Aids Science Says Really Work

Get glowing, radiant skin with chemistry. Science says these six ingredients work, and we know where you can find them for cheap.

10 Great Brand Name Beauty Buys Under $20

Save a pretty penny on your next makeup haul. Score these awesome brand-name beauty buys for $20 or less!

20 Genius Storage Ideas for Your Bathroom

Bathrooms fill up with clutter fast. Keep it under control and mostly out of site with some clever, and inexpensive, storage ideas.

How to Make Your Bathroom Look Awesome for Under $100

You can freshen up the look of your WC without doing a complete tear out and reno. Get inspired with these thrifty and fun ideas.

10 Homemade Child Products That Are Cheaper and Better Than Store Bought

Kid stuff is expensive! You'll save a lot and wind up with better kid stuff if you make these common products at home, instead of buy.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy at Farmers' Markets

Your local farmers' market is a great source of frugal and healthful food — as long as you know what to buy and what to leave on the table.

20 Little Ways to Make Your Stuff Last Longer

Extend the useful life of the things you own — and extend the life of your savings account — with a few, easy, maintenances tricks.

15 Ways to Make Your Home Look Amazing for Under $100

Help your home look its best with this collection of bang for your buck upgrades and refreshes.

7 Tricks to Get More Out of Your Slow Cooker

A slow cooker is a great way to prepare easy, time-saving meals. Make the most of your crock with these surefire, low fire cooking secrets.

21 Surprising and Delicious Ways to Cook Instant Ramen

Ramen is cheap, and these flavorful add-ins can make it healthier and/or tastier. Try one tonight!

Kids Going Abroad? 8 Ways to Stay In Touch Without Going Bankrupt

Cure your children's home sickness with these fun and frugal ways to stay in touch while they explore the world.

15 Cheap and Ingenious Ways to Upgrade Your Furniture

Sprucing up your furniture and your space doesn't have to be expensive — or difficult. Here's how update your old stuff for cheap!

25 Easy Ways to Make Cheap Cuts of Meat Taste Expensive

Inexpensive cuts of meat don't have to taste cheap. Stretch your budget and eat well, too, with this collection of delicious ways to eat cheap meat.