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 SomethingIsDone.com.
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.
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.
Extend the useful life of the things you own — and extend the life of your savings account — with a few, easy, maintenances tricks.
Help your home look its best with this collection of bang for your buck upgrades and refreshes.
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.
Ramen is cheap, and these flavorful add-ins can make it healthier and/or tastier. Try one tonight!
Cure your children's home sickness with these fun and frugal ways to stay in touch while they explore the world.
Sprucing up your furniture and your space doesn't have to be expensive — or difficult. Here's how update your old stuff for cheap!
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.
Being in a bad mood is no fun for you — or for those around you. Try these non-pharmaceutical mood enhancers to brighten a gloomy day.
Don't settle for the same old pizza with red sauce and traditional toppings. Sauce and top your pizza crust with these terrific alternatives.
A wine tasting weekend doesn't have to be expensive and snooty. These grape growing regions offer great wine country experiences (and wine!), at a fraction of Napa's cost.
The best thing about giving cool, thoughtful kitchen gifts to the avid home cook? Yeah, the delicious home cooked gifts you'll enjoy for years to come.
It's smart to cut costs in the kitchen and pantry with discount staples. Boost their flavor (and mealtime enjoyment) with a few pricier, higher quality ingredients.
Find a beat-up piece of wood furniture? Don't just paint it — try your hand at stripping and staining, and let the gorgeous wood show through.
It's easy to feel overwhelmed by your rising heaps of clutter. Bring order to your chaos and keep your home clean with this simple technique.
Wondering what to do with the big bag of shrimp you got on sale? You'll find plenty in this lengthy list of delicious and frugal recipes for shrimp.
You can extend your stay and deepen your experience by hustling up side jobs (or even full-time gigs) while you roam. Here's how to do it.
A staple in frugal pantries the world over, cabbage is full of nutrients, low in pesticides, and inexpensive. Add cabbage to your diet with one of these classic preparations.
Tired of trying to make chicken breast interesting? The humble and affordable chicken leg quarter offers the frugal cook lots of flavor, lots of value, and lots of variety.
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