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Camilla Cheung

Camilla's work has been featured on ApartmentTherapy, CountryLiving, GoodHousekeeping, and other media outlets. She also blogs on DIY, lifestyle, and frugal living topics at SomethingIsDone.com.

Latest articles by Camilla Cheung

How I Saved Enough for a Down Payment While Working in China

You don't have to give up lifetime financial goals to live the life of an expat. Take your frugal living skills along for the journey, and save big.

10 Surprising Foods You Can Turn Into Chips

If you can slice and fry it, you can make a chip out if it.

17 Part-Time Jobs to Do While Your Kids Are at School

While the kids are away, SAHMs and SAHDs can earn some extra pay!

Thrifting the Perfect Designer Wardrobe

If you have big-brand taste on a bargain-bin budget, never fear — you can build the perfect designer wardrobe with a little thriftiness.

6 Ways to Avoid Surprise Medical Bills

Avoid costly medical bills with these simple steps you can take today.

Top 5 Health Care Terms You've Heard Of, But Don't Know What They Mean

Take control of your health care by learning these critical terms.

9 Easy Home Improvements That Add Thousands to Your Listing

Grab your paintbrush! A few simple (and frugal!) improvements can add much-needed curb appeal — and dollars — to your home's selling price.

Can a Capsule Wardrobe Actually Save You Money?

Declutter your closet KonMari-style and then crunch the numbers. A capsule wardrobe can work if you plan carefully.

The 9 Easiest Food Budget Wins

Let's face it — a grocery budget is easy to blow. But with these easy budget tips, you'll be a frugal foodie in no time.

12 Smart Post-Holiday Moves

Holiday spending may have turned your finances into a mess. Get back on track and make the new year all about the new financial you.

Farnoosh Torabi Shares Favorite Holiday Shopping Tips With Wise Bread Readers!

Today Show's money guru reveals overlooked ways to save more this holiday season.

Pick Up One of These Frugal Hobbies This Weekend

Battling boredom can bust your budget, briskly. Fill your you time with fun, cheap hobbies that can improve your life, and maybe even your finances.

8 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Medicare Plan

Are you or your loved ones getting the most protection possible from Medicare?

33 Ways to Feel 10 Years Younger

Feel younger immediately with these easy tips you can try today!

8 Ways to Make a Small Room Seem Bigger for $50 or Less

You've got a small room and a small budget. No problem! Make a small space feel luxurious with some cheap — and easy — fixes.

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.