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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

11 Home and Houseware Upgrades That Prove You're Finally a Grownup

You're officially a grownup when these decor items and appliances are in your house — and you don't have to go broke getting them!

6 Smart Ways Parents Can Save on Back-to-School Clothes

Your kids need new clothes for the school year, but they don't have to cost you an arm and a leg.

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Home When You're Single

Single homeownership is on the rise. Before you embark on the homebuying process solo, consider some important factors.

How I Scored Tons of Free Stuff By Building a Small Social Media Audience

You don't need a million followers to score tons of free goodies. Tweet faster!

6 Ways Having Your Groceries Delivered Can Save You Money

Believe it or not, having your groceries delivered right to your door can also save you big bucks.

15 Unique Holiday Gifts for Teachers That They'll Actually Like

Teachers deserve all the gifts, really. But here are some excellent, nonfood options that teachers will actually use — and enjoy!

9 Ways to Develop the Breakfast Habit

You know you should start off the day with a good breakfast, but… Get smart about the most important meal of the day with some simple habit builders.

These Are the 7 Features Home Buyers Want Most

Get the scoop on what modern homebuyers want. The days of granite countertops and living room walls are long gone.

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.