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Linsey Knerl

Homeschooler to 5, work-at-home writer, farmer, 1099 Mom.

Latest articles by Linsey Knerl

The Only 3 Budgeting Apps You Need to Know About

Getting control of your money is a lot easier with a budget, and these budgeting apps make the process super simple.

11 Frugal Ways to Land a Client

Impress your clients with these unique and budget-friendly networking ideas.

How to Store Herbs to Make Them Last Longer and Taste Better

Herbs too often lose flavor before use, which means wasted herbs and money. Keep your herbs fresher longer with some simple storage tricks.

10 Cheap Ways to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home

Protect your family and keep the air you breathe clean, fresh, and pure with these simple, low-cost indoor air quality improvements.

This Is How You Win Sweepstakes

There is one big secret to winning contests and sweepstakes — and it might surprise you. Read on for more tips and advice from a consistent winner.

The Simple Way to Make Multitasking Actually Work

The evidence is clear that multitasking isn't very productive. But that doesn't mean multitasking isn't an efficient use of time — if you can learn to juggle.

Life Skills 101: How to Deliver Bad News to Anyone

Bad news isn't easy for anybody involved — speaker or listener. Make it as painless as possible by following these suggestions.

16 Time and Money Saving Apps for Freelancers

Starting a freelance career is daunting, but this collection of apps and online services will take the fear out of invoicing, file storage, and a lot more!

Get Your LinkedIn Profile Noticed With a Few Attention-Grabbing Tweaks

A LinkedIn profile is becoming a necessary part of career development. Get yours noticed by making these important changes.

10 Fun and Delicious Ways to Use Tortillas

Whether flour or corn, the inexpensive staple is surprisingly versatile and reliably delicious. Here are 10 unexpected ways to enjoy them.

Here's How the Major Airlines Determine When and How You Board

Up the odds of scoring a bulkhead or an emergency exit seat and avoid the middle seat with this guide to airline boarding practices.

30 Easy Ways to Unstick Something That's Stuck

Need a sticky label removed? A frozen zipper released? Before you run off to buy a pricey chemical "remover," try these common household unstickers first.

The 7 Easiest Plants to Grow Indoors and Outdoors

With these easy-growing plants, you can add fresh air and color to your home, office, or yard no matter what color your thumb is.

5 Emergency Situations You Must Prepare For (and 5 You Can Ignore)

It won't be the end of the world as you know it if you plan for likely calamities, but you probably don't need to prep for the end of the world.

10 Cool Tool Gifts for Fixer Uppers

For the DIYer nothing brings holiday cheer as well as the right tool for the job. Find it in this collection of gifts that get 'er done.

10 Holiday Stocking Stuffers for Techies

What can you stuff into a tech-lover’s stocking? Any of these wee gadgets!

Stuff We Love: A Mimijumi Baby Bottle, Because It's More Like Mom

Why does the Mimijumi work so well? A bottle this similar to mom makes the transition from breast to bottle easy as pie.

Stuff We Love: Go Scootababy for an Easy, Comfortable Baby Carrier

You can count on Scootababy to be versatile, comfortable, and durable — basically, perfect for any baby-carrying parent.

5 Places to Find Free or Cheap Mason Jars

Don't overpay for brand new canning jars! If you know where to find them, affordable used jars can help you preserve your garden bounty on the cheap.

How a Big Family Survives in a Home With One Bathroom

Sharing a single bathroom with a large family or several roommates isn't ideal. Here's how a family of seven (and growing!) makes it work.

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