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Marla Walters

Looks like there is truth in the descriptive phrase, "Scotch blood."

Latest articles by Marla Walters

15 Ways to Make Brown Bagging It Better Than Buying Lunch

You know bringing your own lunch can save you tons — but bleh. Make your midday meal a real reward and you'll win twice.

20 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Cheap Spring Roll Wrappers at Every Meal

Egg rolls are the new burritos. And no matter what's inside, it's delicious.

5 Ways to Restart Your Resolutions This Spring

Winter is a tough time to set and achieve your goals. Here's how to revive them this spring — or anytime.

15 Great Jobs That Don't Pay Much

Money isn't everything — especially if you have a job that rewards you in ways dollars can't touch.

Stock These 20 Frugal Foods for Tough Financial Times

Whether you're trimming your grocery budget or your grocery budget is trimming you, these cheap eats will see you through lean times.

9 Ways You Are Sabotaging Your Weekly Grocery Budget

Give your grocery list a modest makeover and you can save BIG.

20 Surprisingly Delicious Squash Recipes

It's winter-time and that means fresh squash — and plenty of it. When life gives you squash, make pancakes — and lots more besides!

10 Easy, Delicious Canned Cranberry Recipes

An abundance of leftover canned cranberry just may be your ticket to a new, delicious dish. Stock up and enjoy cranberry year 'round!

19 Fun, Cheap Projects to Try This Weekend

No plans this weekend? Try these fun and cheap weekend projects.

7 Certifications That Add Big $$ to Your Salary

Expand your skills and education without stepping foot in a classroom. These seven certifications will help you score the big bucks!

25 DIY Halloween Treats That Trick-or-Treaters Will Love

These frightfully delicious Halloween treats cost little to nothing and are so good. Make your house the best halloween haunt on the block.

12 Cool Jobs for Foodies

These attainable culinary careers will make the food-lover in you rejoice. It's time to make your resume sizzle.

17 Classic Desserts We All Miss

Bring a little air of nostalgia to your next potluck with one of these classically delicious desserts.

24 Easy to Make Grab and Go Snacks

Quell a case of the munchies without sabotaging your diet. These healthy, sweet, and savory snacks are perfect to grab and go.

6 Things You Need to Stop Asking HR For

Your HR person is there to help. Just don't ask for help with any of this stuff.

7 Diet Trends That Can Hurt You

Gorgeous celebs may tout these trendy diets, but being healthy means doing your research.

15 Easy and Delicious Ice Cream Substitutes

Few things satisfy a sweet tooth (but sabotage a waistline) quite like ice cream. Skip the guilt and try these delicious, healthy alternatives.

16 Classic Foods We Miss

Take a your tastebuds on a trip down memory lane with some of classic cooking's most delicious, hearty, and comforting recipes.

6 Terrible Things Science Says You Do to Your Kids

There's no exact science to raising kids — but most of us agree about what you shouldn't do. Are you guilty of these bad parenting habits?

10 Life Skills for Working Moms

It's no secret balancing work and family takes skill — these life skills, in particular, should be mastered by every working mom.