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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.

10 Tips for Camping Cooking

Sand the sharp edges off "roughing it" with this collection of clever campout cooking tips.

14 Convenience Foods I Refuse to Do Without

Convenience foods, which come ready for use in a can, bag, or jar, can save you time in the kitchen — not to mention a few bucks. Go ahead, it's easy!

11 Delicious Bacon Recipes That Only Sound Expensive

Spruce up your next meal with America's favorite cured meat. These decadent bacon dishes are delicious and cheap — secret's safe with us!

15 Quick Clothing and Shoe Repair Fixes You Should Own

Run in your stockings? Zipper won't budge? Don't miss a beat with these 15 quick clothing and shoe fixes.

10 Basic Manners You Must Teach Your Kids

No, etiquette is not dead! Help your little ones get ahead by teaching them these basic manners.

10 High-Paying Careers With Low Educational Barriers

There are many paths to success. With little schooling investment, these 10 gigs promise a healthy career — and a healthy salary.

The 14 Best Ways to Cut Food Costs While Traveling

Great food is one of the best parts of vacation but the cost adds up. Try a few of these tricks to save some cash on your next travel adventure!

27 Things You Should Have in Your Utility Drawer

Fess up — we all have a junk drawer. Take yours from "junk" to "utility" with a little organization and these 27 must-have household items.