Many people miss out on these big tax deductions, adjustments, and credits. Are you one of them?
by: Marla Walters | channel: Taxes
Recently I learned several annual money-saving maintenance tips. All it took was a little snooping around my husband.
by: Marla Walters | channel: General Tips
Let me help you get a jump on shopping for Christmas 2011: Here are some of my favorite frugal and funny gifts from this year.
by: Marla Walters | channel: General Tips, Shopping
No more apples, mugs, or other unwanted gifts. This year, consider one of these 10 frugal winners, all suggested by teachers.
by: Marla Walters | channel: Shopping
Learn how I made my best marinara sauce ever and easily processed 20 pounds of fruit with the same electricity-free tool.
by: Marla Walters | channel: Life Hacks, Food and Drink
Welcome to my third and final installment about making your own condiments. I have now experimented with mayonnaise, ketchup, and finally, mustard.
by: Marla Walters | channel: Food and Drink
Here are my 10 mail-order websites that I love for their great customer service and quality products.
by: Marla Walters | channel: Shopping, Technology
Zingy and filled with tomato goodness, this easy-to-make ketchup can provide better flavor than the store-bought stuff.
When the price of my beloved Best Foods (also known as Hellman’s, for you folks east of the Rockies) rose to over $6 (30 oz.) here, we switched to a store brand. It was sl
Yogurt is already conveniently packaged, widely available, and comes in a big variety of flavors. That said, there are great reasons to make your own.
Home-brewing can lead to better tasting and cheaper beer. What's not to like?
by: Marla Walters | channel: DIY, Food and Drink
Can you save money by making your own beer? Is it worth the effort?
After a “buy one, get one package free” hot dog sale recently at Safeway, I went through my cookbooks, searching for unusual hot-dog recipes. Here are some really wacky hot dog dis
Like the majority of Americans, I try to make the most of my health-care dollar. If you are also comfortable with a keyboard, consulting an on-line doctor may be a great option.
by: Marla Walters | channel: Health and Beauty
Do you enjoy thrift-store shopping? Here are tips for what to buy, and what NOT to.
Are you tired of buying boring, budget cuts of meat or poultry? Dress them up!
Boxed wines are economical, easy to store and good for the environment. But how do they taste? Would they satisfy wine snobs? I took the plunge and tried 6 popular boxed wines. Fin
Rising prices, as well as the current unemployment rate, and devaluation of the dollar, all seem to support the wisdom of previous generations’ more frugal ways.
by: Marla Walters | channel: Lifestyle
I love receiving homemade Christmas gifts, and also enjoy making my own. However, a homemade gift can be really expensive if you pay full price for the ingredients. Fortunately, a
The crux of network party-marketing: feelings. Should your emotions enter into your shopping experience? At these parties, I have experienced the feeling of largesse because I coul
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