alcohol

The 9 Hidden Costs of Drinking

Drinking isn't cheap, especially if you aren't aware of these nine hidden costs.

10 Great Reasons to Drink Beer

One or two reasons to drink beer are generally enough. Here are eight or nine more to remind you that beer is good (in moderation).

Frugal Drink Pairings for BYOB Restaurants

Bringing your own wine or beer can really help cut down on restaurant costs — but what if you don't know what to bring? Check out this pairing guide.

Absolut Repurposing: 17 Uses for Vodka

Whether you're in a cleaning pinch or just have extra vodka around, discover how you can use it to remove stains, as part of your beauty routine, and more.

13 Cheap Beers to Keep Your Holiday Season Hoppin’

Well, 'tis the season to be merry and enjoy some beers. Here are 13 that are well worth your time, during the winter and beyond.

Throwing Awesome Parties on a Budget

You don't need a lot of money to throw a truly killer party. Discover the four basic things a good party needs, and how you can get them all for cheap.

Cocktail Time: Great Budget Liquors

Skip the mouth-puckering, bottom-shelf stuff and enjoy your drinks (while saving money!) with these great, moderately priced spirits.

4 Ways to Save Money at the Bars

Getting together with friends for drinks is great...until the bill comes. Here are four ways to lessen the cost of a night out at the bar.

For Delicious Cocktails, Infuse Alcohol

For elegant, tasty, and frugal drinks, learn how to flavor your own spirits.

The Ultimate List of Hangover Cures

The party season is almost upon us, and you'll have more than enough occasions to drink a little more than you should. Are there any good hangover cures out there? It turns out the

Homebrewed Beer: Make Your Own and Save Money?

Can you save money by making your own beer? Is it worth the effort?

21 great uses for beer

I’ll make no bones about it; I love beer. But you don’t just have to drink beer straight from the bottle. If you’re feeling experimental, here are 21 (the lega

How to Make Moonshine

Making moonshine is especially easy because running it through a still makes all the delicate balancing of flavors that mark a great beer or wine irrelevant.

Exercise (and alcohol) good for your brain

A story in the New York Times says that exercise helps human brains build more neurons (a process called neurogenesis). It also reports on some mouse studies that show that exe

Alcohol is good for your heart

After quitting smoking, having one or two drinks a day is the best single thing you can do for your cardiovascular health. [more]

Beat the heat with cool summer meals

Some summer evenings are simple too hot to contemplate firing up the stove or using the oven. Some nights, even standing in front of the grill flipping burgers sounds like a bit to

Top 5 Ways to Hustle Free Drinks

If I can get drinks for free I'm a happy tightwad. Here, I show you five great ways to hustle free drinks in your local bar or pub.

Alternatives to drunk driving

Party hardy tonight, but don't drive drunk! Not only could you die (bummer) or kill someone else (unforgivable), but it could cost you financially big time (not savvy living).