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The 35 Best Ways to Spend Your Free Time (Frugally)

One way to spend less is to take up a fun hobby. Try one of these great ones, and you may even improve yourself and your bank account along the way too.

8 Things You Can Microwave Besides Food

When it's not re-heating last night's soup, your microwave oven has plenty of non-food uses. Learn how to put yours to work on everything from crafts to cleaning.

12 Gift Ideas for Crafters

What do you get for the person who makes everything? More crafting tools and supplies!

25 Easy Ways to Make Your Life More Interesting

It's easy to get trapped in a humdrum routine. Shake things up with one or more of these simple activities, lessons, experiments, and adventures.

8 Reasons Why You Should Get a 3D Printer

The future of crafts, repair, tinkering, and invention may be one of these new printers, which can make everything from Legos to car parts.

Off the Wall: 21 Clever Uses for Leftover Wallpaper

If you have a few orphaned rolls of wallpaper laying around, here are 21 creative ideas to use it up without putting it on the wall.

Make Your Own: Homemade Cleaning Wipes and Canister

If you love the convenience of cleaning wipes but hate the chemicals they include, check out this tutorial for easy and cheap, DIY wipes.

18 Awesome, Practically Free Upcycled Craft Projects

One of the easiest ways to cut crafting costs is to source inexpensive supplies, and what could be cheaper than the recycling bin?

Best Money Tips: Cheap Easter Crafts for Kids

Today we found some stellar articles on cheap Easter crafts for kids, ways to save $100 in a month, and debt lessons from The Pursuit of Happyness.

30 Easy Holiday Crafts for Kids

While you're busy preparing the food or cleaning the house for the in-laws, take advantage of these 30 crafty ways to distract the wee ones!

10 Fun Toys and Games You Can Make at Home

Tired of spending $30 on a single toy? Here are 10 super-fun toys and games you can make at home with common items.

8 Creative Uses for K-Cups

Brewing coffee with K-Cups is delicious and easy...and it uses LOTS of little containers. Get more life out of your K-Cups with these projects.

9 Dollar Store DIY Projects to Try Out

Get your craft on for less with these fun and inexpensive projects for accessories, home decorations, and more.

10 Great Uses for Old Ties

Thrift stores (and maybe even your very own closet) tend to be filled with used ties. Give them new life with one of these easy DIY projects.

22 Ways to Reuse Paper

Before you toss that bundle of junk mail or printed-on computer paper in the recycling bin, hold on! Try one of these 22 creative ways to reuse it.

23 Fantastic Uses for Apples

From creative crafts to delicious recipes to helpful household hacks, this heaping bushel of apple ideas will keep you busy and well-fed all autumn long.

The Rise In Artisans: Global Lessons From A Local Movement

Artisan businesses run the gamut, from chocolate to blue jeans. But they all share a keen focus on customer service and distinctive branding.

17 Ways to Use Old Newspaper

When you're done reading, your use of the newspaper is just beginning. From crafts to cleaning and more, discover how to get more from your daily news.

25 Gifts You Can Make Today

Have a last-minute celebration? There's still time to craft an affordable, meaningful homemade gift with one of these 25 awesome ideas.

15 Ways to Recycle and Reuse Old T-shirts

Give your old T-shirts a new life with these DIY ideas ranging from highly personalized quilts to durable pet toys to household rags and much more.