DIY

How to Create Your Dream Backyard on a Budget

DIY and design experts Erin and Ben Napier share their brilliant tips on how to improve your outdoor space on a budget.

8 Frugal and Refreshing Popsicles to Make This Summer

Leave the pricey sugary treats in the store freezer, and keep cool with these simple and frugal DIY ice pops instead.

Best Money Tips: Things You Can Do Yourself Instead of Paying a Pro

Today we found articles on things you can do yourself instead of hiring a pro, ways to save at Disney World, and common mistakes you make when washing your face.

10 Smart and Frugal Uses for Epsom Salt

Instead of buying expensive cleaners and beauty products, you can save a ton of cash if you use good old fashioned epsom salt instead.

7 Smart Ways to Save on Maternity Clothes

No need to finance a whole new wardrobe with a baby on board! Save big on maternity clothes to stay frugal and fashionable.

Should You Budget Like You Diet?

"Budgeting" and "dieting" are our two toughest resolutions. The strategies that work with one just might work for the other.

15 Things You Can Do With a Credit Card Besides Buy Stuff

The plastic in your wallet is so much more than just a one-trick spending pony. Find out how to really put your credit to work.

15 Smart New Uses for Hair Clips

Hair clips may be great for keeping long hair in order, but they have many other uses, too. Get creative and get clippin'!

10 Simple Household Repairs Every Frugal Person Should Master

Why call an expensive pro to fix every little thing around the house when you can just DIY? Get out your toolkit and get to work!

4 Starbucks Drinks You Can Easily Make Yourself

Oh, sure, save $40 a week by cutting back on lattes — but what do you treat yourself with instead? These four great low-lucre libations.

Pick Up One of These Frugal Hobbies This Weekend

Battling boredom can bust your budget, briskly. Fill your you time with fun, cheap hobbies that can improve your life, and maybe even your finances.

4 Common Household Leaks You Can Fix Without a Plumber

If your water bill is rising, and you can't afford a plumber, roll up your sleeves and find and fix those costly leaks yourself. You can do this!

19 Fun, Cheap Projects to Try This Weekend

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

12 Clever Coat Closet Hacks

A tidy coat coat closet makes guests welcome and your everyday easy and clutter-free. Tighten up your entryway with some simple organization tricks.

12 Smart Uses for Safety Pins

The humble safety pin can do more than just conceal clothing tears. Dig a couple out from the bottom of the drawer and put them to work!

8 Amazing Board Games You Can DIY

If you've grown tired of the same old board games, why not make your very own? Here's how to make eight great ones.

12 Easy Ways to Save on Common Beauty Buys

Want to look like a million bucks without spending a million bucks? These beauty hacks will have you saving in no time.

26 Unexpected Uses for Aluminum Foil

You trust it in the fridge with leftovers and probably around the grill. Find out where else you can trust aluminum foil to save the day.

The 5 Best Sites to Sell Your Arts and Crafts

If you have the knitting needle knack or the tablesaw talent, earn extra cash from your crafty skills by selling your stuff online. Here's where.

A DIY Air Conditioner and 14 Other Cool Camping Hacks

Camping out is a great frugal getaway, but it can be a lot of work. Make more time for yourself with some clever campground shortcuts.