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20 New Things You Can Make With Old Denim Jeans

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Don't toss that old denim! The durable and easy to work fabric is well-suited for a number of post-wardrobe uses.

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20 Simple and Cheap Halloween Costumes for Kids

It's easy to get caught up in Halloween and become frustrated when a complicated costume goes wrong. Skip all that and go for simple and fun, instead.

How to Make 8 Trending Halloween Costumes on the Cheap

Just two weekends until Halloween! That's plenty of time to put together one or two of these clever, trendy costumes.

10 Homemade Child Products That Are Cheaper and Better Than Store Bought

Kid stuff is expensive! You'll save a lot and wind up with better kid stuff if you make these common products at home, instead of buy.

20 Ways to Use Pool Noodles

Floaty, foamy pool noodles have a million and one uses. Here are 20 to get you started.

12 Ideas for Cheap, Festive, Fall Decor

Fall has… fallen again... and that means festive decor. Make your home fit for the season with these fun, frugal fall projects.

4 Times You Should Splurge and Hire a Pro

You probably already hire a pro when it comes to plumbing and dentistry. Here are four common DIY tasks you probably should hire out for, too.

13 DIY Clothing Projects for Men

Upgrade a wardrobe and cut your clothing costs with these simple and stylish DIY menswear projects.

12 Unique Ways to Use School Supplies

If you went overboard stocking school supplies this year, don't fret. There's plenty of cool re-uses for your plethora of pencils and erasers.

10 Things You Should Never Buy From Aldi

We love Aldi's — most of the time. So many of the products are unique, high quality, and, above all, well-priced. These are not those.

The 6 Qualities All DIYers Have — Do You?

It takes a special kind of person to subscribe to the DIY lifestyle. How many of these quirks of the maker class do you possess?

10 Cheap Ways to Make Your Apartment Awesome (Without Losing Your Deposit)

Upgrade a drab apartment with some clever, frugal design ideas that won't leave a mark, so you can leave with your deposit.

7 Homemade Pet Products That Are Cheaper and Better Than Store Bought

Save money and keep your pets healthy and happy with pet gear you make at home for cheaper.

The Only Fruits and Veggies Worth Growing Yourself

Gardening is fun and satisfying, but why not go for the fruits and vegetables that offer the most value, too?

17 DIY Projects to Make Your Home Look Amazing (and 3 You Shouldn't Try)

Stop staring at those ugly cabinets and do something! These easy DIY projects can totally transform your home.

Make Your Computer Last (Almost) Forever With Some Simple Tricks

Computer makers expect you to buy a new one every three years or so. That's nuts! Extend the life of your machine with some basic maintenance.

The Manly Guide to Saving Money

From how you shave to how to commute, there are lots of manly ways to save. Here are a five great ones to get you started.

Should You Be Paying Someone Else to Do These 7 Common Chores?

Sometimes doing your own housework is worth it, and sometimes it isn't. Here's what to think about before you decide to outsource it or just do it yourself.

31 Reasons Why I'm in Love With Thrift Shopping (and You Should Be Too)

Oh thrift store, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways!

WATCH: 7 DIY Fails That Will Inspire You to Call an Expert

Some home projects just shouldn’t be attempted by anyone other than a professional. Don’t believe it? Watch these crazy DIY fails.

10 Easy to Learn Skills That Will Save You Money

Stop paying someone else to do things you can do. You're more than capable of learning these 10 skills, and you'll save hundreds per year.