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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 Useful Items You Should Never Throw Out

The next time you're on a declutter rampage, give your toss pile a second thought. Some of that stuff can be put to good re-use.

How I Saved $30,000 and Helped the Earth at the Same Time

You know that the green lifestyle is often also a frugal lifestyle, but Wise Bread writer Max Wong shows you how you can take both to a whole new level.

17 Cheap and Awesome Reusable Replacements for Disposable Products

You know disposables are bad for the planet — and your budget. These reusable replacements are cheaper and greener, and they're convenient, too.

21 Teeny-Tiny Ways to Save

If you're frustrated because you can't save big, start small! Try these teeny-tiny (and easy!) tricks for saving cash.

30 Signs That You Were Raised by Frugal Parents

Were you raised by frugal parents? Here are 30 ways to tell if there was a frugalista in your family tree.

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.

19 Ways to Reuse Old Towels

Towels ready for the trash? Think again! From easy household helpers to sew-and-go fashions, these projects will give new life to your old terrycloth.

19 Uses for Empty Cereal Boxes

Don't throw out that Cheerios box! When the cereal's all gone, use the cardboard for one of these fun and useful projects.

25 Things to Do With Reusable Water Bottles

As reusable water bottles become more common, you may think you have too many. But these containers are useful for much more than just holding water.

18 Ways to Make Old Things Seem New

Old stuff — we all have so much of it. Whether it's clothing, furniture, or something else, try one of these techniques to make it seem totally new.

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.

25 Eco-Friendly Changes You Can Make Today

Little efforts can have a big impact on the environment — and your wallet. Get green by tackling one (or more!) of these changes today.

20 Household Uses for Pantyhose

From eliminating scratches when you clean to protecting your plants to lowering your heating bills, a pair of nylons can do a lot more than just cover your legs.

Another 36 Uses for Tin Foil

From the tool bench to the kitchen, the bathroom vanity to the car, tin foil can help you save money and increase productivity all around the house.

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.

11 Smart Uses for Sheets

Sheets can provide more than just sweet dreams. From clothing to gardening and even emergency safety, discover clever uses for these cotton cloths.

7 Pitfalls That Can Bloat a Home Office Budget

Working from home sounds like a great idea, but it's easy to bust your budget building the perfect office. Here's how to outfit your space for less.

10 Ways to Reuse Common Household Items

From egg cartons to shower curtains to old socks and more, learn dozens of ways to reuse commonly discarded household items.

Old Stuff: How to Kindly Receive and Reuse

Taking in free items can be a savvy, frugal move. Be on guard so that you won't be the not-so-proud owner of useless stuff.