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Creating a Memorable Christmas

Money isn't what makes a memorable Christmas. Follow these suggestions to help enjoy the holiday, not the stuff associated with it.

12 Cheap First Date Ideas

First dates are already stressful enough. Thankfully, you don't need to spend a lot of cash to impress; just use one of these creative and cheap first date ideas.

25 Productive Things to Do on a Rainy Day

Dreary drizzle might be demotivating, but there's no reason you can't get things done. The next time you're stuck inside, do one (or more!) of these 25 things.

31 Frugal Ways to Celebrate Fall

Embrace the cooler weather with these 31 inexpensive ways to celebrate the season (one for every day in October!).

50+ Ways to Have Free Outdoor Fun

From exploring nature and working out to reading, learning about history, and much more, there are plenty of ways to enjoy your time outdoors.

Cheap Fun and Libations: Brewery and Winery Tours

For a fun, educational afternoon with free drinks, brewery and winery tours are where it's at. Discover how to find them and what to expect.

47 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Weekend

When lazy-day boredom sets in, it's time to get creative. Here are 47 ideas to get you started on a fun and frugal weekend.

5 Romantic, Inexpensive Anniversary Celebrations

A frugal approach to relationship anniversaries can still spur fun and spark romance. Try one of these creative and inexpensive ideas.

How to Visit Museums for Free

Whether you're interested in art, science, or history, there are several ways to visit some of the most entertaining and informative museums for free.

9 Places to Go to Beat the Summer Heat

From pools to libraries and much more, stay cool without raising your electric bill by visiting one of these inexpensive (or free!) spots.

Massive List of Things to Do While Watching TV

These 70+ tasks that will keep you productive, fit, and moving forward while you're watching your favorite shows.

Free and cheap things to do in Champaign-Urbana

Here's a sampling of free and cheap things to do where I live--Champaign-Urbana, Illinois--offered up for my neighbors (who may not know all these places), for visitors (who may no

9 (and a half!) things to do at work when there's no longer work to do (also good for a boring day at home!)

My job is crazy one week and snail-slow the next. During the slow times, it's easy to get sucked into the web, clicking from one page to the next, waiting for someone to have a fir