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15 Fun Things to Buy for Under $5

Indulge in something new and enjoyable without dropping lots of cash. These $5-and-under items can perk up your wardrobe, wet your whistle, and more.

15 Ultra-Quick Homemade Desserts

From totally decadent to sweet-and-healthy, these easy homemade dessert recipes help you get satisfying treats on the table fast.

Sweet and Salty Snacks You Can Make at Home

Sweet-and-salty snacks can satisfy two mighty cravings at once. Make your own quickly and cheaply with these delicious recipes.

12 Frugal Compromises

Frugality isn't a black-and-white, either/or situation. That's why sometimes, the best decision isn't to be as frugal as you can be.

8 Little Luxuries That Go a Long Way

From nice soap to good food to quality kitchen gear and more, a few small splurges are sometimes all you need to make your life feel utterly luxurious.

TWINKIE SUSHI - Chopsticks optional

I am not exactly a Twinkie fan. I moved to the USA in my mid-twenties and so I hadn't acquired a taste for them. And most likely never will (although I did try a deep-fried Twinkie recently...not bad, considering). [more]