Years ago when our family was first looking to make extra money, I started selling stuff on eBay, Craigslist and through local Facebook groups. I even wrote a book on it–called Toss, Keep, Sell; the book was all about clearing out clutter and cashing in. However, I never thought about selling on Amazon. And I […]
Do you have a walking desk? I’d like to do a round up in the near future about DIY treadmill walking desks and want to hear from you.
My desire to try my hand at DIY cleaners usually comes, not from an overwhelming desire to be cheap but rather one of laziness. That is, I’ve run out of a commercial product, and I’m too lazy to go to the story to buy new. I know this notion sounds counterintuitive, in that making your […]
Last fall our area was hit with both Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. In less than a month’s time, we’d lost power for days on end. Once the sun went down, we needed candles to light our way. While we were careful never to leave the candles unattended, lest we risk a fire, at […]
This past weekend I found myself in the gardening section of my local Walmart. While I wasn’t in the store to shop for my yet-to-be-planted garden, I couldn’t help but notice a package that was prominently displayed at the end of one aisle. It read “Spend $1 and get $20 worth of food.” Of course, […]
This past weekend felt like I was living in some kind of alternate universe on the DIY channel. In addition to researching how I could use a DIY approach to fix my dishwasher, which wasn’t cleaning the dishes, I also needed to figure out how to clean a new All-Clad stainless steel pan that I’d […]