Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless

31 Mar 2010

How to Make Your Own Wrapping Paper

One of the things I refuse to spend money on is wrapping paper. The entire concept of buying something just to have someone rip it to shreds and toss it in the trash bugs me out’ Maybe it’s just that it emphasizes the futility of life, how no matter how

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24 Mar 2010

How to Never Lose Another Lighter Again

What is it about lighters? They seem to magically float in and out of various pockets, changing owners at random, liberating themselves to travel far from home. Everyone has a least one friend who pockets your lighters ‘“ you know the one you have to keep your eye on, lest

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19 Mar 2010

Broke-Ass Tech: The Cracked-Out iPhone Fix

The iPhone doesn’t come with insurance. Why is this? Because it is super susceptible to injury when dropped (and AT&T hates you). If you’re unlucky enough to be as clumsy as me (and too lazy/cheap/stupid to shell out for a fat, rubber case to protect the damn thing) the face

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17 Mar 2010

DIY: The $15 Monitor Fix

Oh, my poor suffering laptop. In the five years I’ve owned it I’ve drown it in Oolong, infected it with viruses, used it, abused it and neglected it like a guy who followed me home from a bar. However, unlike that guy, I still need to use my laptop. When

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