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$3 to make three hanging pom-poms, DIY-style.
11 Dec 2013

DIY: Dollar-Store Decor

$3 to make three hanging pom-poms, DIY-style. I’m usually extremely well-behaved during the week. Between free breakfast food at work and going to classes at the gym instead of happy hours at night, I can get from Monday to Friday without spending too much moolah. Come the weekend, though, and

Rene Beight - Femme Frugale 2
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06 Jun 2013

Twitter: ‘Tweet, Tweet’ or ‘Cheap, Cheap’?

What’s worse than being broke? Being broke and lazy. Sure, you could walk three extra blocks to the slightly cheaper bodega or put in five minutes of Yelping to determine the bar with the best drink specials, but ain’t nobody got time for that. And – I’m just gonna take

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pretentious-douche
21 Jan 2013

18 Signs to Never to Date Him Again

True, most everyone deserves a chance. But, that chance was given the second you showed up at your first date. Here are 18 signs that you should run far, far away:

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02 Jan 2013

DIY Beanie Upgrades

Logically, I know that it’s really not that cold in California. Heck, 44 degrees doesn’t even sound that cold – not when I’ve got friends in actually cold places like Minnesota, Cleveland, and Chicago braving ridiculously low temperatures just to get to work. However, my house was built over a

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 0
ombre chair design sponge
05 Jul 2012

DIY Ombre

One of the things that’s been popping up on my radar lately is ombre. What started with pink and blue tipped hair on the heads of celebs has grown into a stream of lovely craft ideas. Ombre, which is a French term that means “shaded,” is usually a multi-colored stripe

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 2
22 Jan 2015

LOVE NOTES AND OTHER DISASTERS ZINE

A brand new collection of Broke-Ass Stuart's writing made up of some of his most famous pieces and new things never before published.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
pendant lamps design sponge
26 Jun 2012

DIY: Pendant Lamps

If, like me, you’re living in a house that was built over a hundred years ago, chances are you also have some pretty dim built-in fixtures and could use an additional burst of light. However, light fixtures can be surprisingly expensive and/or a pain in the butt to install. The

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11 Apr 2012

DIY: Playing Card Crafts

There was a period in time when I carried a deck of playing cards with me, wherever I went, just looking for an opportunity to practice my skills at rummy, or play solitaire while waiting for friends at the bar. Sadly, the opportunity to play cards rarely presented itself, which

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