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PHOTOS: Cheap Halloween At Its Very Finest.

My neighborhood is broke-ass to a tee. Around […]

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Tacos For Breakfast: Making Amazing Chilaquiles with Your Leftovers

AH, THE TACO. It gives so much and asks so little. It's cheap, tasty and fast. It comes in a bounty of varieties and can

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Broke-Ass Brews: Refrigerator Tea

When it's hot out, the first thing I'm tempted to spend my money on is a cold drink. Iced tea, frozen slushies, whatever, and even if they're

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5 Tips for Surviving As A Broke-Ass Teacher

This awesome guest post was written by Chad Lesausky When I first moved to San Francisco I took the vow of poverty to become a public school teacher.

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Broke-Ass Decorating: Kitchen Organization

After stuffing far too many whisks and strainers and spoons in recycled takeout containers, I realized that a new organization method in my 2x2 kitchen might be appropriate.

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DIY: How to Make Your Own Fly Trap

Like so many of us in our cramped, window-free NYC apartments, I've been plagued with the summer invasion of fruit flies who absolutely refuse to leave but seem

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Free in NYC: Compost

[caption id="attachment_65249" align="alignright" width="300"] mmm compost![/caption] If you're monitoring your grocery bills as closely as I am (ok, I admit it, I have no idea how to do this), you

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The Heat is a-Comin’! Broke-Ass Summer Solutions

If this past week is any indication, the heat is a-comin' and, going into my second New York City Summer, I'm reminded of a few things. I desperately need

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Garage Sales: Too Broke to Buy Stuff? Sell Your Old Stuff.

Okay, so you look around your room and you have too much goddamned stuff. It's a problem because you want to go out and buy

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5 Ways to Kill Cockroaches on the Cheap

“What is…? Kill it! Wait, is it dragging my tennis racket?!” Growing up, I’d never seen a cockroach. When I moved to NYC, a few fellows warned of