24 Nov 2014

How to Set up a Kick-Ass Apartment on the Cheap

Who wants a FREE desk? Three weeks ago, my partner Tyler and I moved into our first place together. Overnight we each went from established, shared houses with everything we needed, to our own one-bedroom apartment in Oakland with almost no furniture and no kitchen things. We love to cook

Fayette Fox - The Scrimpy Scribe 0
20 Oct 2014

What You Should Know About D.I.Y. Guru Faythe Levine

Faythe Levine is hard to categorize. She is a published writer, filmmaker, lecturer, artist, and a curator. But most importantly, she is a beautiful spirit who has helped create, push, and explore individual creativity and has brought it to the attention to anyone who is willing to observe. Her site

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
20 Aug 2014

Win A Global Grub Kit: Pre-Assembled World Cuisine @ Your Fingertips

  Don’t cook “ethnic” food often enough? Get mystified by all the “ethnic” spices listed on your screen when you’re looking for a curry recipe? Ready to step up your Hamburger Helper game? Then these pre-assembled kits are perfect for the average Joe Schmo (uck)! Choose a cooking kit, stocked

illyanna Maisonet | Web Editor 0

I'm Running For Mayor of SF and I Need Your Help!

Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
30 Jul 2014

Which Famous A**holes are Going to Burning Man This Year?

Not going to Burning Man 2014? Congratulations! You will avoid the risk of personally encountering these a**holes. Many prominent a**holes from news, tech and entertainment have already articulated via social media or public commentary that they are inclined to attend the Burning Man festival in 2014. These famous people going

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 0
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 0
14 Nov 2013

DIY: Five Easy Bottle Cap Crafts

Rat Fink Bottle Cap Charm by VixenVendetta It makes sense that the DIY-ers and the Environmentalists get along ‘“ both are founded on a founding principle of reuse, recycle, renew. DIY is less about compost and sustainable food and more about finding a new uses for things, or repurposing items

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 0
06 Nov 2013

Why painting your bedroom wall black can save you from contact dermatitis.

First, if you actually suspect you have contact dermatitis, stop reading. Don’t pick up a paintbrush. Seek medical attention. Thank you. But if allergic skin rashes are more of a general fear rather than an immediate threat, here is a story for you. It started with a moldy couch. Just

Daisy Rawcliffe - Vafrous Vagabond 0