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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

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29 Jul 2013

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 2×2 kitchen might be appropriate.  A lack of counter spaces and complete absence of any form of drawer left few options with how to deal with my

Melissa Kravitz - Discount Diva 0
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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

Rene Beight - Femme Frugale 0

50% off New Glasses + Free Shipping!

We wrote about the 6 rad reasons why shopping for glasses on GlassesUSA.com will change the way you buy glasses forever. You can read about that here. But here's the important part: YOU GET 50% OFF + free shipping on your first pair of frames. Click to find out more!

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
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23 May 2013

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 an AC First of all, let’s just be clear that the thought of me installing an air conditioning unit in my

Rene Beight - Femme Frugale 0
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04 Apr 2013

Broke-Ass Brews: Put Your Iced Coffee in Beer Bottles

If you’re like me, the snooze button on your alarm clock is not optional, it’s necessary.  Only a minor detail of my unhealthy sleep patterns includes my 49 minute snooze cycle each morning, which inevitably leaves me with unbrushed hair and half-brushed teeth as I stumble out the door just

Melissa Kravitz - Discount Diva 0
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13 Feb 2013

DIY Bath Caddy

My house was built over a hundred years ago, and my bathroom is…not large and by that I mean it’s slightly larger than closet sized. There is very little space to move around in there- mostly due to the large claw-foot bathtub that takes up the entire west half of

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 0
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10 Feb 2013

How to have an epic Broke-Ass Valentine’s Day

They say that Valentine’s Day started to celebrate Saint Valentine of Rome, martyred in 269 AD, then became a sensation in 1797 when a British publisher issued romantic verses for young lovers..

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