04 Jan 2012

DIY: Calendars

So, here we are just days into 2012: a fresh year, a fresh month, a fresh start. What better way to start off the year than with a brand spankin’ new calendar? I mean, sure, there’s an app for that (there’s an app for bloody everything) but that’s not any

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08 Dec 2011

DIY: Wreaths

Christmas and the surrounding holidays are a tough time to be a broke-ass. There are parties, drinks, gifts, cookies and stockings and Secret Santas and White Elephants and egg nog and bells, oh my! It is, after all, called the season of giving not the season of thoughtful free hugs

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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30 Jul 2011

DIY: Pickling Party!

It’s time to get pickled… Obviously, “Pickling’ is the new hot social gathering going on these days. (Which I just found out is also called “the art of preserving”…) My uber cool little sister Heather hosts these parties where her friends come over and pickle the shit out of a

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23 Jul 2011

Indie Mart Returns on Sunday, July 24th!

After a far too long hiatus Indie Mart is back with a vengeance this weekend at Thee Parkside in Portrero Hill. It appears that summer is finally upon us, and in San Francisco that means you have the wonderful dilemma of trying to decide which awesome outdoor events you will

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06 Jul 2011

DIY: Cork Crafts

Image courtesy Cork is largely unappreciated – not only is it the most environmentally way to seal up a bottle of tasty vino, but the Cork Oak forests are the native habitat of the Iberian Lynx (which is one bad-ass lookin’ cat, no?). Planet Earth lesson aside, cork is

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05 May 2011

Silkscreen Your Way Through Cinco de Mayo

For those of you who are over wearing a Mexican sombrero, a fake mustache and shooting squirt guns full of Tequila this Cinco de Mayo, let your creative juices flow at the Museum of Craft and Folk Art’s Craft Bar with Etsy Labs. Every first Thursday of the month the

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20 Apr 2011

DIY Headboards

Beds themselves are decidedly not broke-ass, trust me, I’m in bad need of a new mattress and shopping for one is beyond depressing and involves a lot of cussing, drinking and procrastinating. However, bed accessories like bedding and headboards are much easier to DIY, and so much more fun to

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26 Mar 2011

DIY: How to Make your own Earring Organizer

Get your earrings out of that drawer and put them on display! Spring is finally here –  and that calls for a good old dose of Spring Cleaning! Cleaning out junk drawers and jewelry boxes has been one of my favorite rainy-day past times lately. I have been trying to

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