DIY

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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
16 May 2022

The June 2022 BAS Voter Guide

This guide was done in conjunction with the League of Pissed Off Voters. – If you’d like to help pass out the printed voter guides, email the League at TheLeagueSF@gmail.com. – Want to get involved in the endorsement process? Learn more right here. Dear San Francisco, We love you, but

BAS Editorial Team 2
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
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…

Leigh Cuen – Wandering Dreamer 0
30 Jan 2013

DIY: Hair Flowers

At my last job, one of my bosses was a woman who played in a band, dressed in a rockabilly style, and wore flowers in her hair every day – which was a bummer for me because in addition to also leaning towards rockabilly attire, flower clips are one of

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 0
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
19 Dec 2012

DIY Door Caddy

Lately, I get the feeling that I’ve forgotten something pretty much every time I leave the house, which means I am constantly patting myself down to ensure that I have my keys, my Clipper card, my sunglasses, my gloves, and the various cell phones that I’m testing for work. So,

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 0
09 Dec 2012

DIY Outdoor Art

During the winter months, it’s easy to feel cooped up – after all, outside it’s chilly, trees are dead, and everything is grey with rain or snow. So, obviously like me you’re inside, curled into a tiny bundle under several blankets unable to stop Netflix from automatically streaming several episodes

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 0