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On December 8, Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt is giving the first 50 customers (starting at 3 p.m.) their first 5 ounces of froyo and toppings for FREE.
ALDI is a discount grocery with a devoted following among penny pinchers. Here’s what to know before you go (like bringing a quarter to unlock the carts) and what items are a must-buy.
If you don’t have cable, you can still watch pro football, baseball and other major league sports. Here’s how.
Smart shoppers know: Buying at thrift shops is an acceptable — even trendy — way to save money. Learn how to make the most of your visit and make good deals even better.
Here’s a plan to save both your food budget and your sanity: Shop what’s on sale and cook more or less the same family favorite dishes every week. Here’s how to do it along with 26 easy recipes to get you started.
Want to save money on groceries? Here are 11 tactics that are easier and better than using coupons.
Here are ways you can reduce consumption, shop more thoughtfully, limit the amount of stuff you have, and painlessly adopt a happier, healthier and more frugal living style.
Owning a pet can be expensive, but there are ways to cut the costs, including homemade toys and treats. We’ve got instructions and recipes.
Can you go an entire month only spending money on absolute necessities? Take the no-spend challenge to find out -— and jumpstart your savings.
During the Great Depression, people employed 1930s frugality and simple-living tricks to save money and survive the lean years. Use their tricks to save money today.
How can you keep your family meals inexpensive and easy? Our expert (who’s also a mom) maps out a day-to-day guide.
Home Cooking and Recipes
Things To Do With Kids
Stumped about what to give your favorite teachers? Here are affordable, practical ideas sure to earn you an A+.
Being a minimalist parent can make you and your kids happier. Here’s what to start doing and what to stop.
If you live somewhere snow is a rarity, with a heavy snowfall you’ll be faced with the dilemma of lots of snow but no sled. There’s a long tradition of makeshift sleds that are quick and fun. Here are 17 DIY sled ideas.
Virtually every ski area in the land offers free skiing for youngsters to age 5 or 6. Here’s a look at those that also extend free skiing and deals to older children. Early-bird deals in October and November can help the adults save money, too.
Home Crafts & DIY
Even if you think you’re not the DIY type, here are ideas for projects that can save you money and pay off with a sense of accomplishment.
Recipes & Cooking
Tips for finding what you need online, including grocery delivery apps, online fitness options and health resources.