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Convertible Clothes Are Not Just For Super Heroes. 7 Garments. 100+ Outfits.

Convertible Clothes Are Not Just For Super Heroes. 7 Garments. 100+ Outfits.

My closet is so ridiculously tiny that it’s been nicknamed “The Magic Puppet Theater” because my all my clothes have to fit on a four foot long rod. As a result I’m always on the hunt for new ways to streamline my wardrobe. My weapon of choice for maximizing closet efficiency: convertible clothing. Convertible clothes […]

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DIY Computer Accessories

DIY Computer Accessories

As of Sunday nght, my computer eyboard decded that t no longer wants me to use the letters commonly pronounced as “eye” and “cay” n any typed correspondence. Sadly, wasn’t surprsed by ths at all. My computer always breas when ‘m tryng to save money. My computer lkes to eep me poor and afrad. was […]

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How To Have A Gift Free Christmas On Talk Credit Radio

How To Have A Gift Free Christmas On Talk Credit Radio

Today, by every definition of the word, I am snotty. I have the death flu that’s going around and it’s just my luck that I had a radio interview today with Gerri Detweiler, the host of Talk Credit Radio, while super congested. If there’s an award for “Snottiest Radio Guest” I would win it. Gerri […]

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Green Hack: Repair Vintage Furniture With Trash Picked Antique Wood

Green Hack: Repair Vintage Furniture With Trash Picked Antique Wood

The first piece of furniture I ever purchased for myself was a 1920’s British Colonial armoire from India. I literally ate oatmeal for breakfast and lunch every day for three months so I could afford to buy it. Twenty years later it is still my favorite piece of furniture. The piece was obviously custom made […]

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Alternative Lifestyle: My Second Hand Life Featured On The Jeff Probst Show

Alternative Lifestyle: My Second Hand Life Featured On The Jeff Probst Show

Last Wednesday I was a guest on Jeff Probst‘s new daytime talk show. The title of the show was “Could You Live Like That?” My segment is called “The Bride Who Spent $159 On Her Wedding.” Apparently the most notable aspect of my commitment to not buying new stuff, was the fact that I had […]

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Procraftination: The September OMFG DIY UFO Challenge

Procraftination: The September OMFG DIY UFO Challenge

pro·craf·ti·nate (pr-krft-nt) v. pro·craf·ti·nat·ed, pro·craf·ti·nat·ing, pro·craf·ti·nates v.intr. To put off finishing handiwork because you’ve turned your beloved hobby into a chore. v.tr. To postpone or delay the completion of craft projects to the point of stupidity. Are you a procraftinator? Are you haunted by U.F.O.’s (UnFinished Objects)? Does your studio or work space look like […]

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How To Get $1000 In Designer Shoes For Free. Well, Okay. $1.23 With Tax.

How To Get $1000 In Designer Shoes For Free. Well, Okay. $1.23 With Tax.

I was dropping off clothes today at my favorite consignment store when I noticed a rack of designer shoes that had been discounted to $2 per pair. I had $14 in trade credit, so I could potentially “buy” seven pairs of shoes for $1.23 in sales tax. All of the $2.00 shoes are either brand […]

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