Protect Plants from Frost: Budget Gardening Tip

Now that spring has arrived, your outdoor plants are safe from the harm of frost, right? Unfortunately if you live in certain areas, a hard frost is still possible. (Click here for more details on frost dates in your grow zone.) However, there are easy and inexpensive ways to protect tender plants from the danger […]

Crochet Plastic Bags into Mats and More: Recycle This

Even with the best of intentions, there are times when we forget to bring our totes grocery shopping and it quickly becomes obvious that the most extensive collection of canvas and cotton totes won’t do the world any good if you don’t remember to bring them to the store. Then bam! Back home with another […]

Earth Day: The Budget Ecoist

Today is Earth Day; a day when we are all reminded that we should make our approach to life a little greener. In celebration, below is a round-up of some of our favorite tips from the Budget Ecoist on how to be green without spending too much green. The Budget Ecoist helps people save the […]

Waste-Free Lunches: Go Green

As people have become busier and busier, marketers have found ways to cleverly address our needs: disposable Tupperware means fewer dishes to deal with; paper bags, plastic cutlery and Ziploc bags make lunch-packing quick and easy. Single-serving items such as individual apple sauces, pre-packs of celery and peanut butter, etc. are easy to grab and […]