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Save more.
Spend wisely.
Use resources responsibly.
Laugh often.
Kindle passion in life.
Give back.



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Chic 'n Cheap: Unique Kitchen Crafts Made with Legos

DIY Recycled Fashion: ThreadBanger | Video Demo: Back-2-Skool Special: Frugal DIY Ideas for Making Your Own School Backpacks, Book Bags, Laptop Covers, Pencil Cases, Book Covers, & Messenger Bags

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Second Time Around: Smart, Frugal Ways to Reuse & Recycle Things around the House

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DIY Budget Outdoor Burner


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Memory Trick: Eight Parts of English Grammar

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Frugal Adult Education Opportunities

Free Online English Classes for Non-English-Speaking Adults (but Only if You Speak Spanish)