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Eating cheap: recipe roundup

I’ve been looking for ways to cut down on my food expenses without compromising quality and nutrition. Looks like I’m not the only one concerned about this, because there have been some great recipes posted recently for inexpensive dinners: Mama May has a recipe for Vegetables Au Gratin, which is ideal for using up vegetables …

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Ways to recycle used makeup containers

Used lipsticks, foundation bottles and powder compacts can seem totally unsuited to any other purpose, and yet I hate to throw them out because they’re often pretty and handy and it’s always nice to reuse or repurpose old things instead of chucking them in the landfill. This is a collection of suggestions for things you …

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Can’t go walking because it’s dark/raining/scary neighborhood?

One of the simplest ways to get a good workout is by walking. Anytime you want, you can just go outside your home and take a walk, right? Except not. It rains. In winter, you may spend all the daylight hours working and/or commuting. Or maybe you live in a neighborhood that doesn’t make you …

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