Bringing your new boot-cuts (or skinnies, or wide-legs…) to the tailor for a hem job? Make sure you toss those jeans into the laundry first. Denim shrinks a bit when you wash it, which can cause the length of the inseam to shorten slightly. Putting your new jeans through two wash-and-dry cycles before you get them hemmed will spare you the grief […]
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Want to save money on your weekly groceries? Clipping coupons is a thing of the past. Bring yourself into the digital age with the new, interactive Grocery Deal Finder tool from AllYou.com. Here’s how it works: Enter your zip code and the items you want to buy. Based on this information, the tool will compare prices at stores near you […]
If you’ve ever had to foot the bill for a trip to the emergency room or urgent-care center, or had trouble nabbing a last-minute doctor’s office appointment, you know how expensive and inconvenient medical visits can be. Next time, if you have a serious but not life-threatening malady, consider seeking out a medical clinic at a nearby pharmacy. Chain pharmacies […]
Say you’re planning a trip to a destination that’s hours away—Do you drive? Fly? Take a train? Making the decision can be quite time consuming, but a new feature on Google Maps makes the daunting task easier. All you have to do is type in your starting point and destination, and Google Maps conveniently lets you compare all of your […]
Though cooking your own meals is a surefire way to save money on food, there are still ways to cut back on expenses when you do have the occasional meal out. When you look at a restaurant’s menu, keep your focus in the middle of the dish list, rather than the top or the bottom. It’s there you’ll find the […]
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A few weeks ago, I was baking cupcakes and decided to try out the trend of swapping unsweetened applesauce for oil in the batter. It’s an easy one-to-one swap and I would definitely recommend it. Honestly, there wasn’t much of a difference in taste and it cut approximately 450 calories and 55 grams of fat off the full recipe! If […]
Last week the FBI warned U.S. retailers that credit card breaches, like the one Target experienced over the holidays, could be on the rise. So, how can you protect yourself and your personal information?