Look no further than Etsy, an online Internet marketplace where thousands of artists, designers, and crafters market their wares. It’s my go-to website for contemporary fine art, crafts, jewelry, and accessories because with so many retailers in one spot, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for. Best of all, since Etsy works with small businesses and regular folk, you can find cheap deals on one-of-a-kind items.
Whether you want to create your own pot rack for functional reasons or decorative ones, chances are you’re doing it to save money. But heading down the path of days spent sanding, carving, and assembling can not only be tedious, it can take valuable time away from your money-making endeavors.
Choosing the right plan is critical to get your new pot rack up and operational as quickly and affordably as possible.
Here are six great ways to make a pot rack on the cheap and easy.
As if finding affordable fares for air travel isn’t tough enough, rising and surprising fees are making it an even bigger challenge to figure out the best deal if you want to pack any luggage.
After all the fee increases, the best advice the airlines seem to have for saving on baggage fees is to “pack light.” That’s not good enough, especially since families with young kids, individuals who don’t travel often, and anyone traveling in search of better weather can’t simply “pack light.” And everyone’s definition of “light” is different.
Dryer sheets make your clothes smell nice, and come out of the dryer all warm, fluffy, and static-free. But did you know they have many more uses than just for laundry?
For as little as $2 for a box of dryer sheets, you can clean, store, and refresh so many different items in your house.
Ready to save money and be wowed? Check out this list of five alternative uses for dryer sheets.
The national average price of a gallon of gas is $3.84 – and gas prices are expected to rise even higher.
If you’ve been running on fumes or watching your savings account slowly dwindle thanks to the price at the pump, then it’s time to get out your phone.
No, not to call your local representative (although, you could try that, too), but to download these six apps that can help you save money on gas.
For over 100 years, simple copper wires have transmitted phone calls between households and offices around the world. It’s a system far more technical and complicated than soup cans attached to string, and the expensive wire and complex systems are owned by big phone companies. It’s tough to find a lot of “new” phone companies, so while your provider may not have a monopoly on the industry, chances are it has a pretty good stronghold on business in your area.
Comfortable with the demand for service, these companies frequently raise the rates on long-distance calls and seem to enjoy adding fees and charging for every little feature you want to add to your service.
Between heating and cooling your home, gassing up your car and watering your lawn, energy costs are one of the most significant expenses that many of us face on a monthly and annual basis.
Thankfully, there are numerous ways to reduce both your carbon footprint and your recurring energy costs. Many of them are simple and common sense techniques that do not require major changes, construction, installation, or upfront expenses. In fact, there are a number of ways to save energy at home and slash your home energy consumption and costs by up to $2,500 a year without much effort. You can even significantly cut the cost of commuting to work without purchasing a new fuel-efficient car.
I recently took my dog to a new veterinarian. As I was leaving, the vet handed me a sheet listing the costs of all of his services. While the wellness exam, heartworm medication, and vaccinations all seemed more than fair, my heart stopped beating for a second when I got to the bottom of the list – surgery, x-rays, MRIs, and chronic treatments all cost more than I could comfortably pay out-of-pocket. The vet must have noticed my horror because he threw in a pamphlet on pet insurance when I was leaving.
Is there anything better than the smell of juicy hamburgers and hot dogs sizzling on a grill on a hot summer day? If there is, I can’t think of it.
Spring is the perfect time to make sure you’re prepared for a season full of amazing culinary experiences. If you don’t have a grill, you’re ready to upgrade the grill you have, or you’re looking to try out a different type of grill, read this guide before you go shopping.
When you hear the term “insider trading,” you probably immediately think of someone like Martha Stewart.
But you don’t have to be famous or wealthy to be guilty of it. In fact, it’s possible to engage in insider trading without even knowing it.
In this article, we’ll look at the ins and outs of insider trading and how to make sure that the investing you’re doing is above board – and won’t come with a stint in jail.