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Myscha Theriault

Myscha Theriault is a syndicated columnist with McClatchy-Tribune News Service, best-selling author and professional blogger whose work has appeared on such web sites as Forbes, MSN, the Los Angeles Times and AOL. Print interviews include Better Homes and Gardens, the New York Times, Women’s World and All You magazine. She is the founder of Trek Hound, a site for independent travelers, We Be Sharin', a home living web site, and The Lesson Machine, a site for teachers both Stateside and abroad.
Brown Bag Lunches

7 Healthy Brown Bag Lunch Ideas for Adults at Work

Let's face it: When it comes to finding ways to save money, brown bag lunches usually get a boring rap. But homemade doesn't necessarily have to mean ho-hum. If you're working at a regular full-time...
Ways Reuse Old Bureaus Chest Drawers

9 Creative Ways to Reuse Old Bureaus (Chest of Drawers)

Scan the furniture section of Craigslist, check out a yard or garage sale, or walk through the local flea market - you'll see a plethora of gently (or not so gently) used bureaus (i.e....
Make Gift Baskets Home Cheap Supplies

How to Make a Gift Basket at Home with Cheap Supplies

Once you've decided to make your own gift baskets, it's easy to get stuck in the trap of spending more on them than you expected to. The last thing you want is for your...
Make Diy Hanging Pot Rack

How to Make a DIY Hanging Pot Rack – 6 Cheap & Easy Methods

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...
Enjoy Budget Friendly Beef Recipes

How to Buy and Enjoy Beef Recipes on a Budget

Do you have a house full of hearty meat eaters? For some families, only beef will do. At our house, we've been reducing our beef intake recently for health and budget reasons. But when we...
Gourmet Kitchen Without Appliances Gadgets

6 Ways to Get that Gourmet Kitchen without the Expensive Appliances & Gadgets

Extreme makeover and home improvement shows have left many people dreaming of having the ultimate gourmet kitchen. Unfortunately, the kitchens you see on TV are far from attainable for those on a budget. Visions...
Buy Meat Save Money Tips

6 Tips to Save Money Buying Meat – Beef, Pork, Turkey & Deli Cold...

When you're trimming your budget, you start looking at your grocery store receipts with a lot more scrutiny. And if your family is big on meat and poultry for lunch and dinner, expensive choices...
Easy Chicken Dinner Recipe Ideas

6 Easy Chicken Dinner Recipe Ideas on a Budget

Few things say comfort food, and satisfy the whole family, like chicken. The trouble is, poultry prices fluctuate so much that you'll quickly be uncomfortable with the effect chicken has on your budget. With these six...
Mason Canning Jars Uses

7 Creative Uses for Mason Canning Jars

Recently, my close friend was telling me about a beautiful farm wedding she attended last summer where they served Southern sweet tea in mason jars. It was so quaint, so romantic, and so creative....
Buy Prepare Cheap Seafood Recipes

6 Ways to Buy and Prepare Cheap Seafood Recipes & Dishes on a Budget

In my household, seafood is something we used to only buy on special occasions: lobster on Valentine's Day or wedding anniversaries, wild-caught salmon to celebrate a promotion or a raise at work, and shrimp...
Buy Travel Supplies Accessories

Where to Buy Travel Supplies, Accessories & Toiletries on a Budget

We all want to be prepared when we hit the road, and having the right travel gear is a big part of that picture. I love finding ways to save on these items so that...