Yup, coffee makers get dirty too. Not just the outside. Without getting in to too much detail, crap builds up inside of it in the form of calcium and lime scale and other mineral buildup. That can lead to stank nasty coffee, slow coffee brewing, and even damage to the coffee maker by clogging up the heating [...]
This one is super frugal, but a great one still, that can really save you some money.
Ever eat at a fast food joint? Specifically somewhere you chose to eat inside? Then you’re in luck.
You can start today by saving all the ketchup, mustard, and mayo packets you get with your meal. Bring them home and [...]
Earth Day is April 22nd! What will you do to celebrate our Earth?
Join the world in celebration and do something green for our planet.
Can’t think of anything?
Replace a standard lightbulb with a CFL.
Plant a tree.
Turn off lights and appliances you don’t use.
Plant flowers and shrubs.
Recycle rainwater with a collection bin attached to your gutters.
Pick up [...]
Your refrigerator. What would you do without it?
Did you know, your refrigerator can suck up to 20% of your entire electric bill?
Take control of the ice box. Here’s how.
1. Adjust the thermostat! Your refrigerator should be between 38 and 42 degrees. Any colder and you’re not doing much more for your food. If your refrigerator [...]
Haven’t updated your bathroom in a while? If your toilet is an older high flow toilet, save yourself some money by throwing a brick in the tank (well, not a brick, I’ll get into why not in a second).
The water that the ‘brick’ displaces can really add up, saving you a 1/2 gallon per flush [...]