Getting Married For $73.34 In 1972

Getting Married For $73.34 In 1972

A far cry from the extravagance, pomp and expense of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding is the much simpler affair enjoyed by yearofshoppingdetox’s mother and father back in 1972, where they achieved eternal union for only $73.34. [More]

Make Your Own Dishwashing Detergent At Home

Make Your Own Dishwashing Detergent At Home

The same ingredients you can use to make your own laundry detergent at home can be used to make your own dishwashing detergent, also at home. [More]

Make Your Own Laundry Detergent At Home

Make Your Own Laundry Detergent At Home

In just 30 minutes, you can have a five-gallon bucket of homemade laundry detergent that costs 50 cents less per load than store bought, says dollarstoremom. All you need is washing soda, grated bar soap, borax, boiling water, and large bucket. Get the recipe and ideas for adding scents and so forth on the blog. And yep, this mixture will even work on HE washers, according to the commenters. [More]

Scrub Glassware With Aluminum Foil

Scrub Glassware With Aluminum Foil

Don’t just toss out that perfectly lovely piece of aluminum foil. Save it, and use it to scrub your glassware, says Real Simple. A bit of dishwashing liquid and a small piece of foil can do the work of a steel-wool soap pad when getting stubborn stickies and food stains from glassware and oven racks. Plus it’s cheaper! [More]

Nifty-Thrifty Home Tips!

Nifty-Thrifty Home Tips!

Savvy saving and style pointers for around the home.