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Pay yourself instead of buying junk food

I don't regularly buy a lot of junk food, but I do have a weakness for sodas, candy bars, and chips. Every time I resist the urge to buy something like this, I take the money I would have spent (including sales tax) and put it into an account to buy something I really want (like new gym shoes or a ...

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Cheap bathroom cleaner

After the box of baking soda in your fridge or freezer no longer keeps your fridge fresh, you can dump it into your bath tub (I sprinkle a bit into the sink, too), add a bit of water to make a paste and use it as a slightly abrasive scrub for cleaning. Just be sure to rinse well.

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Cheap air freshener

Add 1-2 tablespoons of baking soda to 4 cups of water in a small pot. Stir to mix. Set pot to simmer for at least 30 minutes. The baking soda will absorb odors in your home and the simmering water will add a bit of moisture to the air. For a nice fragrance, you can add a few drops of essential ...

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