Despite having a multitude of beverages to choose from when dining out, an increasing number of American restaurant-goers are ordering just water.
Even if your 'back 40' is actually a balcony 40, try veggies or herbs in containers.
At-home meals will save you a bundle. No more excuses: If you can read, you can cook.
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For the seventh consecutive year, IHOP restaurants will offer free buttermilk pancakes to raise money for charity.
When it comes to single-serve coffee makers, the cost of convenience may be higher than you realize.
Generic products still cost less, on average, than national brands, but the gap is shrinking. Would you pay more for a store brand?
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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