budget living

The Self-Proclaimed “Craigslist King” Has One Genius Search Tip for Scoring Great Deals

The Self-Proclaimed “Craigslist King” Has One Genius Search Tip for Scoring Great Deals

Designer Mikel Welch showed Apartment Therapy readers around his Queens apartment, full of clever DIYs and bargain finds. READ MORE...
Yes, It’s Possible: The Best Sofas Under $500

Yes, It’s Possible: The Best Sofas Under $500

Believe it or not, you can find a good-looking sofa for under $500. READ MORE...
11 Ideas For a Fun and Perfect Date Night In

11 Ideas For a Fun and Perfect Date Night In

You can still find ways to make things romantic, fun, and refreshing even when every night is at-home date night. READ MORE...
7 Fun Things to Do at Home Tonight (Besides Watch TV)

7 Fun Things to Do at Home Tonight (Besides Watch TV)

If you don't have housemates, you can do everything on this list (in one way or another) over the internet. READ MORE...

What’s the Difference Between “Vintage,” “Antique,” and “Retro”?

Ah, the joys of aging. Those jarring little moments in life when you learn that what (seems like) recent history for you is ancient history for others. When a “Golden Oldies” playlist on Spotify
The 41 Best Hacks and Tricks for Organizing a Small Bathroom

The 41 Best Hacks and Tricks for Organizing a Small Bathroom

Step one: Let go of any concept about how things should be stored. READ MORE...
I Tried the Charlie App for Just One Month and Saved Hundreds on Amazon

I Tried the Charlie App for Just One Month and Saved Hundreds on Amazon

Its nice to have someoneeven a robot penguinlooking out for me. READ MORE...
One Laundry Essential I Happily Splurge On, and One Place Where I Save

One Laundry Essential I Happily Splurge On, and One Place Where I Save

Maybe this says more about me than I should admit, but at the age of 35, laundry has become a very big deal. READ MORE...
Everyone Should Own These $12 Magnetic Drawer Organizers from Amazon

Everyone Should Own These $12 Magnetic Drawer Organizers from Amazon

It was $12 and took 30 minutes to set up, but the stress it saved me felt like it was the best investment I have made in years. READ MORE...
The 36 Best Things You Can Do With $1

The 36 Best Things You Can Do With $1

Next time you open up your wallet to see a lone George Washington staring back at you, consider this list of inspiring things you can do with just a dollar. READ MORE...
30 Valentine's Day Gifts Under $30 You Can Give to Any Special Someone

30 Valentine's Day Gifts Under $30 You Can Give to Any Special Someone

Sometimes the best Valentines gifts are the simplest ones. READ MORE...
14 Tweets That Will Make Any Person Who Refuses to Buy Full-Price Anything Say “It Me”

14 Tweets That Will Make Any Person Who Refuses to Buy Full-Price Anything Say “It Me”

Coupon clippers, penny pinchers, and seasoned online sale shoppers, unite. READ MORE...
The Best Times to Save Money on Furniture, According to Home Experts

The Best Times to Save Money on Furniture, According to Home Experts

If youre shopping for a bargain, heres an expert-backed cheat sheet. READ MORE...
The Best Under-$200 Tricks We Want to Steal From Before and Afters in 2020

The Best Under-$200 Tricks We Want to Steal From Before and Afters in 2020

These budget-friendly ideas deserve a place on your list this year. READ MORE...
The Unexpected Organizing Tool I’ll Always Shell Out a Few Dollars for at Thrift Stores

The Unexpected Organizing Tool I’ll Always Shell Out a Few Dollars for at Thrift Stores

In most cases, these pieces are somewhere between $1 and $5, and there is always a spot for them in the house. READ MORE...
18 Ways to Use Table Salt, Your Lunchtime Standby

18 Ways to Use Table Salt, Your Lunchtime Standby

Your salt shaker doesnt have to stay strapped to the kitchen table. Weve got 18 ways to put it to work all around your house. READ MORE...
13 Uses for Olive Oil, Your Go-To Cooking Aid

13 Uses for Olive Oil, Your Go-To Cooking Aid

Get this hero out of the pantry and into your tool kit. READ MORE...
The Best Under-$1000 Budget Renovations We Saw This Year

The Best Under-$1000 Budget Renovations We Saw This Year

You don't have to spend a lot of money to make a big impact, and these 12 transformations prove it. READ MORE...