DIY Instead of Buy
No doubt it's easier to go to the store and buy something than to make it with your own hands. There are a number of reasons to get into the DIY spirit, though. First and foremost, it's possible to save a bundle by doing it yourself. But tackling a project instead of buying an item is also a way save money long term, because you'll always know how to fix it and make another if need be. Here are various projects to try.
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