Jean Nick

Farm gal, library worker, and all-around spendthrift Jean Nick shares advice for green thrifty living.

How To Remove Winter Salt Stains From Pretty Much Anything
Salt keeps snow from freezing to your driveway, but it can wreak havoc on your clothes and floors.
What to Do With Thanksgiving Leftovers
Turkey-leftover recipes can be the best part of the Thanksgiving holiday.
7 Tips for Thrifty Green Living
Green living doesn't have to be expensive. Here are the 7 best ways to do it on a budget.
The 15 Worst Things In Your Lunch Bag
Pack a healthy lunch, and save a little cash: Ditch these money-wasters.
How to Spring-Clean Your Kitchen
A few nontoxic kitchen cleaners can bring a sparkle back to your fridge and oven.
4 DIY Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Love
How many people really need another personalized shot glass? Try these wedding favor ideas that will do your guests a real favor.
50 Foods You May Not Need to Refrigerate
Refrigeration is unnecessary (and in some cases, harmful) when it comes to these foods.
Should You Compost Your Poop?
Is it time to invest in a composting toilet?
Why You Should Pee in Your Garden
Discover the incredible benefit of urine in the garden.
How to Deal With Overripe Avocados
Here's how to get the most out of every avocado…even the overripe ones!
How to Make Seitan
Everything you ever wanted to know about making your own seitan from scratch.