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Note: As of 2017, The New Homemaker is an archive. The articles on the site are all original to TNH.

If you are already living on less than your household income, you're on your way to building financial security for your family. You already know that you can't save anything if it's all getting spent, but maybe you're not quite sure what to do with the extra piling up. Consider this column a quick primer on dealing with the excess you're working so hard to amass.

Silk, wool, cashmere--if it's from an animal, here's how to dye it
First steps in encouraging kids to help clean up
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