Top 5 Reasons to Dive into a Dumpster Today

While eating out currently sits comfortably in slot number 31 on our list of most popular hobbies, we have a feeling the financial crisis will cause a drop in eating out and a high spike in the sport of dumpster diving. Now don’t go running the other direction–dumpster diving (a growing hobby among the financially savvy in which you, well, dive into a … Read more

Beading: What Beads to Use

Let me guess: you love jewelry and would love nothing more than to make your own necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. Maybe you’ve even wandered into a bead store only to find yourself completely overwhelmed by the rows and rows of beads, clasps, needles, and glue. If this sounds like you, pay attention! Our beading supply … Read more

The Mysterious World of Metal Detecting

If you’ve ever seen someone wandering around town with a strange contraption in hand and wondered what the heck they were doing, it’s likely they were either metal detecting or engaging in some sort of criminal activity…. But for the sake of argument, let’s say they were metal detecting. You might have thought it looked … Read more

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Volunteering

If you’re reading this, you probably already know that volunteering is one of the most life-enriching hobbies out there. Volunteering is one of our most popular hobbies for this very reason. Not only does it allow you to help others, but millions of volunteers have found that they gain tremendous personal benefits from their work … Read more

Garage Sale Shopping

When I was a kid, my parents dragged me through town in order to admire the junk in our neighbor’s garages. I didn’t understand why–it wasn’t Halloween and I wasn’t even getting any candy (I did, however, get the occasional toy but that’s beside the point). Garage sale shopping is a strange world to the … Read more