There's no question it's spring cleaning time, but you might not know where to start. We can advise you on the germ magnets to start with, what products will do the job best, and what to do with the stuff that can be eliminated completely. We can also clue you in on finding celebratory meals that are free for the kids, eating healthy to continue the spring trend, or even getting adventurous and experimental with foods on a stick. Keep digging -- Cheapism also has tips for the world traveler or rugged hiker, 50 perks for seniors, and plenty more.
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