One great way to save money in your every day life is to make your own products instead of paying good money for things that you don't have to. That can mean making your own dishwasher detergent, roasting your own coffee or installing your own patio instead of paying to have it done.
Making Your Own Cheap Camera Gear
One area that I've spent a lot of money over the past few years is in photography gear. Whether it's lenses, camera bodies, accessories or memory cards, there are a lot of things I've spent money on. Small things add up quick into the hundreds of dollars.
I came across this interesting video about how to make a cheap image stabilizer for any camera – to reduce camera shake in your photos. If you're into digital photography like I am, this is definitely a helpful tip. Check it out: