Came across an article today called How to be a Smart Dollar Store Shopper, which had some good info and also reminded me of a couple of articles I had seen previously about the dollar store. I endorse the $ store for certain things A++ 100%, but it's true that you have to be careful about what you get. Here are some more good tips:
Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Day with these recipes or make a quickie Chocolate Cake in a Mug with this recipe! BTW, if you don't keep cake flour hanging around (I don't), you can make a substitute with ¾ cup regular flour and two tablespoons of cornstarch. That tip is courtesy WiseGeek.
Never played Portal? On that off chance (or the chance that you want to play it again), you can get it for free via Steam until 5/24: