Decide in advance how many items you'll keep, to pare down multiples, whether they're pens, DVDs or items of clothing. If you know you'll keep three sweater sets, zero in on your three favorites, then consign the leftovers to the donations box. Pick a number to cut the clutter!
Battery Buying Guide for 2012's Hottest Toys
The year's hottest toys are powered by batteries ... but which batteries should you buy, disposable or rechargeable?
Disposable batteries are cheaper up front, but over time, their cost adds up. While pricey at the outset, rechargeable batteries can save money and energy, but they're not right for every use. How to decide?
The folks at SaveOnEnergy.com have put together a dandy little chart to help you decide which batteries are right for popular electronic toys and games--and which choices will cost less into the new year. Get your Scrooge hat on, and save!