NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Who isn’t looking to save a buck these days?

It’s easier than you think to pinch pennies. How? Simply by being inventive with everyday items you have at home.

Amy Panos, home design editor at Better Homes & Gardens stopped by The Couch to show us how cooking spray, magazines, curling irons and even dental floss can be recycled and re-purposed to save you money.

Our favorite tip? Use a regular kitchen bowl to hold your iPod when playing music – it’ll sound like surround sound quality.

For more tips, check out the video below.

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