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Product Feature – An Affordable Makeup Brush Cleaner

How often do you clean your makeup brushes? Probably not as often as you should, am I right? If I’m being honest, I forget to do it too! I don’t have much time to put make up, and I certainly don’t wear it every day. I don’t use the brushes that much, so I forget […]

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Leader of the Day – free printable

I’m sure you’ve heard of the crazy idea of a “yes day” by now. Jennifer Garner made it pretty famous by sharing about it on Instagram, and there have been several bloggers and YouTubers that have done them and shared their hilarious results. Saying yes to your child/children, no matter how outrageous the request, seems […]

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5 Reasons You Can’t Save Any Money

Do you have money in the bank? Something put away for a rainy day, just in case money for an emergency car or home repair, or even in case you lose your job?? So many people live pay check to pay check, and struggle to make ends meet let alone save anything. If you are […]

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5 Ways to Simplify Your Meal Planning

You know I love to meal plan, and after having done it for nearly a decade, my week falls apart when I don’t! But I know this isn’t the case for many of you. If you aren’t used to it, it can seem overwhelming and a big waste of time. So, today I’m sharing 5 […]

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Four Frugal Date Night Ideas

Keeping the romance and connection with your spouse alive and well is so important! My husband and I have been together since high school, and married for 11 years now; you’d think we would have run out of ideas by now, but we haven’t! We are pretty much experts at creating a fun date night […]

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Your Word of the Year is…

Many people look to the new year as a clean slate. This will be the year I am happy, healthy, in shape, successful….insert your favourite positive adjective here. We start off on January 1st with the best of intentions, but so often we slip back into old habits, and our resolutions fail. I’ve got your […]

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How to Have A Frugal and Meaningful Christmas

Christmas is such a wonderful time of the year, but it can get expensive very easily. As our family grows, so must our budget for gift giving. Or does it? Christmas doesn’t have to be hard on your bank account! You don’t need to dread that January credit card bill! Here are some tips to […]

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Cozy Winter Slippers – Save vs Splurge

I’m in dire need of a new pair of slippers! It’s one of those things that you don’t know you need until the temps drop, and it’s getting colder here in Ontario each day! I love a good pair of slipper boots for keeping my feet warm around the house, instead of wearing socks, and […]

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Frugal Living 101 – Paying for Convenience

Next up in our back to basics series, I am talking about when you should and when you shouldn’t pay for convenience. As a busy mom of 4, I know that my time is valuable. Sometimes paying a little extra for a convenience item or service is worth it, and sometimes it isn’t. All these can […]

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Frugal Living 101 – My #1 Tip!

Ok guys, we are going back to basics! I thought I would revisit some of the main topics I used to always focus on; the tried and true ways that anyone can save money! First up is the number one rule when it comes to saving money and living a frugal life: don’t spend more […]

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