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Cleaning DIY Frugal Hacks Skin Care

Easy DIY Foaming Hand Soap

How many times do you wash your hands a day? For me, it feels like a million! Our skin gets dried out enough during the winter from the cold air, add to that constant washing because of all the germs, and you’ve got dry cracking skin! I’ve noticed this winter has been worse than usual. […]

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Super Simple Coconut Oil Deodorant

I’ve been curious about coconut oil for a while now; the crunchy side of me has always wondered if it lived up to all that people talked about, or if it was just another trend. I’ve gone out before to purchase it, but became overwhelmed by the options (virgin, cold pressed, unrefined) and all the […]

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Taking Advantage of Grandparent Discounts

You know how many stores have senior discounts, some places, usually children’s places, offer “grandparent” discounts. My favourite local children’s consignment store has a 15% discount every Thursday for Grandparents, and today I took advantage! My Mom and I went (she paid, my sister and I paid her back) and here is what we bought: […]

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This garden, it’s for the birds…and bunnies

Frustration does not even to begin to describe how I feel. Disappointment? Sad? Angry? All of the above! We live in the suburbs, in a newly constructed little pocket, surrounded by streets lines with 20 and 30 year old houses and trees. So why do all these creatures want my backyard?! My backyard with 2 […]

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a BA in Environmental Studies gets you a whole lot of nothing

It’s been 7 years since I graduated from University. I’m hoping that at some point I won’t have to think that getting my degree was a waste of time. Sure I loved the experience of going away to school, living in the dorm and then in apartments. I miss the city of Ottawa very much; […]

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