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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 […]

Vacation

Frugal and Fun Road Trip – Ottawa to Toronto

This is part two to our little summer adventure! You can read the fist part here, which shares the stops we made while driving from the Greater Toronto Area to Ottawa and what fun we had in Ottawa that first day. Day 2 Stop 1: Breakfast in the hotel (FREE). One of the things I […]

Faith Fridays

Faith Fridays – 6 ways to keep your Faith alive during the summer!

Do you find your family’s’ faith fades a little during the summer months? I know my Parish is a little less full during the summer, and I only hope this means another Parish out where the cottages and cabins are is a little more full. Maybe you are busy travelling and so many of us […]

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How to Survive Summer as a Stay At Home Mom

Summer break. Such an exciting time. No schedules, sleeping in, being lazy, relaxing, spending lots and lots of time with your kids enjoying the sunshine. Sure, that’s maybe what the first day or two will look like, but very early on you are bound to hear the dreaded “I’m bored” or the constant bickering of […]

Faith Fridays

Dynamic Women, Holy Week & What You Can Do to Help

I feel like I often fall short when it comes to posting about significant Catholic Days and celebrations. It’s not that I am shying away from my Faith or fear exposing us as devout Catholics, it’s that we are so busy preparing for such days, that I often don’t have time to sit down and […]

Frugal Hacks Time Management

Get Paid to Shop This Holiday Season

  We’ve all seen this meme, right? I’ve got as 3 year old and an almost 2 year old. Sometimes they are perfect in stores, sometimes they aren’t… Working around 4 kids’ schedules is tricky. From school drop off to nap times, school pick up and on to after school activities and homework; I don’t […]

Meal Plan Monday Recipes

Meal Plan Monday – March 30 2015

March is almost over. It’s Holy Week. It’s technically spring even though it’s still cold here. Time just moves so much faster when you are busy. Last week I didn’t get a meal plan posted since my son had the stomach flu. Thankfully he was the only one that got it! I’m possibly getting sick […]

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Magi on a Journey

In the past I have shared frugal stocking stuffers, and simple ways to celebrate Advent with your family. This year I am adding something new to our Advent traditions. We already celebrate the Feast of Saint Nicholas, and count down on Advent calendars till Christmas day, and of course we attend Mass every Sunday (but […]

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