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Frugal Living 101 Hacks

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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Summer Vacation Reflections

It’s the last day of summer vacation for us. I count today as the last day, since on the weekends my husband doesn’t work, so I’m not doing all the parenting all day by myself and it’s a little easier. School starts back on Tuesday, and we are all excited! Excited for routine and schedules, […]

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Product Feature – No Pong

Ok, a new little once and a while series that I’m going to be doing, is sharing a great product that I have discovered. I often come across great products, frugal or otherwise, that become a part of my daily life, and maybe you will like them too! First up is an anti odourant! Yes […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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Make February Frugal!

Still feeling stuck financially? Why not pledge to make February frugal! Maybe you still have some credit card bills to pay off from Christmas. Or you spent some extra money in January on a resolution that didn’t stick. Lots of kids spring and summer sports and activities start registration now, so that’s an additional expense […]

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Let the Little Ones Cook – 6 tips to help get your kids in the kitchen

I never used to let my kids help me cook or bake. I love cooking and baking so much, but the idea of letting them help, really stressed me out. The kitchen was MY space. The only “me time” I would get. Letting them in felt like it was taking something away from me. Plus, […]

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Faith Fridays – Give Thanks

Still trying to think of a New Years Resolution? We often try to start out the new year on the right foot; eating healthy, exercising, de-cluttering and organizing. But so often we over look whats on the inside, like working on our attitude, trying to stay positive, and taking care of our soul. I’ve seen […]

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Meal Plan Monday – November 27 2017

How it is the end of November?! Advent starts this weekend, which means we are only weeks away from Christmas! I always try to get most of my shopping done before Advent starts, so that I’m not rushing around a frenzied mess and all stressed. I want Advent to be a relaxed and calm time, […]

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