Watching Netflix this Earth Day

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Today is Earth Day, and every year I have written about the topic as how we take care of this Earth is so important for us to be sustainable. Last year I gave simple tips on how you could save and help out the earth, and my very first post on Earth Day was way […]


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How to Be Frugally Formal

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It is that time of year. We all have wedding invites, proms, special parties to attend and nothing to wear. So how can we be frugally formally dressed for all these important events and yet not break the bank. I know as a blogger I attend several conferences a year and several of them have […]


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A Quick and Easy Easter Snack

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This fun mixture is a quick and fun Easter snack.   Pretzel Bunnies and White Chocolate Snack Mix   Ingredients: 1 bag pretzel bunnies (Found at Target) 1 bag white chocolate pastel M&M candies   Directions: Toss together the bunny-shaped pretzels and M&M candies.  Serve in a large bowl as a party mix, or package […]


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Free Fish, Faith and Good Friday

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Today is Good Friday a time of reflection and faith for many Christians today. It is also a day many eat fish. Eating fish has been a Good Friday tradition in our house for a long time. I can remember my grandparents making fish, my mom making fish, and Rachel and I for many years […]


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Mobile Apps Can Help You Save Money On and Off the Road

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You probably pay close attention to the cost of fuel and your monthly car payments, but there are a number of other driving-related expenses to be aware of. Your driving style can impact your car’s efficiency and your insurance rates, not to mention your chances of paying a speeding ticket! Whether you want to save […]


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A #SmartiesTreats Flash Giveaway

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During my university years I often did all nighters while I was at the University of Manitoba, snacking on a small bowl of Smarties to keep me smart or so I would say. I fell in love with Smarties..so now that there are Easter smarties treats this long time lover of them is smiling and […]


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The Spring Purge-Tips for Closet Cleaning

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If you are at all like me your closets are packed full and it is time to do a purge. For me it is definitely time to get closet cleaning. It’s time to pack away the heavy winter items and bring on spring, really we have had a long harsh winter it is time to […]


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A Saturday at Yonge Dundas Square #InnerNinjaTurtle

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A couple of weeks ago my daughter and I got a wonderful invite from Nickelodeon and Walmart Canada, to attend a fun day they were hosting at at Yonge Dundas Square. Since it involved one of my daughter’s favorite animated shows, we were quick to say yes to the VIP invite. My teen loved that […]


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5 Tips to Starting a Frugal Garden

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A couple of weeks ago I attended Canada Blooms ( a great show here in Toronto that not only features gardening but the best in outdoor living). I came away inspired to garden. Now I live in a very urban area, no yard, no balcony. So for me I have to get creative in how […]


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Honeywell AirGenius 5 Air Cleaner Review and Giveaway

Air Genius 5 Cleaner Review and Giveaway

  It is that time of the year, spring allergies will soon be at play for this family. With the snow melting, the dust and pollen flying we get itchy eyes and then we have to deal with family members with asthma on top of it all so when we are where given the chance […]


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