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Garlic Bread

Nevaeh wanted lasagna for her 9th birthday dinner.

Since she decided to go ice skating instead of out to eat, we ate at home.

When I asked hubs what to do for the food he replied “buy a frozen lasagna, it’s just as cheap and takes less time”. 114 more words


Dollarama Finds - July 2014

While popping into the local Dollarama to pick up a few items, I happened to walk past the HBA section and noticed more brand name items being sold there. 242 more words


DIY Money Organizer

A few months ago my family began using an envelope budgeting system.  We budgeted a set amount of money for various things, and put that money in an envelope.  346 more words

Do It Yourself!

What do I need to retire at 40?

I’ve recently discovered Mr Money Mustache and have consumed all of his posts and delved headlong into the Forums. What a treasure trove!

One of the themes of his blog is… 625 more words

Personal Finances

SCORE! Coach Lonnie Riding Boots for $75

Every winter, I keep buying new black boots. I never have the courage to spend over $100 on boots and end up with crappy $30-$50 ones that has the “fake leather” chip off pretty easily. 136 more words


Garden Pie

Like I said yesterday, this is the week for terrible light.

This is in fact such a bad week for light, I’m feeling my SAD triggering. 167 more words


Dinner Is in the Bag!

Be sure and check out my latest frugal improvisation for dinner in a Wonderbag!

Dinner Is in the Bag!

It was a tasty and easy meal! 72 more words