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Thank goodness that I put money aside for an emergency, because we had one!

To be on the safe side, when I received my tax payment, I paid a large amount towards my rent up-front (as many full weeks as possible), and the remainder I put into my savings account with a simple ‘don’t touch unless it is an actual emergency’ rule. 608 more words


More of What Matters Spending Review: month 7

We’re now into the second half of our financial year, and the colder half of the year! Most nights we have a fire or put the oil radiator on, and have bought 7 bags of coal which should last us to Christmas. 384 more words


6 Ways to Save Money on Food

Written by Samantha L. Cooper, M. Ed.


I love a good deal and even though I’m not a consistent coupon clipper when I do it I’m a self… 200 more words


Lush Bath Bomb Dupe

Hello everybody! Welcome to my blog’s first “Splendid Penny” post. This category is where I will share some of my favorite savings, dupes, and deals with all of you. 895 more words


Coupons Deal Again 😃📰✂️💰

I haven’t slowed down yet as far as the couponing goes. I have been getting my papers at walmart these days. I cut the coupons and sat them aside in my binder but I have to admit I have slowed down on what I have been purchasing items using my coupons because i created a large stock pile the first few weeks of couponing. 61 more words


Financial set-backs and debt fatigue

I have been hit in the pocketbook a couple of times recently, just when I thought I finally had my debt under control.

Three months ago, our strata had a special general meeting to review the condition of our building envelope. 327 more words



I (like a bunch of you, I’d guess) have a tendency toward pack-ratishness.  I think it’s pretty common, especially among crafty-types.  You know the impulse, I’m sure.  196 more words