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How to Heat Up Your Summer Finances

Summer is around the corner! The weather is starting to warm up. People are coming out of hibernation. Brunch spots are filling up. People are heading for vacations, and going to the beach. 1,151 more words

Financial Education

On a Mission

Most of the time, I’m comfortable in my skin and in my clothes. Then, summer happens. Whereas in fall and winter I cuddle up in great sweaters, jeans and comfy sweat pants, in spring and summer, the weather dictates that more of me will be exposed to the world. 241 more words


Retail, oh my

I usually find my pieces at the local thrift shops and garage sales, to make them my own.  But there times when I will rummage through the clearance racks at different stores.   137 more words


Thrift for Healing

There’s a new thrift gig in town (the town being Abbotsford) and, dear reader, I’m thinkin’ it could use our help.

Healing Grounds Thrift Store is located at 33498 Bevan Avenue ( in the same strip mall as the motor vehicle offices). 225 more words


Engelbert Humperdinck. Yes, you heard right.

What can I say, people? Lately I’ve been thinking about Engelbert Humperdinck.

And no, I don’t mean the 19th-century German composer. I mean the crooner… 803 more words


Fashion Victim

I need to make one thing clear right from the start: I am not the fashion snob people think that I am. I don’t care if you wear sweatpants to the grocery store. 699 more words

The Attic on Davie

A few weeks ago my hubby and I spend the weekend in Vancouver. Our hotel was just off of Davie Street so we wandered west on Davie looking for a great place for breakfast (which we found: Red Umbrella. 230 more words