Saving On Everything Back To School

The back to school madness is underway and we are all looking for ways to cut costs this time of year. Expectations run high, there are new book bags, sneakers, clothing, school supplies, and lunch supplies. The list can be long and expensive. BUT, let’s not worry about what others are doing or what the kids expect. In my books, it is better to teach frugality and a reduced waste approach through re-using and recycling. Let’s teach our children that they do not need NEW everything, there are so many items that can be re-used and recycled from previous years.


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What To Buy In February – Seasonal Deals

February is the shortest month of the year. Although it can be cold and snowy, the celebration of Valentine’s Day mid month perks us up and the promise of spring only a couple months away keeps our spirits up.

So what else can we do to keep the winter blues at bay? How about finding some amazing deals?? Here are 7 things to buy in February.

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Get A Quote, Save Money & You Could Win A $5,000 Vacation Rental! #GreatCanadianGetaway

This post is sponsored by State Farm Insurance, all opinions are my own.

You all know me, I like to get the best deal possible! So, when it comes to service providers, I call for a quote or discount each year.

Did you know you should do this with your insurance as well? You are quoted a yearly rate, likely in monthly

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Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free & Other Specials

Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free & Other Specials

Here are some Canadian Restaurants that offer Kids Eat Free or special offers for kid’s though out the week. If you know of other restaurants in your area that offer Kid’s Eat Free, please comment below to let us know. We will be starting a “Local” section for non chain restaurants that will be sorted by town/city. 

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5 Reasons To Keep Your Receipts

5 Reasons To Keep Your Receipts

Yes, I am telling you to hang onto those little crumpled up pieces of paper in your coat pocket, car cup holder or bottom of your purse! 

It may seem annoying to keep track of all your receipts, but read on to understand why it may be a good idea. 

Here are 5 reasons to keep your receipts for all purchases:

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