Winter Road Trip Check List

Winter Road Trip Check List We are trying harder each year to enjoy more time outside in the Winter. In Eastern Canada, we tend to get a large accumulation of snow most years. This is great if you are into skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, or other snow-related activities. We love things like Sleigh Rides (List of … Read more

A Frugal and Thoughtful Valentine’s Day

In our busy lives we need to take advantage of time together and stop replacing quality time with giving each other “stuff”. Yes, jewellery, flowers and chocolates are all beautiful and appreciated, but planning something to do together is more meaningful and can be more unique. Start by putting the phones away, out of sight, … Read more

My #80lbJourney – On The Road and On Track

My #80lbJourney – On The Road and On Track When life gets busy, it can be so easy to derail oneself while trying to make the right food choices.  Family activities, busy schedules, and traveling can all wreak havoc on your plans to eat healthier. I will be the first to admit, the last few … Read more

Chicken Taco Stuffed Peppers

Chicken Taco Stuffed Peppers My in-laws have a nice vegetable garden and I often get a few veggies when we visit. Our last visit resulted in some fresh peppers. My husband does not enjoy raw peppers in salads or anything similar, so I decided to try stuffed peppers. Stuffed Peppers were something I never enjoyed … Read more

My #80lbJourney Week 1a – the starting point to a healthier me

My 80lb Journey – the starting point to a healthier me Eighty pounds, that’s what I want to lose from my body, to be healthier, fitter and happier. Don’t get me wrong, I like myself, but I am not in love with how I feel and look. I have never been a person to worry … Read more

How to Grocery Shop & Not Break The Bank!

How to Grocery Shop & Not Break The Bank! Here are 7 tips to help you prepare and spend less: Make a menu plan: Planning what your family will eat can seem like a very time-consuming task. I assure you, it saves you time, stress and money! Spend a little time each week to figure … Read more

Frugal Family: Saving with Kids

FRUGAL FAMILY: Saving with Kids Having children is costly for everyone. We all know that every activity and meal out can cost a whole lot more when you have children. Here are some tips on how to save on some of your expenses with children. FREE FOR BABIES There are lots of baby freebies available. … Read more