Tara

I’m passionate about helping people stretch their dollars, saving money with everyday tips to fund fun, engaging family activities in the lower mainland. I’m a lover of all things cheap, caffeinated and I have a mild obsession with post-it notes.

Join us for the Global Pet Foods 2020 Grand Opening! + #GIVEAWAY!

I’m super thankful for the incredible community I live in, and even more thankful that Global Pet Foods joined it not long ago! If you’ve been here for awhile you’ll know I’m pretty passionate about supporting local and I was instantly in love with Global Pet Foods from first stepping inside this store. Once upon a time, I was absolutely ridiculously extra and decided that the most logical thing to

14 Easy Dollar Tree Halloween Wreath DIYS

Did someone say Halloween crafts? I am always in for a fun, easy and affordable craft sesh! Halloween is going to look a little bit different this year, but it isn’t going to stop us from having a lot of fun decorating! With a little creativity and a pile of supplies, you can create some easy Dollar Tree Halloween wreath crafts that make for memorable decor items that are sure

Young girl doing homework at a table holding a pencil

Homeschooling in Canada is on the rise with the ever changing global climate. Although the ratio is still small, it is becoming a much more explored option by families looking to keep their children safe at home. If you are considering the homeschool path your family, be sure to weigh your options carefully and keep the following in mind before you make your final decision.

Easy Summer Journal DIY + more with Cricut Joy {First Impressions}

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cricut. All opinions are 100% mine. It’s been an interesting 2 months around here. It felt like everything happened overnight and suddenly we were homeschooling, pajama-wearing most of the day family. Prior to the self-isolation, I stocked up on just about every craft I could find at our local dollar store but we quickly discovered that the crafts that

Stay At Home Play Packs + Enter to win 1 of 2 Toys"R"Us Gift Cards #WashYourHandsChallenge

Is anyone else doing the late evening/early morning scramble to entertain the kids right now? We’re trying to social distance as much as we can so trips to the store are limited and we’re depending pretty heavily on delivery and online shopping. Thankfully, Toys “R” Us saw a need for Canadian parents and not only filled it, but they also knocked it out of the park. They’ve just introduced their