frugal living

When Your Challenge is Challenged. Sharing how we're tackling energy waste in 2018 with Team Power Smart #EcoFriendly #Energy #GreenLiving #Challenge #Frugalliving

It’s a brand-new year and January is a great time to start making some small changes to your daily habits. Drink more water, walk more each day, drive less, use less power…it’s the little things we do that can add up to big changes and success. And it’s a time to start fresh and grow from past mistakes and the challenges you overcame in the previous year.

SmartSAVER guiding Canadians through RESPs

Every so often, I ask my kids what they would like to be when they grow up. When they were smaller I got answers like a princess, cowboy, or candy tester. Over the years I’ve heard many different answers; veterinarian, teacher or recording artist from my daughter recently, and my son figures a firefighter, race car driver or drummer. You’d almost think I was asking what they wanted to be

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I have a seriously crazy life – and I know I am not the only one out there who does. I juggle a full time career, full time (and sometimes more it seems like!) blog life and life with a 5 year old in tow. Combining this with house work, taking time for just me and everything in between, I am always on the hunt for ways to streamline and

Groupon Coupon Money Saving

{Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. However, opinions and penny-pinching passion is my own.} I love to save money. Sales, clearance tags, and coupons in any combination excite me and enable me to save money on a wide variety of daily items. It’s amazing how those small savings can add up quickly in your monthly budget, every penny adds up after all! Websites like Groupon allow me to save money

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I blinked and suddenly it was December, all of the sudden it’s a flurry of events, baking, decorating, gift wrapping, gift shopping, more baking, dinner planning, shopping, more wrapping.. the list is endless! I know when my life gets busy, I immediately start reaching for things to make my “to-do” list just a little bit more manageable! Combine this with the fact I’m a little bit on the cheap side,