Great Summer Family Vacations on a Budget

Who couldn’t use a vacation? Some time to getaway, unwind and relax while spending time with the family. I know I sure could use a holiday! Vacations can get expensive, especially when you are paying for a hotel room, transportation, entertainment, activities, and food for an entire family.  However, there are many things that youContinue Reading …

4 Tips for Saving Money While Moving

One of the things in life that may cause you a great deal of stress is moving. However, life is full of changes and may have you facing the need to relocate sooner than you think. You will want to do all you can to avoid overpaying for any move, and this means finding practicalContinue Reading …

Spring Thaw Travel Deals

As I look outside my window, I see trees without leaves blowing in the wind. I see mud everywhere around my house and small signs of Spring off in the distance. I look forward to the next few weeks as we see new life, flowers growing and hear birds chirping more and more. Hopefully theContinue Reading …

5 Ways to Save Money on Spring Travel

Now is the time to make spring vacation plans – and the good news is: there are some simple tips that can add up to significant savings. Take a look at this helpful guideline for maximizing your dollars from Expedia.ca, the leading full-service online travel provider: 1. Check for all-in pricing: Hidden fees and taxesContinue Reading …

Six Simple Ways to Make Your Bathroom a More Inviting Place

If, like me, you enjoy spending a bit of time pampering yourself your bathroom is no doubt an important room; for many people, it is somewhere they can go to enjoy some ‘me time’ and, as a result, this room is well worth investing in and spending a bit of time and money to improve.Continue Reading …

Making Your Family Getaway Eco-Friendly: My 5 Tips

There’s nothing quite like going on a sunny beach getaway with the entire family. Aside from spending quality time with the entire gang, there are also ways to make your vacation eco-friendly. It’s always good to care for this wonderful planet. After all, it does provide us with the unforgettable experience of travel! The goodContinue Reading …

Guide To Stretching Your Dollar Further

The unfortunate truth is a very large number of people live paycheck to paycheck. Unless you happen to be in the small class of individuals who aren’t concerned with saving money because you have an endless supply of it, chances are pretty good you would benefit from learning how to stretch the dollar a littleContinue Reading …

Feeding a family of 8 a Holiday Feast on a Budget #SaveMoneyEatBetter

With four children, we are used to feeding a crowd. Most days someone has a friend over for dinner or my parents (or a neighbour) are here, so having eight people at the dinner table is very normal. I have been told too many times that I cook to feed a crowd. I figure, evenContinue Reading …