Ever since our family came home from our vacation in Cuba last January, we have wanted to go back. Nothing beats our quality time spent together as a family and it is amplified even more when you throw in beautiful, blue water and sunny beaches, especially in the middle of winter. Saving for a winter [...]

Teaching your kids about credit at an early age can help them understand more about money matters down the road. Children are curious creatures and they understand more at their young age than we tend to give them ‘credit‘ for. So just like good values and moral behaviour, why not start talking about how to [...]

I was cleaning out our basement the other day while getting ready for a garage sale and came across a box of unused mason jars. I decided they would be perfect for a DIY project for the kids to use as their saving jars. If your children are like mine, they need something visual to [...]

Last year, when we moved in to our new house I was so thrilled to have more updated appliances. I looked through the manual for our fridge (I know, I’m weird) to see what everything did as they previous owners cleaned everything out and placed some of the accessories inside the fridge so we would [...]

Birthday Freebies in Canada

It’s that time of year again where I get to post about birthday freebies. Yup, you guessed it, my birthday is coming up fast… this Sunday to be exact.I was talking to Papa Bird last night and I was telling him about the coupon I got in the email from Joey’s Only. Here’s how that [...]

Halloween is such a fun time for kids. They have the night to dress up and pretend to be anything or anyone they want. They go door to door to see the decorations, scare their friends, family and neighbours and to gather the ultimate collection of the finest Halloween candy this side of the Rockies. [...]

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