Category Archive: Frugal Living

Mar 13

The Beauty of ‘Ugly’ or Imperfect Produce

Imperfect or ‘ugly’ produce is making its way to grocery stores in Toronto. Despite the negative connotations of these labels, these fruits and vegetables are actually uniquely beautiful for several important reasons. Continue reading ...

May 01

Frugal Living Means Getting More (Not Less) of What Matters Most

Frugal Living Means Having MORE of What Matters (not less)

Frugal living gets you more (not less) of what you value most. Here’s the why and the how of how frugal living can do this for you. Continue reading ...

Feb 01

7 Great Reasons to Give Your Child an Allowance

7 Great Reasons to Give Your Child an Allowance

Giving your child an allowance is a powerful tool for teaching them money management skills, independence, perseverance, and kindness towards others. Continue reading ...

Dec 28

7 Frugal Living Skills that Can Save You Money

There are many frugal living skills that can be very enjoyable and rewarding and that can save you a lot of money at the same time. Continue reading ...

Dec 21

What Your Children Really Want for Christmas

What do children really want for Christmas?  Quite simply, you!

Why your children need you more than anything else:

You are the most important person in their life/lives

That’s right.  Believe it or not, you really, really matter to your children.  They watch you when you are shaving, when you are preparing a meal with them, how you react when someone doesn’t signal and cuts you off on the… Continue reading ...

May 17

City Budgets, City Contractors, Waste, and Frugality

When it come’s to cities, why are ‘problematic’ contractors allowed to bid on new construction projects? Is the ‘lowest bid’ the ‘best’ bid when delays and problematic workmanship come with the ‘lower’ price. Continue reading ...

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