Category: SAVING MONEY

Best Ever Hot Cross Buns Recipe

Best Ever Hot Cross Buns Recipe

Every year on Good Friday my son and I make hot cross buns.

The tradition began when he was barely big enough to stand on a chair and scoop flour. In those days, baking together was a way into learning and a celebration of the senses. We counted cups and teaspoons, smelled all the spices and called them by name, examined the wrinkles on the raisins, nibbled at the… Continue reading ...

Why Global Music is Good for Children (and their Parents)

Global Music Is Good For Children

Like all forms of music, global music is good for both mind and spirit. But it has the added the benefit of helping children become more aware of the diversity of the world around them. Is world travel with your kids not in the budget? Why not try bringing the music home?

The Beauty of ‘Ugly’ or Imperfect Produce

The Beauty of '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 ...

These Popular Items Always Go On Sale in October

These Popular Items Always Go On Sale in October

These items are always on sale in October.  Wait to buy these popular items in October and you’ll save yourself a lot of money. Continue reading ...

Top 9 Frugal Road Trip Ideas

Top Frugal Road Trip Ideas

Here are the Best Frugal Road Trip Ideas. A guide to help you save money and enjoy your vacation more by saving and being purposeful. Continue reading ...

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 ...