Category: Food and Beverage

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 ...

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 ...

Packaging – Don’t Let It Trick You Into Paying More Than You Need To

PAM Packaging

Packaging is one tool that manufacturers can use to entice people to pay a lot for very cheap things. Think the classic pet rock. Get rock -> put rock in fancy box -> charge people $20.00 -> laugh all the way to the bank. The truth is, there are ‘pet rocks’ everywhere; products made of cheap ingredients that are repackaged and sold for huge mark ups. Frugal shoppers can put their money to better use by being informed. Continue reading ...

Subway Sub Of The Day and Nutrition Information

Subway Sub Of The Day deals and nutrition information can both be found here. All you need to know about the Sub Of The Day in one place. Continue reading ...

The Best Drinking Water is (almost) Free

I am rather fascinated by the love many have for bottled drinking water. Apparently we drink about 200 billion bottles of drinking water annually worldwide, and this number is growing at a strong rate each and every year. Research, however, underscores the utter wastefulness of this practice. Drinking bottled water just does not make sense for a number of reasons. Continue reading ...

Best Stuff You Can Always Buy On Sale

Always buy this stuff on sale. This stuff is always seems to be on a six- to eight-week rotation of being in sale. It is also easy to store and has a long shelf life.  A froogalism idea worth acting upon.

I peruse my weekly flyers religiously. I look for the best prices on items and stock up on them if it makes sense to do so. After years of… Continue reading ...