10 Ways to Save Money Dining Out

Like many people, I love having dinner out. There’s just something fun about choosing whatever you like from the menu and having someone wait on you, and then not having to do the dishes afterward that makes dining out one of my fave things to do.   The problem is…

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Easy Ways to Save Money So You Can Travel More

Saying that my husband and I love to travel is an understatement. We looooove it. In fact, we often times no sooner get back from one trip when we start dreaming or planning the next one. Considering my husband hadn’t even travelled out of the country until we got together,…

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Simple Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Spring

Isn’t there just something almost magical about Spring? The sun lasts a little longer, the weather starts warming up, the flowers begin to bloom and most of all, people’s moods get so much better. On beautiful Spring days, I can’t help but feel like Julie Andrews singing on the side…

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If You Aren’t Paying Yourself First – You’re Doing Things Wrong

  My husband and I made a decision get into better “financial health” about a year and a half ago. For us, and many people, that means increasing our savings, and making some serious changes in our spending.   We have been like many people in that we’ve spent a…

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Why Your Blog Needs A Mailing List

*This post contains affiliate links which means that if you make a purchase through my link I earn a small commission at not additional cost to you. You can read my full disclosure here. Creating a blog is a lot of fun… from the planning stages to deciding on a theme,…

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25 Ways I’m Super Frugal (and why I love it)

I have to say that in many ways, financially we are doing really well. Could we improve? Absolutely. But overall, we’re definitely okay. My husband has a well paying career that he loves, I love my job and I love blogging, all of which provides us more than enough to…

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Must See Things in Barcelona

I absolutely love Spain, and the city of Barcelona is one reason why. This city is so vibrant, and I love that it’s considerably less expensive than other European cities. I visited this beautiful city during the winter, March to be exact, and the weather was actually better than I…

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15 Ways to Save Money on Gas

Driving is one of those things that’s a must in our lives – if not every day – at least at some point or another. And one thing I’m adamant about doing is saving money on gas. I live in Canada and prices for gas is nothing short of outrageous.…

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Should YOU Have a Budget?

Did you know that nearly everyone could benefit from a financial budget yet very few people actually use one? Regardless of your income – high or low – you should really consider having one. I think everyone can make improvements in their finances and this can be achieved faster when…

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12 Ways to Save Money Shopping for Clothes

I love to shop. I mean LOVE TO SHOP. But shopping doesn’t always equate to buying for me. And that’s because what I love more than shopping is snagging a good deal. I am a total bargain shopper and if I may, I’d actually consider myself a bit of a…

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How to Balance Work and Kids As a Freelancer

When I started freelancing I had it made in the shade in some ways. While I am a step-mom, my husband and I had shared custody with the girls’ mom which meant that we only had them half the time. That also meant that I had plenty of time to…

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5 Reasons YOU Should Start a Blog in 2019

*This post contains affiliate links which means that if you make a purchase through my link I earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. You can read my full disclosure here.   If you’ve ever thought about starting a blog, there are so many reasons why you…

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