Early Freeze Up

First Canadian Winter

Whenever I speak to immigrants – even Rom – they are always very animated when describing their first winter in Canada. Shock and awe! For those unfamiliar with our climate, I will do a run-down of what we experience. I

Early Freeze Up

First Canadian Winter

Whenever I speak to immigrants – even Rom – they are always very animated when describing their first winter in Canada. Shock and awe! For those unfamiliar with our climate, I will do a run-down of what we experience. I

Converse Hugz!

Right-Sized Wardrobe Report

What a year it has been for clothes…if not fashion! I spent more than double my intended budget on things to wear. I didn’t see myself as hopelessly impulsive; I just “needed” a lot! We’ll see if I was right.

Converse Hugz!

Right-Sized Wardrobe Report

What a year it has been for clothes…if not fashion! I spent more than double my intended budget on things to wear. I didn’t see myself as hopelessly impulsive; I just “needed” a lot! We’ll see if I was right.

Computer World

Computer Kindness in 14 Steps

My laptop was my best friend. Purchased in 2008 and installed with Windows Vista, it was lagging, and I replaced it at the end of 2014. I was faced with installing all my most-loved programs and transferring all my files

Computer World

Computer Kindness in 14 Steps

My laptop was my best friend. Purchased in 2008 and installed with Windows Vista, it was lagging, and I replaced it at the end of 2014. I was faced with installing all my most-loved programs and transferring all my files

Photo Credit: thestaffingstream.com

A Year in Money

I looked back over my budget and spending in 2014. I switched “systems” this year. For the first time, I put aside monthly amounts toward all of my upcoming irregular bills, so my spending was spread out equally over 12

Photo Credit: thestaffingstream.com

A Year in Money

I looked back over my budget and spending in 2014. I switched “systems” this year. For the first time, I put aside monthly amounts toward all of my upcoming irregular bills, so my spending was spread out equally over 12

Spending on lockdown! (Photo: galleryhip.com)

No Spend Days

I track the money I spend. However, I have never tracked “not spending.” Lots of Personal Finance Bloggers make note of how many days a month they spend nothing. I didn’t think that would be a useful tool for me.

Spending on lockdown! (Photo: galleryhip.com)

No Spend Days

I track the money I spend. However, I have never tracked “not spending.” Lots of Personal Finance Bloggers make note of how many days a month they spend nothing. I didn’t think that would be a useful tool for me.

Still my most eaten food. (Photo: publicagenda.org)

Grocery Recap and the Hand-Over!

Once again I have added up how much food I bought in the past year. Not just in price but the actual amount of food! There have been big changes in grocery buying in the past 4 years. First, we

Still my most eaten food. (Photo: publicagenda.org)

Grocery Recap and the Hand-Over!

Once again I have added up how much food I bought in the past year. Not just in price but the actual amount of food! There have been big changes in grocery buying in the past 4 years. First, we

Reading Down the House is Done!

READING DOWN THE HOUSE Wrap-up!

The house has been read all the way down! Reading Down the House was a challenge I set for myself in November 2013. I gave myself 14 months to read a stack of 17 books that I had bought but

Reading Down the House is Done!

READING DOWN THE HOUSE Wrap-up!

The house has been read all the way down! Reading Down the House was a challenge I set for myself in November 2013. I gave myself 14 months to read a stack of 17 books that I had bought but