Category Archives: Consumer

My Stuff

Five years ago I did a home inventory and established that I owned over 10,000 countable items. Yikes! I have not decluttered a great deal. My stuff is relatively neat and retrievable! In theory I would like to gaze upon

My Stuff

Five years ago I did a home inventory and established that I owned over 10,000 countable items. Yikes! I have not decluttered a great deal. My stuff is relatively neat and retrievable! In theory I would like to gaze upon

In and Out of March

… A Teen Ritual, A Retro Pastime and Cheap Local Eats … So, I had an odd number of ear piercings; no big deal. I had the requisite single pair of ear piercings when I was 13, then added a

In and Out of March

… A Teen Ritual, A Retro Pastime and Cheap Local Eats … So, I had an odd number of ear piercings; no big deal. I had the requisite single pair of ear piercings when I was 13, then added a

Mini Decor Project

And now for something completely different! This post is a follow-up to Weekend Wardrobe Project Last weekend, I refreshed one of my favourite possessions, the watchmaker’s cases I use to store earrings. They are aluminum storage boxes filled with tiny round containers.

Mini Decor Project

And now for something completely different! This post is a follow-up to Weekend Wardrobe Project Last weekend, I refreshed one of my favourite possessions, the watchmaker’s cases I use to store earrings. They are aluminum storage boxes filled with tiny round containers.

Year-End Grocery Analysis

Every year I examine my grocery spending and try to get some insights into how I spent my grocery budget and how healthy my diet was. The grocery budget at our place provides for two adults. We eat a plant-based

Year-End Grocery Analysis

Every year I examine my grocery spending and try to get some insights into how I spent my grocery budget and how healthy my diet was. The grocery budget at our place provides for two adults. We eat a plant-based

Holiday Wardrobe Repeats (and Clothes Inventory Update)

It was widely noted that Kate Middleton had previously worn her Christmas card outfit several times. It reminded me that I didn’t buy anything new to wear for the holidays this year. While I was out Christmas shopping, I decided

Holiday Wardrobe Repeats (and Clothes Inventory Update)

It was widely noted that Kate Middleton had previously worn her Christmas card outfit several times. It reminded me that I didn’t buy anything new to wear for the holidays this year. While I was out Christmas shopping, I decided

Accounting for: November

I spent the end of October and start of November in Toronto. When I got back, I knew I’d need to lay low for a while and draft my 2018 budget! I hoped to economize enough to save at my

Accounting for: November

I spent the end of October and start of November in Toronto. When I got back, I knew I’d need to lay low for a while and draft my 2018 budget! I hoped to economize enough to save at my

O Cannabis

In July of next year, Canada will legalize marijuana. Not just decriminalize it, not just for medical use, but fully legalize it for recreational use for adults. The government will make it a controlled substance like alcohol, and will regulate

O Cannabis

In July of next year, Canada will legalize marijuana. Not just decriminalize it, not just for medical use, but fully legalize it for recreational use for adults. The government will make it a controlled substance like alcohol, and will regulate