The frugal life – how to get the most out of your grocery bill

In an effort to be "frugal" with my money and to stretch it out more - I've started thinking more about how to make food last longer and how to lower my monthly grocery bills. I now go through the cupboards and make lists of things I really need instead of just guessing at what … Continue reading The frugal life – how to get the most out of your grocery bill

The frugal life: Spring cleaning on a budget

Spring has sprung early in Edmonton. The sun is shining, the snow has melted except for places where the sun just can't get to during the day. The birds are chirping. And today, I can hear street cleaners and lawnmowers going. What does that mean for me? It's annual spring cleaning time! Not only is … Continue reading The frugal life: Spring cleaning on a budget