The start of the school year is upon us, and being a teacher, I always feel that it’s a new year the day after Labour Day; sometimes even more so than on January 1st. While it is not easy saying goodbye to the lazy, warm days of summer, I do enjoy a good routine and… Continue reading Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!
I haven’t done on a post on weekly grocery deals in awhile, so here are some noteworthy deals… Flamingo brand breaded chicken products – $4.98 (half price!) Primo canned veggies (including tomatoes)-$1 – this is a product I don’t usually buy as we usually buy our vegetables fresh or frozen but I have been finding… Continue reading Deals of the Week & What I’ve Been Making
Happy Monday to all! I hope that you had a good weekend. What a difference the weather makes. A week ago, the weather on Monday was the absolute worst. It was rainy and gloomy out and I got absolutely nothing done on Monday (other than going to yoga!). Today, it is so beautiful out and… Continue reading My Trip to Beau’s Brewery
It’s been too long since I’ve wrote!! Life has FINALLY gotten down to somewhat normal here so I’m going to make a good effort to start writing a bit more often. In the past two months, I have wrote report cards, finished off my first year of teaching the same class all year, and Doug… Continue reading insert witty blog post title here
I think it must be a good sign that I really had to rack my brain to think of some of my worst buys over the years. I like to think I am a smart consumer. I tend to do research before I buy something, whether I look it up online or ask a trusted… Continue reading Worst Buys
Last Tuesday, Doug and I visited “La Favorita” restaurant in the Ottawa neighbourhood of Little Italy. I had given Doug a groupon gift certificate to La Favorita for Christmas and it was our first time visiting the restaurant. For anyone who has never used Groupon, I’ll explain how it works. Groupon is a website where… Continue reading La Favorita Italian Restaurant
Recently, my brother asked me “What are your best buys?” My answer included a list of various possessions I had which I considered to be of good value and therefore a worthwhile investment. A week or so later, after a bad experience with chicken wieners, I started to compose a mental list of “Things I… Continue reading Best Buys