Frugal Fitness

No money for a gym membership? No problem! Thanks to the internet, you don’t need to spend much to keep your workout routine fresh and exciting. Below are some suggestions. If you’re in a biggish city, sign up for onespout Read More

Freezer Meals

After having my first daughter, I took up meal planning after my husband and I were guests on the Food Network Television show Fixing Dinner. It helped me add structure to my day to ensure I had great food on Read More

Selling Online

‘Tis the season for spring cleaning and garage sales; it’s time to part with the what’s getting in the way (i.e. your unused snowboard or record collection) and find what you really want (i.e. a bigger computer monitor and a Read More

Summer Camp

Originally published in the Calgary Herald Registration has started for summer day camps in Calgary, but for some families, the cost is too steep to register all their children in the courses they want. So let’s talk about the subsidies Read More

Mother’s Day

Looking for the perfect gift for the mother in your life for Mother’s Day? Check out my post over at Yummy Mummy Club, and be sure to enter the contest to win a copy of For My Children: A Mother’s Read More

Money Smart Mom Tips

Tip #1 You’re pregnant! Break out the sparkling apple juice – and your calculator. It’s time to get real with your finances, and that means figuring out how your reduced maternity leave income and the costs of having a wee Read More