You've probably seen them on street corners and in subway stations—Girl Guides selling their hard-to-resist cookies. Whether it's the classic chocolate, vanilla or chocolate mint cookie, the money raised by those boxes of delicious treats go towards many activities, including teaching the Girl Guides about...Read More
How did you learn about money? When I asked this question of millennial and gen x peers, I got a variety of responses. Read more on CBC.ca...Read More
If you look at the covers of November and December food magazines, you’ll see a theme: gleaming turkey, rich pies - both apple and pumpkin - and for Christmas, an array of cookies. Turkey might be the traditional Thanksgiving meal but in Latoya Hunter’s family...Read More
I always wonder why we tend to exalt the recently dead even when they were terrible at their job, so I decided to pitch it. Unfortunately, I couldn’t get enough sources to talk to me and time ran out so I killed the story. It happens, fortunately rarely. Still, I wanted to post snippets of what I did get.
Kath, Renee and Diane talk #whitefeminism. Then for Valentine Day’s they get really thirsty over Oscar Isaac, Idris Elba and Chris Pine. They discuss their Top 5 and their love of gingers. Finally, Kath tells you why you should rent or buy ‘Straight Outta Compton.’
Today's blog post is our latest episode of our podcast. We tackle birthdays leading up to important birthdays, those stupid age listicle things and the Oscars. Oh yes. For the listicles segment, I mention John Finnemore. Here's his bit: ...Read More
Sometimes I think I’m in a race to the bottom to see how much money I can save on groceries without compromising healthy food.
It was one of those conversations that just come up when you have coffee with a friend and you’re both self-employed. Kerry mentioned to me that a blogger had said on Twitter that your 20s are the most expensive decade of your life.
New day, new ep of Sip & Bitch – this week, On the podcast we talk Netflix binging, social media breaks and FOMO and how cellphones bring families together because BABY PICTURES!
I’m a huge fan of passive things – income, savings and budgeting. Look, I’m a bit lazy when it comes to these things and I like them to tick over without me having to look at them every single day. This is where the first of three money-saving apps come in.
Toronto is rife with consignment stores and most of them do tend to be in Queen West. But if you’re willing to travel north of Bloor, there is a treasure trove of consignment stores in what’s called Midtown.
Let me tell you a story that started four years ago. Actually, it started nearly 20 years ago when I immigrated to Canada.
I am terrible at bulk food cooking. I can do it but I’m inconsistent about the doing of it. I’ll do it for two or three weeks and freeze all the containers. But by week four, I don’t bother to do groceries
We will never give up heels and thankfully, Margaret Dabbs, the queen of feet and heel lover, (nude, 3 inches) agrees with us. She created her groundbreaking medical pedicure in London a decade ago: blending a visit to your podiatrist with a pedicure, no water allowed.
I was standing in front the Me.N.u food truck recently watching as a woman placed her order for the rice ball and taco combo. She was about to pay when the staffer said, “We take credit cards” much to her delight.
Grocery shopping, home décor — of course you can do these yourself and find great ways to save money. But what if you find yourself buying and returning curtains that don’t work, or you’re constantly throwing away food because you just don’t have the time to cook it?