Saving Money #2: Make Do and Mend

Holey sweater

A little austerity chic is happening in my wardrobe right now. I have a weakness for dresses and did buy quite a few last year (didn’t blow my budget and paid cash, fyi) but this year I decided to cut back on my clothing budget and wear what I have in my closet. That includes remixing outfits and repairing anything damaged.

I am drawing the line at drawing on stockings though.

Cupcake Maker

This was part of the President's Choice Holiday media preview. I used this in a gift guide this year and it's been lingering in my mind. Mini cupcakes are fine but what else would you make? Quiche, muffins, bread rolls and what else?...

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Saving Money #1: Cooking

One of the new pots courtesy of my parents

I can cook. I’m not a gourmet chef but I can cook even though I haven’t mastered bread yet. Thanks to my mother, grandmother and two years of cooking class in high school with Miss Sooden, I can pretty much do anything, even make a white sauce.

The Vocal Mood Ring

Click here to listen to a Trinidadian accent. I have two accents but only speak one language or not, who knows? The outside accent is, I've been told, a decent Canadian accent (though I've told I ape a good Mid-Atlantic accent as well) but my inside accent...

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