Photo Meme Fun & (early) Happy Canada Day!

I got linked by In Mint Condition for this silly little photo-tag-game, and since it’s a holiday over here in Canada, I thought why not! (I’m also possibly still in good humour from my much-deserved vacation :p) Here’s how it goes: 1. Go to the fourth folder where you store your pics on your computerContinue reading “Photo Meme Fun & (early) Happy Canada Day!”

Spending week 15 (June 20 – 26) Vacation edition, yeehaw!

I’ll just be posting my expenses up to Friday this week, I’ll post a recap of vacay expenses when I return. I also promise that I’ll shut up about my vacation soon… I just really need a.. vacation! 😉 Monday: No spend day! Tuesday: – $100 Mortgage prepayment (back on schedule!) – $62.00 cheque forContinue reading “Spending week 15 (June 20 – 26) Vacation edition, yeehaw!”

Frugal carrots vs thrifty sticks – Guest post by Anne from The Year of Shopping Detox

Today’s post is a guest post from Ann from The Year of Shopping Detox. Ann told me about her  silly irreverent style of PF blogging and offered to write a guest post while I enjoy some, much deserved- thank you very much, R&R on vacation. I love Ann’s blog and you should check it itContinue reading “Frugal carrots vs thrifty sticks – Guest post by Anne from The Year of Shopping Detox”

Guest Post – Frugal carrots vs thrifty sticks by Anne from The Year of Shopping Detox

Today’s post is a guest post from Ann from The Year of Shopping Detox [removed outdated url February 25, 2014]. Ann told me about her  silly irreverent style of PF blogging and offered to write a guest post while I enjoy some, much deserved- thank you very much, R&R on vacation. I love Ann’s blog andContinue reading “Guest Post – Frugal carrots vs thrifty sticks by Anne from The Year of Shopping Detox”

Spending week 14 (June 13 – 19)

Monday: – $31.17 Gift Tuesday: – $41.53 Gift/Blow Money + $8.07 Return Wednesday: – $10.37 Tim Horton’s Thursday: No Spend Day! Friday: + $642.73 Income + $20 Emergency Fund – $126.97 Mortgage – $15.20 Tealights & sumpkit – $77.37 Bike rack Saturday: – $4.08 Groceries – $867.00 Airline ticket (BM) Sunday: – $28.00 groceries/fathersdaybbq stuffContinue reading “Spending week 14 (June 13 – 19)”

Let the renovations begin: Update on the mortgage-situation.

About a month ago I wrote (here and here) about a renovation that I need to do this year; I have a porch that was built on to my house. It sits (sat, I guess) on a poured concrete foundation and about a quarter of that foundation has fallen over leaving the corner of theContinue reading “Let the renovations begin: Update on the mortgage-situation.”

Spending Week 13 (June 6 – 12)

Monday: No spend day! Tuesday: No spend day! Wednesday: – $10.04 lunch at work (BM) Thursday: – $60.65 Mountain Equipment Co-op (daypack, bladder, tirekit, membership & bike bag!) (BM) – $14.37 Groceries Friday: + $642.73 Income – $11.77 Gift for mom – $17.29 grass seed – $60.85 plants & bird feed – $80.27 topsoil –Continue reading “Spending Week 13 (June 6 – 12)”

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