I was a bad Canadian today
Everyone knows the few stereotypes about Canadians, most of which are false: We say “aboot” not “about” — This is false unless you go to certain citie
My parents won the lottery and then wasted most of it on themselves
Some of you are going to find this post harsh to read, but it’s really what has happened. I’m trying to tell the story as objectively as I can. My parents won a small l
Should I be called out for not spending in “acceptable” categories?
Cheap = Someone who won’t spend money on anything. Period. It’s unthinkable for them to spend money. Frugal = Someone who spends where it matters, but is careful with t
Making your own minimalist tea strainer (easy to clean and it is cheap)
I checked in pretty much all the tea shops for a tea strainer that was NOT made in China. All of the tea strainers at David’s Tea and Teavana are made in China under “s
Investing Series: How and where do I get started to invest my retirement savings or money (Canada)?
This is a part of the Investing Series. ————————————————- Sometimes the very first
The high prices of homes in Canada is our doing and our fault
Go and read this post called: Royal Jelly, and come back for my comments here. …*waits*.. Done? Okay. Here goes. The problem with housing is that we’re unrealistic, and
A Seasonal Minimalist Wardrobe
Inspired by Frugal City Girl, who did a post on her 20 items for winter! Note: she lives in London England, where the weather is much milder than oh let’s say Montreal Canada
How living full-time in a hotel is cheaper than having an apartment
Living in a hotel full-time has been cheaper for me than in an apartment.
How do I know when I’ll become a millionaire?
WHAT DOES BECOMING A MILLIONAIRE MEAN? You could see it in two ways: becoming a millionaire in today’s dollars without inflation taken into account, or becoming a millionair
I was casually diagnosed at risk for suicide or ready to snap and kill someone
(I don’t know what made me think of writing about this today, but it popped in my head as I was reviewing my life, as I often do.) …but when I was a tween around 13 or