frugal living

5 Top Tips on How to save money on Laundry Detergent – Frugal tips and hints

Laundry! I’m pretty sure it’s safe to say that no one ever feels super excited when they hear the word. Or, for that matter when they look at their overflowing laundry basket and realize it’s in need of attention. Sure, laundry is not the most exciting activity in the world, but it is a necessity. …

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10 Ways to Save Money on Rent – Saving on Apartments and Condos

There is no greater cost for most of us than our housing costs – either our monthly rent, or mortgage. In some large cities – I’m looking at you Toronto and Vancouver – monthly rental costs can easily swallow up half of our paycheques! (Or, sadly sometimes way more!! Espeically now with inflation hitting all …

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10 Ways to Save Money on Groceries and Food in Canada – Offline and Online Shopping Tips

There is no denying it – what we spend on food can cost us a huge portion of our income. And currently, with inflation skyrocketing higher every single week, well, we’re all looking for ways to save any money we can on our grocery bills. (I literally notice prices going up on groceries on a …

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5 Ways to Top a Sweet Potato and call it Dinner! (Frugal Tips and Hints – Easy Food and Meals)

Maybe I should’ve titled this post: “Ode to a Sweet Potato”, because I honestly think it’s one of my favourite veggies of all time. And coming from a true vegetable fan, that is saying something! A simple, cooked sweet potato is a nourishing and frugal base for all sorts of delicious meal ideas. So, let’s …

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Frugal tips: The 1 simple trick to make your Clothes dryer 75% more efficient

This is a simple, but important trick. If you run an electric clothes dryer, then you MUST clean the lint trap every time you’ve run a load of clothes through it. Did you know: a dryer can lose 75% of its efficiency if the lint trap is not cleaned? You might wonder why that is. …

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