Tag Archives: Frugal Friday

Erin the Librarian: The Frugal Baby

Everyone says “Kids are expensive” and “babies require so much stuff!” My partner Brian and I tried to argue against these statements before our child was born – “Nonsense,” we’d say, “Babies aren’t that expensive.” But there is a truth … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday – the $0 Day concept

Found: on Smart Pretty and Awkward (the blog that Adam says should be about me, haha). Original article: the $O Day concept, by Laura Shin. Quote: “I hadn’t intended not to spend any money, but the next morning, when I went to … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday: Impulses

Impulse buying is, by and large, what ruins my attempts to be frugal. It feels like I just can’t help it. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. Thinking about something is how I figure it out and make … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday with Pamela Johnson: Herbed Ice Cubes and a Friendly Slug Killer

Herbilicious ice cubes I love cilantro, so much that I planted WAY too much of it this summer. I couldn’t wait to cook with fresh cilantro again! Mmm, mango chutney, sweet potato soup, any number of Indian dishes. However, this … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday: Getting Thrifty

Last week in this column I published a piece by Brian Dean. his thoughts on thriftiness, and how to be truly free of money. Ever since then, I can’t stop thinking about it. I’m an impulse shopper, for sure. I … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday: Brian Dean on Thrift

I interviewed Whitney Pier resident Brian Dean, and his partner Erin, back in February. Since then, Brian has written a guest piece here about cleaning up your neighbourhood, which was honest, sharp-witted, and funny. He’s a really thrifty guy and … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday with Alicia Lake: Local Eating

This post originally appeared on Alicia’s blog, Cape Breton Local Food Adventure. She has kindly allowed me to republish it here. Well, once again the market season is here, and everyone is thinking about buying local! This year perhaps more … Continue reading

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