Updates: April 28 – May 4

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It’s a beautiful weekend in the middle of a May ‘heat wave’ in Vancouver. It’s only in the mid 20’s, but it feels like summer and we’ll definitely be visiting the beach this afternoon. After we plant some stuff in our garden, of course! For a not-so-summery distraction, we’re  in the middle of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Which, as a Canucks...

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Saving money on glasses and contact lenses

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Every year in the United States, over 800,000 people are diagnosed with myopia, or near-sightedness. Slightly fewer, about 250,000 individuals per year, will be told they have far-sightedness, or hypermetropia. Regardless of the type, many of these individuals will need to use some sort of corrective vision product in order to see clearly and comfortably. Photo Credit: sfloptometry via Flickr However,...

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Buying quality over quantity, and a contest!

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It has been well documented that sometimes it’s better to spend a little bit more on an item than the cheaper option, just because it will last longer. When CF and I are thinking about a purchase, we’ll look at the cost per year of each option, based on the estimated lifespan of the item we’re considering. For example, about two years ago we were in the market for a new chefs knife....

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