Cable and internet success!

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Brian and I were getting a bit concerned about our cable and internet bill. As many of you know, TV is not really a priority in our household (although we do enjoy live sports). Internet is nice, but it’s not really a necessity since we both have internet access through work, nearby coffee shops, and through our phones. We like to pay as little as possible for our media services since they are...

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Save Money: Brew Beer! (Part 2)

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When we last checked in, we had left Chris to rack over our beer to the glass carboy for ageing. If we assume a 4 day fermentation cycle, the beer would have been racked over on March 26th. We returned to bottle the beer on April 13th, after approximately 18 days of maturation. Let’s pick up where we left off!   Step 4: Prepare for bottling and bottle conditioning Most home-brewers don’t...

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Save money: Brew Beer! (Part 1)

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British Columbia has the highest alcohol and liquor taxes in all of North America – A depressing thought, given that I work in the industry part time. On the bright side, this gives me access to a lot of great beer and wine that I wouldn’t necessarily have found otherwise. Unfortunately, good beer costs more! I’m now accustomed to drinking fine craft beer without the budget to...

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Germany on a budget: Accomodation

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In about a month, Brian and I are heading to Germany for a 3 week trip.  I’m super excited.  The trip is entirely paid for in cash – though I won’t go into the details here. We’ve planned the trip down to the last dollar and have really tried to maximize experiences and value. Over the next few posts, I’m going to talk about some of the tricks and tips we’ve used. Cheap...

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