Happy Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day, holiday in Canada, Canadian holiday, holiday
Happy Remembrance Day everyone. Brian and I are taking a holiday today and tomorrow, so instead of the usual Monday post, here are a selection of Remembrance Day events around Canada. Photo credit: Rego-d4u.hu via Flickr In my own beautiful, rainy British Columbia: Vancouver – Remembrance Day Ceremony Lighting the Torch Jack Poole Plaza: Come and see the Olympic Cauldron being relit at 8am...

more →

Posted in: General

Updates: July 8 – 14

This week, CF and I attended the Gastown Grand Prix – a professional cycling event through the historic streets of Gastown in downtown Vancouver. One of many free events this summer, we got an evening’s worth of entertainment, chatted to some other local cycling enthusiasts and hung out on a beautiful Wednesday night without spending a dime! How did you spend your week this week?       Here’s...

more →

Posted in: Weekly Updates

Free and fun entertainment

fun entertainment, free entertainment
I used to think that to go out and socialize, I needed to spend money.  I often found myself spending money in excess of what I had budgeted just because my friends were doing so. I didn’t want to seem like I was putting a damper on the evening. Recently, I read an article from Krystal at Moneyville that I really connected with.  Krystal identifies this ‘peer pressure spending’...

more →

Posted in: Minimalism and Frugality, Money

Top of page