Since Christmas 2006 our family has participated in a self-imposed annual “Shopping Embargo.” This basically meant that we stopped buying unnecessary stuff and paid greater attention to the things we did buy. There was a list of rules, but basically, from December 26 until February 28 we restricted our purchases to the basic necessities: groceries, fuel, […]
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A bit about the PC Plus loyalty program, and some tips and tricks for anyone who’d like to shave some money off their grocery bill.
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This is the continuation of yesterday’s post on the topic of movies. I am determined to make this The Summer of Film here at Casa Fishbowl! We went to a special screening of Despicable Me 2 the other day and we had a good time. Although it had some very funny moments I’m not convinced […]
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How to store cilantro. Save a few pennies in the kitchen by storing your cilantro with this easy technique and it will last longer and stay fresher.
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A bit about a delicious bar of soap I bought, but it’s more than just about the suds.
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Our family has been participating in a post-Boxing Day Shopping Embargo since 2006. I can hardly believe it’s been that long, but it has. It’s become The Routine in our family, and I think that’s a good thing. This year’s Embargo is more important than ever. We have just surfaced from a major home renovation […]
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