Day: February 24, 2014

Still working on the Family Financial Challenge #SavingMadeSimple #PGMom

You may recall my announcement about taking Gail Vaz-Oxlade’s Family Financial Challenge. We have been working at it all month, and here are some of the things we’ve done and some things I’ve learned. The challenge was broken down into four weeks, and you can read about them below. • Week 1 – Cash, Cash, Cash Using cash only means using prepaid gift cards as well for us, because I am often paid with them. I actually haven’t found it that difficult, but we have broken the rule a couple of times when we needed gas in the van...

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Win a Starry Night Humidifier & ThermoScan Thermometer {Canada}

A new survey of approximately 750 Canadians was conducted by the makers of Honeywell Air Purifiers and Vicks Humidifiers & Thermometers. Below are some of the interesting findings: o Nearly half (43%) of Canadians suffer from airborne allergies, and in almost a quarter (22%) of homes at least two people are allergy-sufferers. o The majority of Canadians (69%) estimate that having a sick child costs over C$20 a day, and 18% estimate that it costs over C$100! We have a few allergy sufferers in my home, so we definitely fall into that demographic. Working from home helps us financially...

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