Resolving your resolutions: Take ’em or leave ’em.

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New Year’s resolutions are usually well-intentioned. People want to make positive changes in their lives. So what’s wrong with a resolution or 10? Continue reading Resolving your resolutions: Take ’em or leave ’em.

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Food Bank Recipes: Canadian Gold Edition

Wow. What amazing Olympic Games we had. And how proud are we of our 221 athletes?! We were well represented, and we walked away with fistfuls of hardware, including 10 gold. With Sochi behind us, we look forward to February 28th, which is not just the last day of the month, but also Yukon Heritage Day. So this recipe for Yukon Gold Potato Soup seems very appropriate (and delicious). As always, most of the ingredients can be found in a food hamper or purchased very inexpensively at dollar stores or other discount stores. This makes this dish filling, frugal, and perfect for that last stretch of winter. Continue reading Food Bank Recipes: Canadian Gold Edition

10 Last minute Valentine’s Gifts from the Dollar Store

Maybe you’re on a budget, or maybe you just forgot, and all the florists are sold out. Whatever the reason, there are some sweet finds at the dollar store that will make your Valentine smile.¬†¬†Easy, fast, and inexpensive doesn’t have to equal disappointing. Many of these gifts are great for men, women, kids, or friends…whoever your Valentine is! Continue reading 10 Last minute Valentine’s Gifts from the Dollar Store