Gardening on a budget can be challenging. Here's a few tips to help get growing without much green.
A Country Girl’s Guide to Feeding a Family
Today, Lanark County Food Bank presents its first guest post! Occasionally, we will bring in someone to offer another perspective on important topics like stretching your budget, food security, issues of poverty, recipes, and more. Without further ado.... Food shopping stresses me out. It would be so much easier if I could just walk in … Continue reading A Country Girl’s Guide to Feeding a Family
Dollar Store Cleaning Supplies are Just as Good as the Big Brands.
Chores are one of the banal realities of life. According to this article, women spend an average of 18 hours a week on household duties (men spend less time, but still several hours a week). That's a lot of cleaning supplies. Statistics show we spend $42 a month on supplies, which adds up to over $500!! While it's probably not … Continue reading Dollar Store Cleaning Supplies are Just as Good as the Big Brands.
5 Multitasking Medicine Cabinet Must Haves
One way to save money is to invest in items that can pull double, triple, or duodecuple duty. Today we're going beyond bandages and painkillers to present some other pharmacy favourites that can stretch your dollar by doing the work of 10 of its neighbours.These next five items can improve health in multiple ways, and often, even … Continue reading 5 Multitasking Medicine Cabinet Must Haves
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 … Continue reading 10 Last minute Valentine’s Gifts from the Dollar Store
5 Toiletries to Buy at the Dollar Store
Welcome to the second instalment of Thrifty Thursday. This week, we're once again showcasing the dollar store and offering a small selection of real money-saving items. As you know, not everything found at a discount store is a bargain, but if you know what to look for, you can be frugal on some important items. … Continue reading 5 Toiletries to Buy at the Dollar Store