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Blog Love – Mini-Vacation and Getting Ready for September

Blog Love – Mini-Vacation and Getting Ready for September

| August 22, 2014 | 15 Comments

I can’t believe it’s almost the end of August! This summer has seriously flown by. But despite the bizarrely cool weather and no being to take a vacation, this summer hands down trumps last year’s. To be fair last year I was living in a tiny sublet apartment, unemployment with my new husband, and kind […]

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Blog Love – Meet-Up With Blonde on a Budget

Blog Love – Meet-Up With Blonde on a Budget

| August 15, 2014 | 32 Comments

I’ve got some really exciting news to announce! My good friend Cait from Blonde on a Budget asked me to co-host a personal finance meet-up with her in Toronto this September and you better believe I said yes! She already did one in Vancouver and it was a massive success so I am just thrilled that […]

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Why I Would Never Invest in a Pre-construction Condo…Again

Why I Would Never Invest in a Pre-construction Condo…Again

| August 11, 2014 | 10 Comments

Hi everyone! Today I’ve got a guest post from fellow Toronto personal finance blogger Lisa Colalillo from Lisa in the City. She’s going to talk about her experience buying a pre-construction condo and what she learned along the way. Since real estate investment is something that I’m considering in the next few years (how could I not […]

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Blog Love – Travel Plans and Winter Worries

Blog Love – Travel Plans and Winter Worries

| August 8, 2014 | 21 Comments

I can’t believe it’s already August, and almost mid-August for goodness sakes! This summer has flown by, which is both good and bad. Good because that means I’m that much closer to going on all of the trips I have planned. I’m going to Montreal with my HB and some friends at the beginning of […]

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Travel Hacking for Canadians Book Review

Travel Hacking for Canadians Book Review

| August 5, 2014 | 19 Comments

A while ago (like back in June), my blogger friend Steven Zussino from Canadian Personal Finance, Grocery Alerts Canada, and now Canadian Travel Hacking sent me his new book Travel Hacking for Canadians because he knew how much I love to travel on a budget. I read it as soon as I got it, but then […]

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Blog Love – Thunderstorms and Thunder Thighs

Blog Love – Thunderstorms and Thunder Thighs

| August 1, 2014 | 25 Comments

I don’t know what the heck is going on here in Toronto, but the weather has been all over the place. Sometimes it’s hot and sunny, other days it’s cloudy during the day with thunderstorms at night. Most of this week it’s felt like fall for heaven’s sakes! I moved here to get away from […]

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Monetizing Your Blog and Spotting Dodgy Advertisers

Monetizing Your Blog and Spotting Dodgy Advertisers

| July 28, 2014 | 31 Comments

Thanks everyone for reading last week’s post all about the dangers of selling links on your blog for money. In the same vein, this week I’m going to be talking about monetizing your blog without putting your blog at risk of penalization from Google, and also how to spot emails from dodgy advertisers. Legit Ways […]

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Blog Love – Let’s Get Physical

Blog Love – Let’s Get Physical

| July 25, 2014 | 15 Comments

I almost didn’t write this post as I got in really late last night after visiting with friends in town from Vancouver, but I made a promise saying I was going to write a post every Monday and Friday throughout the summer, and gosh darn it I’m gonna stick to it! First off, I just wanna give […]

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