Baby, Frugal Living

Can You Afford To Have Children?

  Babies. Dollar signs? Cha ching cha ching? Does $41,603 per year sound about right when it comes to the cost of raising a child? This number comes from Lowestrates.ca which based their final numbers on things like childcare, transportation, food, clothing, gear, RESP's, recreation and more. You can read the full article here. I'll… Continue reading Can You Afford To Have Children?

Frugal Living

How We’ve Learned To Live In 600 Square Feet and Tips for Small Space Living.

Cozy. That's how I would describe where live. You can't get much cozier than two adults, two cats and a baby in 600 square feet. We live in a 600 square foot basement apartment of a modest, brick home. We have 6 windows, which is actually a lot for a basement! My son's room does not… Continue reading How We’ve Learned To Live In 600 Square Feet and Tips for Small Space Living.

Frugal Living

10 Frugal Valentine Date Ideas

Today I'm going to share 10 Frugal Valentine Date Ideas. Maybe you are searching for Valentine Ideas For her or Romantic Valentine Date Ideas or just Valentine's ideas. Maybe you already have an elaborate, expensive date night planned for your someone special! But whatever your relationship status, you can do any of these dates! Grab… Continue reading 10 Frugal Valentine Date Ideas

DIY, Frugal Living

Ways In Which We Have Learned To Live Frugally.

In this post I'm going to share the ways in which my husband and I save money. This saving money thing has never been a strong point for me, personally. Thankfully I married someone who is much better at it than me!  I've taught my husband that it's ok to splurge sometimes and he's taught… Continue reading Ways In Which We Have Learned To Live Frugally.