Monthly Archives: February 2009

Waste Defined

As I was watching television this afternoon, I watched an ad for Bisquick® Shake ‘n’ Pour™ pancakes. You buy a plastic jug that contains pancake mix, add water and shake it to make the batter. Is it possible to have … Continue reading

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Plan Paying Off

Today, I sent my daughter a birthday gift. It left me a bit sad that she is far away and I cannot see her, but I am hoping that by maintaining some form of contact with my children that I … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy and Credit Counseling

The Globe and Mail reports that bankruptcies are skyrocketing in Canada: Bankruptcies among consumers are surging across Canada. The number of consumers filing for bankruptcy in December soared 50.6 per cent, although filings fell from a month earlier, the Office … Continue reading

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I have been blogging for a while now, and will now take a moment to provide an update on my progress to date. Some things have been successful, some a bit less so. I will share my observations and the … Continue reading

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Cruising on a Budget

Now is a good time to buy some discount cruises if you have the money and the time. You have to be careful though in that you will likely spend more money than the advertised price. MSNBC has good tips … Continue reading

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Remember The Milk

I found a wonderful online task manager (aka glorified to do list). Remember The Milk allows you to keep all your to do lists in one place. Because it is online, you can check in at work, at home, and … Continue reading

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Family gourmet meals under $10

This is a nice video from CNN showing how you can make gourmet meals for a family of four for less than $10. This is something that I have discussed in the past: it is always cheaper to prepare meals … Continue reading

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