This was a great YouTube video that we watched recently on wealth advisor Dani Johnson's YouTube channel. It advocates how people needlessly spend money on their every whim and fancy, no matter their income or budget. And this is never more obvious than when it comes to the necessity of food, which has become more … Continue reading Food For Thought: How Much Do You Spend On Groceries?
About nine months ago, we were in a pickle. We needed a new mobile phone and were considering the very trendy iPhone 6+. Despite the fact that it would be considered old news in a month or two, we were still tempted to splurge and buy it, justifying it would replace our computer and iPad. … Continue reading How to Furnish An Apartment For Just Over The Cost Of An iPhone
We are moving into a studio apartment next week. It is approximately 345 square feet. Which by some of these video standards is MASSIVE! The key to furnishing and decorating studio apartments is to have multi functional pieces, decor and design that creates the illusion of space and NO CLUTTER! Think of making it look like … Continue reading 4 Small Housing Space Inspirations To Simplify Your Life
Living in Toronto is expensive. We thought living in Melbourne, Australia was expensive, but making high wages doing what is considered low income jobs means you can survive on a measly waitressing job. The average income we were earning for 'waitressing', or in fancy terms being 'food and beverage attendants' at a hospitality staffing agency … Continue reading How to Save Money Living in Toronto
Coconut oil is one of those versatile and ancient wonders that has been catapulted into the spotlight recently. Joining the ranks of quinoa, kale and apple cider vinegar, these products not only boast wonderful benefits, they are downright trendy! You'd be hard pressed to find a hole in the wall supermarket that didn't stock it. … Continue reading The Unoriginal Post About Coconut Oil
We were blessed to be walking down Waikiki Beach in Oahu, Hawaii last year. Besides the beautiful beaches, one thing you will notice is that Hawaii is FULL of vagrants. Given the weather climate, who can blame them? As we were walking down the tourist trap stretch, we will never forget what one 'homeless' man … Continue reading A Matter of Perception