The average Canadian spends $3,503 per year on clothes and accessories. That means that on average, Canadians spend $291.92 per month. Ouch. In other words, your shopping habit could be costing you…a lot. But the truth is that looking good and feeling good doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, it shouldn’t. My closet is carefully curated and filled with high quality pieces that
Please welcome my new staff writer, Taylor Milam, to the Cents, Sense & Sensibility team. She’ll be filling in for me this week as I’m moving house and will be keeping us company every Tuesday from next week forward. It doesn’t need to cost a lot of money to impress your honey. In fact, nothing is sexier than a woman (or man) who isn’t afraid to get
I don’t know about anyone else but 2015 was a crappy year for us. Like seven plagues of Egypt crappy. There was the rain and hail storms that punched holes in our roof and siding. Then there was the economic downturn that cost my husband his job – twice. And then there was the family crisis that ended with bitter words and abandoned relationships. Needless
It’s that time of year again. The sun is shining and the birds are singing. Most people are thinking of ways they can enjoy their summer and the options are endless. Living a good life includes taking breaks and vacations are a big part of that. But if you’re watching your nickels and dimes, this can be a tricky proposition. Jetting off to tropical climes isn’t
Everyone has one of those days. You know the ones…. You stub your toe and spill coffee all over the front of yourself. You get stuck working late on a Friday night while everyone else is hitting a patio, tasty beverage in hand. Or you get some bad news and are in a funk. Either way, bad times come to everyone but it can be
Hi everyone! I hope you all had a great weekend. I sure did. Let’s get started with the weekly review: Life Under Construction: The Calgary Zoo has a Penguin Plunge that I love to visit. In fact, I bought a zoo pass just so I can go and see them whenever I want. For $80.00 a year, I have a pick-me-up in the shape of
This is a guest post from my super best friend Sunshine over at Transforming the Now. She has been contesting for over a decade and has the swag to prove it. Her success can be your success! She tells us that we don’t have to be prettier (handsomer?), smarter, or luckier than anyone else. We just have to be persistent. Seriously. That’s all it is.