Potato Pie Recipe

Potato pie is one of my favourite comfort foods.  It mixes some of my favourite things and I am a carb junkie at heart.  Potato pie just makes it a bit more of a fun presentation of mashed potatoes too.  This is so great that my sister actually hid a slice of it under her pillow as a child – no not in a ziploc or anything, the slice just under her pillow so she could eat some later! Potato[Read more]

How Using A Nielson Homescanner Saved Us Money (Thrifty Thursday)

A bit of a different Thrifty Thursday post this week.  If you are not familiar with the Nielson Homescan, you are sent a Nielson Homescanner, a little machine where you scan all of your purchases.  When I say all – I mean ALL.  They want to know if you went to a restaurant, where you shopped, what you bought (even unmentionables).  This is where we have found we save money on buying “stuff”.  I have this vision in my head[Read more]

Great Samples From SampleSource

SampleSource is one of my favourite sampling programs, it has such a variety from different companies.  Here is what I was offered in today’s SampleSource package: Snuggle® Scent Boosters™ Are you looking for an easy, mess-free way to give your laundry a burst of long-lasting freshness? Try new Snuggle® Scent Boosters™! These tiny pacs can be added to your washing machine before you load your clothes. The mess-free, pre-measured pacs will deliver an extra burst of long-lasting freshness to your[Read more]

Enter To Win $25 Old Navy Gift Card

Old Navy held a great sale this weekend and tank tops were just $2.  I wait all year for this sale, depending on the style they are perfect for everything from under sheer shirts for work to gym clothes or pyjamas. Old Navy Clothing Old Navy have something for everyone in the family.  They have affordable but fashionable clothing for babies, toddlers and children as well as for men, women and plus size in adult styles. They have amazing clearance[Read more]

Why You Should Have A Carbon Monoxide Detector

While most of us have smoke detectors, the same is not true for carbon monoxide detectors.  If you live in Ontario, they will be required by law in many buildings after the passing of the Hawkins – Gignac Act last year.  Despite the publicity on the law and warnings at the time, people are still dying of carbon monoxide poisoning. This morning we had a nasty shock when we woke up to the chirping of an alarm – and not[Read more]