Wild Heather Belgian Chocolate Rooibos Tea

Wild Heather Belgian Chocolate Rooibos Tea Review Brewed

I am still on a chocolate tea kick and this Belgian Chocolate Rooibos from Wild Heather Tea Co is delicious.  Part of my healthier eating for 2016 means I am switching up chocolate or hot chocolate for chocolate teas.  While this is not as chocolatey as DAVIDsTEA’s Hot Chocolate tea, it has a smooth flavour […]

Get Nailed At The Ten Spot

The Ten Spot James Street Desk Staff

Downtown Hamilton doesn’t exactly scream high-end salons.  When I moved here, I used to make the trip back into Burlington to see my old trusted manicurist, until she moved to Ottawa.  I have tried out a few places in Hamilton since, most were just ok and some were just scary – none that screamed go […]

What Does Your Postal Code Say About You?

I can’t say I thought much about what our postal code would be when we moved.  In fact, I remember pulling out papers trying to find it when we went to the post office to get mail forwarded from our old place.  But your postal code says a lot about you and Environics has broken […]

A Trip Down Tim Hortons Memory Lane

I love Tim Hortons but having moved to Canada as an adult, I don’t have a long term reference for Timmies.  Today while shopping in Hamilton, we drove by the original Tim Hortons which they recently turned into a museum and decided to check it out. As a frugalista, I remember a few Tim Hortons […]

The Farmers’ Market – Shop Local

Despite being a frugalista, I love my local farmers’ market, even if the produce does cost a little more than grocery stores.  It is great to support local businesses and the produce is usually fresher and lasts longer.  Less spoils so overall, it does not cost that much extra. The Hamilton Farmers’ Market is attached […]

The Burnt Tongue

The Burnt Tongue is a local Hamilton restaurant that I have wanted to try for ages, but am never in the area when hungry.  The past weekend was chilly and we were shopping downtown which was a little stressful so I jumped at the chance to warm up with a bowl of soup at The Burnt […]