Are you looking to make money blogging without blogging about blogging? Doesn’t it seem that everywhere you look bloggers are posting that they’re making thousands of dollars blogging? What’s interesting is that all these bloggers seem to have one major thing in common. They all (the majority anyway) make money blogging about blogging. Those bloggers who teach folks like me and you how to blog are racking in the cash because anyone who has a…

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I’ve got another roundup for you fine folks today- the best delicious holiday cookie recipes . Yup, it’s only October and I’m putting together 65 of the best delicious holiday cookie recipes. Why? It’s never too early to start thinking about holiday baking am I right? These cookies are a great addition to any holiday party, make wonderful edible gifts and are absolutely perfect for any cookie exchange you might have going on at work,…

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Raise your hand if you’ve uttered those 3 words to your kiddos today? Now, be honest how many times? When you dropped them off at school maybe? At daycare? At a drop off for dance, soccer, football or a friends house for a play date? Any of these moments sound familiar to you? How many times in one day do you tell your child you love them? Far too many I bet. Far too many…

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Fall is upon us folks and so accordingly we’ve been busy winterizing our home in anticipation of our harsh eastern Canadian winter.  Temperatures regularly drop to minus 40 or below and in an effort to keep our utility bills as low as possible we apply some cheap effective hacks to keep our home warm during the winter months which can easily last from December to April. Heating costs account for a substantial portion of our…

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The Christmas season is quickly approaching folks and DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts are an incredible way to lower costs around the holidays if you’re trying to stick to a budget. Looking to save up some holiday cash? why not accelerate my painless 1000$ savings plan to get you started! Here are over 100 (yes, 100!) awesome, creative and gorgeous DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts that you can make yourself and gift to friends and…

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Hi there I’m Sandra from Minimalist Journeys – a website my husband Paul and I created to help others live a happier, more intentional and less wasteful life; and explore the world in a more sustainable way. Realizing that our middle class life in Sydney, Australia wasn’t really what we wanted, we embarked on a life changing journey: from assessing our values and discovering minimalism to a life without fixed abode and without the financial…

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Being Canadian means that often times awesome deals on food (i.e coupons and the like) aren’t available to us. Cash back apps are no exception and Ibotta which is a well loved American cash back app is not available to us Canucks. Enter CheckOut 51 folks – an awesome cash back app for Canadians and great alternative for Americans who might be looking to switch from Ibotta or to add a secondary cash back stream…

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