Tips for Saving Money on Groceries

Most of our lives revolve around food and eating.  We dream about our favorite foods, share recipes with friends and family and look forward to our next meal.  So it’s not surprising that groceries make up a large part of any budget.  With good planning, it is possible to save a lot on groceries allowing you to put that money towards a special evening with your spouse, a getaway week-end, a new outfit or anything…

Seasonal Cooking – Turkey Dinner

As the Holidays roll around, turkey makes its way up the list of popular family meals.  What brings back more festive memories than a classic turkey dinner with all the trimmings: stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, green beans, etc?  Another turkey classic is the amount of leftover meat after a big family meal. Whenever I see turkey on sale at 1$/lb, I can’t help but bring one home.  I love the of the turkey roasting…

The Christie Oreo Factory – A World of Savings

Walking down Viau street, you probably realize you are surrounded by some of Montreal’s biggest landmarks and attractions, but there is likely one you aren’t aware of.  On the corner of Viau and Sherbrooke streets lies the Christie Factory.  Did you know that all of the Oreos in Canada are made here in Montreal, at that factory?  Over 1.1 billion Oreo’s a year or 3000 cookies a minute are made in the yellow brick factory…

Seasonal Cooking: Apples

It’s that time of year when we have to come to terms with having to put away our bathing suit and shorts until next year or if we’re lucky, a mid-winter beach getaway.  We start taking out our pants and sweaters and turn off the AC.  Fall isn’t all bad though.  The leaves change colors to beautiful gold and red hues, we get to cuddle with our loved ones under a warm blanket on the…

Cost of Meals at Home vs at a Restaurant

  Today we’re going to see just how expensive it is to eat out on a regular basis and how much you can save by making the same meals at home.  Not only will you be saving money, but you will also be feeding yourself and your family healthier meals because you know exactly what is going in them! We often associate cheap meals with ramen or mac & cheese, but in this article I…