Is Netflix worth it?

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Photo Credit: dolphinsdock My parents recently installed Netflix in their home using a Blu-Ray DVD player that I had purchased for them at Christmas.  It was an instant hit with my two younger sisters who loved being able to watch TV shows and movies on-demand.  Many of my friends and co-workers have also recommended Netflix, citing the ease of watching movies and television and the low cost as the...

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Posted in: Entertainment and Leisure

Updates: July 22 – 28

It might not be the long weekend for everyone else, but CF and I are taking our long weekend this week as we try to spread out some of our days off in advance of our trip to the Okanagan coming up in August. It’s also CF’s birthday today, so we have lots of fun planned over the next three days. Happy Birthday CF! Tonight is the first night in the Honda Celebration of Light – a free...

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Posted in: Weekly Updates

My weekly meals #2

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It can be hard to imagine what eating on $100 a month is like. So, similar to our “grocery motivation” posts, I’m going to occasionally post a journal of what Brian and I ate that week, along with approximate costs. The costs are only approximate because I don’t always remember how much I money I paid for meat or bulk vegetables for example. But I’ll try to use a cost...

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Posted in: Food and Grocery

Don’t donate to charity

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Admit it – you hate seeing the constant emails and Facebook requests for charity donations as much as I do. Come on… Admit it… My Facebook wall seems less like a gathering place for my friends and more like a sad open air market where people look for handouts to their favourite charity of choice. Most recently, I have been spammed by my friends to donate to the Underwear Affair,...

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Posted in: Money, Philosophy
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