Cable and internet success!

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Brian and I were getting a bit concerned about our cable and internet bill. As many of you know, TV is not really a priority in our household (although we do enjoy live sports). Internet is nice, but it’s not really a necessity since we both have internet access through work, nearby coffee shops, and through our phones. We like to pay as little as possible for our media services since they are...

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Save money: Brew Beer! (Part 1)

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British Columbia has the highest alcohol and liquor taxes in all of North America – A depressing thought, given that I work in the industry part time. On the bright side, this gives me access to a lot of great beer and wine that I wouldn’t necessarily have found otherwise. Unfortunately, good beer costs more! I’m now accustomed to drinking fine craft beer without the budget to...

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I got a BBQ!

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Brian and I used to have a little portable BBQ but it was stolen while we were living in good old East Vancouver. Since then, we’ve moved a few times and have not lived in a building with outdoor space. At our current location however, we have a HUGE balcony that’s just asking for a BBQ. I love BBQ’d foods. I’ve been searching for a BBQ for a few months now and conveniently,...

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Finding free hair cuts

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Today I paid $150 to get my hair cut and coloured. It’s one of my few splurges and it’s also one of the things that makes me the most happy.  I can afford it now, but it wasn’t always the case. Original photo by D Sharon Pruitt (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/sets/72157610551917961/) Free and almost free haircuts Its actually pretty easy to find a decent salon quality haircut...

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