Posts by Kerry K. Taylor

Celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary

I must admit, I am crazy about being a Canuck. Sure, I love healthcare, diversity, butter tarts, and paying taxes (cries). But this year the least taxing and most delicious ways to be all things Canadian is to join the country’s 150 sesquicentennial and celebrate our epic birthday with Canuck pride. Here's how to…

Flipp's New Recommended List

My biggest beef with grocery shopping is redoing my list every week. Without fail I peek into my pantry, reorganize my fridge, make a meal plan, and re-itemize all the groceries I listed last week. Repeat again next week. Ugh. If your food loves and family meals are anything like mine, chances are you buy…

Lookin' For Love: Valentine's Gifts for Less

Will you be my Valentine? I'm tickling my kid while trying to explain why stores are filled with hearts, candy, naked angles, and her favourite -- a giant pink plush bear. The darn thing is adorable. For a five-year-old girl the explosion of every shade of pink is a pure delight. But for those looking…

6 Frugal family activities for winter chillin'

"Mommy, where's the snow?" It's January and I'm trying to convince my daughter it's winter. It's a tough task telling a 5-year-old to wear her snow pants without a spot of the white stuff in sight. But hey, whether you live in a snowy region or somewhere not cold enough for snow, here are a…

Meal planning tips that save you time and money

"What's for dinner, daddy?" My daughter howled at my husband these dreaded words every parent hates to hear. Sure, we could have dialed for pizza or ordered take-out, but with bills to pay and savings to save, I thanked my lucky Loonies that dinner was done thanks to a little thing called meal planning. Also,…