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  • Shopping your closet: How to mix and match colours

    Tweet I’m going to try something out where instead of creating a whole other style blog, I’ll do little bits of what I wear and how I figure out what to do under a new series called: Shopping your closet. I don’t want to create […]

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  • Shopping: Makeup, thrifting for designer clothes and buying wearable art

    Tweet WARNING! HEAVY SHOPPING UP AHEAD. If this bothers your sensibilities and frugal bones, then stop reading immediately. You have been warned… 🙂 MAKEUP This tanning-from-traveling-to-hot-countries-for-so-long-even-while-wearing-long-sleeves-and-a-hat thing has really turned my skin the darkest it’s ever been. All my other concealers and foundations are REALLY […]

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  • The smallest details can really ruin something

    Tweet You know how sometimes you hear the phrase: “The devil is in the details”? It’s so true, it isn’t funny. What you wear, is really important — not that it’s necessarily the right outfit, super fashion forward or polished, but that you have addressed […]

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  • Beijing – Signs, Marketing and a Canadian Hangout!

    Tweet     These were signs I saw in Beijing. Some are definitely half jokes, but I am not certain about the donkey meat?     I’m sure they meant touching the fabric but… :)… maybe not!

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  • Collecting: Hobby or Money Pit?

    Tweet I used to collect unicorns as a kid. No, not REAL unicorns, but anything with a unicorn on it. I didn’t want a normal real-live animal to collect likenesses of. No no. I wanted a UNICORN. Especially if it was purple. I had a […]

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  • Own up to your actions and words

    Tweet Take responsibility for your actions and words. I know that if I go to a store, and if I am justified in being upset about something, I’m willing to argue to get properly compensated. That being said, I know when I do that, that […]

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  • Can you really afford to tithe?

    Tweet This is inspired by Financial Uproar’s post: “God wouldn’t approve of this post.” He wrote: Giving away 10% of your income is a pretty poor way to get rich. It doesn’t matter who you give it to, it’s gone. It can’t be invested for […]

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  • Shanghai – Shanghai Museum (Part Two)

    Tweet *snicker* A chamber pot. You pee in its mouth 🙂 Then you sit it upright on its flat edge… We saw a lot of different styles of chamberpots. A pillow! A very cool pillow.   A steamer. This is a wine vessel, you can […]

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  • The War Menu: Living with $100 a month for food

    Tweet Inspired by my West Coast girl Krystal, who caught some flack for mentioning wanting to try out an emergency food budget of $100 a month, I thought I’d post BF’s war menu. See, this idea came about when he saw our food budget rise […]

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  • Waiting for our debts to disappear

    Tweet Ever think to yourself: When I am 65 and ready to retire, I’ll be debt-free? I just have to clear this car/mortgage/line of credit all in due time. Well I read in the August 30th’s issue of the Toronto Metro that CIBC (a Canadian  […]

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