Kyoto 3 Day Itinerary

If you’re headed to Japan, then the odds are you’re going to pass through Kyoto. The city is Japan’s old capital and was left relatively untouched during the war. As a result, the city feels very traditional while having modern services. There are over 1,600 temples, more than 400 shrines, and 17 Unesco World Heritage [...]

By |2018-12-06T07:27:22+00:00December 6th, 2018|Budget Travel, Destinations, Family finances, featured, Travel|

Rome With a Baby: How to Survive the Eternal City With a Little One

When my daughter was nine months old, we took her to Europe for a three week holiday. Originally we had epic plans of travelling through Scandinavia and ending up in Belgium, but we quickly realized that was a terrible idea. In the end, we settled on Rome and Amsterdam. Rome with a baby may intimidate [...]

By |2018-12-12T20:19:57+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Family finances, Travel|

What are You Willing to do for Financial Independence?

I’m honestly getting really tired of all the Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) blogs, articles, and people out there. Don’t get me wrong, I think FIRE is amazing, and if you can achieve it, that’s great. My problem is that in the last little while, FIRE has been making headlines because of people who have [...]

By |2018-11-14T23:35:49+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Family finances, My Money, Personal Finance|

5 Ways to Save for Your Child’s Education

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kijiji. All opinions are my own. As soon as Scarlett was born, I took immediate steps to set up her Registered Education Savings Account (RESP). I knew that this was the best way to save for her post-secondary education since the Canadian Education Savings [...]

By |2018-10-03T16:25:25+00:00September 17th, 2018|Family finances, My Money, Personal Finance|

How the Second-Hand Economy Can Help You Save Big!

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kijiji. All opinions are my own. Last year I took part in a #KijijiFind challenge and I managed to save just over $500 in three months. This was pretty impressive not to mention how easy it was for me to source baby accessories on [...]

By |2018-06-28T06:45:52+00:00March 12th, 2018|Family finances, My Money, Personal Finance|

19 Tips for Travelling With a Baby for the First Time

As avid travellers, my wife and I knew we would eventually travel with baby Scarlett. Some people prefer to wait six months to a year before travelling with their baby, but we decided to do it at four months. We weren’t intimidated by the challenge of travelling with a baby, but I do admit I [...]

By |2018-01-09T21:21:08+00:00December 28th, 2017|Budget Travel, Family finances, Travel|