Make Yourself Romantic: Candles, Wine, and Fresh Food Travels

What if you could go out for the perfect, romantic date that treats you as much as your new love interest or long-term partner? Look no further than the great destinations in and around Sparta, Ontario, a village located a short 10 minutes away from the shores of Lake Erie. Sparta is also located a…

How Duct Tape Helped Cure a Penny-Pinching Cheapskate

I just want to put this out there – I intensely dislike shopping, and shoe shopping takes me to a special level of hell. I am always appalled at the cost of a simple pair of shoes. My orthotic inserts and fussy feet also mean that my shoe choices are limited and a wrong decision…

Let the Shopping Begin!

Today is Black Friday, which is “often regarded as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season” (Wikipedia article). The term ‘Black Friday’ originates in “Philadelphia, where it originally was used to describe the heavy and disruptive pedestrian and vehicle traffic which would occur on the day after Thanksgiving” (Wikipedia article). Origins of the name are…