From when the blog was Healthy Family Simple Budget, here are all sort of activities and ideas that are budget friendly.
I’ve finally got both kids napping. And even though I’d like to curl up with Netflix, I know that this is my chance to clean the bathrooms/ tackle as much of the laundry as possible/ polish the kitchen. Time to muster up a spirit of “Carpe Diem” and seize this uninterrupted time to get ‘er done. […] Continue reading
It is a long weekend for anyone living in British Columbia, and it’s the last full month of summer before school starts. Because my family has some major expenses coming up, all of our fun has to be fiscally responsible. Here is some of the fun we’ve been having, or plan to have that […] Continue reading
One of the aspects of toddlerhood that always gives me a chuckle is how holidays and celebrations do not have a definitive end. Jingle bells remains in my daughters repertoire of songs throughout the year ; we wish people “Happy Birthday” as if it’s almost synonymous with the words “I love you”. And, in the […] Continue reading
It’s easy to get caught up in the emotional excitement of wanting the best for your baby. Here is a practical list of baby must-haves on a budget. So there I was visibly pregnant, waddling around a baby store with my husband in tow. The time had come to start compiling a list of […] Continue reading
Hi, I’m Alana. When I’m not nursing cold, stale coffee, I usually can be found with the baby on my hip, barefoot, and racing after my two older kids.
Thanks to a degree in psychology and a free-range childhood backing onto an expansive evergreen forest, positive parenting and play-based learning are my passions.