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You Don’t Have To Be a Grinch to Control Your Holiday Spending

| December 5, 2016 | 10 Comments
You Don’t Have To Be a Grinch to Control Your Holiday Spending

  With Christmas fast approaching it’s easy to lose control of your holiday spending. Gifts for the kids, family, co-workers, teachers, neighbours, more for your kids and the extra costs that winter time brings. It’s also easy to start thinking of yourself as the Grinch when deciding how much money to spend and what gifts […]

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Gifting Stress

| December 17, 2014 | 18 Comments
Gifting Stress

This is the time of year for gifting stress. There is the actual stress of shopping – traffic, parking lots, crowds, lineups. I dislike shopping malls, and crowds make me crazy, so my ideal gift is purchased online and delivered to my door. There is also the stress of deciding what to buy for whom and […]

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Christmas Gift Overload and Your Children: Expectations vs. Reality

| November 19, 2014 | 27 Comments
Christmas Gift Overload and Your Children: Expectations vs. Reality

The Christmas shopping season has begun! There’s no denying it. While you may not hear music playing just yet, there are heaps of Christmas trees, ornaments and other sparkly things to draw your attention to the upcoming season. The gift displays are snazzily done up, and toys and gifts for children available are as abundant as ever. When […]

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