Monthly Archives: October 2014

MONEY: Shop & Save tip #20

Knowing your prices is absolute necessity as an advertised deal of e.g. 20% off is not a deal if the original price is out of line ( I have some unbelievable examples of regular price differences on same item between … Continue reading

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GOOD EATS: MASSEY’s…A Pickering institution

Owned by: Don Argiro Located at:  774 Liverpool Rd., in South Pickering I have eaten lunch at Massey’s about three times now. From my returns, you can surmise that I think the restaurant is good value for the money. Restaurant … Continue reading

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SENIORS: CANDIDATES LISTING for ELECTION 2014

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MONEY: Bits and pieces on SAVING shopping money !

As I receive more responses, more than I expected, I find it is a greater challenge to categorize them. However, each reply is important as each gives a different perspective with the same goal…how to maximize your shopping dollars. Again, … Continue reading

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BOOKS RICHARD read: THE PEARL THAT BROKE ITS SHELL, Nadia Hashimi

The Pearl that Broke Its Shell is the debut novel of an Afghan-American writer, Nadia Hashimi’s. She weaves a fictional tale of two sisters, Rahima and Shekiba, growing up in a misogynistic, feudal, sectarian society in Afghanistan. The story takes … Continue reading

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ARCHIVES: BOOK SETS summaries (pdf), Oct. 2014

BOOK CLUB SETS at PICKERING LIBRARY w STORY SUMMARIES

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POSITIVE THINKING: Kick some grass over that shit…and move on….

Learn another lesson from your dog, no matter what life throws at you, kick some grass over that shit and move on! And this advice is funny too! Enough said! We tend to harp on the past and create our … Continue reading

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POSITIVE THINKING: Learn to appreciate who you are, what you have…

I’ve seen better days, but I’ve also seen worse. I don’t have everything that I want, but I do have everything I that I need. I do wake up with some aches and pains, but I wake up! Here’s a … Continue reading

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SAVING$ TIP$: SHOPPING TIPS from the PRO’s

Become a “flyer fiend” and use them! Collect flyers all the time and bring them with you when you shop  Comparison shop to see where the deals are. Know your prices to pay the lowest price. Stock up on non-perishables … Continue reading

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FLYERS: The FLYERS Catalogue

A CATALOGUE of retailer FLYERS

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