I get excited each year about back to school sales. Its been a long time since I was a student or since I had to do school shopping for kids, but each year I still love to see the deals that are offered and I try to cash in on some serious savings ! Being in the Arctic doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the savings, there are some great deals available online.

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I’ve heard it said on numerous occasions, ” You live in the Arctic, you must not sweat” but that couldn’t be further from the truth! Sure we aren’t in shorts and a t-shirt with skin perspiring at the moment we set foot out the door…..but there is still plenty of sweat that happens in the north.

Try going for a walk on the snow covered tundra with layer upon layer of clothing hugging your body closely,

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As much as I like Saving Green….I also love Living Green by choosing natural products to use to reduce my family’s exposure to harmful chemicals. Making your own products is a fantastic frugal way to both save green and live green, but sometimes its nice to save the trouble and treat yourself to some already perfected natural products. That’s why I was excited one day when I came across @Mountain.Air.Naturals  on Instagram. I noticed their All Natural Ingredients and Canadian shipping policy and just had to try them out!

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If you have been following me on Instagram you know that I have been doing a “No Spend September”. I have read about “No Spend” challenges for years but have never actually tackled it myself. To be honest, I thought that I would fail. I thought that I would either lack the self control, the planning, or even the remembering what I’m doing part! My mind can be a lot more forgetful than I like to admit,

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Its that time of year again, when the days of summer are fading and before we know it the tundra grass will  be changing colour and the kids will be back at school.  With just a  few weeks left before school starts, now is the time to order those last few items on your list  so that they arrive before school starts!

Have you checked out Amazon for back to school deals?

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