Santa, All I Want For Christmas From A to Z : The Saturday Weekend Review #246

NOT EVERYTHING FOR CHRISTMAS COMES WRAPPED IN A BOX   I often reflect on just how lucky I am to have such a wonderful family and know that I don’t need anything more but happiness in my life. Money is nice too BUT it won’t make or break what it is inside my heart. This has become my new rich and because of the way my financial mind has changed over the years no one can stop me from putting family first, not even money. I won’t make this a long post today because I realize most of you will be out doing some last-minute Christmas shopping, wrapping gifts, baking, drinking, partying and maybe even catching up on sleep.   Just more smiles   Funny how the mind of a child works. Perhaps adults could learn a thing or two about looking outside the box, literally. Yesterday as the doorbell rang and Mrs. CBB opened it to find more Amazon deliveries waiting to be brought in the house. If you’ve ordered from Amazon Canada you know that every box comes with the signature arrow from A to Z. Our son can’t understand why Amazon keeps sending us boxes of smiles. […]

Are photos with Santa a budget expense worth paying for? : The Saturday Weekend Review #96

 TIS THE SEASON TO SPEND AND SAVE   Where is Santa right now? With only 40 days left until Christmas Santa is everywhere but in the North Pole right now.  If you are using the Norad Santa tracker you will know that Jolly Old Saint Nicholas is at a mall near you waiting for the kids to get Santa pictures taken. That’s right Santa is gearing up today in most malls across Canada to meet thousands of excited children with their Christmas list for Santa in hand. This is the time of year where our families come together to share memories, create memories, eat lots of food and open gifts! I’m the one who decorates the Christmas tree and the decorations and lights up outside of our house. My wife and I love driving around to see the other houses in our city all lit up. It’s just a great feeling that we now get to share with our son who was born in September of this year.   Holiday Photos   My wife and I decided to go to the mall last night to bring our son for a walk around to tire him out plus to find a […]

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