It’s Party Time!


Over at 5 Minutes to Mom they are hosting a blog party!!! It is a great  way to find some new fav reads and maybe win some prizes too!!

Welcome to my lil corner of the neighbourhood, and my blog! Well actually I hvave two this one and The Lucky Cannuck. Can I offer you a cup of hot chocolate or perhaps a cup of herbal tea? Would you like a chocolate? or perhaps a maple cookie? These are some of my favorite food and I really want to be a good hostess! Come on in and sit for a bit.

I am Hollie, a solo mom. I am cheaper than cheap! I have to be. I live on less then $1300 a month in Canada’s biggest city. I have been blogging for years now. I had old blogs on both MSN and blogspot. I really like wordpress!

I write about things cheap frugal. On Mondays I try hard to Menu plan, and post my plans here. I also like to participate in What Works Wednesdays. I also write  about my lil girl who is a unique talented child who walks the Aspergers/ADHD line. Sometimes I will even do an opinion piece if something is on my mind.

I have months of archives here for you to browse…and this week I will introduce some of my favorte blogs and my must reads for help. So glad you came to visit, hopefully you will come back often.

25 responses to “It’s Party Time!

  1. Thanks for your comment. Nice to meet you! It’s nice to see another Canadian. And yes…I LOVE chocolate. So don’t mind if I come in for a while…

  2. I love chocolate and herbal tea, too — don’t mind if I do! Oh, nice to see a familiar face at one of these parties! (I know Erin, your previous commenter!) I’m also Canadian and I enjoy a good frugal blog, but I’ve found very few Canadian ones. I’m definitely bookmarking yours!!

  3. Oh, sorry, I didn’t say who I was and I have a wordpress login that allows me to comment on someone else’s blog…. long story short, swavatam is actually ValleyGirl @! I’m partying this week, too!

  4. It’s nice to meet you. I am learning the ropes of frugal living. It’s kinda fun to take the challenge. But sometimes, it’s a pain, cause it requires a lot of planning ahead.

    You can visit me here

  5. thanks for having the PARTY here. It’s nice to meet you.

  6. Inviting you to Party With Me!

    Win Chocolates:

    Win a handmade pocket place mat:

    Join me this month at A Cup of Joy for Missions Month:

  7. I live on less than you do so I too have to be frugal and I have 3 kids, so I will be back to get more tips, etc.

    Happy partying and blogging!

  8. Hi, I just came in for the party, thanks for inviting me 🙂

    It was lovely to meet you.

    Rachel xxx
    A Juggling Mum

  9. Hey, not only are we both doing the frugal living thing, I also have a son who’s (almost) 10 and walks the ADHD/Asperger’s line. And I love chocolate and herbal tea, too. Great blog. I will definitely be back.

  10. Thanks for inviting me to the party. I love tips on living cheaply.

  11. I love reading frugal tips. My daughter says frugal is my favorite word, but really it’s a way of life. It was nice reading about you. I will stop by again and read your tips.

  12. Canadian bloggers rock!
    Nice blog.

    Happy blog partying!

  13. Great site! I’m a fellow frugal mama blogger so I will be by later to check this place out some more!

  14. Thanks for joining in on my Ultimate Blog party!

  15. Cool! I came to wordpress from MSN and love it! Have a great party and Party on!
    Tammy :):):)

  16. Hi Hollie! I’ve recently started drinking tea and really like it. And who can resist chocolate??

    Thanks for stopping by my blog!!

  17. milanesemasala

    I love partying with Canucks!! Especially now that I live in Italy. Can’t get any maple cookies around here (sigh!). Hope it finally stopped snowing over there.
    Party on, dude!

  18. Hi Hollie, it’s really nice to meet you!! I came to your party by way of the blog party, stop by and see me at my party when you get a chance. I’ll be heading on to check out the rest of your blog now 🙂

  19. thanks for having me over. i can’t wait to learn some frugal tips from you. i consider myself frugal but i know i still have much to learn! thanks

  20. Great post! Hope your enjoying the party! I’ve been meeting tons of new people! Hope to try to visit at least half of them before Friday! You never know when you may meet a forever friend. Pop by for a visit if you get a chance! Enjoy your day!

  21. UMM Chcocolate and I look forward to learning about some tips!

  22. I’ve given up trying to get to every blog. 🙂 Howdy! Come on over and party at my place! Nice to run in to you at the party before the clock strikes 12!

    Better get back to my carriage before it turns in to a pumpkin!

    Visit my party post at:

    I’m giving away some Pysanka Easter Egg Sleeves that are fun to decorate your eggs with and very pretty (Russian and Ukranian designs).

  23. Hey there- great blog! I’ll have to do some exploring. I can always use information on cheap- I mean, frugal living. Being on one paycheque sure stinks!

    So you’re in Toronto, are you? I’m a Hamilton native, myself.

  24. Thanks for stopping by to see me today! I appreciate the comment! It’s always refreshing to find other single moms to ‘hang out’ with! Hope you can stop by the community sometime and you’re always welcome at the blog! Have a great weekend! 🙂

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