How to celebrate Black History Month in Winnipeg

February may be more than half over, but in Winnipeg and across the continent, Black History Month is just getting started. It officially runs from Feb. 1 to 28, and

The local savings book all Winnipeggers need

I spent three years running a deals website, so I’m pretty dedicated to helping people save money. But because I try to shop from small businesses, I haven’t been able

Creative last-minute gift ideas (Winnipeg edition)

We’re getting down to the wire, so I’ll cut to the chase. Christmas is only a few sleeps away, and all you procrastinators are probably scrambling. I’ve been in your

Eco-friendly ways to wrap Christmas presents

Just about every family has a special holiday tradition they repeat each year. When I spend Christmas in Winnipeg, one side of my family plays the wildest game of “Saran

How to support small businesses

‘Tis the season for decorating, gathering over Zoom and seeing #ShopLocal trend on Instagram. Helping local entrepreneurs is always important during the holiday season, since that’s when many businesses make

Why you should shop local

By now, you’ve probably heard a pretty common phrase from the small-business world that goes something like this: when you shop local, a real person does a happy dance. It