Are you looking for ways to save money without sacrificing your way of life? MrsJanuary.com shares everything you need to know about saving money by living a frugal lifestyle.
There is a big difference between being cheap and being frugal. Cheap people don’t spend money at all. Frugal people will spend money, but they will do research beforehand, making sure they are getting the best possible deal.
MrsJanuary.com is dedicated to showing you that frugality can be fun and easy.
We can help you with the following:
- Using Coupons in Canada
- Personal Finance Tips & Tricks
- Frugal Living Ideas
- Recipes & Menu Planning
…and much much more!
MrsJanuary.com was founded in 2007 by Cassie Howard. She is what many would call an extreme couponer, who saves an average of 50% off her grocery bill every week using coupons in Canada. Cassie teaches Canadians how to save money and live frugally – without sucking the fun out of life.
Erica is a Registered Early Childhood Educator working in a kindergarten classroom. She is interested in photography, saving money, and is working towards living a debt free life (she paid off her OSAP debt in only 18 months and is now saving to pay off her home).
She is the vice president of MrsJanuary.com and is in charge of making sure everything runs smoothly here – not only for the Mrs January team, but also for our readers.
Sarah is passionate about 3 things: her family, living simply, and children. Through living frugally with the help of the Mrs January team, she is able to work only part-time as a teacher, spending more time with her young family.
Sarah is the mom to 3 wonderful children: Madeline, Sammy and Benjamin. She tries to live a simple lifestyle with her children and husband by making many DIY projects. From liquid hand soap, to diaper rash cream, to lip balm – she makes it all (and plans to share her recipes here)!
Karen is a wife and a mom of 4 boys that she affectionately calls her 4 blue balloons. Formerly working as a high school teacher, Karen has now been a stay-at-home mom for eleven years, homeschooling for part of this season.
She proudly manages their household on one salary by living frugally, and by creatively earning occasional income. Karen loves to inspire others to live simply, follow a budget and save money. She enjoys sharing creative ideas to enhance family life – including unique ideas for March Break and Christmas, stockpiling birthday gifts and throwing theme-based home parties; her approach is light-hearted and practical.
Angela is a work-at-home mom with brand new baby girl, Peyton. Between deal hunting, helping with the community for Mrs January, running her cloth diaper business, and frugally living, both her and her husband are able to save over 70% of their total income each month.
Angela was introduced to the couponing world almost 3 years ago, and has been an avid follower of MrsJanuary.com ever since. Her favourite hobby is hunting for deals, capitalizing on bargains, and saving money for her family’s yearly trip to Cuba, which is funded completely from couponing!
Nicole is a coupon enthusiast and deal seeker who loves saving money. She finds math fun and loves doing experiments, which she combines, to make sure she is getting the best value when shopping. Working with the Mrs January team has helped Nicole save money and live a more frugal lifestyle.
She and her boyfriend Sean are puppy parents to Cooper, who likes to help “organize” any loose coupons. Nicole has been couponing for nearly 3 years and continues to save money with the goal of buying a house.
Bambi is a freelance editor, community manager and codemonkey from Ottawa, Ontario. In her spare time she enjoys maintaining her reputation as media buff, professional video gamer (yes, that is a real profession!), and musician – being found on the stage more often than off.
Growing up in a large family in rural Ontario helped her hone her money-saving skills. She’s always looking for great deals to share with the Mrs January community, her family and her friends!
Christina is a virtual assistant and started her business while on maternity leave with her son. She stumbled into the world of frugal living two years ago when she decided to leave her corporate position to finally relive that entrepreneur itch.
She not only learned to stick to her strict budget from Mrs January, but was introduced to the many the deals she had no idea even existed! With these tips, she was able to save enough money to start her business and learned live on one income to follow her dreams. When she’s not building budgets and introducing price matching to family and friends, she enjoys jogging with her bulldog Tyson, reading biographies and blogging.
Samantha is an independent fashion blogger and designer in her 20′s. Her love for do-it-yourself fashion in her teenage years bloomed into a small online business which she now co-owns with her older sister.
She enjoys creating unique fashion products and this has provided her with a strong foundation and appreciation for frugal living. Aside from running her online business, Samantha has dedicated the past two years to refining her couponing and deal hunting skills.
Top 10 Posts on MrsJanuary.com:
- Canada Online Coupon Companies That Will Mail You Coupons
- Canadian Companies That Will Mail You Coupons
- 6 Ways to Make Money Online in Canada
- Where to Find Redplum, Smart Source and Brandsaver Coupons Inserts
- Canadian Birthday Freebies
- Daily Deal Sites – Save up to 90% off!
- Walmart Canada Coupon Policy
- How to Earn Swagbucks Faster
- Where to Find Coupons in Canada
- Extreme Couponing in Canada
Testimonials From MrsJanuary.com Readers:
MrsJanuary.com is my guide to couponing and has proven to be a great money saver. (Naomi Plasse)
I love MrsJanuary.com and recommend it to everyone! Using Cassie’s guidance I was able to cut my grocery bill down drastically and greatly improve the quality of life for my family.
I check MrsJanuary.com every day for the latest savings and tips for frugal living. Cassie is great; she is always wanting to help out and answer my questions.
Cassie is one of the few honest, wholesome, fair and reliable sources for couponing and frugal living that I’ve found online. With the help and guidance found on this website, in 6 months I’ve gone from spending nearly $800 per month to feed and supply my family of 3, to spending less than $300 per month!
Learning how to coupon from MrsJanuary.com and using a lot of the other money saving tips on the site, I have been able to save a lot of money on food items.
(Wendy Krause Baron)
MrsJanuary is for everyone! You don’t have to be an “extreme couponer” to benefit from reading the articles and taking Cassie’s sensible spending advice. I have learned to be more aware of all our spending – not just groceries.
Thank you MrsJanuary.com for all of the great advice, especially the coupon match-ups. My fiancee and I have saved tons of money on our grocery bill with your guidance. We also got so many great tips on how to save money on our upcoming wedding!