More SAVVY advice on Facebook

Subscription Options

Subscribe via RSS

Victoria Dining Guide

Victoria Dining Guide

Wondering where to dine in Victoria? I LOVE trying new restaurants, and I've been compiling my BIG list of favourite eateries for more than a decade. Click the fork-and-spoon image to read my Victoria Dining Guide.

Take Your Queen to a Castle for Mother’s Day


I wish my mom lived in Victoria. If she did, this coming Sunday, May 13, 2012, I would definitely take her to the Mother’s Day Paint-In and Craft Fair at Hatley Park National Historic Site.

This will be the 17th year for the annual event, which will run from 10 . . . → Click to read full blog


New Victoria HomeSense Store is OPEN!


In an interesting twist this morning, my own Scrimp or Splurge website gave me some exciting news for Victoria shoppers. A Google ad popped up on my home page proclaiming that Victoria’s new HomeSense store is NOW OPEN! Woohoo!

I know I’m not the only one who has watched the . . . → Click to read full blog