<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=372168762945783&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

The Flipp Blog

DIY Halloween Costumes on a Budget

Are you stressing about the fact that Halloween is only a few days away and you still don’t have costumes for you or

Candy, Sweets, and Sugary Treats in 30 Minutes or Less

This Halloween, think beyond the mini-sized candy bars and create some drool worthy treats that will have your family

Halloween Costumes for the Whole Family at Party City Canada

Are you ready for the spookiest day of the year? This Halloween might be different from the rest, but that doesn’t mean

Five At-Home Halloween Party Game Ideas

Double, double toil and trouble; enjoy Halloween within your social bubble. The spookiest time of the year is here, and

Pumpkin Spice Latte Mini Cheesecake Recipe

This recipe is brought to you by @fortheloveoffoodandlife. Adriana is a teacher, mom, and food blogger based in

The New Black Friday is Now! Sales are Starting Earlier Than Ever

Last updated on October 17th, 2020. Black Friday is no longer a shopping day, but a shopping season, and retailers are

Flipp Users Weigh in on What to Expect This Halloween

Halloween will certainly look different this year, meaning we need to think creatively about how to celebrate while

Tips to Stay Safe This Halloween

Like many things in 2020…we have to start thinking about what Halloween and what trick or treating will look like this

Eco Friendly Habits That Will Save You Money

Environmentally friendly and you’ll save money? What more could you ask for? These days we are all doing our best to go

Coffee Recipes From Around the World

Coffee (aka life blood) is one of the world’s most widely consumed beverages, and it’s easy to see why. For many of us,

Shop for Halloween, but Skip on Appliances — What to Buy in October

Just because the weather has officially started to cool down, doesn’t mean the deals aren’t heating up. Now is the

Finger Food Recipes in Under 30 Minutes

Fall gatherings might look a little different this year, but one thing is for sure: there will be delicious food! We

Pumpkin Carving 101

There are few activities as traditional and timeless as heading to the pumpkin patch and finding that perfect pumpkin

Low Cost Decorating Ideas for Fall: Spruce Up Your Home for Under $50

You don’t need a lot of time or money to get into the Fall spirit. We’ve created five simple DIY decorations that will

Master These Vegetarian Dishes This Fall

It’s time to shake up your routine with these warm and tasty vegetarian dishes. Whether you’re a dedicated vegetarian,

Your Fall Guide to Shopping In-Season

With such a great variety of fruits and vegetables available to us year-round, it can be easy to forget when our

Fall Decorating Ideas That Don’t Break the Bank

The days are getting cooler, leaves are changing color, and pumpkin spice is everywhere. Fall is officially here! We’re

Light and Healthy Fall Pie Recipes

As the leaves begin to fall and the seasons start to change, so do our taste buds. We’re switching from refreshing ice

Self-Care Sunday: 10 Ways to Take Care of Yourself This Long Weekend

It’s the last long weekend of summer, and we want you to spend it the best way possible: by taking care of YOU. There

Spruce Up Your Home, But Not Your Wardrobe — What to Buy in September

School is in session and fall is just around the corner, so get cozy while we reveal this month’s coolest deals and let

How To Make Pumpkin Spice Lattes at Home

One of the first signs that fall is approaching is our cumulative tears when we realize that summer is coming to an

Easy School Lunches On a Budget

It’s back to school season, which means we’re back to packing lunches for our kids. Packing nutritious lunches that our

Meal Prep 101 – Tips & Tricks on Getting Started

Most of us want to eat healthy and save money, but with all the hustle and bustle of a typical week, preparing homemade

DIY Milk Bar Birthday Cake Recipe

You’ve probably heard of, or seen this cake somewhere on Instagram. Not only is it beautiful to look at, but it is

Share Great Deals on Flipp With These Updated Features

If you’re an avid Flipp user, then you know that we’re all about saving you time and money. We love helping you find

Share Great Deals on Flipp With These Updated Features (Canada)

If you’re an avid Flipp user, then you know that we’re all about saving you time and money. We love helping you find

Your Back-to-School HQ, Presented by Staples Canada

School is looking a little different this year but, one thing is for certain – your student (whether at-home or in

Simple Cocktail Recipes to Wow Your Guests This Summer

There is something special about being able to use your home bar to make a delicious cocktail for your guests. Not only

Basic Fitness Equipment for At-Home Workouts

Working out at home or outdoors is a great way to stay fit on a budget — but with so many options and types of workouts

Back to School 2020 — Essentials for Your Home Classroom on a Budget

It’s hard to believe how quickly summer is flying by. As we soak up the last weeks of summer, it’s time to start

Back to School 2020 — Essentials for Your Home Classroom on a Budget

It’s hard to believe how quickly summer is flying by. As we soak up the last weeks of summer, it’s time to start

Flipp’s Ultimate Back to School Savings List

Sharpen your pencils and take out your notebooks — back to school season is officially here! As we get ready to send

Our Camping Essentials Checklist for Your Next Getaway

Nothing says summer quite like a warm campfire, toasted marshmallows, a day spent out on the lake, and bug bites...lots

Shop Summer, Not Fall — What to Buy in August

It seems like summer just arrived and it's almost already gone. We know you’re probably wanting to spoil yourself with

Self-Care Sunday: Mindset Workshop With Carcia Campbell

For this week’s self-care Sunday, we have partnered with Certified Life & Mindset Coach, Carcia Campbell, to walk you

Cottage Essentials: Everything You Need for the Ultimate Cottage Getaway

More of us are opting for local getaways this summer and one place that comes to mind is the cottage. A few days at the

Delicious Smoothie Recipes to Try This Summer

Smoothies can be a delicious snack or a great meal replacement. They are easy to make and are packed with fruits and

Tips to Save You Money at the Grocery Store

We’ve all been there, grocery shopping while hungry, tired or distracted. You get to the checkout line only to realize

Purrrfect Deals to Spoil Your Pets This Summer

If these last few months have taught us anything, it’s how important social connections can be in times of uncertainty.

10 Hiking Essentials to Enjoy the Great Outdoors

One thing we can say about 2020 is that it has brought us more quality time outdoors with our friends and family. With

11 Kitchen Hacks to Save Time and Money

Kitchen hacks, we know them, we love them, we swear by them. No matter your skills in the kitchen, we can always

DIY: How to Master the Tie Dye Swirl This Summer

Are you looking for a fun summer activity to keep the whole family busy without breaking the bank? Look no further! One

Stock Up on Summer Deals! What to Buy in July

Summer is here and stores are reopening across the country, which means you’re probably ready to do a little summer

Red, White and Blue Recipes to Elevate Your 4th of July

Whether you’re spending the Fourth of July at home, having a picnic, or planning a potluck, we found some recipes that

Oh Canada! Patriotic Recipes to Celebrate Canada Day

No holiday is complete without delicious food, and Canada Day is no exception! Despite not having a long weekend, there

6 Pantry Organization Tips on a Budget

Is your pantry a disaster from pandemic stock-piling? Is it difficult to find what you are looking for? Are you buying

Quick and Easy Summer Dinner Ideas

Want to spend more time outdoors and less time in the kitchen this summer? We’ve gathered some quick and easy summer

Your Questions Answered — Safely Freezing & Defrosting Food

Freezing is a convenient and effective way to minimize food waste and save money. But what happens if the food has been

6 Fruits and Vegetables to Grow in Small Spaces

If you’re looking to save a little money, or simply want to put your green thumb to the test, growing your own herbs,

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Dads mean so much to us — which is why it can often be difficult to find a gift he’ll love on his special day. Whether

6 Resources to Help You Get Through COVID-19

We are very excited to announce the Community Outreach addition to the Flipp app for our Canadian users. We have

Baking with Beyfuss: Homemade New York Style Bagels

A visit to New York would not be complete without a New York style bagel (or five). What if we told you that you could

6 Low-Cost Backyard Activities Presented by Dollar Tree

Warmer days are finally here, which means more time outdoors enjoying some fun in the sun. Whether you’re hosting a

Keep Cool This Summer With These Fruity Recipes

With the change in season comes the change in seasonal fruits, which means a whole new list of recipes to try. Turn up

Self Care Sunday – SPF Skincare Tips for All Skin Types

You’ve probably heard it before, but we’ll tell you again. You should be wearing SPF every day, rain or shine, even on

Get Dad the Perfect Gift But Skip the Grill - What to Buy in June

Summer is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to stock up on some must-have deals before they go away.

Memorial Day Deals — Flipp’s Top Picks

Memorial Day long weekend is known as the unofficial start of summer, and many of us are excited to finally fire up the

Upgrade Your WFH Setup ft. Tips From Dr. Eyford

Since we don’t know when we will be heading back to the office...or if we will be heading back at all (will remote work

At Home Activities Presented by Toys "R" Us Canada

Keeping families entertained and active is extremely important when it comes to living day-to-day at home. We’ve

Save Big With These Victoria Day Long Weekend Deals

Victoria Day long weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, and although this long weekend might be a little bit

Take a Culinary Tour With Recipes Around the World

Does your mouth water when you think of theme park food? Have you been craving your favorite dish from a vacation spot

Spruce up Your Patio With These Simple Tips

With the warmer weather and longer days approaching, one can’t help but want to spend more time in their backyard,

Best Before vs. Expiry Date: Understanding Food Labels

We’ve all been there. Eyes squinting, trying to read that tiny date on what's hopefully about to be dinner, realizing

Self-Care Sunday: Oatmeal Glow Getter Facial Mask

Self-care is always important, especially during these times of high stress and uncertainty — and what better way to do

Keep Your Produce Fresher for Longer

If you’re trying to limit your trips to the grocery store during social distancing, buying enough food to last two

Affordable Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Moms deserve the world every day of the year, but especially on May 10. As much as we want to splurge on an extravagant

Host Your Own Virtual Game Night

We are living in a time where virtual hangouts with family and friends is the new normal. What better way to pass the

3 Ways to Make a DIY Non-Surgical Face Mask ft. LaurDIY

As we rally together to get through the Coronavirus pandemic, it is crucial that we all do our part to prevent the

Quarantine Baking: Our Favorite Bread Recipes [Video]

Have you noticed the influx of bread baking posts taking over your social feeds lately? You’re not alone. People all

Gourmet Snacks to Pair With Your Ultimate Netflix Marathon

Netflix is one app that is helping us get through quarantine life, but the way we watch with family and friends has

Tips From Flippers: Keep Your Kids Entertained at Home

Adjusting to the work-from-home lifestyle can be challenging enough, especially if you’re not used to it. But, add kids

Simplify Weeknight Cooking With These Sheet Pan Meals

We’re home a lot more, which means more cooking for some of us. But are you getting bored of the same old recipes? It’s

Tips for a Next-Level Spring Clean

Take advantage of your free time at home to get into all those nooks and crannies that have been neglected all year

No Gym, No Problem. Stay Fit at Home for Free

It’s true, our daily routines have started to change as we all adapt to social distancing and staying at home. Although

Easter Crafts for Kids in Under 30 Minutes [Video]

It’s true, we might be staying indoors this Easter, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate in style. With the extra

Tips to Stay Safe and Healthy While Shopping

The health and safety of Flipp users is our top priority. Experts agree that skipping the checkout line and getting

Maximize Your Savings With Flipp — Tips & Tricks on Using the App

You make your shopping list ahead of time, compare prices, and plan around the weekly sales to get the most bang for

Deals on Luggage, Mattresses and More — What to buy in March

March officially marks the beginning of spring, and with such a rich, color-filled season ahead of us, we guarantee

A Money Expert’s Tips for Achieving Your Savings Goals

We’re six weeks into the New Year. Have you made it past “Quitter’s Day” and stuck to your resolution of saving money

Affordable Valentine’s Day Gifts Under $50

Love is in the air, Cupid is playing matchmaker, and flowers and candy are everywhere. Valentine’s Day is right around

Save on Jewelry but Ditch the Roses — What to Buy in February

February has swiftly arrived, and with two major holidays taking place this month, there are some spectacular deals

8 Simple Tips to Saving More in 2020

With the holidays officially behind us, the new year is the perfect time to reflect and think of our goals for the

Stock Up On Linens, But Skip the Smartphones — What to Buy In January

We know what you’re thinking...you just wrapped up the holidays and you’ve shifted gears to your New Year’s resolution

How to Save More, Spend Less, and Achieve Your Financial Goals in 2020

Did you know that January 12th is what’s known as “Quitter’s Day”? That’s right, less than 2 weeks after you’ve

Host a Memorable Holiday Party Without Breaking the Bank

You’ve shopped for gifts, cranked up the holiday tunes, and decorated your home inside and out. It’s the most wonderful

Holiday Gift Guide — Gift Inspiration for Everyone on Your List

Trees are up, your coffee smells like peppermint, and “All I Want for Christmas” is playing on loop everywhere you go —

A Savings Expert’s Tips for Black Friday Shopping Success

Black Friday is quickly approaching, and shoppers across the country are excited for all the great deals to be had. In

Your Ultimate Survival Guide to Winning This Black Friday

Overcrowded stores, parking lot wars, infinite checkout lines. You know what we’re talking about: Black Friday, the

Tips to Host the Ultimate Thanksgiving Dinner on a Budget

You want it all this Thanksgiving: The ultimate meal that will delight your guests without  breaking the bank. Is that

From Candy to Parties: Tips to Save You More This Halloween

In 2018, Americans spent an average of $90 per person on Halloween, according to the National Retail Federation. This

A Savings Expert’s Guide for Back to School Shopping and Beyond

With back to school season now in full swing, it’s the perfect time to stock up on all the great sales. But don’t just

Easy Apple Nachos Recipe

Sometimes you just want to indulge in your own personal apple fest without a whole lot of sugar. That’s where these

Labor Day Deals — What to Buy Now vs. What to Buy Later

Have you ever found yourself buying an item on sale, only to discover an even better discount popping up just a few

Balanced Lunches On A Budget

  Now that school is right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about one of the most dreaded tasks for

How to Cut the Cost of a Food Allergy Diet

Living with a food allergy is not only life-altering, but the cost of getting safely fed can be hard to digest. A study

5 Ways to Stop Overspending on Your Kid's Birthday Party

I used to think children’s birthday parties were casual events featuring a cake, some balloons, and maybe a round of

Eating on the Go: Snacks to Fuel Active Kids

After what seemed like the longest winter on record, the weather is finally warming up! I couldn’t be happier (hey, I

The Instant Pot: How a Kitchen Gadget Can Change Your Life

The Instant Pot is a 7-in-1 multipurpose cooker that has shot to the top of shoppers' lists. It can sauté vegetables in

5 Tips to Become a Meal-Prep Pro

Do you ever resort to picking up takeout on your way home from work because there’s nothing to eat in the house? Or

How Unit Pricing Can Help You Save Big Money on Groceries

You're standing in the cereal aisle looking for the best deal on a box for breakfast. With so many sizes, packages, and

5 Ways to Host a Summer Barbecue for Less

Hello! Jordan Page from FunCheapOrFree.com and BudgetBootCamp.com, here. I don’t know about you, but around here

5 Ways to Eat Organic for Less

Hi everyone, I’m Abby Langer, and I’m a Registered Dietitian at Abby Langer Nutrition in Toronto, Canada. I spend my

Less Stress, More Thanks: A Beginner’s Guide to Preparing Thanksgiving Dinner

Holiday time is fast approaching, which means one thing: time to cook (and eat!). If the thought of making a whole