There was no mistaking it for Betty DeGrudge when, on a blustery, snow-covered Thursday morning, she finished her long drive in from the outskirts of the city, crossing over the Laurier Avenue bridge and into University of Ottawa territory: students are such a pain-in-the-ass.

This year, don’t waste your hard earned cash buying all your Christmas gifts at the Rideau Centre. The Fulcrum shows you how to make items like bath bombs and snow globes from the comfort of your own home.