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Be Baby Ready with Products from Best Buy! #BestBuyBaby #Giveaway ~ CAN 10/21

| September 22, 2016 | 134 Comments
Be Baby Ready with Products from Best Buy! #BestBuyBaby #Giveaway ~ CAN 10/21

Babies. Whether it is the start of a new family or a new addition to an established one, they are an anticipated event a family looks forward to happening. There are so many things new parents have to think about when getting ready for their new bundle of joy. This list can become exhaustive for […]

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Give and Take Campaign at Trade Secrets! #TSGT2016

| September 12, 2016 | 9 Comments
Give and Take Campaign at Trade Secrets! #TSGT2016

Trade Secrets is celebrating 10 years of giving! Trade Secrets launched again this year their Give and Take Campaign! Bring in a USED hair appliance (preferably gently used) to any store in Canada and get 50% of a NEW appliance (on select styles)! The appliances they collect will go to local charities! I really need […]

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DISNEY STORE CELEBRATES ITS GRAND OPENING IN OTTAWA!

| September 8, 2016 | 9 Comments
DISNEY STORE CELEBRATES ITS GRAND OPENING IN OTTAWA!

What is it about Disney that makes you feel like you magically returned to your childhood? I’m not sure if any of you remember when there used to be a Disney store at Rideau Centre back in the 90’s.  I was a teenager at the time, but that did not stop me from venturing into that store with […]

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CF Rideau Centre’s New Fourth Floor Expansion ~ Wordless Wednesday

| August 17, 2016 | 2 Comments
CF Rideau Centre’s New Fourth Floor Expansion ~ Wordless Wednesday

The CF Rideau Centre’s invited OMC to a special grand reveal to have an exclusive first look at the new retail space and cocktail party on August 10th! If you have not visited the new 4th floor expansion and completion of the three-year redevelopment project, you must go soon! For more information visit CF Rideau […]

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Find Unique Watches for Women with JORD Wood Watches #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 08/14

| July 13, 2016 | 1 Comment
Find Unique Watches for Women with JORD Wood Watches #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 08/14

Today’s technology has made certain items we grew up with less of a necessity. Since so many of us have a smartphone, watches have become an accessory we no longer have to remember to carry with us. For me, I have always loved wearing a watch, but I am particular about the ones I would […]

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How To Find The Car That Is Right for You

| July 12, 2016 | 15 Comments
How To Find The Car That Is Right for You

  How to Find the Car That Is Right for You For years, people have been making jokes about minivans, the ultimate ‘mom car’. Of course, there is nothing wrong with a minivan. It certainly gets you from Point A to B and can carry an entire junior hockey team in the back. If you […]

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“Ten Minutes Earlier” and Blog Out Loud 2016 #Ottawa

“Ten Minutes Earlier” and Blog Out Loud 2016 #Ottawa

OK, so if you read my last post, you know the Bros are all about their stuffed buddies these days (which includes, but is not limited to, Beanie Boos). These stuffies often want to join us on outings. This makes getting out the door even more efficient, she said sarcastically, as the kids scramble to […]

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Shop Online For The Best In One Piece Swimwear

| February 24, 2016 | 3 Comments
Shop Online For The Best In One Piece Swimwear

 Shop Online For The Best In One Piece Swimwear  Finding the perfect swimsuit is a daunting task and one may end up spending several hours in a department store to get the perfect suit. Sometimes, you are forced to move from one department store to another so as to match your preference and taste which […]

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Popularity of Toys

| February 16, 2016 | 6 Comments
Popularity of Toys

As a birthday approaches, I wonder how popular the gifts we picked will be. Apparently the magnetic tiles we got are played with every day by kids of bloggers everywhere, and I can attest that they have been a hit in real life. We got a gym mat from IKEA so the kids can wrassle […]

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4 Reasons to Hire a Pro

| January 26, 2016 | 3 Comments
4 Reasons to Hire a Pro

    Everyone wants to get the best value for their dollar, and everyone loves a deal. But there is a big difference between discount shoes and discount services. Sometimes, cheap can be expensive. Here are 4 reasons to hire a pro. Experience The internet is so wonderful, and can reveal so much information. It […]

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Ford Canada – So You Think You Can Park #FordEdge

| January 7, 2016 | 6 Comments
Ford Canada – So You Think You Can Park #FordEdge

  On Saturday November 7th, I got to test my parking skills with the 2015 Ford Edge at the Canadian Space and Aviation Museum. I’ll have to admit I was a little nervous, I drive a small hatchback and with the added pressure of sitting next to professional driver watching me I didn’t want to […]

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Giving Has Never Felt So Good

| December 21, 2015 | 3 Comments
Giving Has Never Felt So Good

Christmas should be a magical time for everybody. For a lot of us, the biggest worry when it comes to water is whether we are drinking our two litres a day. However, for over 650 million people across the world, access to safe water is not even possible and around 1,400 people die each day […]

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Gents Can Look Their Best with The Body Shop! Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 01/04

| December 11, 2015 | 57 Comments
Gents Can Look Their Best with The Body Shop! Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 01/04

Gents like looking their best around this time of the year, too! No matter what they are doing, some men like to look and feel fresh for whatever comes their way! The Body Shop has these men covered with the Modern Gent’s Post Party Rescue Kit. It has what men need to look dapper throughout […]

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Easy Savings at Hand with Coupgon – Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/22

| December 10, 2015 | 18 Comments
Easy Savings at Hand with Coupgon – Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/22

Saving. Who doesn’t like finding a great deal on products? The hard part about searching for deals is sifting through all of the flyers, both in the mail and online, to find them. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to find these deals all in one spot? Coupgon has just launched their app to […]

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A Box Full of Surprises with The Body Shop Canada! Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/31

| December 9, 2015 | 211 Comments
A Box Full of Surprises with The Body Shop Canada! Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/31

I love surprises which is why I also love giving gifts at this time of the year. It’s even better if the gift will help to make them feel special. The Body Shop is making shopping fun and easy this holiday season by offering so many different gift sets that are sure to please everyone […]

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Gifts For Kids Made Easy with Mattel’s Top 12 Holiday #ListToppers! #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/22

| November 27, 2015 | 69 Comments
Gifts For Kids Made Easy with Mattel’s Top 12 Holiday #ListToppers! #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/22

The holiday season is here! Have your kids been leaving helpful hints as to what they would like to have this year? Mattel has come out with their Top Twelve Holiday #ListToppers! Any of these toys will put a smile on your child’s face this year! One toy that I think will be a fabulous […]

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Wrap Up Some Holiday Magic with The Magic Gift Shop at CF Rideau Centre! ‪#‎CFMagicGiftWorkshop‬

| November 25, 2015 | 4 Comments
Wrap Up Some Holiday Magic with The Magic Gift Shop at CF Rideau Centre! ‪#‎CFMagicGiftWorkshop‬

Get ready to see some magic, Ottawa, as Cadillac Fairview (CF) properties is helping Canadian families feel some holiday spirit! CF Rideau Centre will offer shoppers a seasonal spectacle with an interactive experience called the Magic Gift Workshop! Within The Magic Gift Shop, shoppers will meet the newest members of Santa’s team: The Tufties! They […]

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10 Super Shopper Tips to Get You In And Out Of The Grocery Store!

10 Super Shopper Tips to Get You In And Out Of The Grocery Store!

    Shop with a list! Writing a list beforehand based on the meals you have planned for the week saves a lot of time and extra thinking. It also avoids you forgetting a crucial item and having to spend more time making a second trip to the store. Organize your list. Write down the […]

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Drive in Luxury and Comfort in the 2016 Lincoln MKC – A Review #LincolnMKC

| October 15, 2015 | 3 Comments
Drive in Luxury and Comfort in the 2016 Lincoln MKC  – A Review #LincolnMKC

Prior to test-driving the 2016 Lincoln MKC thoughts of Lincoln conjured up images of their classic town cars; solidly built luxury cars that have a reputation for style and comfort, but also for their boat-like size. So, when I picked up the 2016 Lincoln MKC for a week of test-driving I was shocked at how […]

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4 of My Must-Have Travel Items

| October 5, 2015 | 15 Comments
4 of My Must-Have Travel Items

Whether it is a road trip or a flight off to a fun destination, I love to travel. I pack my bags and take off to begin memorable adventures. Though I tend to bring more items than I need to, there are certain things I always carry with me when I am away in order […]

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Sharing Cherished Memories with Soufeel Jewelry- Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/15

| September 10, 2015 | 47 Comments
Sharing Cherished Memories with Soufeel Jewelry- Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/15

For me, jewellery lets others see a bit of your personality and uniqueness. Charm bracelets are fun pieces to own because thy let display your interests and your personality without you having to say a word. My family is everything to me, and I wanted to have a piece of jewelry that showed them off […]

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Already Time for Back to Campus #StudentLife with a Contest and a Twitter Party!

| August 17, 2015 | 3 Comments
Already Time for Back to Campus #StudentLife with a Contest and a Twitter Party!

Only a few more weeks and it’s back to school already! It certainly can be nerve-racking for first time students, whether if be entering Kindergarten, Junior High, High School, or College and University. I still remember my first year entering College in Business Administration back in 1986. That summer, I decided to get my own apartment […]

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Buying and Selling Items Made Easy with VarageSale!

| August 12, 2015 | 12 Comments
Buying and Selling Items Made Easy with VarageSale!

Every few months, my other half likes to lighten the load of things in our home. Since there are five members of our family, it is easy to accumulate a lot of items in a short amount of time. You know, shoes, toys and devices that we either outgrow or no longer use.     […]

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SALES! How To Make The Most of Them

| July 9, 2015 | 11 Comments
SALES! How To Make The Most of Them

SALE! It’s that time of year again when you can’t turn around without seeing  a sale sign in every window. Fashion retailers are always a step (season) ahead of the consumer. Lucky for us, that means we can reap the benefits  of discounted prices as stores make way for new inventory.   Whether you are a fashion […]

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