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How to Read and Understand a Coupon Matchup

| March 13, 2017 | 12 Comments
How to Read and Understand a Coupon Matchup

  How to Read and Understand a Coupon Matchup If you’re new to using coupons, you may be confused about some of the terms and things that you see on your favorite coupon blogs. Coupon matchups are one of those things that may confuse you. They can be really confusing to a new couponer if […]

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A Bathroom Renovation Resolution

| January 5, 2017 | 5 Comments
A Bathroom Renovation Resolution

A Bathroom Renovation Resolution With the New Year upon us, many of us try to come up with goals or resolutions to help improve ourselves. My other half and I have a different set of goals in mind to jump start 2017. One of our goals for the New Year is to renovate to our […]

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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 | 7 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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Share What Having It All Means to You to #Win! #FoodBasics #IWantItAll

| June 2, 2016 | 3 Comments
Share What Having It All Means to You to #Win! #FoodBasics #IWantItAll

  Having it all. What does this mean? As a teenager, having it all was being a journalist, coming home to my super-swanky apartment, having my dinners served to me by my personal chef and vacationing in a cushy hotel room whenever I pleased. This concept has definitely changed and is always evolving as an […]

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2016 Kids Gift Guide ~ Helping Brands Promote Their Products/Services

| May 9, 2016 | 2 Comments
2016 Kids Gift Guide ~ Helping Brands Promote Their Products/Services

  2016 Kids Gift Guide We are preparing a Kids Gift Guide! It will run from June 1st to August 31st, 2016. By taking part in the Guide, it will give the opportunity for our members and followers, which are mostly moms and women bloggers, to found out more about your company and amazing products that you sell just […]

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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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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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Give and Learn with Earth Rangers! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/20

| November 25, 2015 | 43 Comments
Give and Learn with Earth Rangers! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/20

Kids love the holiday season! They love the lights, the sounds and the smells that are all around them at this time of the year. Kids also love getting gifts, and usually have a long list of items they would like to open on the big day. Have you thought about giving them a gift […]

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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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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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Feel Special and Comfortable with Panty by Post – Review and $50 GC Giveaway ~ CAN 07/12

| June 11, 2015 | 79 Comments
Feel Special and Comfortable with Panty by Post – Review and $50 GC Giveaway ~ CAN 07/12

Panties. Undies. Thongs. G-Strings. It is not easy to find a comfortable pair to wear when I want to look good without showing any panty lines. I love wearing panties of all kinds because there are days that I want to feel good, and then there are other days that I want to be a […]

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Get Ready to #BurstIntoSpring with Shoppers Drug Mart

| May 6, 2015 | 54 Comments
Get Ready to #BurstIntoSpring with Shoppers Drug Mart

Now that spring is in full swing, I want to shed off the cold, dark days of winter and enjoy the warmer days upon us with my family. We do this with finding great products that give us a boost, whether they make us look or feel good or they can help us to enjoy […]

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The Time We Lost a Shoe at IKEA

| November 26, 2014 | 9 Comments
The Time We Lost a Shoe at IKEA

I guess I asked for it when I decided to take the kids to IKEA. By myself. On a Saturday afternoon. It’s not the most gripping tale, but the only thing that got me through it with a sense of humour was knowing I could cartoon it later. So, here it is. The Ottawa IKEA, […]

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Shoppers Drug Mart’s 30 Days of Beauty is Here!

| September 3, 2014 | 3 Comments
Shoppers Drug Mart’s 30 Days of Beauty is Here!

One of the topics I love writing about is beauty and fashion. If I could, I would spend countless hours looking online and in magazines at the hottest trends, or for amazing deals on products I love or having craving to buy. When I am not surfing the Internet for tips or new products, one […]

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Tips and Tricks to Help Conquer Your Back-To-School Shopping List

| August 19, 2014 | 16 Comments
Tips and Tricks to Help Conquer Your Back-To-School Shopping List

Wow! Summer vacation is almost over and you know what that means: The annual back-to-school shopping trip!  It is the time of the year that parents cheer and jeer about at the same time because the kids will going to school, but us parents have to get their gang of kids together to get everything […]

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Surviving Carless Errand Runs with Kids

| July 17, 2014 | 13 Comments
Surviving Carless Errand Runs with Kids

As a busy mom of three very rambunctious children, I have had to learn how to get things done. Running errands is no small feat for me when I am flying solo, but I also want to try and make it fun, too. This is how we roll when I errands with my entourage:  This […]

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Stealth Mission aka Christmas Shopping with the Fam Jam

| December 10, 2013 | 3 Comments
Stealth Mission aka Christmas Shopping with the Fam Jam

Ahh, Christmas. It’s really the one time of the year when I feel like a superhero-ninja-Martha Stewart Hybrid. Actually it’s not, but I’d like it to be so I tend to do most of my Christmas shopping while humming my imaginary theme song. Imagine a mix between “The Christmas Song” and a way-cool superhero entrance […]

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Eating Well With Eating Well Ottawa #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Ottawa Area 12/15

| November 27, 2013 | 18 Comments
Eating Well With Eating Well Ottawa #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Ottawa Area 12/15

I was thrilled to have the opportunity to try out the new Eating Well Ottawa service, launched in early November. Eating Well Ottawa is run by Brendan Gorman and provides a box of organic and as-local-as-possible produce, delivered to your door. There are options for families and businesses of different sizes. For families, the Harvest […]

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