This Summer, Meet #Freddoccino

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The sound of sprinklers in the morning. Lawnmowers. The smell of rain. There are so many things I look forward to in the summer and they’re mostly sensory! There are just certain things that go hand in hand with summer days and certainly time spent with friends, a delicious frosty beverage, enjoying the sunshine – […]

Join Us for #DanetteForEaster March 30th!

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Just when we managed to get the last pieces of chocolate out of the house (or tucked away into the freezer for baking later!) another holiday is upon us. We are chocolate-police in our household, and limit the amount of sugar our three kids get at all times of the year. You know those studies […]

We’re Celebrating the #ActiviaChallenge in a Big Way!

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Have you ever taken the Activia Challenge? It’s back in a big way for 2015 and Activia is encouraging Canadians to join. Why take the Activia Challenge? It’s simple. If you, as a busy parent or student don’t always eat right and as a result have a tummy that “hates you” some days (you know, […]

Join us for #FileFreeOnline With H&R Block

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As an adult, it’s no wonder I dislike tax season (but really, beyond accountants who likes it??) My dad – a business owner for over 30 years – hated tax season. I remember him being more grouchy, less patient, during the spring and it was only when I was older that I understood that it […]

Dairy Farmers of Canada Show Milk’s Health Benefits in a Captivating Way


Dairy Farmers of Canada wanted to highlight all the surprising ways milk benefits health – like how it could help reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. So they made this beautiful and unexpected video to promote the benefits of milk and their free Get Enough Helper App. The video – which features a stunning interplay […]

Pay Full Price? Never! #RetailMeNotCA

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You all know I’m a frugalista, and have been for many years. After all, it’s what prompted me to create this l’il blog 7 years ago. My opinion has and always will be, “being frugal is not about being cheap, it’s about getting the best value for your dollar.” Honest, it’s on my About Me […]

Connection When We Disconnect


I love this video from Kraft! I actually love thunder storms, and after watching this video it occurred to me that now, as a mom, there may be more that I love about the storms than the rolling thunder and brilliant lightening in the sky. It’s our family adventure, navigating the power-outages, the rumble, the […]