Smart Spending For Fall

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It’s not official but certainly back to school is looked at as a season among families in Canada. We prepare for it in the later part of summer and it stretches through the entire month of September. Even though the kids are on their way to school this month, it seems like there’s always another […]

Daniel Wellington – The New IT Watch!

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By Lisa Dutton Daniel Wellington – they are the new ‘it’ watch. And SUCH a refreshing change from the in-your-face flash and bling we have been seeing for the past few years. In their own words, the Swedish watch brand describes their pieces as “Minimalistic and unpretentious. A timeless classic.” This back to basics approach […]

Back to School, Back to Sleep

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September is one of the busiest and most stressful months in our household despite our best intentions. I know that this month, prolonged bed-times and sleep issues may crop up, so I’m prepared! My kids love Cloud b products, so given the opportunity to introduce two new Cloud b friends to my girls, I happily […]

Breville Smart Oven Pro {Review & Giveaway}

Enter to win aBreville Smart Oven Pro!

By Tara Richter At first glance, the Breville Smart Oven Pro looked to me like a glorified toaster oven that was good for nothing more than the occasional frozen waffle, slice of bread or heavily processed food. In my skeptic mind – it most certainly wasn’t for making an entire meal – let alone one […]

Back to School Cleaning Tips for Busy Moms

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School is starting and while the return to routine should make a household calmer, it does the exact opposite! Suddenly our households are a flurry of activity! Recently, I visited Global Regina Morning News  to share my busy mom cleaning tips: Involve the Kids Products like Swiffer Dusters make it easy for the kids to […]

Walk On

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I typically do my school supply shopping in three shifts. 1) School supplies, 2) School clothes, and 3) School shoes and backpacks. I have no particular reason for this other than it works for me! This year is the first that my son (grade 6) has had more of an opinion on his clothes and […]

Stop Over-explaining!

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I love how life can run parallel with experiences coming together and then overlapping in an ah-ha moment! My husband and I often talk about people-watching, how people can certainly surprise you but more often than not you can kind of predict how a particular person will react to a particular situation. Working in law […]