Tricks and Treats to Have Healthy Teeth this Halloween

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While at Blissdom Canada I was reminded how important it was to take care of our dental health. I love being a Church and Dwight Ambassador because Arm & Hammer™, Spinbrush™ and Orajel™ products have been a part of this family forever. With Halloween around the corner there are many tools that can make brushing […]


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A Manulife #CentsAbility Check-in – Counting my Savings

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In late September I told you all I was taking part in the Manulife #CentsAbility challenge. It was time for this freelancer to take control of her finances and her multiple streams of income: sponsored posts, affiliate links, and community management services and not only budget, but look at the ways that I could save. […]


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How to Have a Frightfully Frugal Halloween and Save Money on Everything Halloween

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Now that Thanksgiving is done, it is time to think about one of our favorite holidays – Halloween. Every year it seems I do a frugal Halloween post. Years ago I wrote about 13 ways you could keep the money gremblins at bay. I also wrote about frugal Halloween costume ideas here and here.  So […]


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Blessed and #ThankFALL

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Its Thanksgiving weekend for us Canadians and there is much to be thankful for this fall. I know there is for me.It really is a time of reflection and counting the blessings in our lives. This year I have much to count! First of all I am more than thankful for each new day that I […]


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Join the #Flippsgiving Twitter Party for Frugal Thanksgiving Tips

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Everyone who knows me, knows I love Flipp, I have long before I started as there Community Manager, it was a love affair born the second I saw the app. I have been very thankful for this app every day since finding it. Now with Thanksgiving around the corner, what a way to learn more […]


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Taco Tuesdays get a Makeover

Taco Tuesdays Get a Makeover

Tuesday nights in my house means two things, its the night I host the #cdnmoney chat on Twitter just after dinner time in my house. The second thing it means is that dinner has to be fast and easy to make, so often we turn to tacos. Well now Taco Tuesdays has gotten a makeover […]


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How to Track Your Spending

How to Track Your Spending

For the month of October both myself and my #cdnmoney co-host are taking up the challenge put to us by Manulife. We are tracking our spending to see how much we can and do save. Its part of the challenge to take back our paycheques. So to know how well we do there are many […]


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Confessions of a Netflix Junkie

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Fall is in the air, and I feel as we settle back into routines and schedules that I need to make a confession to my readers. Many of you know I have been a Netflix user since well Netflix came to Canada, long before I was a member of the #streameam. I have loved my […]


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Ready for Fall Clean Up with Arm&Hammer™

Ready for Fall Clean Up with Arm&Hammer™

Fall in Canada is associated with colourful leaves, hearty foods and football season. It is one of my favorite seasons. But it also means cooler temperatures and preparing your home or cottage for the seasons ahead. It means closing up cottages, pools and yards. It means transitioning clothes, and doing a fall clean at home. […]


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Finding Your One New Thing and Reducing the Risk of Breast Cancer

Finding Your One New Thing and Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

I am a cancer survivor, I had cervical cancer several years ago and thankfully since my treatment I have been cancer free . I was very private as I went through treatment and well my blog came to a stand still. This was just as Common Cents Mom was beginning. I fell off the blogosphere […]


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