So You’re Going To Hold A Garage Sale

So You Want to Have a Garage Sale

Spring is here and that means that it’s garage sale season. I’m a huge fan of garage sales because you can meet your neighbours, get rid of your excess stuff, and make some extra money all at the same time. Hosting a successful garage sale does take some preparation though, so here are some tips […]

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Canada’s Record Debt Load Not a Bad Thing? Excuse Me!


  The Fraser Institute, yes the same institute that devalued the cost of raising a child, has put out another study that affects Canadian families. This time they are talking about household debt. Debt is something I know about; you see, several years ago, I had to declare bankruptcy. Philip Cross, a chief economic analyst, says […]

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6 Tips for Food Safety this Spring Harvest

GLAD food storage

It is the May long weekend, we can finally put the cold weather, and the dreary winter behind us. I really do love spring the trees are finally in bloom. Last week, I even took in the beauty of the cherry blossoms in High Park. It is a season of renewal and a time to […]

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The Parts of Pregnancy No One Talks About & Giveaway #HemoclinComfortKit

Mother kissing newborn

My niece is currently pregnant with her first child, which made me remember the days of my own pregnancy. I lived in New Mexico and in my small circle of friends, three of us got pregnant within weeks of each other. All three of us were due all within the same month. Now the other’s […]

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Celebrate 1 Year With Tangerine #OneYearBolder

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  My favorite orange bank, Tangerine is celebrating one year today with a very special campaign that will raise thousands for the #BrighterWayForward partner charities. They want you to celebrate with them for their 1st year anniversary! They really do have a 18-year history with the bank serving Canadians, however, this is their first year as Tangerine.Today on their social […]

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Playing On Thanks to Playtex® Sport® #PlayOnCA

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This year has been a year of firsts for my daughter and myself. My small business is doing well, and my teen is doing very well at school. All of this is great news after the struggles we had.  I am that proud mama, beaming with joy at all the good news. Now with everything […]

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Blogging Moms I Adore this Mother’s Day


  This morning it is Mother’s Day, my teen is busy making me pancakes and we are headed to Canada’s Wonderland for the day. We have season passes so this is our first excursion of the year. We will be taking in the special brunch and making sure we hit Wonder Mountain’s Guardian and all […]

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Get there faster with the American Express AIR MILES Credit Card and AIR MILES Collector Card

fast cars

We all want to win the rewards race. Whether it is to get enough miles to bring your family on the trip of a lifetime or even getting all your groceries paid for, the possibilities with rewards can be endless. Think of it like this you want to win the big NASCAR race. What do […]

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The Art of Marketing Returns to Toronto

Art of Marketing Toronto

For the last few years, I have attended ‘The Art Of’ events each year as  an ambassador. Each experience left me feeling empowered as a marketer and small business woman after having listened to some great leaders in the industry and networked with some pretty amazing people as well. Some of my favorite past speakers include […]

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