How to Save Time and Money on Your Thanksgiving Dinner

How to Save Time and Money on Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Hard to believe Thanksgiving is just weeks away. Can you believe it? Its time to start thinking about my favorite meal of the year! I love Thanksgiving. As fall approaches I start to get ready. I have several fall traditions that help me to get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving in style and on a budget. […]


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Making some Sense of the 30 day Cents and Sensibility Challenge #Centsability

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So everyone knows me as the common cents mom, but I have a confession, sometimes I dont use all the common sense tips that I know. Sometimes I indulge, and that has lead me to wanting to participate in the Manuallife #CentsAbility challenge that starts on October 1st. You see I am turning 50 in […]


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Share the Love-Send a Card – the 7 Card Challenge from Hallmark with a Giveaway #7Cards7Days #HallmarkPressPause

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What makes you pause and puts an instant smile on your face? For me it is receiving a card. I love cards, maybe it comes from the days when my father worked in a plant where cards were printed. I have loved cards ever since I was a little girl, and even today I have […]


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Loving the Walmart Canada Anniversary Sale #Walmart20th

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Yesterday after checking my Flipp App, I had a clipping list full of items from the Walmart Canada flyer. Have you checked out this weeks flyer yet? You should. The buys were so good that I even had to call my mom to tell her to go and stock up. Some items that seniors often […]


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The Stork by Rinovum is now in Canada

The Stork in Now in Canada

So many families are struggling with infertility.   One in six Canadians struggles with infertility, yet many feel alone because their friends and family had no problem conceiving their children. And out of the ones who do battle infertility, only 15% can afford IVF treatments and other assisted reproductive technologies. Can you believe the numbers? […]


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Try out the HP Envy 5530 e-All-inOne at the Treehouse Big Day Out Festival and Win One

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I’im excited to share the latest news about the first annual Treehouse Big Day Out festival! Taking place September 13 and September 14, with two ticketed events each day, the can’t-miss festival features must-see performances by The Wiggles, Max & Ruby and Splash’N Boots, and tons of engaging activities. Toronto kids and families and those visiting the area are in store for a […]


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Facebook and Kids Help Phone Introduce: Help a Friend in Need

Facebook and Kids Help Phone Introduce: Help a Friend in Need

    Today Facebook Canada, along with Kids Help Phone and TSN personality Michael Landsberg, introduced Help A Friend in Need, a new resource that provides simple, practical tips to help youth ages 15-20 identify potential warning signs in online behavior that might indicate a friend is thinking of suicide. So far in 2014, 7.5 per […]


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A Back to School Throwback

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Yesterday I sent my 16 year old daughter off for her first day of school. I took her photo and waited for her to return with her initial report on what she thought of her teachers. She is taking English, Math, Cosmetology, and Drama this semester. Well she got home from school and we got […]


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Crossing off the Summer Bucket List

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The theme of month for the Netflix Stream team is adventure and crossing off those bucket list items, so I went over to look for movies to watch, there are several movies and shows that can take you away at Netflix Canada. But first there were every day adventures to have with my teen. Part […]


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Starting a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) For Your Child in Canada

Starting a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) For Your Child in Canada

I remember being a child and dreaming of being the first member of my family to attend university and then when my teenager was just a baby, I began to dream that she would go as well. With that in mind, I knew I had to plan for her future, but then a divorce and […]


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