RSVP for the #FellowesProtects Twitter Party


For those of you who read CommonCentsMom regularly, you already know it is Fraud Prevention Month. After all, we chatted about it for the #cdnmoney chat two weeks ago. If you are interested you can always scroll through the hashtag and read more. Fraud prevention and financial literacy are two money topics that are near […]

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5 Easy Cheesy Recipes for Teens to Make for #Cheesefest


I have an amazing teen daughter who is studying cooking in high school. This semester she has come home with all kinds of cooking ideas, and she even brings home some of the things she cooks. She has always loved to cook and one of her favorite ingredients is cheese. Really, I think that girl […]

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Join Us for the #CDNmoney Twitter Chat with TurboTax and Robin Taub

#CdnMoney Twitter Chat with TurboTax

It’s that time of the year and everyone should of received all their tax forms by now and many people are thinking of filing their tax returns. There are so many things to remember including where you put all your receipts. Now before you file, join @ChristaClips, and I as we welcome @robintaub, Turbotax Canada, […]

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Before You Take that Spring Break Vacation

spring break

Here in Toronto it is spring break, and while my teen and I are doing a stay-cation that involves lots of frugal fun right here at home in our city, many of my friends and their kids are getting on planes or in cars and taking off on vacation. Now if you haven’t already booked […]

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Spring Must Haves from Hallmark Canada & Giveaway #LoveHallmarkCA

spring must haves Hallmark Ca

Today I could feel it in the air as I went out for my walk, as it was a double digit day here in Toronto, spring is in the air. I was so thankful to get out for a walk without having to bundle up. With spring around the corner so is Easter and right […]

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#GoldfishSmiles and a Cinderella Giveaway

#GoldfishSmiles Cinderella pack with Cineplex GC

Ever since I can remember, Cinderella has been part of my life. I was even in a Cinderella musical in junior high school; so I was super excited when the team at Goldfish Canada invited my daughter and I to the premiere of the new Cinderella movie here in Toronto on Wednesday night. Goldfish Crackers […]

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The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Check List

spring cleaning

Next week, spring is officially here. Are you as ready for it as I am? After this bitter winter I am ready to throw open some windows and do some spring cleaning! Yes, me, the one who has survived the winter surrounded by dust bunnies, is ready to do some major cleaning over the next […]

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The Doors of My Life and the #ManulifeReady Twitter Party


How many doors do you go through on a daily basis? ┬áThere are so many. Think about it! Everyone will go through many over their lives. Some are everyday doors like the doors in our homes that divide our house into rooms, some are doors major life events, some are doors to sadness, some are […]

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Inspired By the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt


Netflix has a new original show from the makers of 30 Rock that not only makes you laugh but for those of us who have a background that that includes a faith filled with legalism and cult like behaviors well it not only makes us laugh but offers inspiration. Having lived a faith where my […]

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Interac and Fraud Prevention #FPM2015

Interac Flash superheros

Last week I attended dinner with my friends from Interac at The Carbon Bar here in Toronto. The topic for the night was fraud prevention.┬áDid you know it’s Fraud Prevention Month? This year is the 11th year of this annual awareness campaign. You can find lot’s of great fraud prevention talk by simply following the […]

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