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The Dryer Element Died AGAIN. “Gold Protection” Plan…or SCAM???

3 STRIKES and it’s OUT. Yes, the Samsung Dryer heating element is fried AGAIN.  This is the 3rd time, and we’ve had the machine for just over 4 years. After multiple stints of being without a dryer for over a month at a time, this time we have been without a dryer for over 10 […]

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WIN a Super-Fun Easter Basket FILLED with Goodies for the Kids from TARGET!

I was recently at Target Pointe Claire to pick up a few things and was instantly drawn to the fun Easter colours that greeted me the instant I walked into the store. The Coin ‘WOW’ by the entrance was filled with fun & bright Easter surprises for your children From actual baskets to cute items […]

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What it means to be a P&G Mom

As some of you may remember, I mentioned a while back that I had been chosen to be a P&G Mom. (I’ve also got that little badge going on a little to the right of the page ) At the time many of you asked what that meant. So here it is: P&G (Procter & […]

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Beario – A Gift of Purpose, Meaning and Starlight.

Do you know about Beario, the Starlight Bear? Beario is the 5th, limited-edition collectible Starlight Bear. Beario was designed by Dylan, a seven year-old who lives with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy, together with his brother, Connor.If you’re planning to gift a teddy bear this holiday season, here are a while bunch of reasons you may […]

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Can a Blue Shirt Reduce your Stress Level this Holiday Season?

You tell me. How much of your stress is related to shopping for “the perfect gift”? If that line just struck a chord, then you may be interested in this. I recently found out that Best Buy has a free PERSONAL SHOPPER program. I know, it sounds like a gimmick.  That’s why I had to […]

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Home for the Holidays at Ethan Allen Montreal

Allow me to begin that I am thoroughly embarrassed to admit that I had no clue that ETHAN ALLEN had actually arrived here in Montreal.  When I received an invitation from them to attend a special event with great holiday decor tips from Quebec’s own Vanessa Sicotte, I was definitely intrigued. The evening of the […]

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‘Tis the Season to be BERRY … and Other Holiday Decorating Ideas from Debbie Travis

I recently had the opportunity to attend a special evening dedicated to holiday decor & lighting ideas with Debbie Travis and the folks from Canadian Tire. I wanted to share some of her tips, thoughts and ideas as well as some of what was showcased that evening that may just serve as that little bit […]

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Joseph Ribkoff Warehouse Sale – THIS WEEK ONLY!

Chances are that if you know Joseph Ribkoff, you LOVE Joseph Ribkoff. I do. His styles are: Original, yet wearable. Flattering, yet comfortable. And while they may not be cheap, they are definitely worth it. And now…they’re available at a fraction of the cost!   The folks over at Premium Retail Group (the same group […]

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Do You Love LACOSTE?

If you do, then this WAREHOUSE SALE is for you! Brought to you by the Premium Retail Group – the same group that held the fabulously successful THE NORTH FACE Warehouse sale that I wrote to you about a few weeks ago. Offering everything LACOSTE – from polos to footwear, pants, shirts, sweaters, bags, accessories, coats […]

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It’s All in the Jeans – Loving my New Denizen Jeans from Target!

So we’re all excited about Target’s arrival here in Quebec and I am doubly excited because I have had the opportunity to test-drive a pair of Denizen Jeans- made exclusively for Target by Levi’s. So what does a Mom like me look for in a pair of jeans? First & Foremost: FIT.  They need to […]

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