Shoppers Drug Mart Holiday Beauty Gala & Twitter Party

If you have never attended a Shoppers Drug Mart Holiday Beauty Gala, you don't know what you are missing. I have been to a few and they are so much fun and at the same time, you are supporting women’s cancer charities like Look Good Feel Better Canada. This year's Holiday Beauty Gala is Saturday, November 5, 2016 ABOUT SHOPPERS DRUG MART BEAUTY GALAS This is the fifth year Shoppers Drug Mart LOVE.YOU. has launched the National Beauty Galas in support of women’s health. The Beauty … [Read more...]

#CanadasGarage Winter Prep Twitter Party

Is it just me, or are our winters becoming worse every year? Lately, it has certainly felt that way! In fact, two years ago, here in Eastern Canada, we had a winter of epic proportions.  From mid-January until the end of March, here in southern New Brunswick, we received more than 17 feet of snow. Yes, you read that correctly, 17 FEET! While you may not receive 17 feet of snow in a few weeks, if you live in Canada, chances are you are going to need to deal with snowy, icy road conditions … [Read more...]

The Two Format Canadian Tire Catalogue is Wowing Canadians

Do you know the Canadian Tire catalogue is back and is available in both a hard copy and a digital format? For me, there is something very relaxing about sitting down with a cup of coffee and thumbing through a paper catalogue. It's my time to plan and dream! However, in this fast-paced world in which we live, it is also convenient, in fact, I would argue, a necessity to also have information online and available at our fingertips. This year Canadian Tire not only brought back the familiar … [Read more...]

Beauty Gives Back Twitter Party Supporting #SDMBeautyGala

  On April 30th, Shoppers Drug Mart stores across the country are throwing an in-store Spring Beauty Gala. Gala guests will enjoy complimentary makeovers, skin care consultations, as well as free samples, refreshments, and snacks. This is the fifth year Shoppers Drug Mart LOVE.YOU. has launched the National Beauty Galas in support of women’s health. The Beauty Gala is a one-day event to help raise funds for The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation in Ontario, British Columbia and … [Read more...]

Canadian Tire Spring Tune-Up Checklist & Twitter Party Details

Compared to last year's snowmaggedon that took place here in the Maritimes, we have had a fairly mild, but still a long enough winter! I can barely wait to pack away my winter clothes, put out the patio furniture and start digging in the garden. It is also the time of year when I am inspired to throw open the windows and let in the fresh spring air, give the house a good cleaning, paint walls, organize my closets and generally get ready for the long, lazy days of summer. As we prepare for … [Read more...]

Tangerine 4% Money-Back Rewards & A Twitter Party!

Psst...want to earn 4% on your purchase the next time you buy groceries, gas, eat out, buy building materials or a host of other products? Sound too good to be true? It's not, it’s the real deal. All you have to do is apply and you can start earning cash rewards on your purchases. Ordinary credit cards make it easy for you to spend money. But with the Tangerine Money-Back Credit Card, it’s also easy for you to save money with every swipe. Tangerine is pleased to officially launch its … [Read more...]

Join Us for the #12DaysofKanetix Twitter Party

  Just looking at the calendar this time of year gives me chest pain! I have barely started preparing for the holidays and it is already nearly December. Usually by now I have definitely started shopping and have already made detailed lists of gift ideas, what I am baking, decorating ideas, what we will have Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinners...well, you get the idea. This year I have basically done none of the above. However, I do know that somehow, someway it will all be done before the … [Read more...]

Wish Now and Wish Often ~ #CTWishAndWin Contest & Twitter Party

By now, I usually have a very organized list of holiday shopping ideas tucked away in my purse. But not this year, I am behind in everything. I look at the calendar and see that Christmas is quickly approaching and it puts me in panic mode. My chest gets tight just thinking about everything that is left to do! I have started to scour the flyers, searching for gift ideas for everyone on my list. Just this morning I was looking at the Canadian Tire flyer and noticed a fun promo that is … [Read more...]

Are You Teaching Your Children to be Financially Fit ?

Let's face the reality. For many, if not most of us, raising a family and all the financial responsibility that goes with it has been, at times, a struggle. As parents, we all want our children to enjoy a bright economic future, free from financial woes. But how do we equip the next generation with lifelong financial skills? That is often the question at the top of our minds. Whether your child is five, fifteen, or twenty-five, it is never too late to teach them to be financially fluent. Want … [Read more...]

November is Financial Literacy Month

Did you know that November is Financial Literacy Month (FLM) ? Quick Facts: 2015 marks the 5th anniversary of November as Financial Literacy Month in Canada as proclaimed by the Canadian Parliament. The first month in 2011 was the result of work between the Financial Literacy Action Group and the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC). It brought together 75 organizations to hold 200 events across the country to strengthen Canadians’ financial literacy. FLM 2014 featured 1,266 … [Read more...]

Beauty Gives Back & Look Good Feel Better ~ SDM Holiday Beauty Gala

  Some background information on this event: About BEAUTY GIVES BACK The mandate of Beauty Gives Back is clear, real and relevant: "We dedicate ourselves to treating the emotional fallout from cancer. Using the sum total of our knowledge, experience, expertise and resources, we do what women trust and rely on us to do – to make them feel human again in the face of the ravages of cancer and its treatment. In doing so, we help restore their confidence, and the confidence of those … [Read more...]

Canadian Tire #YouGotThis Contest & Twitter Party

Do have a great tip or trick to share related to the home, outdoors, sports/recreation, tools/hardware or automobiles?  Are your friends and family always saying #YouGotThis? If so, then I have the perfect contest for you! Canadian Tire wants to hear all about it! Right now, until October 6th, you can upload your best video or photo showing how you do an everyday job, something that you do well, for a chance to win. To give you a bit of an idea, have a look at this "outdoors" category … [Read more...]

~ CLOSED ~ The Canvas Home and Dining Collection {#MyCanvas Giveaway}

Summer is pretty well over and soon we will be spending lots more time in our homes. Now is the perfect time to begin all of those decorating projects that we have put on hold! If you are looking for ideas, tips and inspiration then the #myCANVAS Twitter Party is the place to be. The party is being hosted by Canadian Tire and features the CANVAS HOME + DINING COLLECTION with special guest, blogger; lifeStyle; home and entertaining guru, Monika Hibbs! I'm not going to lie, I want … [Read more...]

TD “No Drama” Auto Insurance ~ The Right Choice {w/Twitter Party}

I don’t know about you, but I have always found shopping for insurance products and trying to compare policies between various companies, a bit confusing. There is just so much to consider! Beyond the actual cost of the policy and coverage, there are factors such as: Will I be able to reach this company when it’s convenient for me? If I have an accident, will I be able to speak with someone right away? Are they flexible with their limits and coverage? I don't want to pay for coverage … [Read more...]