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After getting a taste of some real fall weather my hubby did something we usually wait until mid-October to do. I was out at work, he was home with the kids, and when I walked in the house, I seriously couldn’t believe it. No, it wasn’t Halloween decorations or funky fall gourds. He turned on the heat. In September! Anyway, it recently got me thinking of what our utility bills

How would you spend $50,000? + Contest alert! #LiveGrand #AD

If someone were to ask you right now, this very second, how you would spend $50,000 – would you start dreaming? I know hubby and I have had a few moments where we’ll laugh and pretend what we would buy if we won the lottery and how the very first thing I would buy would be something crazy and frivolous! I’ve always been pretty responsible with my purchases, so it would

5 Tips For a Successful Family Road Trip #AD #CollectiveBias

{ Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CanadianTire #QuakerState #CollectiveBias #Ad } Summer is in full swing and one thing that has been on our minds after a pretty stressful year has been as many road trips as we can squeeze into our weekends! We are pretty lucky to live on the West Coast where we can drive

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{Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Basic Invite, all last minute party planning panic and love of pretty invites is our own and not influenced by the sponsor.} Once you have children, you suddenly have a ton of little milestones and events ahead of you. Some of these are celebrated on a smaller scale. First tooth, first word, first steps and more all warrant a baby book entry and a

Kensington Return-It Centre unveils the newest in return technology! {Events}

If you’re anything like me, sometimes it just seems easier to toss your bottles and cans into the recycle bin outside your house and someone from the neighborhood inevitably collects them and returns them. While I love the little lady that comes around our neighborhood weekly to collect the bottles. I can’t help but be reminded of just how much money I am passing up by not returning them myself.

Great Value Family Day Pizza Challenge Accepted #WeLoveGreatValue #ad

February in BC brings more than just valentines and cherry blossoms, it also brings Family Day! It’s a relatively new holiday for us; our first one was in 2013 but it’s always a holiday we look forward to. It’s all about having some time off from work and school to spend some extra quality time with the ones we love. Typically, we spend our 3-day weekend going swimming or skating,