President’s Choice sure has gone whole hog (no pun intended, of course) on their latest meat campaign! Be sure to keep your eyes open for the new President’s Choice meat offerings to include new products like the PC® Tender and Tasty™ and PC® Free From lines. On this coming Wednesday, May 13th, butcher-attired team members will be stationed at the busiest commuter transit hubs in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Halifax and Calgary from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday evening handing out coupons. They will move from one high-traffic location to another until all the coupons are distributed (max value $10/coupon).
NOTE: This contest is now closed! Well, I’ve been lucky enough to host a giveaway for Chicken Soup for the Soul books for Mother’s Day and now, I’ve got one more new book to offer (two copies). This new book being released is about Stay at Home Moms and Work at Home Moms and is called Chicken Soup For The Soul: Power Moms! If you are in the New York area, feel free to check out the book launch on Friday, May 8 at 1pm at the Lincoln Center Barnes & Noble in New York. At the book launch, there … Continue reading
How many of us use community centres, especially during the summer months? How many of us have ever had the heeby jeebies from the cleanliness in a community centre? Well, now is the time for five southeastern Ontario and four Quebec centres to enter to get a clean makeover! Out of hundreds of private, non-profit community centres, five centres from southeastern Ontario and four centres from Quebec have been selected to compete for a chance to win a refreshing clean makeover. One centre from each region will win a top-to-bottom clean-up session from a team of professional cleaners and a … Continue reading
NOTE: This contest is now closed! Mother’s Day is quickly approaching. I know that the majority of you guys reading this are Moms, but you could technically pass this info along to your hubbies, right? Here are some cute Mother’s Day craft ideas at Kids Craft Magazine. I subscribe to them in my reader and love their adorable ideas for crafts. Two books that are a great gift idea for Mom are: From borrowed outfits to goofy mannerisms, there is a time when most women must sheepishly admit, “I’m turning into my mother.” But while our uncanny connections can draw … Continue reading
April is Organ Donor Awareness Month. Yummie Tummie creator and co-founder Heather Thomson’s son received a liver transplant when he was 5 ½ months old, which saved his life. To support this cause, Heather has designed the “Life Tank”, a special limited edition Yummie Tummie and she will donate all proceeds to support Organ Donation Awareness. Check out the Life Tank Seven people die each day waiting for an organ. Organ and tissue donation saves lives! Please help Heather spread the word and give the gift of Life. Register to be an organ donor today!
Recently, I was provided with a sample of nursing balm and massage butter from Green Beaver. This company is Canadian and makes products that are 100% NATURAL, BIODEGRADABLE, VEGAN AND GLUTEN-FREE. The products do not contain: Lanolin, petrolatum, mineral oil, paraben or hydantoin preservatives, artificial aromas, fragrances, flavours or dyes, phthalates, quaternium, EDTA, or propylene glycol. After reading their story, I was particularly pleased to learn that their philosophy is that if we cannot eat it, it is not good for our skin. This is so very true! The products that I like the best for my baby are the … Continue reading
I was fortunate to receive a pre-release copy of the DVD version of The Tale of Despereaux to be released on DVD on April 7, 2009–that’s tomorrow. As soon as it arrived at our house, my 4 year old daughter was super excited that we got a copy as she had seen commercials for it. I have to say, after having watched it now myself, she is going to have to wait a couple of years for this one. Although it is rated G for a General audience of all ages, I do feel that some of the scenes are … Continue reading
One lucky winner will get an amazing lime and brown winter warmth swaddling blanket set from Aden and Anais. Never heard of that site before? You should definitely check out this Mom run business. They have won many parenting awards and sell Australian muslin baby wraps in a large variety of colours. The winter warmth swaddles are currently on sale for $29.95, regularly $49.95 and their dream blankets are on sale for $39.95 from $59.95. Simply visit Aden and Anais and enter promo code “wintersale” to receive the discount. These would make a great baby gift for someone you know … Continue reading
Dusting! I used to HATE dusting. I love to clean, but I’ve never enjoyed dusting. Did you notice I mentioned I used to hate dusting. Hmmmm…enter: Swiffer 360 Dusters! Ironically, my Mom told me about these amazing little dusters a couple of months ago. She swears by them. I was skeptical and couldn’t rationalize having to spend money on disposable dusters. However, I have now eaten my words! Dusting used to take much longer than it does now. With the Swiffer 360 dusters, dusting is quick and simple. The most amazing thing is that the dust STICKS to these dusters … Continue reading
My daughter was given one of these hairbands from Bugalug Baby for Christmas and I do think they are they cutest things ever AND best of all, they work! They truly don’t fall out of your hair. Bugalug is a Canadian based company!