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Personalized Keepsake Ornaments

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I was shopping around on Etsy last Sunday and found a calligrapher based in Toronto that hand letters  ornaments. There are many colours and options to choose from, but I decided to buy two of these gold, sparkly balls for Adora and Iva with their name and year of their first Christmas. The ornaments retail…

Love Online Shopping? You Need An Ebates Account

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How Does It Work? Ebates* is super simple: 1 – create an account through the website (it’s free) with your email and password 2 – select the participating online store you want to shop from (you have to click the retailer link on the Ebates website first, you will then be routed to the online…

Binge-Worthy Shows For The 30-Something Woman

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Outlander (Romance/Drama) My favourite from this list – I admit I am obsessed with this show. Based on a series of fantasy-romance novels by Diana Gabaldon (Outlander being the first book), this series tells the story of Claire Randall, a married English World War II nurse vacationing in Scotland with her husband. While there, she…

Optically.ca: Affordable, Designer Prescription Eye Wear Online

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For anyone who reads my blog, you’ll know that I love online shopping, especially when I can find what I need at a great price. That’s why I was excited to be contacted by Optically.ca to review their easy to use website that offers over 3,000 eyeglasses (including low-end and designer brands) at affordable prices….

Shoes Too Tight? Put Them In The Freezer!

· All you need for roomier shoes is a zip lock bag, some water and a freezer. ·

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Unfortunately, these nude pumps were made super narrow in the front; so tight, that I couldn’t even get my foot into them when they arrived. WTF? The saleswoman that I spoke to when I went to return them said that this style was made very narrow and a larger size probably wouldn’t help. I had to…

All Day Foot Comfort With Sole Patches

· Keep your tootsies happy. ·

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  What Are Sole Patches? Sole patches are thin, flower-shaped padded stickers that can be applied directly onto the heel and/or ball of your foot, or adhered to the inside of your shoe for a more permanent fix. They adhere using a medical-grade adhesive that allows them to stick directly to your foot and the padding…

My Fall Morning Routine

· A few simple pleasures help me start the day off right! ·

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During the work week, I’m up before the sun and have very little time to enjoy all the luxuries a beautiful fall morning has to offer. However, I always take the time to enjoy a few simple morning pleasures. Snuggling in Bed (it’s not what you think!) I need to savour my last few moments of peace and comfort before rolling…

My 7 Year Wedding Anniversary

· Where has 7 years gone? Time definitely flies when you're having fun! ·

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October 10th, 2016 marks 7 years of marriage for my husband and I. This day always brings back memories of the full year of wedding planning it took to put that day together, the sleepless night before the wedding and all the laughs and tears of the day itself. I love the fall and I wanted…

Statement Necklaces on eBay

· Looking for a fashion necklace at a great price? Check out eBay! ·

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I have an extensive fashion jewelry collection that I love to put to good use. Statement necklaces are by far my favourite pieces, because they can take an outfit from simple to fab in a flash. I always get asked where I get my jewelry from and people are always surprised when I tell them I shop…

Yes I’m Pale and No, I Don’t Need a Tan

· I don't want a tan. Get over it. ·

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This post is a bit of a rant for us pale-faced ladies who are bombarded each summer with comments like “You need some sun girl!” I understand that North Americans are obsessed with bronzed skin that browns like a Thanksgiving turkey, but I was not born with the tan gene. I was born with the…