Birthday Card Central – Handmade Cards *Review*

 

I received a variety of cards from Johanne, for the purposes of this review. All opinions and wording are my own.

A handmade card is a gem and treasured by those on the receiving end. In the world of social media and wishing people well online, a homemade, uniquely designed card will make a lasting impression.  (more…)

Gel Nails by Mykkaela Angelic Creations *Review*

Let me start by saying, I have never had gel nails before. This whole experience was new for me. Over the years I have always felt I liked how well I could do a basic manicure for myself, so I never sought out the services of anyone to do my nails. 

Well, now I think I may need my nails done all the time! (more…)

$25 Meal Plan – Dec 7th

Here is this week's $25 weekly meal plan.

These meal plans are suggestions for anyone trying to really cut costs, while keeping meals as "real food" and as unprocessed as possible. These are not my personal weekly meal plans, I will be sharing these in a separate post from now on. 

Please comment, offer suggestions, ask questions and share recipes. This feature is to help people see it IS possible to eat well on a tight budget.

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Lips that last! – review of Lipsense

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post for review purposes. All wording , photos and opinions are my own.

Okay, I used to be a lipstick  girl...but over the years have not found a lipstick that I can wear all day and one that does not glob up on my lips. My many attempts to find a long lasting lipstick resulted in me giving up and just using lip balm or lightweight gloss. (more…)

2017 Support Local Atlantic Business Gift Guide

Here it is, our 2017 Holiday Local Atlantic Gift Guide. We had many businesses interested in participating, and I tried to share ideas for all kinds of people.

You will find a combination of unique business owners, artisans, and local direct sales reps in this guide. This guide was sponsored by those who are included. All information was provided by them. Some participants have offered prizes for giveaways that will  run on our Facebook page throughout the next 2 weeks. Hope you enjoy, and get out to support a local business owners this holiday season! (more…)

Rodan + Fields -Active Hydration Bright Eye Complex *Review*

Working from from home, I don't worry a whole lot about my appearance, but I will admit, even when I put the effort in, I often look tired. Really, who doesn't feel they look tired most of the time? We live in a society where we never seem to have enough time, are always on the go, do not get enough rest, and look exhausted because of it. Are you tired of always looking tired? I know I am!  (more…)

Puppy Diaries #2 – The Many Adventures Of Our Young Pup!

*This series is sponsored by the Maritime Animal Hospital.

Beaches, Parks, and Trails, oh my!

It has been a while since our first Puppy Diaries post, and it is time to give you some updates and share some of our pup's adorable pics! WARNING: he is growing fast and not so small anymore, but still some cute! (more…)

11/13 Meal Plan -What Can I Buy With 25 Today?

Here is this week's $25 weekly meal plan.

These meal plans are suggestions for anyone trying to really cut costs, while keeping meals as "real food" and as unprocessed as possible. These are not my personal weekly meal plans, I will be sharing these in a separate post from now on.  (more…)

GIVEAWAY $450 Cash #BlizzardBucks (Worldwide) ends 12/04

How would you like to win $450 (CAD) this Holiday Season?

This time of year is usually busy and expensive. No matter how well I budget each year, I know we usually go over a bit. Here are some of my tips to stay on track.

We celebrate Christmas and have my youngest son's birthday on Dec 30th, so it is a busiy time of year in our house. (more…)