Smucker’s Uncrustables Unstoppable Family Photo Contest #Enter #Win US Only

Smucker's has partnered with Olympic gold medal figure skater, Kristi Yamaguchi, for the Uncrustables Unstoppable Family Photo Contest for your chance to win an amazing $15,000 towards your family adventure! Uncrustables are handy, on the go, thaw and serve crustless peanut butter … [Read more...]

Slip Sliding Around COP #FordEscape @FordCanada

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What a day! I was having so much fun with @FordCanada and the day was only half over. Our next adventure took up the hill to the Bobsleigh. How cool is that? There was certainly a buzz in the air and many excited bloggers and members of the Ford team. How often do you get to participate in slip … [Read more...]

In The News – September 20, 2012

In The News: A Headline and Summary September 13, 2012 - It's a bad day when...read more September 14, 2012 - They don't send flowers in Russia? Full Story September 15, 2012 - What are the odds of this happening? … [Read more...]

Rising Country Music Star Codie Prevost #Review #Giveaway

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Many, many months ago, I heard Codie Prevost sing for the first time. He sounded a little rough but engaging at the same time. He was definitely fine to look at and I decided this was someone to watch. A Canadian from Saskatchewan who was going places. The top of the country music charts I'm … [Read more...]

Environmentally Friendly Packing Nuts

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Did you know that there are now environmentally friendly packing nuts? I can tell you that I didn't. I just figured all the ones I was sending to the dump were styrafoam. We have nowhere in Calgary, that I know of, that recycles styrafoam. Then the other day someone I know was watching Rachel Ray … [Read more...]

She’s A Maniac, Maniac: But Only A Closed Driving Course #FordEscape @FordCanada

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Continuing on our adventures with @FordCanada we headed down to COP and a fabulous closed driving course that had been set up for us. We had professional drivers to show us the course and explain what we could do with the #FordEscape to try out its great features. First up, we got to hit the … [Read more...]

Vintage Ads – I Am So Hooked September 19, 2012

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Vintage ads are a personal favourite of mine. They explore the past and show us how far/or not we’ve come in the world of marketing. I'm still trying to figure out why you would show babies wrapped in cellophane Picture found here Some of these vintage ads are sexist and even outrageous but … [Read more...]

Hands Free Parking With @FordCanada #FordEscape

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Following our "road" incident, we headed on to CrossIronMills and the events that had been scheduled for us there by Ford Canada. They had an electric car, park assist, make a movie, treats and more. Since we were late and didn't want to hold up anyone any longer than necessary, my husband and I … [Read more...]

Stroke – What Are The Signs

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First of all, let's define what a stroke actually is. It's an attack on your brain much as you would define a heart attack as an attack on your heart. This is extremely serious and needs medical attention immediately. The sooner the better. Warning signs can appear as soon as 7 days prior to a … [Read more...]

Tips On Tuesday – September 18, 2012

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I've decided to create a new weekly posting on my blog. Tips on Tuesday will be a day for tips and tricks around the home. A few ideas for cooking, cleaning, storing or saving.  Today's Tips are ingredient substitutions 1. Apple sauce can be substituted for sugar. 1 cup of apple sauce has … [Read more...]