Jabra Vox Headphones Giveaway Canada Only Ends December 20

It's getting to the end of the year now and I know my stress levels are pretty high. I find that having some alone time with my tunes and my thoughts really helps to suppress the stress. What type of music do you usually listen to to de-stress? The Jabra Vox Headphonesare great for zoning out during some downtime—they are wonderfully noise cancelling. Vox’s sculpted design is based on professional in-ear monitors for musicians that give maximum space for powerful sound and strong bass.  … [Read more...]

How to Decorate for the Holidays in a Rental Place PLUS #Giveaway $200 ARV

decorate for the holidays

I love to celebrate the changing of the seasons by decorating accordingly. Usually, a few changes to my sofa in the form of different cushions and throws work well—but around the holidays, I like to make things extra cozy. I'm sure you can think of a few types of decorations that you typically bring out every year around this time— The challenge: how do I add these fun, festive seasonal elements to my apartment without damaging the walls and angering my landlords? I've got just the solution: … [Read more...]

The ShopWise App Saves me Money

ShopWise App

I haven’t received paper flyers to my apartment in over a decade, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t consider myself to be thrifty—someone who want to get the most for the least amount of money. I usually check flyers online prior to shopping, but on many occasions I’ll decide to stop by a store on my way home or while I’m already out running errands. I’m excited to have recently discovered the new ShopWise app just in time for the busy holiday season, so that I can get my shopping done in a … [Read more...]

Fall in to Green Backs $100 Giveaway US/Canada

Fall into Green Backs Giveaway

Somehow it's already in to fall and people are thinking about the holidays! Wow! How did that happen?? Well, to help you out a bit with your holiday shopping, I'm happy to announce that you can win $100 from this giveaway! Giveaway open to USA/Canada and ends November 14th.  … [Read more...]

Dormeo Octaspring Dream Bedroom Pinterest Contest #OctaspringDream

With it getting colder outside, I can't think of much I'd rather do than spend extra time in bed. I love the size of my bedroom, but the bed and decorations are far from ideal. If you're also fantasizing about your dream bedroom, you might want to check out this contest: Grand prize: $250 gift card to Home Depot and a set of Octaspring Evolution Plus Pillows. Wow! That will get you started on your dream bedroom, for sure! Feeling inspired? Check out the OctaspringCA Facebook tab for all the … [Read more...]

Great Tools for Holiday Cooking and Baking: Microplane Home Series Gift Set

Holiday Cooking and Baking

I've taken my Microplane Home Series graters out for a spin a bit already, but going forward I'll be sharing recipes here a few times a month, and you can bet that these graters will be making appearances! If you've been using just one traditional-style grater for all your cooking and baking, I want to share this great set of graters that "make cooking fresh, flavorful meals one step easier" (from the Microplane site). … [Read more...]

ClearlyContacts.ca Halloween Contact Lenses #Giveaway Canada Only 10/24

SFX Black Hole

Are you getting excited about Halloween coming up? I received an email from ClearlyContacts.ca letting me know about their line of SFX lenses - so perfect for Halloween coming up! I chose the Vampire Gold lenses to giveaway here. What do you think of them? … [Read more...]

DownLinens Luxury Mattress Topper & Pillow Set


This one is just for my local Vancouver-area readers! Giveaway is now over. Winner: Jennifer H. If you can pick this up or have someone else pick up the package OR pay for shipping (if you live outside the Vancouver area) then ENTER!!  This giveaway is self-sponsored, and is valued at $230!!! I would love for you to share this with anyone you think might be interested in some cozy bed products for the cooler months coming upon us! November 1st, I will begin showcasing my 2014 House to … [Read more...]

Stylish Summer Specs from Clearly Contacts #Giveaway Canada Only $99 ARV 05/27

clearly contacts glasses

This post on stylish summer eyeglasses and sunglasses brought to you by Clearly Contacts. You will have a chance to enter to win a pair of Derek Cardigan stylish summer specs at the end of this post. Giveaway open to Canada only. Glasses are a part of my wardrobe, which is why I own 10 pairs. While I'm not one for splurging on things like clothing, shoes or handbags, I do like to add new pairs of glasses to my collection regularly. I feel like I can justify it, since I wear glasses all the … [Read more...]

HomeRight SteamMachine

To get you in to the spring-cleaning/DIY mood, HomeRight will be offering one of my readers one of their new SteamMachine steam cleaners! The SteamMachine is valued at $99. This spring, like many of you, I'll be working on some DIY projects. HomeRight makes a variety of DIY products to get the job done right. I've tested out their Heat Gun in the past, and recently had the chance to try out their SteamMachine—a steam cleaner which can be used for steam cleaning, but also removing wallpaper … [Read more...]