Sep 23 2014

Hacking Home Depot

Who doesn’t love home DIY, decorating and repair? Whether you’re the one doing the work or just making the plans, it’s always exciting to make updates to increase the functionality, beauty and value of our homes. According to Canadian home improvement retail sector statistics, we enjoyed it to the tune of 48.4 BILLION dollars in …

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Sep 20 2014

Don’t get samples. Get full size products for free!

My beloved @AndyAndaCoffee likes to call me the “Queen of Free”. I tell him that I’m the Princess and my Mom is the Queen. She’s the one who taught me to always look for a good deal; as well as the Golden Rule of Free Stuff:

If you don’t want it, take it, and …

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Sep 20 2014

September’s $229 Kindle, Paypal Cash or Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

I Am A Reader and several book reviewing bloggers are holding an amazing giveaway for the month of Setpember. There will be two (TWO!) winners chosen for their choice of a prize valued at $229.

7″ Kindle Fire HDX (US Only – $229 Value)

 

Or $229 Amazon.com Gift Card (International)

 

Or $229 in …

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Aug 01 2014

Wedding Journey ~ Where the Sidewalk Ends

\”Mawage. Mawage is wot bwings us togeder tooday. Mawage, that bwessed awangment, that dweam wifin a dweam…And wuv, tru wuv, will fowow you foweva…So tweasure your wuv.\” ~~ the Princess Bride

I\’ve been fairly MIA online – my blog, Twitter, Facebook – for months for one reason only: I\’m getting married on September 5th. …

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Jun 08 2014

CAA pops up a good deal for its members

CAA has always been a customer-focused company, in my experience. Auto assistance is their core business, but they provide many extras to make membership worthwhile. Family fun at the theatres is more enjoyable for Mom and Dad when they save up to 24% by ordering Cineplex tickets online! You can look at their partners and …

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May 01 2014

A Day for Superheros

There seems to be a day for everything: lovers, the dead, cupcakes (for animals), oranges & lemons, even phobias. It seems only suiting that there should be a day for the original and most common venue for Superheros – comic books.

Free Comic Book Day – the first Saturday in May each year – is …

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Apr 29 2014

How to be Productive When You Don’t Want to Get Up

Recently (is 6 months considered “recently”?) I’ve been plagued by either a lack of motivation or an abundance of laziness. If the adjectives were reversed, it wouldn’t be such a problem for me. In my mind, there are emails, letters, blog posts, telephone calls, conversations, activities, and aspirations that are fully thought-out and executed successfully …

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Apr 15 2014

Twelve Reasons Why Homosexuals Shouldn\’t Marry

You read the title and came here either because
A. you completely agree, or
B. you came to argue.

I think you\’ll see which option you truly fall into when you get to the end of this post.

Stumbled across this while on Quora procrastinating from doing other important things. The poster provided …

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Mar 03 2014

You write like a closed-minded perfectionist with low self-esteem

There are many, many days when I am not very productive. Today is one of those days. Below is something that helped me be a slacker this time around. Oh I love the Internet. Some many tidbits of knowledge and interesting things that allow me to pretend that I\’m not really slacking off… just learning …

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Mar 01 2014

Where\’s my .TAX file???

When I was 16 years old (in the good ol\’ mid-80\’s), I filed my first tax return. What did I know about taxes? Nothing. So I listened to my Mother (this is normally when things go wrong for me) and paid her accountant (I think it was $50) to do my taxes. I signed, dated, …

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