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best bacon Well you know the saying "everything is better with bacon" and let me tell you everything is even better with homemade bacon.   With so many nitrates, sugars and preservatives in store bought bacon and with the rising prices of bacon , I decided I wanted to try my hand at a healthier and cheaper version and I always as many of you already know like to stick to the "back to the basics' method in the kitchen as much as possible. The first step to making homemade bacon is to buy  pork Read more [...]

pic of black recall banner Loblaws is recalling their Everyday Essentials brand space heaters from the last four years (Since January 2011) due to potential fire hazards. If you have one of these , you can see the recall HERE. You can get more information by calling customer service at 1-800-296-2332 or by emailing customerservice@loblaws.ca Keep your friends and family safe, if you think they might have one of these hit the share button! Read more [...]

light load towels Light load towels, the super absorbent, compact, washable, lifesaver. These 12”x12” light load towels come in a waterproof package and are just a bit larger than a jump drive. They can go anywhere, from pocket to itty bitty purse. One of the greatest benefits is they can be hand washed and used again. Whether you send them with your kids to camp, put them in a diaper bag or leave them in your car for an emergency. An extra towel always comes in handy however space is usually an issue, not anymore!! Read more [...]

Ageless Derma As I get older I find myself looking for more than just a moisturizer cream. After years of no acne, I have the occasional spot. I also find the wrinkles harder to hide. Those age spots my mom and aunt have are slowly starting to appear. The dark circles under my eyes more frequent. I think you get my point. I honestly thought all these problems were years behind me. All I want to have is even healthy looking skin again!!! Then the chance to review  Ageless Derma Anti-aging Intensive Skin Brightener Read more [...]

twitter bird on a laptop It’s time to link up those March Twitter Parties! Have a Canada friendly Twitter party going on between now and the end of February? Link them up! Put the link to the RSVP page (or info page if no RSVP is required) in the URL section and add the hashtag/date/time in the Name section. Not sure how to take part in a Twitter Party? Find some tips HERE Read more [...]

Must love giveaways! Don't miss out Have a Canadian contest? Feel free to link up with us. Please include the prize, the end date and state who can enter ( No US only contests please, they will be removed!). So, lets get started, add your link then check out the others and enter some for yourself! **Note that this linkie is for clean links only. Referral links are not permitted and will be removed** You can see the list of Twitter Parties HERE if you have one to link up or just want to see what’s coming up Read more [...]

Thermalab Many moons ago as a teen I can remember laying out in the sun for hours, just to get that golden glow. Not once did I ever put sunscreen on, or think about it. Now as a mother of four, I wouldn’t dream of letting them out before applying sunscreen. They don’t even question it they just know it is part of the morning routine. When asked to try Thermalabs Natural Self Tanner I was a little nervous. I have used over the counter self tanning creams, with terrible outcomes. I usually ended up Read more [...]

help Jason Some of you may know Holly and Jason as they both blog at FCCM (Frugal Canadian Coupon Mom) and let me tell you they are FABULOUS people. Jason and Holly have been on quite a journey and are in need of some help. Jason needs help with his pancreatic kidney transplant expenses. You can see how you can help and read some of Jason's story HERE. I know that both Holly and Jason would be forever thankful and appreciative in every way. I know as a community we can dooooo this and cheer them on as Jason Read more [...]

Congratulations to our winner Sending a big congratulations out to TREEN GOODWIN! You are the winner of the Mr.Wipealot giveaway! We (Kaley & Karen) will be emailing you shortly to get your information so check you inbox! You'll have 24 hours to respond! Read more [...]

balsamic portobello burgers Perfect for meatless meal alternatives and super easy to do you will love these portobello burgers with a balsamic reduction and it may just become a weekly meal in your home as it is in ours. And these burgers are truly filling and have so much GREAT flavour. Enjoy! 1 cup of balsamic vinegar 2 portobello mushrooms 1/4 red pepper 1 tbls chopped garlic 1 tbls olive oil 1/4 onion 2 slices provolone cheese 2 x buns of choice Place balsamic in a pot, bring to boil and then Read more [...]
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