The felt chain garland craft that never ends

Last year we made some pom pom ornaments. No wait, my mistake, 2 years ago we made pom pom ornaments. I present exhibit A. Pom Pom Ornaments This craft has taken on a life of it’s own on Pinterest. My kids made MORE of them this year. I refused. If you need to know why, go read the post. Then if you try and make it, don’t say you weren’t warned. Well, like childbirth when you’re supposed to forget the pain of delivery (lies), I decided let’s do another felt craft this year. I had…

Have a Very Merry Scandi-Canadian Christmas with Lowe's! #LoveLowes

If you happen to follow me on Twitter, you will know I have a very fun rapport with the Lowe’s Twitter social media team. They affectionately share my sense of humour and I have repeated many times of how they are a great example of a brand that really understands how to do social media well. So when I got an email from their PR team asking if I wanted to join their Blogger Program and collaborate on a holiday post, I was like “Sure let me think about that for about 5 seconds!”. It’s…

The importance of having an RESP for your child #SavingwithHeritage

Since the day our younger daughter was born, she has loved money. No really. We used to catch her playing with the loose change in our house, counting it, building little homes out of coins and even turning things into pictures with pennies as their shape outline. She would carry coin purses with her all the time. So it’s no surprise that when she learned my Sister and Brother in Law put aside a bit of savings for each of her Birthday and Holiday presents into a separate bank account, it was like the best…

Sears unveils its new store locations! #GotItAtSears

My daughter and I were at the Oshawa Centre earlier this month looking for a birthday gift for my husband when she turned around to me and said “Wow, Mom. Look at Sears. It looks so different!” She’s no stranger to Sears as I’ve been taking her there since she was born because they were one of the first companies to offer a nursing and change room for Moms. Now Sears Canada has been in the press a lot this past while for a variety of reasons, amongst which is their unveiling of their new…