Archive for March, 2017

Food

Fibre makes the world go ’round

Fibre makes the world go ’round

I’m the kind of person that doesn’t mind a little bit of extra fibre in my diet. Fibre is good for many things such as keeping you feeling full for longer so that you aren’t as hungry or don’t eat as much. Perfect for someone watching their weight… and I […]

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Household

The best way to open a letter

The best way to open a letter

One of the most often overlooked yet wonderful office tools you can own is a letter opener. Sure, a lot of people use a pen or a kitchen knife, chopstick or their fingers or teeth to open their mail, but nothing compares to the clean cuts and slicing sounds you […]

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Audio, Gadgets, Technology

Hands-free, not head-free

Hands-free, not head-free

Have you ever wanted to listen to music Or an audiobook or course content on the sly, without anyone knowing it? That’s what I use my Bluetooth headset for. Most people use something like this for handsfree phone calls, but I like to use mine to occupy my mind with […]

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Audio

Headphones in any colour

Headphones in any colour

I was reminded recently how much I like these headphones when my MacBook Pro speakers weren’t loud enough to catch the distinct nuances of people mumbling when they speak. Yay for proofreading jobs with audio. Not as much fun as without, let me tell you. I plugged those babies in […]

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Clothing

Keep your paws warm

Keep your paws warm

The husband bought me these cute fingerless paw gloves to stay warm in the house in the winter while working on my tablet.  They’re made from a cream-coloured fuzzy material resembling fur that goes almost halfway up your finger length. Your palms will be covered in brown pads resembling the […]

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Pets

Doggone Gorgeous

Over the years I’ve had many dogs, but I never had a dog that needed to wear clothes until we got bug dogs. Bug Dogs are Boston Terrier Pug cross dogs that are slightly pudgy, but also energetic with pushed in faces, but with snouts longer than pugs and their […]

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Gadgets, Technology

When you need power for your gadgets

When you need power for your gadgets

Cell phones laptops and tablets never hold enough battery. You’re always gonna run out sometime. You can minimize the stress this can cause by investing in an external battery. I’ve tried many brands, but I believe we hit the jackpot when we found this brand on Amazon. It’s a bestseller […]

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Gadgets, Travel

Break glass to exit

A couple of friends of ours were headed up north to wild country doing a lot of driving a while back, so for Christmas we got them each a little safety device. You can never be too careful, especially when it comes to icy roads and wild animals and bad […]

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Pets

Watching cats go crazy

Watching cats go crazy

Can you believe there are some pet cats in the world who have never had catnip? A travesty! Every animal deserves an escape from daily life or a pick me up.  Elephants have alcohol they ferment themselves by burying fruit in the ground and digging it up later to get […]

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Kitchen

Ugly mug

Ugly mug

The husband and I have started a small collection of personalized mugs. It started with Edmonton Oilers mugs and Team Canada mugs. Then when our dear bug dog Dexter passed away, we got a personalized mug with a photo of his from our wedding and a few sayings that reminded […]

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