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How Renting a Hot Water Heater is no Longer Viable – Renting verses Owning

It used to be quite feasible to rent a gas water heater but nowadays, not so much. In this post I will explain to you how renting a hot water heater is no longer viable for homeowners. Continue reading

Where did my Ovaltine go?

Will the Real Ovaltine Please Come Back?

Never being one to stick with any one product on a regular basis, I truly thought that Ovaltine was here to stay. Little did I realize that the original company would ever sell their product, where the new owners would alter the recipe to the point of destroying a once great product. Continue reading

What is Google Pushing on You?

NEWSFLASH: Google is Now a Personalized Ad Agency First, Search Engine Second

Have you ever wondered why Google has been collecting so much information on each one of us and storing it? Well, I’m about to share with you what I believe to be happening.

Google is now a personalized ad agency, so searchers need not count on receiving helpful information for many of your queries anymore, but rather short popup ads that Google has amassed from numerous websites that pay them to display their ads… and it wouldn’t surprise me if they also get paid when/if you click on those ads too. Continue reading

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Canadian Carbon Tax: A Candid Conversation about Canada’s New Carbon Tax

It is my belief that the introduction of carbon tax in Canada is simply another tax grab by our federal government that has been created to… what… change OUR behaviour… REALLY? Continue reading

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Marketing with a Facebook Fan Page Can be Painfully Frustrating to Say the Least

Yes, it is true that marketing with a Facebook fan page can be painfully frustrating to say the least due to the Facebook algorithms not playing quit fair, and NO one appears to be monitoring the system. Continue reading

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Here’s How to Prevent Bullying in Schools

Bullying in schools wasn’t as prevalent in the past as it is today; however, bullying in general HAS in fact increased in our society. Continue reading

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Looking to Buy Best Real Maple Syrup

Sometime during the winter months in early 2018, Sobeys grocery store published a very helpful guide in their weekly sale flyer (that accompanied our local newspaper), on the different grades of maple syrup. Continue reading

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Remove Negative Reviews Online – Really?!

Are brands now able to pay to remove bad reviews from Google search results? Continue reading

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The Dark Side of my City!

Oshawa enchanted me as an 18-year-old, country girl thinking about moving to the big city. But now, I have learned the hard way that the city of Oshawa has a very dark side. Continue reading

Free Trial Scam Alert - You Need Beware!

Free Trial Scams – Buyers and Affiliate Marketers Need Beware

Boy, there sure are a LOT of unscrupulous vendors out there on the internet and they seem to be the ones offering FREE TRIALS for their products. I got caught up in one such scam when ordering a free sample earlier this year. Pay shipping costs only, they promise you … yeah, right! Continue reading

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