Monthly Archives:: November 2008

How do you feel about gift cards?

Posted by & filed under Other / Canada.

I’ve been straddling the gift card fence for far too long, and I’d love to know what everybody thinks about them.  Are they tacky to give a a gift?  Something that says “I didn’t know what to get you, so buy it yourself”?  Or are they a considerate “I didn’t want to get you something… Read more »

Canadian Blogs: Everything Up Close

Posted by & filed under Canadian Blogs.

Featured Blog: Everything Up Close Everything Up Close is a great little site not unlike our previous featured blog, Glimpse.  Everything Up Close features reviews and giveaways on a slew of products that would appeal to mothers and other female readership. The main focus seems to be on fashion, though other items are covered on… Read more »

Is there a Canadian equivalent to Black Friday?

Posted by & filed under Canadian Deals & Coupons.

Ahh Black Friday.  The day that kicks off the holiday explosion of consumerism in the United States that follows their Thanksgiving.  Today in stores all over America there are people fighting tooth and nail to get in on deals that they’ll never see again.  But what about us Canadians?  We have to do our Christmas… Read more »

Canadian Flyers: This Week’s Best Deals (Nov 28 – Dec 4)

Posted by & filed under Canadian Deals & Coupons.

Thanks couponlady, Arch_Dandy & courtreporter for as usual posting this week’s flyer deals in the Canadian Shopping Deals Section Reminder of useful links: Canadian flyers list Canadian Coupons Database Save.ca Coupons List Canadian Hot Deals Forum And here are this week’s flyer deals (Nov 28 – Dec 4, 2008): Walmart Flyer Deals Nov. 28 –… Read more »

Free Coffee at all Starbucks Locations in Ottawa Nov 28th 2-4pm

Posted by & filed under Canadian Freebies, Free Stuff.

We are pleased to announce that on Friday November 28th, twenty-nine Starbucks coffee retail locations across Ottawa will be hosting their annual “Cheer Parties” to celebrate the holiday season with the community and to support United Way Centraide Ottawa’s 2008 community campaign in the final stretch. During these two-hour in-store events, Starbucks will be offering… Read more »

Canadian Blogs: spiffykerms

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Featured Blog: spiffykerms Blogs are an interesting thing.  Sometimes they’re about a specific trend, topic or discussion.  Other times they’re about nothing at all.  While spiffykerms falls into that “nothing” category, it’s a delightful and refreshing read every day. As a personal blog spiffykerms details the thoughts and experiences of it’s author in a way… Read more »

Canadian Freebies: Enfamil Kit including Free Product, Coupons & $75+ in Free Stuff

Posted by & filed under Canadian Freebies, Free Stuff.

I know I’ve posted this Enfamil freebie loads of times on the blog but it’s always good to remind new parents of this awesome freebie Join Enfamil Family Beginnings now and receive up to $75 in free gifts and offers. You will receive a free Enfamil kit that includes: Enfamil samples (and in many cases… Read more »

27 Days till Christmas – Download big Artists Christmas Songs for Free (48 hours only)

Posted by & filed under Canadian Freebies, Free Stuff.

Oprah Winfrey has teamed up with some of the biggest names in the music business to create a one-of-a-kind holiday mix. You can download the Christmas mp3s for free To download the songs right click on the name and “Save Target As” Faith Hill, “Joy to the World” from the album Joy to the World… Read more »

SmartCanucks Caption Challenge: Week 3

Posted by & filed under Other / Canada.

I’m going to try and not repeat themes too often, but after seeing this photo of Obama I couldn’t resist.  Besides, at 40 captions and counting on our first post it seems like everyone here at SmartCanucks is eager to put words in the mouths of US politicians. So what say you?  Who’s the real… Read more »