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Boston Pizza Canada Spring Break Deals: Kids Meals for Just $6.99 & Buy a Pizza and Get 50% Off Your 2nd One


Boston Pizza Canada is getting you ready for March Break next week by offering great deals on meals for your family! The kids will be at home all next week, and you may have trips to museums, the theatre and more planned in order to keep them occupied. After your day out, you may be …Read More


The Body Shop Canada’s Mix & Match Anything Event: Buy 3 Items and Get 3 for Free OR Buy 2 Items and Get 1 for Free Until July 27th!


The Body Shop Canada has a big mix & match anything event, which allows you to buy any 3 items and get 3 more items for free OR buy 2 items and get 1 item for free! This offer is valid until July 27th both in store and online. Keep in mind that the offer excludes 250ml …Read More


Recipe Schmecipe: Pizza Dough


I’ve been meaning to post this recipe for quite a while. It is my favorite pizza recipe and I usually make two batches and freeze the dough for later use. Honestly, if you plan it ahead of time, it’s faster and way cheaper than take out pizza. Pizza Dough Makes dough for 2 pizzas Ingredients: …Read More


Recipe Schmecipe: Basic Sugar Cookies


Here is a simple sugar cookie recipe to impress your loved one with on Valentine’s Day. I love this recipe as it’s a perfect canvas for decorating on any given holiday. Basic Sugar Cookies ½ cups Softened Butter ¾ cups Sugar 1 Egg 1 teaspoon Vanilla 1-½ cup Flour ½ teaspoons Baking Powder ¼ teaspoons Salt Preheat oven to 350°F/177°C. Sift …Read More


Recipe Schmecipe: Homemade Instant Pancake Mix


Making pancakes is very simple but we still turn towards those pre-packaged, processed boxed mixes. With Alton Brown’s recipe for a homemade pancake mix you can get the same convenience but without the processed nutritional nasties. It’s a lot cheaper as well! Instant Pancake Mix: From Alton Brown, Food Network 6 cups all-purpose flour 1½ …Read More


Recipe Schmecipe: Asian-Style Beef and Veggie Noodles


I love the versatility of this dish mostly because you can switch around the meat and vegetables to suit your needs and make use of whatever vegetable is lying around in your refrigerator. Use Napa cabbage, spinach, bean sprouts, green beans, peas or whatever else floats your boat. It is filled with tons of fresh, …Read More


Recipe Schmecipe: Homemade Bread


One of the things I love doing is making bread. The wonders of bread-making never cease to amaze me. Granted, it does take some time and patience but the end result is more than worth the effort. Without further ado, here is the recipe:   Homemade Bread 1½ cups warm water 1 tbsp active dry …Read More


Recipe Schmecipe: Spiced Potato and Ground Beef with Peas (Aloo Keema)


I don’t know about you but all I want to do in winter is to hibernate, eat hot comfort food and curl up with a good book. And although most of us make the New Year’s resolution to lose weight, it is kind of hard to achieve our goals when the cold, bleak winter practically …Read More


Recipe Schmecipe: Cheesy Herb Garlic Bread


It’s winter and all you want is comfort food and what better way to get that comfort but from this delicious garlic bread. Eat it alongside a piping hot bowl of chicken noodle soup and hopefully you’ll be all set to brave the crowds on Boxing Day. So, without further ado, here is the recipe: …Read More


Recipe Schmecipe: Cilantro-Yogurt Dip


This dip recipe is delightfully refreshing, simple, and it’s also incredibly healthy, especially when you’re looking for a respite between all those Christmas cookies. It also requires only three ingredients: Plain yogurt or thick Greek yogurt (Plain yogurt can usually be found on sale for $2 or less). Fresh cilantro (regularly $1 per bunch) and …Read More


Recipe Schmecipe: Baked Potato Wedges


The humble, yet delicious, potato is extremely versatile and this recipe, a healthier version of a French fry, makes for a good side dish and a great snack. First off preheat your oven to 400°F/204°C and peel approximately 3lbs of Russet potatoes (note white potatoes are on sale at No Frills this week at $3.47 …Read More


Recipe Schmecipe: Lazy Man’s Raspberry Pinwheels


This recipe oozes laziness mostly because it is dead simple to make and only uses two ingredients (seriously!).  It’s great for those times when you’re bogged down in work or just not feeling up to spending more time in the kitchen than necessary. More importantly, it costs literally next to nothing! Pillsbury Pie Crust (purchased …Read More


Condoms at Dollar stores across Canada … hmm


Thanks Dinglehopper for posting in the forum about Dollarama stores selling condoms… (located conveniently beside the pregnancy tests) Is it just me, or does this make anyone else really uncomfortable? Part of me thinks why should it matter, they are sealed and they are $2, great deal! But then the ever cautious side of me …Read More


Smart Canucks Canada Presents Smart Canuck Of The Month!


  With so many amazing readers and members of our site I thought it’s time that we feature YOU!  Each month a random member will be featured.  With this honour will come a chance to share tips and stories in a feautued blog post all about you. How can I become a Smart Canuck of the month? …Read More


Canadian Freebies: “Lipstick Powder n Paint” product testers for Degree Natureffects


I just came across this site, and it looks pretty interesting and perhaps worth trying out for those of you who like product testing. Lipstick Powder n Pain is looking for 100 Canadian Lipstick Powder N Paint readers to test the soon to be launched Degree Women Natureffects™ for themselves, and provide honest and unbiased …Read More


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