Shipping – It Just Isn’t That Hard!

This is my pet peeve, between freebies, stuff for blogging, work packages and online shopping, I get a lot of mail.  Ask my mailman – I get more than the rest of my street some days, the Purolator guy knows the name of my cat.  I don’t blame the delivery people at all.  I have my issues with Canada Post’s proposed changes but that is a blog for another day.  My pet peeve is companies that send a tracking number[Read more]

Influenster’s l’Oreal #MysteryBrand VoxBox – A Week Later

As I mentioned last week, I have been trying out a free sample of a mystery brand of hair care from l’Oreal Canada from Influenster.  I was surprised how great my hair was after the first wash which I blogged about last week but we all know that hair products can work great once and be terrible on the next use so here is my update and feelings on it after a week. SHAMPOO: I thought I just didn’t wet[Read more]

Influenster’s l’Oreal #MysteryBrand VoxBox

After taking part in the survey for this new VoxBox from Influenster, I didn’t think I was going to qualify (which is fine, I know lots of people who were not lucky enough to get into the last two boxes) but on Monday I received a pretty pink influenster box containing shampoo, conditioner and split end serum from l’Oreal Canada.  It isn’t really a mystery brand so much as type from l’Oreal. I already tried them out, usually a new[Read more]

Swiss Chalet Spinach Dip: Real Vs Advertising

Last week we received a coupon code from Swiss Chalet for a free appetizer with delivery/pick up meal purchase for the Super Bowl.  Our last order for delivery took over 90 minutes and while we got it free because of their delivery guarantee, it was still cold and we were not going to order from them again.  I love spinach dip though and Swiss Chalte have been advertising it so for free, we thought we would give them another chance.[Read more]

How A Twitter Party (Non) Prize Ruined A Good Customer Relationship

On October 8th, I won a Tenderflake prize at a twitter party consisting of $50 in coupons and several items from Williams Sonoma. Personalized Spatula & Spoonula Pie crust cutters Emile Henry Pie Dish After 6 weeks of not hearing back after replying to the win confirmation, I followed up with the blogger who held it who admitted that they we having issues with contacting Tenderflake (Maple Leaf Foods) but would follow up again.  In the mean time the winners[Read more]