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]

CFIA Declares War On My Fave British Imports

I love my local British store, Across The Pond in Hamilton, I pop in every few weeks to buy those things that after ten years in Canada, I still can’t live without.  That is, until last year, when I walked in and went to the usual spot for my pack of Penguins and they were not there.  I grew up with Penguins in my lunchbox, the terrible but funny jokes on the back (like What is a penguins favourite game? Slide[Read more]

Target Clearance Deal: Philips Powertouch Plus Shaver for $13.89

Target has some amazing deals on clearance right now but this is definitely one of the better deals.  These are $79 at Walmart had been marked down from $66 to $29.99 on clearance stickers.  But even better, use the $20 smartsource printable coupon currently available and get it for $9.99 plus taxes (and save even more if you have a Red Card). Some other deals I picked up New curtains at $5.99 per panel Camino hot chocolate $3.74 T-Fal Frying[Read more]

Klout Perk: Five Free Packs of Seasoning Mix From Mrs Dash

If you are not on Klout, you should be!  I have got so many great “Perks” from Klout including Aveeno Lotions (large full size tubes) Tresemme Hair Care (shampoo & conditioner) Greenworks Cleaners Highliner Fish Product (coupon so you could choose your own) Hawaiian Tropics suncare Red Bull cans and more The most recent arrived today and I can’t wait to try them.  I got 5 packets of new Mrs. Dash seasoning Mrs. Dash Beef Stew Seasoning Mix Mrs. Dash[Read more]