Sally Hansen #CSMTKO Complete Salon Manicure Review

As I mentioned earlier, I got the chance to try out Sally Hansen’s Complete Salon Manicure from Influenster.  They sent me three colours to try and I took off Jaded today and used the other two. I went straight for Jaded since I loved the colour and it is a little different than the classic red of Red My Lips and the vampy plum of Pat on the Black.  I was a little disappointed at first, the first coat of[Read more]

New Influenster VoxBox: Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure

The last Influenster VoxBox featured a twitter party in which I won a prequalification to the next VoxBox.  I received it this week and am already sporting a new manicure using it to review!  Included were three full size bottles of Sally Hansen’s Complete Salon Manicure in (from left) Pat on the Black (a vampy dark blackened plum colour) Jaded (Darker seafoam would be the best way to describe it, seems like a mix of creme and jelly finish) Red[Read more]

Slimming World Recipe: Syn Free Fries in the Big Boss Fryer

Slimming World Friendly Recipe - Healthier Fries In The Big Boss Oil-less Fryer

We have had a TFal ActiFry on our wish-list for a while but are trying to stick to our budget, so when I saw the Big Boss Oil-Less Fryer on sale at shop.ca for $119 minus a load of coupons – $15 coupon, $10 bonus, $25 paypal rebate and $20 ebates rebate) just days after starting Slimming World, it was too hard to turn down.  I had tried the Syn Free fries in the oven earlier but they take a[Read more]

Battle of the Online Rebates

I will only buy online if it is a great deal and includes free timely shipping, but a rebate is an added bonus and definitely encourages me to shop online.  I belong to both Ebates and Great Canadian Rebates and use them both regularly.  Why not just maximize savings on one? Because they sometimes have better deals than the other one.  For example, I received several promo gift cards from shop.ca last year.  In my first purchase using them, I[Read more]

Slimming World Recipe: Healthier Potato Leek Soup

healthier potato leek soup slimming world recipe

Leek and potato soup is one of my favourites.  It is just so warm and comforting on a cold day.  My usual recipe however calls for butter, flour and cream and would eat away at my syn count fairly quickly.  So using my usual recipe and checking on the one from Slimming World, I modified it using ingredients I do have and can use.  Surprisingly, it tastes just as good without the butter and cream. 2 potatoes cubed (I don’t[Read more]