My Pet Peeve With Blog Contests

One of my pet peeves when entering contests is the number of entries, a quick look shows thousands of entries but you can easily earn many entries.  I do agree that some require more effort and may be worth more than others, but why not just have them at 1 entry / 2 entries rather than all options starting at 5 entries. Does it look any better to the sponsor when you say we had 7000 entries? Maybe, but I[Read more]

Michel Mercier Detangling Hair Brush Review

I had seen the paid programming for the Michel Mercier detangling hair brush on television and kept thinking ‘oh I really want to try this but I hate ordering stuff from TV’ so never ordered.  Then when shopping in Giant Tiger the other day, I noticed a rack of them so thought for $10 I would give it a try.  I picked up the one for thick hair. OMG where have you been all my life!  I love this brush, looking at the[Read more]

Sad To See BufferBox Go

I for one am sad to see BufferBox winding down their service, sure they were not widely used but for me the convenience of someone else signing for my parcels and me picking them up at the GO Station was something I would have paid for. Locally, UPS will only make one delivery attempt – and I am not sure they always knock as I have been home and got a pickup card – and Purolator and FedEx pick up[Read more]

Harry’s (Shaving Items) Now In Canada

Last year a new company called Harry’s opened up and advertised a new referral special to get new customers interested.  Since one of the founders is Jeff Raider of Warby Parker, it seemed legitimate and many of us took part to be disappointed when shipping issues meant they could not yet include Canada.  Flash forward to this week and I get an email saying they will be shipping in Canada now and the coupon code sent to me is still[Read more]

BzzAgent: LavAzza Coffee BzzCampaign Arrived

BzzAgent recently contacted their Canadian bzzagents about a new bzzcampaign, this one for LavAzza coffee.  It has been a while since bzzagent had anything for us Canadians and I jumped on that campaign.  I got home tonight to find a box with that cute bee tape around it with my shipment from bzzagent.  This is what it included: A FREE 12 oz bag of Lavazza Gran Aroma Specialty Drip Coffee A FREE 12 oz bag of Lavazza Gran Selezione Specialty[Read more]