Month: April 2016

Is it Really Allergies?

posted Monday, April 25, 2016

by: in Pet Talk

Now that spring has arrived, you notice that your dog is scratching and their hair is falling out. Are they really suffering from seasonal allergies or have they been battling a yeast infection? Here are a few questions you may want to ask yourself: 1. Were they constantly licking/chewing their paws and were they the […]

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Durham Transit Travel Hack using DRT Online

posted Thursday, April 21, 2016

by: in Technology

As a university student who decided to stay home instead of venturing on my own, I take transit A LOT. To school, to work, to meet friends, to grab some groceries, to do some shopping—I probably took Durham Transit to get there. This is mostly because part of UOIT and Durham College tuition is geared […]

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Take Your Travel to the NEXUS Level

posted Monday, April 18, 2016

by: in Travel

One of the best travel decisions I’ve made was applying for my NEXUS card. NEXUS has saved me hours at the airport and so I really want to share more information with you about this program by first explaining what it is, the benefits and how you can apply. I also have a couple of […]

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Reinforcing your Character Strengths

posted Sunday, April 10, 2016

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

If you enjoy that the internet can tell you more about who you are as a person than you already know, then checking out the VIA Institute on Character survey on strengths is a wonderful opportunity to enlighten yourself…about yourself. (The survey can be found here: The surprisingly simple 120 question test analyzes these […]

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Challenge Yourself!

posted Thursday, April 7, 2016

by: in Beauty / Makeup

If you’re looking for a fun new way to spice up your makeup looks, why not try a thirty-day makeup challenge? I’m currently in school for hairstyling, and to expand my knowledge of makeup. My makeup teacher told my class the other day about a thirty-day challenge she’s doing and I thought it’d be a […]

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Sage Advice

posted Monday, April 4, 2016

by: in Humour in Life and Business

I am contemplating moving to Vancouver, British Columbia. It was originally Los Angeles, California, but the thought of giving up Canadian residency and moving four young children to the United States scares the hell out of me. If I was single, it would have happened years ago. But then I have to ask, was I […]

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Government’s coffers or your pocket……..You decide

posted Friday, April 1, 2016

by: in Finance / Insurance

If you live in Canada you will probably agree that we are taxed to death and soon we won’t know the difference between death and taxes. I am an advocate for paying one’s fair share of taxes, after all, for the most part we do get value for our tax dollars in Canada, especially when […]

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