As a small business owner myself, I know the importance of shopping local. Last year, when I was living in Ottawa, I started my Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide and this year I am back with my second annual installment. This year, I’m featuring some great local shops from the GTA that have unique, affordable and high-quality gift ideas to help you finish up your holiday shopping.
Black Friday: Its the Hunger Games of the holiday season. The biggest shopping day of the year. Bargain hunters love it. Shopping enthusiasts wait patiently for it each year. Black Friday can be the best shopping day of the year or it can be your worst nightmare. Here’s how to survive Black Friday:
As I write this, I am preparing to leave for a week long (and much needed) vacation to the Dominican Republic. One aspect I think I’ve nailed when it comes to travelling is the art of the carry-on bag. I always seem to pack the perfect items to get me through even the most nightmarish of flights. As a self-proclaimed carry-on guru, here’s what I deem my carry-on essentials:
To say I lead a busy life is an understatement. I work full time as an administrative assistant. I run Just a Trace. I sell Arbonne and I go to school online. With all of this to keep track of, I need a beast of a planner. So I started researching different planners, reading reviews and have compiled the best 2016 planners: