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November 29, 2017

With December around the corner I'm making my list and checking it twice. High atop that list: the Strut Jewelry Holiday Party on Facebook. And I've got a jewelry giveaway worth over $250!

November 13, 2017

Kickstart your Christmas shopping with the new Maker House Wish Book! One of you lucky peeps is gonna win a $150 Maker House shopping spree for a truly made in Canada Christmas. Contest is open across Canada!

August 10, 2017

Local startup SonaClothing.ca has made swimsuit shopping FUN. I'm sharing pics of my new suits (chunky bits and all) and I've got a $500 worldwide giveaway!

May 16, 2017

Recently I introduced you to Maker House Co., a local Ottawa shop carrying only Canadian-made goods. Now you can win a $150 Maker House shopping spree to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday!

June 1, 2016

Pop quiz: what are your yoga pants made of? Lycra? Spandex? Some other stretchy nylon blend? Fair enough. Not mine though, mine are made of pop bottles.

Yup, pop bottles. They're made by an innovative Canadian company called Inner Fire, based out in V...

April 27, 2016

I've been a fan of Purple Urchin for years now. I think I first met them back in 2011 when I was helping out at Urban Craft, and they had just launched their company with their unofficial HQ in their basement. Now they have their very own shop in dow...

January 15, 2016

Hi all! I'm home from the Califorina desert and pumped to get back at it, introducing you folks to the awesome people, places, and things I stumble upon. So let's get down to business, shall we?


Meet Goldeen, a badass Canadian jewellery company based...

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