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Smart Home Tech: 7 Spring Picks

This week I am on a media tour across Canada sharing 7 of the best tech picks for spring. See below to make your home smart, use AI for better skincare, try an electric toothbrush, and lots more. Alfred Door Lock $339 each + $59.99 for Zwave Module at Alfredinc.com… Read More

Meeting One of the People Behind Bitdefender 2019: Raluca Para

This profile is part of a series I’m writing to highlight the people behind Bitdefender 2019, which is a 4-in-1 cybersecurity suite for Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android. Each blog post will include one of their stories and how they work, live, and play to protect the world. Here’s part… Read More

ALCON & Amber Mac Facebook Contest: Rules

Win 1 year’s worth of ALCON® DAILIES® lenses with Amber Mac and ALCON on Facebook. CONTEST RULES (the “Official Rules”) ALCON CANADA INC. and AMBER MAC FACEBOOK CONTEST (the “Contest”) These Official Rules govern the Contest.  By participating or attempting to participate in the Contest, you will be deemed to have… Read More

How to Protect ALL Your Devices from Cyber Attacks

Whether it’s phishing, ransomware, or other malware, we live in a world where it’s more important now than ever to take our digital privacy and security seriously. Today’s headlines are frightening, but what’s even more disturbing are the facts. According to Bitdefender, one in three Americans have been or know… Read More

My #RoomRescue #SavingsJourney: Before & After

Before #RoomRescue We all have mini savings goals and home projects that we dream about starting. Last fall, my family and I decided it was time to tackle the upstairs “Purple Room” that desperately needed some decor love. This room has been our 9-year- old son’s play space… Read More

Pixel 2: Three Hidden Features I Love

I’ve been testing out Google’s new smartphone, the Pixel 2, since late last fall. If you are new to this device, here are three of my fav features that you should try out right now (all these features work on both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL). 1. AR… Read More

Staying Safe in the Age of Cyberbullying

I recently worked with Telus to create a couple of videos on the subject of staying safe from cyberbullying. You’ll find both videos below (and on Facebook) and you can check out more tips to help keep your family and your community safer online at #TELUSWISE. 3 Offline Steps… Read More

5 Ways to Use Google Home for the Holidays

With Google Home in my house, I feel like I have an extra set of hands to make my life easier. I have Google Home in my main floor living room and Google Home Mini upstairs outside our bedrooms. When people ask me about Google Assistant, the software that powers… Read More

My First #RoomRescue #SavingsJourney

Within two years of meeting my husband, we quit our jobs, started a business, had a baby (our son is now 8), sold a home (my first home), bought a home, bought a vacation condo, and started managing an income property (his first home). Many years later, we are finally… Read More