Sarah Deveau
Sarah Deveau is the author of two financial guides: Sink or Swim: Get Your Degree Without Drowning in Debt and Money Smart Mom: Financially Fit Parenting.

She’s a prolific freelance writer, and her work has been published in Today’s Parent, Parents Canada, Style at Home, and Airdrie Life, as well as most major Canadian daily newspapers, including the National Post. She has contributed to dozens of parenting websites and blogs across Canada, and appears regularly on radio and television shows such Breakfast Television and Global.

Sarah has worked in communications with major companies such as Petro-Canada, WestJet and Canadian Tire. After having children, she opened and ran her own award-winning children's consignment boutique, Cater Tot Consignment, for four years. She teaches blogging classes at Mount Royal University in Calgary and speaks regularly to small groups and at conferences.

Entries by Sarah Deveau

How to Viva Las Vegan on the Strip

(0) Comments | Posted April 6, 2015 | 6:53 PM

Las Vegas is known for its excesses, and it's that skin, sin and decadence that entice more than 40 million people to the city each year. That, and the all-you-can-eat buffets.

Sin City has truly redefined the culinary and wine experience since the days of the shrimp cocktail specials. Celebrity...

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How I Taught My Little Girls It's Okay to Look Different

(1) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 2:04 PM

I have three young smart, witty, generous, kind daughters, who happen to be blue-eyed blondes. They've always attracted a lot of attention when I take them out together. Perfect strangers would tell me how lucky I was to have such beautiful daughters. I would smile awkwardly and hustle the girls...

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Montréal, By Bicycle

(0) Comments | Posted July 5, 2012 | 3:01 PM

My first visit to Montréal, Québec was a whirlwind weekend featuring a bone-chillingly cold horse drawn carriage ride through Old Montréal, a visit to the Notre-Dame Basilica and a packed Britney Spears concert at the Bell Center. I sampled La Belle Province poutine, smoked meat from Schwartz's Deli and crêpes...

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Swimming With the New Zealand

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2012 | 12:15 PM

Arms crossed rigidly over my Neoprene-covered chest, terrified of moving but desperate to manoeuvre for a better view of the more than 1,500 fish teeming around me, I floated at the top of the massive oceanarium at the National Aquarium in Napier, New Zealand.

Enormous stingrays floated by as I...

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Chasing Hobbits in New Zealand

(13) Comments | Posted April 25, 2012 | 9:55 AM

As a child, The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings books transported me to a magical land or wondrous and terrifying characters. J.R.R.Tolkien's Middle Earth was so richly drawn that I tumbled through every glen in my imagination alongside the diminutive hobbits. Each hairy-toed step of Bilbo Baggins' trek from...

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