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There's some real literary love here.
The calendar is jammed with events and parties. There are all those presents to buy. While this sounds like fun to the busy-bodies among us, it can be a bit of a nightmare for those who default to lazy-mode. By following my couch potato's guide to surviving the holidays, you can do what I did last year, and binge on Netflix.
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Because we've been really, really good this year.
It can be an especially challenging time of year when you are not in contact with your family. I spent most of my youth estranged from my family, feeling isolated and living in poverty. Christmastime can serve as a painful reminder of what is missing from your life.
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Pay attention to product details. Photos are a great starting point, but be sure to read about the material, measurements, model number, etc. to ensure you really have a full picture of the product.
Only do the traditional holiday stuff you enjoy doing. If cooking a Christmas feast makes you miserable, your family will be thrilled with frozen pizza. Make the Christmas of 2015 about who we are instead of what we do, buy or cook.
Gifts you'll feel good about giving.
"Because I’ve learned my lesson from the year I gave a friend a half-used pad of paper."
Trust us when we say she'll be impressed.
Who doesn't like getting makeup for Christmas?
Recent data from RetailMeNot.ca predicts that Canadians will spend an average of $1,425 per household during the holidays. To help keep your budget in check, check out these six tips for holiday spending this festive season.
Perfect gifts at the perfect price.
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Because holiday shopping doesn't have to be hard.
With the holiday season come lots of fun events. It's a time of year to get together with friends we might not see that often, for some laughs and yummy treats. But with the many invitations comes the usual question: What on earth will I wear?
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They're anything but average.
We promise, you will find something for anyone on your list.
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The perfect, no-fail gifts.
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With the holidays a few weeks away the yearly "what am I going to do with all those gifts" anxiety is settling in.
It's fun to look at gift ideas offered by different publications and see how well technology is represented. While smartphones, tablets and PCs will be on many gift lists for Holidays 2015 and a few lucky individuals may even get a connected car, IoT gift suggestions are showing up for a range of age groups and purposes.
Christmas gifts that won't make your bank account sad.
Our editorial team at PTPA Media had the opportunity to evaluate some pretty amazing tech that is making waves and will definitely be leaving it's mark for 2015. No need to wait for the Consumer Electronics Show to get all geeky and excited about tech.
Leading décor and lifestyle maven Janette Ewen believes that you and I can craft a holiday-worthy home. While I appreciate her optimism, I'm uncertain about my skill set in this department -- but -- when an abundance of decadent chocolate is involved, hesitancy dissolves.
Guaranteed he'll think you're the best girlfriend/boyfriend ever.
Are you a tea lover? Get a thrill every time you walk into David's Tea? Why not try making your own spicy tea blend that has health benefits, too? It's the perfect gift for a fellow tea lover on your Christmas list, or a great treat for yourself!
You'll be a winner in her books, guaranteed!
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Christmas is not a competition, but if it was, this son would take all the prizes. App developer Joe Riquelme surprised his parents by paying off their mortgage for Christmas. Riquelme, who created...
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Giving an experience is a great way to treat the family and friends in your life, while allowing those that love to plan the freedom to do so. Whether it's skiing in Whistler, racing stock cars in Halifax or taking a flight over Toronto, there's something for everyone on your holiday list.
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It's true that most governments in developing countries provide education for children. And there's no doubt that millions of children overseas are intelligent, hard-working and yearning to succeed. But let's consider the many challenges which children in the world's poorest regions face when trying to attend school.
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It is easy to leave holiday shopping to the last minute. With a busy work schedule and social events every second day, it can be tricky to get everything on your list. Here is your guide to the top ten holiday gifts! Shopping will be easy and warm the hearts of those near to you.
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