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Sarah Deveau

Freelance writer

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.
How to Viva Las Vegan on the

How to Viva Las Vegan on the Strip

If you follow a plant-based diet, you won't want to leave finding food you can eat and still stay true to your vegan or vegetarian ideals to chance. Here are a few sure bets for vegans and vegetarians on the Las Vegas Strip.
04/06/2015 05:53 EDT
How I Taught My Little Girls It's Okay to Look

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

I don't know how to teach my daughters that they have to follow arbitrary rules about their bodies, rules that will change based on current fashion, the people they socialize with, the media they consume. I don't know how to teach my daughters to sift through the shit that society decrees about their bodies.
08/01/2014 01:04 EDT
Montréal, By

Montréal, By Bicycle

I returned to Montréal 20 pounds heavier, determined to ignore the siren's song of squeaky cheese, mustard slathered rye bread and Métro trains. Seeing Montréal in the spring, summer or fall by bus, train or even foot is a travesty. To explore the city like a local, a bicycle is the only way to roll.
07/05/2012 02:45 EDT
Swimming With the New

Swimming With the New Zealand

Viewing wild animals in a native habitat, especially in far-away New Zealand, is an adventure in itself. However, many travelers take the opportunity to elevate the experience by facing animal encounters in the wild or in special preserves. Here are five exciting animal encounter itineraries that visitors to New Zealand can experience...
05/28/2012 11:15 EDT
Chasing Hobbits in New

Chasing Hobbits in New Zealand

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04/25/2012 08:55 EDT