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Starbucks | $15 E-Gift on Orders of $60+ from 5/16 to 5/22

Starbucks | $15 E-Gift on Orders of $60+ from 5/16 to 5/22

Starting Tuesday, May 16th Starbucks will be offering customers a FREE $15 eGift card on orders of $60+ with code: EGIFT15 from 5/16-5/22. The offer is valid until Monday, May 22nd. The eGift card is redeemable online and in store.   #coffeelover

Naked Snacks | Subscription Box for Healthy Snacks

Naked Snacks | Subscription Box for Healthy Snacks

Naked Snacks is a Vancouver based Canadian healthy snacks subscription box. It is a service that sends wholesome snacks to your door. I love snacking while watching Netflix. Watching a movie without some sort of snack just isn’t the same! So, it is great to switch […]

Karen Phytoplankton | New Health Food Product

Karen Phytoplankton | New Health Food Product

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I was sent some products from Karen Phytoplankton before I was pregnant. This new marine phytoplankton boast a series of great health benefits. For those curious about what Karen is, the company behind this new ocean picked “superfood” is New Brunswick-based Blugenics Innovations Ltd., which launched in November 2015.

Canada’s newest superfood is microscopic, but its health benefits are huge. Phytoplankton – found in the ocean and considered the world’s original vegetable – is also known as microalgae, packed with omega fatty acids, vitamins A, C, D and K, beta carotene, dietary fibre, antioxidants, calcium, magnesium, selenium, iron and protein. 

The Karen brand of phytoplankton – a first-of-its-kind natural health product – is approved by Health Canada and according to company-led studies and anecdotal reports from those who consume it. Karen claims to be effective in treating everything from digestive issues, inflammation, fibromyalgia and migraines to chronic pain, low energy and skin issues such as psoriasis and eczema.

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No doubt Karen marine Phytoplankton smells like the ocean – a concentrated perfume of seaweed and micro algae like Spirulina and Chlorella.

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Karen Phytoplankton comes in two convenient packaging: powder and tablets. For powder mix half a scoop or 1/8 teaspoon (250mg) of Karen powder in 240ml (8 ounces) of water, juice or smoothie.

 

Health Benefits of Marine Phytoplankton

  • Antioxidant & Nutrient Rich
  • High concentration of SOD (Superoxide Dismutase)
  • Essential Minerals
  • Liver Support
  • Regeneration of Cell Membranes
  • Energy Boosting
  • Improve Sleep
  • Reduces aches and pains

 

If you are interested in trying this new product out, Karen is available over-the-counter at pharmacies, health food stores, and health and wellness centres across Canada in pure powder and tablet form for $49.99. 30-day trial challenge with a full money back guarantee across Canada.

 

https://karenphytoplankton.com
Coupon code: KAREN4FRIENDS
Discount: 10% off cart total
Expires: December 31, 2017
Cannot be used in conjunction with other coupons
Unlimited usage per coupon and per person (in separate orders)
Or enter contest below to win one month supply of Blugenics Karen Phytoplankton ($49.99 value).

 

To enter this amazing giveaway, you must be Canadian resident (13+ years of age). Complete the following. Your chances increases the more items you complete and the more social media platforms you follow. Good Luck! DEADLINE: March 03rd, 2017 11:59pm PST

 

 
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Results vary from person to person. Before starting any new diet program please check with your doctor or health care provider before beginning. I am not a doctor or registered dietitian. I do not claim to cure any cause, condition or disease. I do not provide medical aid or nutrition for the purpose of health or disease and claim to be a doctor or dietitian.

 

This post is sponsored. All opinions are my own.

Day 12 – STAUB Cast Iron Cookware| 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Day 12 – STAUB Cast Iron Cookware| 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Wonderful! It is the last day of our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway! I hope you have been following along! If you haven’t today is the LAST DAY to enter all 12 amazing prizes! You have until 12 midnight PST tonight! For wrap things up, […]

5 Essential Kitchen Gadgets for Holiday Entertaining

5 Essential Kitchen Gadgets for Holiday Entertaining

With Canadian Thanksgiving right around the corner, now is a good time to start thinking about holiday entertaining. I love spending time at home with family and friends over great food and wine. But I also don’t want to spend the entire time cooking. Here […]

Sudio Sweden Earphones Review | Contest

Sudio Sweden Earphones Review | Contest

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Sudio Sweden recent sent over a pair of aesthetically pleasing white and rose gold wireless bluetooth earphones. The Sudio Vasa Blå comes in a nicely packaged box, leather pouch, and a rose gold clip to hold your earphones in place.

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Included

  • Vasa Blå earphones with 4 pairs of extra sleeves
  • Owner’s Manual & Quality Assurance Card
  • Genuine Leather Carrying Case
  • Metal Clip
  • Charging Cable
  • Battery

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I love that the battery lasts up to 8 hours active or 10 days on standby. This is especially important to me when I’m commuting to work and in between meetings. The noise cancellation works well. Sometimes I even put them in my ears without music just to mute my surroundings.

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Earphone Specification

  • Type: 10,2 mm Dynamic Speaker
  • Sensitivity: 112 dB SPL @ 1 kHz
  • Impedance: 32 Ohm @ 1kHz
  • Frequency Response: 18 Hz – 23 kHz

 

Sudio Sweden are great everyday headphones. It comes with four different colors: Black, White, Blue and Pink.

Buy now and get 15% off by using code “nomss15”.

Or you could win a pair just by entering the contest below! Earphones retails $140 CAD.

 

Sudio Sweden Earphones Contest

To enter this amazing giveaway, you must be Canadian resident (13+ years of age). Complete the following. Your chances increases the more items you complete and the more social media platforms you follow. Good Luck! DEADLINE: Oct 7, 2016 11:59pm PST

 

 

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Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Earbuds Review | Bluetooth Headphones

Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Earbuds Review | Bluetooth Headphones

Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Earbud Headphones are pretty rad. They have this in ear heart rate monitor that tracks your workout, distance and training zones. Paired with the Jabra Sports Life app on your smart phone, you will never miss a beat achieving those fitness goals! […]

Where to play Pokémon Go in Vancouver

Where to play Pokémon Go in Vancouver

Where to play Pokémon Go in Vancouver is an article we recently contributed to Yellow Pages Canada. From choker necklaces to slip dresses, Pokémon is another 90’s fave making a comeback this year. Thousands of nostalgic fans can be seen travelling across the city with their […]

Fitbit Charge HR Review | Fitness Tracker Wireless Activity Wristband

Fitbit Charge HR Review | Fitness Tracker Wireless Activity Wristband

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Fitbit Charge HR wearable fitness tracker is perfect for the average consumer. I was on the hunt for the best fitness tracker / watch that is stylish. I wanted one that tracks different exercises, sleep at night, active heart-rate resting, heart rate working out, syncs to my Iphone and has a good app. Most of all, I wasn’t looking to spend a lot of money. I didn’t want to spend $300 on something I might grow bored of quickly.

[/vc_column_text][divider line_type=”No Line”][vc_column_text]I bought my Fitbit Charge HR in size large even tho my wrist is small. The silicon band is light and adjustable with belt buckles. It was nice to give my wrist some breathing room.

To begin with, I expected a lot out of the Fitbit. I expected good app features. And I doubted whether the watch’s basic black design was stylish enough for the office. Initially, I wanted it to have a bright colorful touchscreen like this the Polar A360. Because it just looks cool.

However, a few months has passed and I haven’t been able to find a wearable fitness technology that is able to beat what the Fitbit Charge HR does (in the same price point). While the little LED display clock is basic it is easy to turn your wrist and tell time. A light tap on the screen will display your heart-rate, steps or other data. The watch is comfortable to wear working out and also when you are pounding keys on the computer.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][image_with_animation image_url=”19221″ animation=”Fade In” img_link_target=”_self” img_link=”http://amzn.to/29fTrId”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][image_with_animation image_url=”19222″ animation=”Fade In” img_link_target=”_self” img_link=”http://amzn.to/29fTrId”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]What makes the Fitbit Charge HR fun is the plethora list of items that you can challenge yourself or stay motivated with your #fitfam friends. Do everything you can to reach your daily steps for Goal Day or engage in the Workweek Hustle and try to get the most steps between Monday and Friday.

Personally, I like to set my exercise goals to at least 3 workouts in a week. If I am able to get an extra run in that will be a bonus.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][image_with_animation image_url=”19218″ animation=”Fade In” img_link_target=”_self” img_link=”http://amzn.to/29fTrId”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][image_with_animation image_url=”19220″ animation=”Fade In” img_link_target=”_self” img_link=”http://amzn.to/29fTrId”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]The Fitbit App itself is intuitive and easy to use. The graphics are pleasing and the new software and firmware updates significantly improved syncing and tracking. It added automatic sleep and activity session tracking making it smoother and a more automated fitness tracker. Use Exercise Mode and SmartTrack™ automatic exercise recognition to record all of your workouts. Activate Exercise Mode on your tracker for the most precise tracking during workouts and real-time stats on your wrist.

Customize your heart-rate zones to optimize your training. The band helps me push for those peak heart rate zones when needed and stay within the fat burn zones I especially want to target during a Lagree megaformer workout.

[/vc_column_text][image_with_animation image_url=”19248″ animation=”Fade In” img_link_target=”_self” img_link=”http://amzn.to/29fTrId”][vc_column_text]I wished Fitbit would sync and pair with My Fitness Pal and have a better nutrition tracking repertoire. For those, who already use My Fitness Pal, it is a nuisance to re-enter the data. In the end, I just gave up using this feature in my Fitbit app.

I also wish that it had an universal mini-USB adaptor instead of it’s own proprietary USB plug. The cable itself is also too short to plug behind my Mac. And I better remember to charge it at home (since I only have the one Fitbit cable).[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][image_with_animation image_url=”19214″ animation=”Fade In” img_link_target=”_self” img_link=”http://amzn.to/29fTrId”][vc_column_text]

Fitbit Charge HR Pros

  • Long battery life over four days
  • LED display for clock and quick tap for other data
  • Automatically tracks sleep and exercise activities
  • Comfortable to wear and adjustable
  • Silent alarm: It vibrates and less abrasive then a blaring siren alarm.
  • A great motivator to get moving and stay healthy.

 

Fitbit Charge HR Cons

  • Proprietary USB charger. Don’t lose it. Mini USB would be so much better!
  • Limited nutrition food tracking repertoire (and does not sync with My Fitness Pal)
  • Sometimes I get too obsessed over my steps! Gotta get those steps in!
  • It’s not exactly discrete: It is not very small and others will know you are wearing a fitness tracker. This doesn’t really bother me but it doesn’t scream formal wear either.

 

Overall, I am quite pleased with the Fitbit Charge HR and foresee myself getting a lot of mileage out of this wireless tracking fitness watch.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]

Have you ever worn a fitness tracker? Which one do you like best? Share with me in the comments below.

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Clif Kid Organic Zbar | Baked Whole Grain Energy Bar

Clif Kid Organic Zbar | Baked Whole Grain Energy Bar

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][image_with_animation image_url=”19048″ animation=”Fade In” img_link_target=”_self”][vc_column_text] CLIF Kid Organic Zbar is a great alternative to sugar heavy granola bars typically found in grocery stores. These bars are nutritional and makes a great snack for kids and adults alike! Theses baked whole grain energy bars are […]

Father’s Day Gift Guide | What To Buy Daddy

Father’s Day Gift Guide | What To Buy Daddy

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][image_with_animation][vc_column_text] Father’s Day is June 19th this year. I hope you are prepared and already picked out something for your Hero. This year, my dad is away travelling and so I was only able to tell him ‘I love you’ over the phone.  Time […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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Treat the amazing Mom’s in your life with an amazing day. Shopping for Mom is always hard because you want her to feel special and spoiled. To avoid last minute ‘Oh Sh#t! I forgot it’s Mother’s Day tomorrow‘, here are some Mother’s Day Gift Guide present ideas that will wow her. Whether you are a daughter, mother, grandmother, or new mom — we all need a little love and to feel extra special on Mother’s Day.

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I’m mildly obsessed with Byredo since they launched Loose Lips candle in 2007, an idealized scent that melds rose petals with delicate notes of violet. Light a candle, dim the lights and soak in a long bubble bath is absolutely heaven on earth. Voluspa’s Classic Maison Candle also acts as a pretty decor centerpiece in the bedroom![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][image_with_animation image_url=”18333″ animation=”Fade In” img_link_target=”_self” img_link=”http://bit.ly/23gyFY1″][vc_column_text]Fitbit Charge HR $199.95 CAD on sale now 169.99

This fitness watch and heart rate tracker automatically and continuously tracks your heart rate, calories burned, workout intensity, how hard you’ve trained. Record your workouts and reach your goals. This helps you optimize your health while being stylish and comfortable. Save $30 now at Chapters for a limited time.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][image_with_animation image_url=”17462″ animation=”Fade In” img_link_target=”_self”][vc_column_text]ClassPass $99

Give the gift of healthy living. Monthly passes gets Mom into her favorite Yoga and Pilates studio all over town.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][image_with_animation image_url=”18323″ animation=”Fade In” img_link_target=”_self” img_link=”http://bit.ly/1r6s1HK”][vc_column_text]S’Well Water Bottle $45 CAD

Always on the go? This stylish and lightweight stainless steal bottle will keep you drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 12 hours!  Carry you favorite beverage around all day and stay hydrated or caffeinated. This white version is also uber chic![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][image_with_animation image_url=”18329″ animation=”Fade In” img_link_target=”_self”][vc_column_text]The Collection by Tealeaves $54.95 CAD

This gift box is perfect for tea lovers. 30 whole leaf pyramid teabags allows the leaves to fully bloom and release its natural flavors. Enjoy a wide variety of flavors like Organic Green Tea, Vanilla Rooibos, Chamomile Blossoms which as notes of lavender and rose, Early Grey with Lavender, etc. I also highly recommend Tealeaves’ Tencha Matcha High Energy green tea.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][image_with_animation image_url=”18331″ animation=”Fade In” img_link_target=”_self”][vc_column_text]Withinus TruMarine™ Collagen $49.95 CAD starting

Say HELLO to healthy skin, hair, nails, bone & joints. Not all collagen supplements are the same. Gift the gift of youth and radiance with Withinus TruMarine Collagen available in Loose Powder and On-The-Go Stick Packs. I particulary enjoy the Team Combo pack with both forms that make consuming at home and on the run a breeze!

 

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Brighten Mom’s day with a bouquet of flowers! If you are able to pick up some at your local Whole Foods florist, you can be sure that the flowers are grown ethically. Just look for the Whole Trade Guarantee stickers! Otherwise, you can always order it online and have it delivered to the US or within Canada![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][divider line_type=”No Line”][vc_raw_html]

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Pryme Vessyl Smart Water Cup | Track Your Water Hydration Intake

Pryme Vessyl Smart Water Cup | Track Your Water Hydration Intake

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][image_with_animation image_url=”17879″ animation=”Fade In” img_link_target=”_self”][vc_column_text]Last week I received my Pryme Vessyl from the ClassPass Ambassador hydration Snapchat challenge (👻 instanomss) on how much water we drink in a day and to rate the Pryme Vessyl water bottle. Pryme Vessyl is an intelligent cup that […]

Chinese New Year Traditions | Lunar New Year of the Monkey

Chinese New Year Traditions | Lunar New Year of the Monkey

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][image_with_animation image_url=”17074″ animation=”Fade In” img_link_target=”_self”][vc_column_text] Chinese New Year, or sometimes called Spring Festival official arrivals next Monday, February 8th. This is Year of the Monkey. Already you can see decorations and buzz of where to eat for Chinese New Years! Shops are festively decorated […]