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5 Ways to Upcycle a Night of Binge Drinking

September 13, 2012

Anna is back! She’s the DIY guru over at Bargainmoose.ca, and she’s once again come up with some pretty nifty ways to use up leftover household items. This time, it’s all about wine corks! And since we all know that the amount of wine we consume is in direct relation to the age of our kids (and how many more reasons they give us to drink), I’d say you’ve got a few of these hanging around your kitchen :)

(Well deserved plug for Anna: Bargainmoose is a site for Canadian coupon codes, discounts and shopping deals. She has great “Exmoosive” deals that you’ll love!)

Without further ado, she gives us…

For those of us who like a little glass of grape juice in the evenings, we find that there might be quite a lot of leftover wine corks. Don’t trash them – save them up and get crafty! (more…)

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Today’s Feature: 8 Funky Gardening Ideas

May 8, 2012

Anna is back! I’ve got another article to share from Anna, owner of Bargainmoose.ca. Bargainmoose is a Canadian site about money-saving tips, deals, discounts and promo codes, which aims to help you save money on your everyday purchases. Today, Anna will be sharing some funky gardening ideas, trying to give you some creative inspiration for interesting focal points in your garden.

Take it away Anna!

8 Funky Gardening Ideas

On my last post for Lena (7 money-saving craft ideas), I mentioned that I’ve been looking at some excellent ideas over on Pinterest. I’ve seen on many occasions funky gardening ideas, DIY projects and crafts that you can undertake in the comfort of your own home. Here’s a roundup of 7 interesting ideas that I’ve spotted:

1. Mason Jar Herb Garden

Over on Camillestyles.com, they’ve created an interesting idea, using some mason jars as planters for growing herbs. The DIY project uses pipe clamps and some household items to display the herbs in a really pretty way, that can even be displayed indoors in your kitchen.

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Today’s Feature: 7 Money-Saving Crafty Ideas!

March 21, 2012

It’s a pleasure for me to introduce Anna, owner of Bargainmoose.ca. Bargainmoose is a very popular website for Canadian deals and discounts, where you can find the latest shopping bargains and coupon codes, helping Canadians save money every day. Today I welcome Anna as a guest blogger on Listen to Lena – she’ll be sharing seven crafty ideas that are easy to create and easy on the wallet!

7 Money-Saving Crafty Ideas

Hi! I’m Anna. I’ve been enjoying seeing all the amazing pictures and ideas over on Pinterest, and that led to an idea for this very post. There are quite a few ideas on there for various art and craft projects, and quite a lot of them could be considered frugal or potentially money saving. Here are some ideas that I spotted on there, which look cool and could save you money.

1. Make a Jewellery Rack from an old rake

Over on Little Lucy Lu, they show us how to make a cool jewellery rack from an old rake! Looks great, and a brilliant way to store your necklaces. It’s definitely something people would admire if they saw it on your bathroom wall.

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Sales! Sales! Sales!

November 9, 2010

If you’ve been checking my blog recently and thinking, “What gives? Where are the deals?” Well, with the insane amount of giveaways going on this month (all for a very good cause – BUY CANADIAN!) I’ve been finding it hard to keep on top of the sales. But, do link on over to Canadian Daily Deals for a plethora of fab deals – including:

- Rogers Video: Free Movie When You Rent One
- H&M: BOGO Kids Tops, Ladies Accessories
- ELF Cosmetics: 25c Shipping To Celebrate 25 Million Sales
- French Connection: Free Shipping On Orders $150
- The Source: 5-30% Off Friends and Family Event
- Sephora: 20% Off V.I.B. Coupon Weekend Savings Pass
- Cineplex Odeon: Holiday Gift Pack, Buy $30 Gift Card, Get $70 Coupons

And TONS more!

Also check out BargainMoose for some pretty nifty deals on:

- Amazon.ca: Microsoft LifeCam Cinema HD Webcam $49.99
- 123Inkcartridges Coupon Code: Free Shipping
- $13 for 1 Year Sub Of “This Magazine” Worth $30
- Jacob Canada: 25% Off With Trade-Ins
- Carlton Cards Printable Coupon
- Bluenotes: BOGO 50% Off + Anniversary Coupon Code
- Joe Fresh: Printable Coupons
- Hatley: 20% Off Kid’s PJs Coupon Code

And you got it – TONS more! Happy Shopping!

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Surfacecollective: 50% off Wall Tattoos

October 29, 2010

My good friend Anna over at BargainMoose let me know about this neat little coupon - 50% off at Surfacecollective!

I LOVE wall tattoos. They’re quite simply the perfect way to add oomph to a room without fussing with paint or wallpaper. And with coupon code BMOOSE50, you can save 50% off until November 2nd, 2010.

Click here to view full details.

I’m quite loving the “Hoo?” design pictured above… already on sale for $79.00, it’s a cool $39.50 after adding the coupon. Bonus – you can customize the colours of the tattoo, so you’ll always find the perfect compliment to your decor!

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Nice Threads!

October 1, 2010

Anna over at BargainMoose recently posted a bunch of fabulous fashion deals, including:

30% off reg priced items @ The Gap Canada (Printable – ends 3rd Oct 2010)
Up to 30% off @ Nine West Canada (Ends 4th October 2010)
$25 savings passes @ Smart Set Canada (Ends 17th October 2010)
$25 off $150 or $50 off $250 @ Bebe Canada (Printable – ends 15th Oct 2010)

… and many more! Link on over to her site to see all the deals – your wallet will be busy this weekend!

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SSS: Belkin Laptop Bags

September 21, 2010

I just came across this deal on BargainMoose and it was definitely a worthy addition to The Stocking Stuffer Series!

Until September 24th, grab two seriously girly laptop bags for under $15 each!

Cherry Blossom Pink Laptop Messenger Bag
Regular $49.99
Sale $11.99 (You save $38.00!)

The Laptop Messenger Bag from Belkin brings you the comfort of a lightweight case with the features and capacity of a convenient carrying case. This messenger bag provides a plush laptop compartment for secure mobility. It offers ‘made-for-you’ organization which holds everything you need, including MP3 players, cell phones, business cards, pens, and other accessories.

Topload Case Cherry Blossom Pink
Regular $49.99
Sale $14.99 (You save $35.00!)

The Topload Messenger Bag from Belkin brings you the comfort of a lightweight case with style and a host of comfort features. This messenger bag provides a plush laptop compartment for secure mobility. Made-for-you organization inside holds everything you need, including MP3 players, cell phones, business cards, pens, and other accessories.

Bonus: Shipping is FREE on all orders! Happy Shopping!

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