Feel better and look better in time for summer fun in...


Spring has officially sprung, and with the warmer days and longer nights there also comes a sense of foreboding. It’s inevitable, but the appearance of spring means another season is right around the corner – bathing suit season. While I am generally a healthy person and stay active year-round, I tend to overindulge throughout the winter, which means that without fail, I have a few pounds to shed and some toning to do before I’m ready to bust out the bikini. Thankfully, I’ve got a few tricks up my sleeve that get me feeling better and looking better in record time.  

Shelly’s Friday Favourites – Cut down on carbs with Spaghetti Squash...


Welcome to my life spaghetti squash! Actually, I’ve been creating spaghetti squash recipes for quite some time now. When I discovered how the golden squash will turn into noodlelike strands when you bake it, we were off to the races. It has a light flavor, so it basically blends in well with whatever sauce you’ve picked for it.

Top five features to look for in a mattress


Did you know the average person spends almost 1/3 of their life sleeping? That’s a lot of hours spent in blissful slumber, and if you sleep at home for the most part, a lot of hours spent on your mattress. But for most people, it’s not just sleep they’re after, it’s a good night’s rest – the kind of rest that only can be had on a great mattress.

Shelly’s Friday Favourites – Easy Dinner Recipes


It’s Easter weekend, and although it might not really feel like spring in Canada the spring activities are kicking into high gear all over the country. Softball, soccer, and other sports are all starting up again after a long winter, and between work, commuting, and all of the household fun that goes into weeknight life you’ll have less time than ever to put together dinner.   That’s why you need easy dinner recipes, and it makes it even easier if those dinner recipes come packaged with an appetizer, main course, and desert. After all, just because you’re busy doesn’t mean you shouldn’t eat like you have all the time in the world.

Discover the sleep you’ve been missing with Sealy Brand mattresses!


The average human spends 1/3 of their lives sleeping so it’s important to find the perfect, individualized mattress for you. Here is an overview of the Sealy brand and some of the great features these mattresses have to ensure that you consistently have a comfortable and restful sleep!

Reach your fitness goals with the Garmin vivofit


In the past year the wearable tech market has really exploded. From Bluetooth rings to Smart Eyelashes we’ve seen them all, but there’s nowhere it’s been more dominant than in the fitness category. To improve your heath and keep yourself accountable, you just can’t go wrong with a fitness band, and the latest band out of Garmin will track to improve your sleep and monitor your heart during fitness activities too.   Garmin has entered the fitness ring with the Garmin vivofit, available now at Best Buy.

Shelly’s Friday Favourites – Week Night Pasta Recipes


Busy weeknights and casual weekends – these are the times when pasta recipes really come in handy. Even if you’re watching what you eat, pasta is a great go-to dish for anyone because it’s versatile, easy to prepare, and almost everyone loves it.

Update your kitchen colors this spring


After a long, grey winter, I’d say it’s high time we started seeing some color again. You can liven up your house by adding a bunch of tulips or daffodils, change up your throw pillows, or swap out your duvet for something more ‘spring-ish,’ but the single best way to breath life back into a house that’s been asleep for the winter is to update your kitchen colors.

Shelly’s Friday Favourites: Pasta Salad Recipes


Pasta salad – it’s just one of those things that fits in with everything. Summer BBQ in the backyard? Pasta salad goes great with steak, chicken, or veggie burgers. Having a formal dinner for friends? Pasta salad can fit right in with some of the main courses you toil for hours over.  At my house it’s practically expected that I make a side pasta salad for a roast chicken, and I always whip it out for the official Canadian kick off for summer on July 1st.

Dropcam is wifi video monitoring at its best


Whether it’s the nice guy telling the guy robbing his house that he has a spider on his shoulder, or radio hosts joking around about their co-hosts eating pizza in-studio, Dropcam has provided us a lot of laughs and cases for its diverse usability over the last few weeks.  Now, you can get your very own Dropcam at Best Buy and start the fun.  Whether you want to use it at home, work or even for the baby, Dropcam’s versatility and light weight makes this an easy go-to for your recording needs.  Click below to read a review of how it all works.