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Prep Your Family, Stock Your Emergency Kit and Check out these 3 Great Tips for Emergency Preparedness Week

Back when my boys and I lived in Lumsden, I had a stash of emergency supplies in the basement that included non-perishable food, bottled water, a flashlight, batteries, candles and a few other essentials just in case of an emergency. But when we moved to an apartment in another city, then a townhouse and then …

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Give Your Favourite Traveler the Gift of Safety with These 3 Master Lock Gift Ideas

Almost everyone has at least one die-hard traveler on their holiday shopping list and if you’re wondering what to get your favourite wanderer, Master Lock has some great choices for helping to keep travellers safe as they wander the world! Here are my top three choices for travel gifts this Christmas: 1) Master Lock 5900D …

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Protect Important Items During the Holidays with the SentrySafe Privacy Lock File

The holiday season is coming up fast, and that means fun, food, parties and visitors. But all that merriment also brings some extra safety concerns! Whether you’re travelling to visit family over the holidays or you’re just worried about safeguarding all those fun packages you’re bringing home, a few extra precautions can help set your …

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The NETGEAR Arlo Q HD Security Camera is an Easy Way to Add Security to Your Home

Making the switch from a small town to a small city has been an interesting experience for me, and it’s one that I’m still adjusting to in some ways. Not letting my boys have free run of the surrounding streets is strange, but they do still have all the space around our townhouses for playtime …

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Make Sure These 4 Items are in Your SentrySafe Home Safe, and Tweet to Win a Master Lock Prize Pack in the #MasterLockProtectsSweeps Sweepstakes

Being prepared in case of a natural disaster isn’t something that’s always on a family’s mind…but it should be! From forest fires to floods and earthquakes to severe storms, there’s no way of knowing what kind of unexpected event might cause damage to irreplaceable items. That’s why having a home safe is a must, and …

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Tips from Duracell Canada for #EmergencyPreparednessWeek Can Help Keep Your Family Safe-Giveaway

The first week of May here in Saskatchewan is a week of sunshine, blue skies and gloriously warm temperatures. With such beautiful weather, I can’t help but feel like nothing in the world could go wrong. But the first week of May is also Emergency Preparedness Week, a time to make sure that your house …

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The Diono Radian RXT Convertible Booster is the Only Car Seat You’ll Ever Need

When it comes to a new baby, there are lots of fun little purchases to make, from cute onesies to first toys. But there are also those bigger purchases that take more thought and research in order to make the absolute best choice for baby. And one of the most important purchases any new parent …

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Say Goodbye to Remembering Combinations with the Master Lock 4400 Bluetooth Padlock #LSSS

One of the reasons I’m such a big fan of Master Lock is because the company is constantly innovating. From the Master Lock Vault, a secure online storage system for my most crucial digital information, to the dialSpeed Digital Padlock, a lock with a master combination I can access online if I forget my own, …

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Ensure Your Home and Family are Secure this Fall with Products from Master Lock-Giveaway #LSSS

Fall is a season that’s always seemed to me to be one of preparation. Knowing the temperature will soon drop and the ground will be covered in snow reminds me of all the little household errands I need to do in order to be ready for winter. And part of that means making sure that …

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Get Sun Safety and Helmet Safety in One with New Sun Lidz from Tail Wags Helmet Covers-Giveaway

A few years ago, I had the chance to review two Tail Wags helmet covers for my boys. They loved the fun blow fish and piranha designs, and I loved the way the covers made wearing a helmet more fun. Now, Tail Wags is innovating once again with brand new helmet covers designed to provide …

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Don’t Travel For Work Without These 3 Must-Have Master Lock Products #LSSS

One of the best things about starting a new job is discovering the different perks that might not be apparent when first being hired. From discounts on groceries when working at a supermarket to trips to fun locations for training courses, every new job has a few of those unexpected bonuses that help to make …

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Keep Your Child’s Gear Secure this School Year with the Master Lock 5900D SafeSpace Portable Safe #LSSS

It’s less than a month until the new school year starts and if you’re stocking up on school supplies, you’ll want to consider adding the Master Lock 5900D SafeSpace portable safe to your shopping list! It’s a great way to help students keep their valuables secure whether the items are in a desk or a …

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After Bite and Natrapel Make Summer Fun Safer for the Whole Family-Giveaway

While all the seasons have their appeal, summer has always been my favourite. It just provides so many opportunities to be outside in the fresh air enjoying fun and exercise with my family! From long days at the beach to camping trips in beautiful Northern Saskatchewan, it’s definitely my preferred time to unplug, unwind and …

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Plan for the Future with 5 Tips to Help Newlyweds Stay Safe and Secure

Getting married is one of the biggest events in life, with the big day alone often taking months of planning. But staying safe and secure during all the important marriage and newlywed moments is something that doesn’t occur to many couples. Master Lock has some great tips and products to help ensure that happy couples …

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4 Car Seat Safety Tips Every Parent Should Know from a Child Passenger Safety Expert

Even though every parent knows that keeping babies properly secured in a car seat is important, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that three out of every four car seats are installed incorrectly. I know that I often wondered if I had properly secured my boys’ seats in the car and also questioned when …

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Seniors Stay Safer with Products from Master Lock-Giveaway #LSSS

Growing older is a fact of life, but it does create new challenges too, especially where safety is concerned. Even something as simple as a short walk to get the mail can be hazardous for a senior that has minor mobility issues. And a house that’s perfectly functional in early years may need modifications to …

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Protect Valuables from Theft, Fire and Flood with the SentrySafe Alarm Safe-Giveaway

When I was young, the basement in our house once flooded quite badly. I don’t remember all the details but I do remember that so many important things were ruined, from personal documents to papers from my parent’s law practice to cherished memorabilia. For years after that, if we needed something and couldn’t find it, …

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Three Tips for Keeping Children Safe Through Life’s Seasons and Stages #LSSS

One of the things that always amazes me about being a parent is how many different stages my boys have already gone through. From the helpless days of infancy to the days of testing their independence, it’s no small job keeping them safe sometimes! While I haven’t been through every life stage and season yet, …

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Complete Your Holiday Safety Wish List with These 6 Simple Safety Tips #LSSS

Once the holidays roll around, it’s easy to get caught up in the fun of creating a wish list of gifts that you dream of receiving. But for a truly enjoyable holiday season, making sure your Holiday Safety Wish List is checked off is a much more important task! Keep your home, possessions and loved …

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Protect Yourself with Simple Crime Prevention Tips for Home, Travel and Online #LSSS

There are few feelings more horrible than being the victim of a crime, even when it’s a fairly minor one. Living in a small town means that for the most part, I’ve been protected from that feeling but even in a more rural area there is still a need for crime prevention. In fact, my …

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Tackle Taxes this Year with Products and a Sweepstakes from Master Lock-Giveaway

Tax season is here and if there’s one thing that I’ve learned running my own business, it’s that being organized makes the process of doing taxes a whole lot easier. One of my best investments to help streamline my tax process was a big box to hold receipts and documents I would need to file …

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Master Lock Keeps Gear Secure While I Tackle My Fitness Goals-Giveaway #LSSS

A few years ago I decided that I didn’t like the concept of New Year’s Resolutions. I found that too often people seemed to set themselves up for disappointment by thinking of a resolution as something that had to be started immediately, and that faltering at any point meant that they had failed. That’s why …

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Keep Your Technology Secure When You Travel with the Master Lock 2120DWD Laptop Lock #LSSS

Online security is something I take pretty seriously since I spend so much of my time on the Internet. In fact, just last month I shared a few of my top tips for keeping your family safe online. But while I have some great ways to ensure my information is protected online, I didn’t really …

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Travellers Stay Safe with Clothing Arts P^Cubed Pick-Pocket Proof Pants

If you’re shopping for someone that loves to travel this Christmas, Clothing Arts has a great original gift idea that’s sure to be loved for years to come. The company’s innovative P^Cubed Pick-Pocket-Proof Pants are designed to be the absolute perfect pants for travelling, not just because of their style and comfort but also because …

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The Master Lock Storage Security Key Safe Keeps Keys Secure and Accessible-Giveaway

September is National Preparedness Month and this month as part of the Master Lock Live Secure Safety Squad, I get the chance to help you protect your keys so that you’re prepared in case you ever lock yourself out of the house. Depending on the time of year, accidentally locking the keys inside can be …

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Master Lock Magnum Padlocks and Python Cable Lock Help Protect Your Family’s Belongings for National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month and when it comes to keeping your family’s favourite possessions safe, Master Lock has a huge range of products to help! This month, as a member of the Master Lock Live Secure Safety Squad, I had the chance to review a few new Master Lock products perfect for any family. …

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Beat the Heat! Four Tips for Exercising Safely When the Weather Gets Warm

Spring took a long time coming, but the weather is finally warmer and the season for outdoor activities has arrived! Exercising outside can seem like a no-brainer. When the sun is shining and there a fresh breeze blowing, who would want to be closed away indoors? But hot days bring their own challenges when it …

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Keep Your Belongings Safe While You Get in Shape This Year with Master Lock-Giveaway

Now that the New Year is here, many people have made getting into shape their goal for 2013. It can be hard to get started but with a little consistency, fitness experts generally state you’ll be looking and feeling better in as little as four weeks. This month, as part of the Master Lock Live …

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Keep Your Important Documents Safe and Accessible with Master Lock Vault-Giveaway

For the last six months, I’ve had the pleasure of being a member of the Master Lock Live Secure Safety Squad. It’s given me the opportunity to share all kinds of security tips for families as well as reviews and giveaways of some of Master lock’s most popular products. But in this digital world, there …

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