6 Back to School Must Haves The Kids Will Love

Listen… I know some of you are going to think this is coming way too early, but for the parents that I know, now is the time to start thinking about these things. In an effort to help them and you reading this know what is a must have this fall, I’ve gathered together 6 things to ensure the kids are happiest going back to school or starting school this fall. Enjoy those summer days and soak up the sun while you check out this epic roundup.

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Back to School On A Budget

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With September around the corner, the latest topic at #DoTheDaniel is back to school. Whether it’s Ro getting five-year-old Lincoln ready for full days, or Gemma continuing work on her university degree, which might be one of those online mba programs now, we are all focused on this exciting time of year. It’s why I wanted to take a minute to share some interesting facts about Canadians, and how we sometimes need a reminder that #BackToSchool shopping should be done with a budget in mind – goodness knows we all could save a bit of money while getting prepared for the school year.

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Wishing I Was A Student Again

It’s mid August and for a lot of parents and students, it’s time to start talking about back to school shopping for things like a photo print on school bag. While I am very baby centric right now – with hopes of my future children becoming more and more real with every bit of money I can scrounge into savings – it always makes me smile. I vividly remember every year going with my mom to shop for the things that I needed to get the school year started. When I started my post secondary education in Ottawa (let’s not talk about when that was because it makes me feel old) it was about equipping myself with the tools I needed to be the best student I could be. Best Buy Canada had recently opened a new location in the city core, and it was so exciting to me to know that the items they had on the shelves got me excited. So inspired by this nostalgia, I decided to share some of my favourite Back to School items from Best Buy Canada that I hope might inspire you in the same way. And yes, many of them are on my personal wish list, even if I’m not going back to school this fall! Continue reading “Wishing I Was A Student Again”

Travel & Lifestyle | The future of sport is now at Sportchek’s CF Sherway Gardens flagship store

I am always inspired by the change of seasons. One chapter of the year comes to an end while another begins. It’s both a little sad and a lot exciting in my opinion. Over the summer, I had the opportunity to get a BTS look at Sport Chek‘s NEW CF Sherway Gardens flagship store and was blown away by the customer experience. As we head into the fall, I have realized that this store is the perfect place to get those back to school sport items, keep up with a new fitness goal, and just to find yourself. At the end of the day, #YourBetterStartsHere – come see why! Continue reading “Travel & Lifestyle | The future of sport is now at Sportchek’s CF Sherway Gardens flagship store”