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Panasonic Microwave with steam review for Best Buy Canada


Here’s my Panasonic microwave review for Best Buy Canada. I actually baked a loaf of banana bread in a microwave oven, and it turned out great. You can see my full review at http://www.blog.bestbuy.ca    

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Arlo Pro 2 Review for Best Buy Canada

Arlo Pro 2 review

I’ve been a freelance copywriter for 9 years, and during that time I’ve had a lot of fun testing out tech devices and appliances from Best Buy Canada. I love recommending new gadgets to friends, and over the past year I’ve tested out quite a few that I highly recommend. Arlo cameras are one of those. Take a look at …

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Shelly’s Holiday Gift Guide 2017

holiday gift guide 2017

Because I freelance as a copy writer, I get to review a lot of interesting gadgets. My main focus over the past year has been appliances and smart home devices, but I branch out into things like FitBit and computers too. This year’s holiday gift guide 2017 has a little bit of everything. Shelly’s Holiday Gift Guide 2017 At the …

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Arlo Pro Review for Best Buy Plug In

arlo pro review

Have you seen my Arlo Pro review? It’s so crazy to watch this video when we’re in the middle of summer, but if you’re in the market for an Arlo camera take a look. My favourite part is when I caught the coyote roaming my yard.  

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Get Rolling With the Cortina SE Infant Travel System

Cortina SE Infant Travel System review

Whether you’re having your first baby or you 3rd, choosing a stroller isn’t an easy task. Because my kids were spaced far apart, I ended up buying a completely new travel system 3 times over. Why? To start, the technology behind infant car seats really improved over a few years, and I wanted to transport my baby as safely as …

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Stretch your holiday budget with RBC Rewards points

RBC Rewards

I’ve got four kids, so I’ve always looked at the holiday season with a not-so-slight amount of trepidation and a good old-fashioned death grip on my wallet. I used to laugh at people who would be finished Christmas shopping by October, thinking they were way too into the holidays and wondering why they’d want to miss out on the best …

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Road Trip Planner – Dodge Grand Caravan is the best vehicle for the drive

Arizona Colleges Are Just Saying No To Binge Drinking And Tailgating

Driving from Vancouver to Disneyland takes stamina, patience, and a seriously reliable vehicle. This isn’t a drive for the faint of heart, because you’ll encounter flats, forests, and mountains, plus possibly some of the worst highway traffic I’ve ever seen on a road that’s supposed to be 120km/70 miles per hour speed limit. I’ve done the drive on the I5 …

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Testing, testing – Dyson Digital Slim Animal Stick Vacuum review


Dyson – it’s a name well known for having the best vacuums in the business, and they make a mean hot/cold fan too. Last week I was asked to do a Dyson Digital Slim Animal Stick Vacuum review. My full review is here, but here’s the quick and dirty of what I thought: Dyson Good Long, slim, and very light, …

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LG Pocket Photo Printer Review

Mini Photo Collage

When my husband brought home a Fuji Instax Mini-7 camera, aka the modern day Polaroid, I will admit to thinking it was a bit lame. After all, why would anyone want those tiny pictures and what would you do with them all exactly? But one visit to Pinterest is all it took to open my eyes, and I was suddenly …

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Review: Neato Robotics vs iRobot Roomba robot vacuums

Neato Robotics vs iRobot Roomba robot vacuums

In the grand scheme of things, I’d like to spend less time cleaning and more time doing other stuff. Like sleeping. Or, well, just not cleaning. So I was happy when Best Buy asked me to test out the Neato Robotics XL Signature Pro Robot Vacuum. I’ve tried the iRobot Roomba, and one of my favorite parts of any day …

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