Amazon Prime Day Deals – Canada

I bit the bullet this year and signed up for Amazon Prime to take advantage of the free shipping through the year, plus the lower prices on some items. I had toyed with it since it became available in Canada and wasn’t sure if it would actually be worthwhile for me or not. After adding up how much I spent on shipping alone the past year, it turns out I should have gotten on board long ago. Read More

This isn’t good at all. Condo building fire a few blocks away. #kelowna

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The Prodigy’s ‘Fat of the Land’ Turns 20

I believe everyone goes through their teenage years exploring the multiple facets of life until they have that one experience that makes them say, “This.”

“This” can mean many different things to people, but one of the more common ones is with music. They have their Beatles moment, their Doors moment, their Rolling Stones moment, that steers them in one direction of musical exploration. At least, until they have the next musical “This” moment to push them in a different way. Read More

Late to the party, but the first two seasons of Downton Abbey are quite good. At this late hour, I will saw they’re flawless with the character development and pacing of the stories. Just enough mystery to keep me completely engrossed in the storyline.

IKEA Products on Amazon Canada and USA

Best news of the day for me comes via Jason Kottke: IKEA products are now available on and directly from Amazon. This means that some things are also available for Amazon Prime shipping to get your things within two days.

I thought maybe it would be the smaller household items, but there are some furniture items available too. Including my coffee table, and my daughter’s arm chair. You can also buy these fun kids’ plates there too. If you’re in the States, you can even buy the Swedish meatball sauce they use in the store. This is likely the equivalent of the McDonald’s sauces being available in Canada. Read More