Friday, May 1, 2015

Burst into Spring With Shoppers Drug Mart (Giveaway - CLOSED)




Whenever I'm preparing for a road trip, one of the items at the top of my packing list is always snacks. Ever since my daughter was a toddler she has required a constant stream of snacks. And heaven help me if I don't bring snacks in the car! (Not to mention I'm pretty "snacky" myself.)

Before a recent road trip to Kingston for my son's end-of-season basketball tournament, I headed to Shoppers Drug Mart to look for fun yet healthy snacks for the whole family. With the arrival of spring, there are sure to be lots more road trips on our calendar. I find that Shoppers Drug Mart is handy not only for snacks, but for whatever products we need for our trips - like shampoo, sunscreen, medicines - all that good stuff we constantly need to replenish.



For our weekend away in Kingston, I picked up a can of PC Whole Cashews. They proved to be the perfect tasty and nutrient-dense snack for those moments when we felt peckish in between meals. Cashews are lower in fat than many other nuts and their fat is mainly the heart-healthy monounsaturated fat that's also in olive oil. Cashews are high in mineral content too - copper most of all. Plus, a small serving of cashews provides you with 10 per cent of your daily recommended vitamin K (necessary for blood clotting).


I also picked up some PC Kettle Corn Sweet & Salty for a slightly more decadent snack that would satisfy our cravings for salty...and sweet. This kettle corn has no added colours or artificial flavours. You can feel good indulging in this snack knowing that three cups of popped popcorn provides one of your needed daily servings of whole grains. This kettle corn has a delicious flavour that satisfied my evening snack craving on our road trip weekend. Be sure to share with your friends and family to avoid eating it all by yourself though - it's addictive!

My Favourite Burst Into Spring Products



Now that spring has sprung (sort of!), Shoppers Drug Mart has plenty of new items on the shelves, as well as your old favourites. From daily necessities to exclusive and unique products for the season, you can get it all easily at your local Shoppers Drug Mart. We have a location just around the corner from us - and it's open late - so it's handy for us to pick up what we need on the run. While I was shopping for snacks for our road trip, I also spotted other products that we needed.



Klorane Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk is great for getting an extra good hair day without the need for a wet shampoo and all the styling that entails. It has plant-based active ingredients, plus it's free of sodium lauryl sulfate, cruelty free and vegan! I love the idea behind these KT Tape Pro Synthetic Strips. Any time we're heading out to a sports or dance activity I like to make sure I have a first aid kit and some items to help out with those inevitable bumps and bruises. KT Tape is a revolutionary new elastic sports tape that delivers pain relief and support for everyday injuries. Okay, this last favourite pick is looking ahead to summer (or at least a warmer spring!) - but who doesn't love to get a new sand toy set? You are never too old for this Licensed Sand Toy Set based on the movie Cars. Seriously, I would use it!

Earn Shoppers Optimum Points


One of my favourite reasons to make my household purchases at Shoppers Drug Mart is, of course, Shoppers Optimum Points. You get them on almost every purchase in-store. Shop on bonus points days and the points will add up even more quickly. Then you get to use them up to shop for FREE. I have earned hundreds of dollars of free products this way.

Join the conversation and find out what other bloggers name as their fave spring products using the hashtag #BurstIntoSpring.

Enter to Win 1 of 3 Prizes of $10,000!


I bet a prize of $10,000 could really help with your spring shopping, no? Visit Shoppers Drug Mart in-store or online to learn how you can win 1 of 3 prizes of $10,000. Contest runs until May 22nd.

Comment Now For A Chance to Win!


*Comment below and tell me which Shoppers Drug Mart spring products you want to try. You will be entered to win a gift basket full of Shoppers Drug Mart spring products! This giveaway is for residents of Canada (excluding Quebec).

We Have a Winner!


Congratulations to Cheryl Grandy who was our randomly selected winner!







69 comments:

  1. I want to try the Gosh Argan Oil Shampoo

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  2. I want to try the Klorane Dry Shampoo with Oat milk and the PC Kettle Corn- Sweet and Salty :)

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  3. I'd like to try the dry shampoo & those cashews look mighty tasty!

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  4. Can't go wrong with kettle corn and cashews!!!

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  5. I would like to try the Crest 3D white brillance toothpaste for a brighter and whiter smile!

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  6. I actually want to try the KT tape to see if it makes any difference in my thigh muscles.

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  7. I'd like to try the Jergens Natural Glow & Firming Daily Moisturizer

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  8. I'd like to try the jergens natural glow firming daily moisturizer.

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  9. I so want to try the poutine flavoured chips and my legs are in need of the Schick Hydro Trimstyle razor.

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  10. I would just love PRESIDENT’S CHOICE® COOKIES BANANA CREME DULCE. These must be devine.

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  11. I want to try the Klorane Dry Shampoo with Oat milk and I love cashews!

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  12. I would like to win the Chips Ahoy Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies - mint and chocolate is the best combination!!

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  13. I'd love to try the Banana Boat sunscreen, we're moving out of our condo next month into a real home with a backyard, so now we have to use more sunscreen than ever before.

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  14. I would love to try the Klorane Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk!

    nomnombearinyvr at hotmail dot com

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  15. I'd like to try the Venus Swirl with Flexiball Technology.

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  16. I would love to try the Klorane Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk you reviewed, as well as the Secret Clinical stress response deodorant

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  17. The dry shampoo, the hair remvoer and the sand toys lol

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  18. I would like to try the Klorane Dry Shampoo with Oat milk and the Chips Ahoy Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies look really yummy.

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  19. I would love to try the Venus Swirl with Flexiball Technology

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  20. PC Whole Roasted Cashews. thanks

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  21. I'd like to try Presiden'ts Choice World of Flavours Chips Poutine Flavour.

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  22. I'd like to try Banana Boat Sport Performance Sunscreen, spf 30, summer is almost here.

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    1. Yay! So looking forward to summer activities!

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  23. I would like to try the Garnier Olea Pearly Blonde Hair Colour. I need to lighten up for Spring!

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  24. I would like to try Jergens Natural Glow & Firming Daily Moisturizer.

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  25. I want to try Klorane Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk for those days when I am too lazy to do the whole wash, dry, style ordeal.

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  26. The sweet and salty kettle corn would be a welcome addition to my snacks for spring.

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  27. I would love to try their Gosh Argan Oil Shampoo :)

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    1. brendawitherspoon at hotmail dot com or
      Twitter: @BeeWBedard

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  28. I'd like to try Klorane Dry Shampoo with Oat milk and I love cashews, so I'd like to try President's Choice Roasted Cashews too.

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  29. I would love to try the roasted cashews

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  30. I want to try the Olay Regenerist Luminous Tone Perfecting Cream!

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  31. I'd love to try the President's Choice Sweet and Salty Kettle Corn!

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  32. I'd like to try the President's Choice Kettle Corn - Sweet and Salty (love the combination!) (Suzi)

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  33. I'd like to try out the Aveeno Protect + Hydrate SPF 45 Sunscreen

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  34. kettle corn. My goodness, I love it. Lol, my favorite products from shoppers so far have been the wide selection of lindt bars

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  35. So many great products for spring! I especially want to check out Secret Clinical Stress Response and the Carnaby Sweet Ju Jubes .

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  36. I'd love the try the President's Choice Whole Cashews (I'm a sucker for nuts!)

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  37. I want to try the Klorane dry shampoo

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  38. We would like to try the Licensed Sand Toy Set :) Thanks for the chance.
    andrea_hockeygirl@hotmail.com (the email I check daily)

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  39. I would love to try the kettle corn - the mix of sweet and salty would probably be delicious!

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  40. I would love to try the poutine chips or the life brand kids insect repellent!

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  41. I'd like to try the sweet and salty kettle corn. I didn't know they did corn.
    nicolthepickle(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  42. I'd want to try the President’s Choice Whole Cashews

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  43. I'd like to try the Klorane Dry Shampoo With Oat Milk and the Aveeno Protect + Hydrate SPF 45 Sunscreen.

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  44. I would like to try the PC Whole Cashews and Aveeno Sunscreen. (Judy Cowan)

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  45. I want to try those roasted cashews. they sound yummy.

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  46. I'd love Carnaby Sweet Mixed Gummies

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  47. I would like to try the Aveeno Protect + Hydrate SPF 45 Sunscreen. teegzmum@gmail.com

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  48. i would like to try the Gosh Argan Oil Shampoo and their poutine chips
    jan

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  49. I would love to try the Olay Regenerist Luminous Tone Perfecting Cream.

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  50. I would like to try the Klorane Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk.

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  51. I definitely want to pick up some Life Brand Kids Insect Repellent for my little guy. I'm so excited to take him for his first camping trip and want him to be protected. Thanks a bunch! #BurstIntoSpring

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  52. My hair needs some definite love from Gosh Argan Oil Shampoo to get Spring ready :) Many thanks! #BurstIntoSpring

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  53. Klorane Dry Shampoo!! I've heard great things about this brand (especially for brunettes)
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