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Efforts for Australia: How to Help When You Can't Send $$

Want to help our brothers and sisters in Australia affected by the bushfires? Don't have spare change? Check out our tips on how you can make an impactful difference, without the need to stretch your wallet too thin!
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Christmas Time in the Saint John City Market

Here in the Saint John City Market we boast of all kinds of locally fashioned goodies. No need to brave the cold when you can stroll through our warm and festively decorated Market. 
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Benefits of Offline Shopping!

Last week we boasted of all the great benefits of ONLINE SHOPPING! This week we wanted to delve a bit into why we believe OFFLINE SHOPPING is so amazing!  PHYSICAL EXPERIENCEIf you’re buying items, you can physically touch, smell and see what said item will be like. With clothing for example, you...
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Benefits of Online Shopping!

With the days winding down to Christmas, and the last day for guaranteed shipping Canada wide being December 11th we really wanted to amp up why it’s so convenient to shop on the web! 
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Whittle Your Worries Away - A Soap Carving Fundraiser!

While the change of season brings many wonderful things, for those suffering with mental illness or from SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), the shortening of days can wreak havoc on anxiety and depression. Here at Bubbles & Balms we are on the constant lookout for self care regimes that can h...
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Catching Up With The Sweeneys!!!

With blogging, we knew we were coming back, we really just needed some time to find our footing after so much change in 2018. Now that we have found our way back to you, our friends and cherished supporters, let us catch you up on all things Bubbler.
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Who is that super cute ladybug?

Ladybugs are the natural embodiment of lady luck. There to remind us to seek experiences that drive joy into our lives and are in harmony with our natural surroundings. 
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A Place to Call Abode

We were three Bears short of our own Goldilocks story...but with hundreds of bowls of real estate listings to pick from.
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And the winner of the BnB Bursary is...

The BnB Bursary ($500 award to be applied to tuition for a 2018 grad pursuing post-secondary studies) was a really exciting program for us at Bubbles & Balms. Justin and Judith believe that education (in many forms) creates better lives.
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Why we use plastic, double-walled jars (and not glass)

In short, when you are able to reuse glass (in the home, restaurants, resorts, hotels, etc.), it is the easy choice. When you are limited in your ability to recycle or reuse glass packaging, it becomes far more of an environmental detriment than its' plastic or paper counterparts. 
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The Bubbles & Balms to Gratitude Handoff - 7 FAQs Answered

Judith and I were enthralled, excited, enamoured, exuberant, enthusiastic and eager to get started on the first step for the new BnB vision. The Harrisons focused in on Gratitude. And the four of us collaborated on developing a plan to make it all work.
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We're going to build a wall!

"Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." Winston Churchill
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