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Apr 21st 2012, 10:45 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,972
Posted By minimeeze

Re: Lamb Shanks

Here in BC they are available at Pricesmart / Save on - in the freezer dept.
Forum: Canada
Mar 23rd 2012, 6:40 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,813
Posted By minimeeze

Re: Expense of Move to Canada (as new PR) - Tax Deductible?

Not sure if I slipped through the net then, but my expenses were tax deductible (or should I say my accountant claimed them and no-one questioned it!)
Forum: Canada
Mar 22nd 2012, 2:47 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,867
Posted By minimeeze

Re: How important are landing papers once landed?

I have a weekend trip to Seattle arranged on the 31st March. As I don't have my PR card or any of my original immigration papers it isn't looking good :frown: I called the CBSA today and was told...
Forum: Canada
Mar 20th 2012, 4:37 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,867
Posted By minimeeze

Re: How important are landing papers once landed?

Thanks so much for this invaluable piece of information - you have just saved me a wasted journey!
Forum: Canada
Mar 20th 2012, 3:41 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,867
Posted By minimeeze

How important are landing papers once landed?

As per title.....mine, erm, got accidentally shredded :o

The problem I'm facing is that back in November, my purse got stolen from the clinic I work in. In it was my Canadian driver's license, PR...
Forum: Canada
Feb 14th 2012, 4:53 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,704
Posted By minimeeze

Re: The importance of a PR Card

It takes forever! My PR card was stolen (along with my purse and the rest of my ID) in November. It took 4 weeks for them to send me the relevant paperwork that they have to mail to you. I applied...
Forum: Canada
Jan 28th 2012, 6:15 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,163
Posted By minimeeze

Re: Family gift (cash) - tax implications

We had a similar thing last year when OH's mum sent us money to help with our house purchase. No tax paid (and we did discuss it with our accountant beforehand).
Jan 28th 2012, 2:07 am
Replies: 52
Views: 3,530
Posted By minimeeze

Re: Washing detergent.

Another vote for ECOS here! It's about $15 for a huge container of the stuff and smells lovely. The great thing for me (and my stupid over sensitive skin) is that I don't find it causes me any...
Jan 28th 2012, 2:04 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,321
Posted By minimeeze

Re: Post Christmas e-book/Kindle question

I LOVE my Kindle :wub: I have the 'mini' one too. I've read a few of the free books that I could find (that weren't porn or religion). My mum sent me over a CD of about 1500 titles from the UK...
Jan 25th 2012, 8:35 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,089
Posted By minimeeze

Re: Call The Midwife

Not seen it but I'm sure I have read a very similar sounding book!
Jan 15th 2012, 3:30 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,830
Posted By minimeeze

Re: Mail in rebate rant

Have never had a problem with any mail in rebates, and always got the cheque from the companies. Have had a Kitchenaid one, four Samsung ones and am currently waiting for a Roger's one.
Forum: Canada
Jan 10th 2012, 1:40 am
Replies: 71
Views: 8,442
Posted By minimeeze

Re: Has anyone moved to Canada without ever visiting before?

We came here 3 years ago, having never visited before (unless you count my time I spent here sitting an exam part way through the immigration process). There are just the two of us (no kids involved)...
Dec 24th 2011, 4:58 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,500
Posted By minimeeze

Re: Who is working today - or over the Christmas weekend?

Well, I'm working the whole of the christmas period - my next day off is Jan 1st. I guess babies won't wait - inconsiderate little buggers :rofl::rofl::rofl:
Dec 16th 2011, 1:02 am
Replies: 41
Views: 8,265
Posted By minimeeze

Re: Anyone in Chilliwack?

I was told that Chilliwack is the first main transit stop for people travelling in from the Kamloops / Kelowna areas, and that many people will catch the bus into Chilliwack for the sole reason of...
Dec 15th 2011, 2:20 am
Replies: 41
Views: 8,265
Posted By minimeeze

Re: Anyone in Chilliwack?

The attraction of the mountain for us was definitely the view. Plus the fact is it so quiet up here.
The main heating fuel is generally a gas powered furnace or gas fire.
There are a few little...
Dec 14th 2011, 5:58 am
Replies: 41
Views: 8,265
Posted By minimeeze

Re: Anyone in Chilliwack?

Welcome to the forum :) I guess it depends what type of home you are looking for, whether you want to build yourself, or want an existing home with land etc. Chilliwack Mountain is worth a look -...
Dec 14th 2011, 5:50 am
Replies: 68
Views: 3,258
Posted By minimeeze

Re: 49 year old and madly into heavy metal, thrash and classic rock

Nothing wrong with liking heavy metal - even if it's something that others would consider unusual. Most of my professional colleagues listen to country or plinky plonky stuff - I have Pantera &...
Dec 9th 2011, 4:09 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,351
Posted By minimeeze

Re: What smelly tree is in your car .........

I have the Cherry one, although I have to hide it everytime my friend is in the car as she can't stand the smell. In the UK I used to like the green ones, but the green ones here don't smell the same...
Forum: Canada
Dec 9th 2011, 2:47 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,961
Posted By minimeeze

Re: READ THIS RIGHT NOW

I would love to be able to donate to every charity that asked me for money, but it's just not feasible. I am sponsoring a family (as I do every year) through the local food bank over the Christmas...
Forum: Canada
Nov 19th 2011, 7:58 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 5,785
Posted By minimeeze

Re: SNOWING in Abbotsford!!!

:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: Canada
Nov 19th 2011, 2:53 am
Replies: 43
Views: 5,024
Posted By minimeeze

Re: If You Like UK Cadbury Chocolate

Helcat, there is a garage (or gas station if you prefer :) ) in Abbotsford that sells absolutely LOADS of English stuff. They certainly know how to charge for it though! Not sure if they sell Galaxy,...
Forum: Canada
Nov 18th 2011, 6:23 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 5,785
Posted By minimeeze

Re: SNOWING in Abbotsford!!!

I am NOT excited to see the snow. I'm on call 24/7 and live up a mountain.....



always reminds me of the snow shoveller story:

Diary of a snow shoveler, probable location - North East
...
Nov 10th 2011, 3:03 am
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By minimeeze

Re: BCPNP APPROVAL

Congratulations!
Nov 8th 2011, 3:53 am
Replies: 55
Views: 4,464
Posted By minimeeze

Re: Deodorant

I always used spray stuff back in the UK, but as you can't get here it here, I switched to roll on. I tried the speed sticks and they just gave me a horrible rash. I get Soft & Gentle roll on...
Nov 4th 2011, 2:09 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By minimeeze

Re: Going to the UK, what would you bring back???

Congratulations on the arrival of Rosie :thumbsup:
I've just been back and in my suitcase on my return trip was:
LOTS of nice lingerie
LOTS of stuff from Debenhams
Thorntons chocolates
Branston...
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