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3 weeks 1 day ago by Macs
Mother's Day Ideas

LET'S MAKE THIS THE BEST MOTHER'S DAY EVER!

Mother’s Day is just about here, and children everywhere (and the husbands who are supposed to be helping them) are in danger of waking up this Sunday morning without a clue!

Protect yourself from forgot-mothers-day-itis with these four quick and easy suggestions courtesy of Mac’s. Whether you get moving today, tomorrow or one hour before she wakes up, we’ve got your back with these last minute ideas.

 

BREAKFAST IN BED

When you think Mother’s Day you probably think breakfast in bed, but if you don’t have the time or ingredients for a fancy meal, we’ve got you covered. Grab a cup of premium coffee or Tropicana orange juice, an orange or banana, and a warm breakfast croissant (all available fresh from your local Mac’s—hint, hint)!

 

CANDY SHARE DATE

Take Mom out for a candy smorgasbord! Everyone can choose their 3 favourite goodies and share them with each other. This is also the perfect chance for the kids to treat Mom for a change!

 

LOTTERY TICKETS

Is your Mom a Lottery Mom? (If she is, you'll probably know it!) Just imagine if your Mother's Day gift made her a millionaire! Even if it doesn't, the anticipation is half the fun with lottery tickets.

 

FROSTER SWIRL ICE CREAM DATE

Walk or drive your Mom down to Mac’s for a Froster Swirl (Froster + ice cream = maybe the best thing ever) and then stroll around and enjoy the sunshine, get a mani-pedi or just catch up. Is the Froster Swirl the gift or is it the time spent with you? The answer is yes.

 

COUPONS FOR MOM!

Do your kids need a bit of help with a gift? We've made things easier for you AND them by creating these handy coupons that can be printed out and personalized! Click here to download the PDF!

15 weeks 2 days ago by Macs
Redbox Leaving Canada

Redbox has recently decided to shut down all Canadian machines. The last rental date will be Feb 13th (just in time for a Valentine's Day movie night) with returns due no later than Mar 5, 2015.

Redbox
16 weeks 2 days ago by Macs
4 Convenient Valentine's Day Ideas

It’s just about to happen again. Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and men and women, well… mostly men, everywhere, are about to leave things till the last minute!If only there were a quick and convenient way to give him or her (mostly her) a gift that she would truly enjoy (and one that can be picked up at 10:30pm on the 13th)!Poof! Wish granted! Mac’s is proud to present these 4 quick and convenient Valentine’s gifts that can be pulled off at the 11th hour with just a quick trip to your nearest Mac’s store: FROSTER CUP BOUQUETDo you have a sweetie with a sweet tooth? If so, here’s the perfect last minute gift. With a Froster cup and just a few items from your local Mac’s store you can put together a beautiful bouquet that will never wilt and absolutely hit the sweet spot! VIRTUAL SHOPPING SPREEWhether a gamer or just someone who enjoys iTunes or Visa gift cards, tell your special someone that you less than three them (<3) with a gift card from Mac’s. After all, who doesn’t like a gift that they get to choose themselves, right? DATE NIGHT AT HOMEWhether it’s a cheesy horror flick streaming on Netflix or the latest rom-com from one of our RedBox stores (check the MyMacs.ca store locator to see if your local Mac’s has Redbox), there’s no place comfier than home for watching movies.Top it off with some extra buttery microwave popcorn (or the light variety if absolutely necessary), and a homemade ice-cream float (we recommend cream soda as a different spin on an old favourite). LAZY DAY IN BEDAs February 14th lands on a Saturday this year, why not skip the whole "putting on pants thing"? Just spend the day in bed with some magazines, a couple premium Seattle’s Best Coffees and some fresh fruit (all available, and fresh, at your local Mac’s)

22 weeks 5 days ago by Macs
ugly sweater contest, mymacs

Congratulations Theresa Dufresne! She has won herself a brand new PS4!
It was a tough decision since we received so many amazing photo submissions but we think your outfits are so creative an all round awesome! Thanks to everyone for participating in the contest!

23 weeks 3 days ago by Macs
diy owl ornament, Christmas, tree decorations

We came across a lovely blog with tons of great craft ideas! This DIY Christmas owl ornament is right up our alley, he looks just like Hibou!  Thanks Clover Lane!