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CONTEST: What do you love about the Grey Cup?

It’s that time of the year – GREY CUP TIME!!! The BC Lions are taking on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in Vancouver’s newly redone BC Place., and it should be a great game! There are definitely a few great reasons to love the Grey Cup: the sport the players delicious snack food Let us know who you think will win and what you love about the Grey Cup and you can **win a $25 Superstore gift card **- just in time to stock up on snacks for the game! ————————– TO ENTER: Leave a comment below telling us who you think will win and what you love about the Grey Cup. (1 entry) Post the following on Twitter (1 entry): RT to enter to win a $25 Superstore gift card from @mogomoney – ————————– **UPDATE: **Our contest winner is Jenny (@depotato)! Thanks to everyone for playing. Image by ElvertBarnes

Watching Sports & Saving Money: Easy

It’s Sunday, the NFL schedule is packed, MLB is getting close to the playoffs and the NHL and NBA seasons are just around the corner. As a sports fan, this is one of my favorite times of the year. There are numerous excuses to sit down and take in multiple games each week – just ask my fiancé. But just because there are reasons to watch games, doesn’t mean there are reasons to blow your paycheque. Catching games is one of the cheapest ways I can get together with a lot of friends at a set time. Check out these tips for fun & cheap game days: Homefield Advantage Teams usually perform better at home, and so will you. Instead of spending an evening out at a sports bar, why not host the action at your place? You don’t even need to drag your butt off the couch and you’ll save on costs. Picking up a few beers, snacks and soft drinks always costs me less than dinner and drinks while watching the Canucks play. The Stats that line up: Sports Bar: ****Meal: $12 3 Pints: $12-$18 Transit: $5 Home: Meal: Whatever you want it to