A Day at the Races: What to Wear to Century Downs

A Day at the Races: What to Wear to Century Downs

Editor's choice, Fashion, Featured, Shopping, Women's Products ūüĎ©
Century Downs Racetrack and Casino is practically in our backyard, bringing a whole new (old?) meaning to a day at the races. ¬†With exciting horse races on weekends, holidays, and Mondays, Century Downs has brought back horse racing in a big way. ¬†Standardbred Racing will continue throughout the summer, and Thoroughbred Racing comes on September 23rd. ¬†Of course, you can place a bet or two to make your stake in the race that much more exciting. ¬†Coming early or staying late? ¬†Century Downs is also a casino with slots, electronic table games, and a restaurant, so you can make a day of it! But what does one wear to a horse race, exactly? ¬†Well really anything you want, but why settle on average for such an extraordinary event? ¬†The races…
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Sit Up! Posture Shirts at Pharmasave on Centre

Sit Up! Posture Shirts at Pharmasave on Centre

Editor's choice, Featured, Health & Fitness ūüí™
It is believed that about 85% of people will experience back or neck pain in their lives, and 26% will suffer from chronic back pain. ¬†It is also thought that 95% of those sufferers can attribute at least some of their pain to poor posture. ¬†Wow! ¬†It's no wonder there's such a focus on correcting poor posture. ¬†And with most of us doing daily tasks that, by their nature, worsen our posture (typing at a computing, reading a book, using your phone, staring at a screen), we really do need some help. At Pharmasave on Centre, we've got a unique and effective solution to all your posture woes‚ÄĒAdrenalease Posture Performance Apparel. ¬†These innovative shirts were designed by a University of Toronto Kinesiology graduate, so you know they're a product based…
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Just Keep Swimming (in a Swimsuit from The Store Upstairs)

Just Keep Swimming (in a Swimsuit from The Store Upstairs)

Editor's choice, Fashion, Featured, Men's Products ūüĎĪ, Shopping, Women's Products ūüĎ©
We're smack dab in the middle of beach, pool, and splash park season, and you may have noticed your trusty swimsuit is not quite holding up anymore. ¬†Do you run to the mall to face the crowds and end up with a cheap suit that won't last the season? ¬†Do you fight Calgary traffic to get to one of those specialty swim stores? ¬†Of course not! ¬†The Store Upstairs has a fabulous selection of kid and adult swimsuits in all sorts of styles! ¬†Board shorts, bikinis, or one piece suits are all in stock and just waiting for their new home. ¬†And with sizes from extra small to plus size, we cater to every audience. ¬†Check out some examples below.   Board Shorts ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Flowers, plaid, or plain, we've got…
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Safer Sunscreens for Safer Sun

Safer Sunscreens for Safer Sun

Editor's choice, Featured, Health & Fitness ūüí™, Shopping, Uncategorized
Sunscreen has been getting a bit of bad press lately. ¬†And it's well-deserved press, considering some brands were causing painful blisters on skin‚ÄĒouch! ¬†You know that too much sun is not a good thing, and now conventional sunscreens may not be, either? ¬†What's a person to do? As usual, Pharmasave on Centre has got you covered (pun intended). ¬†We do carry all the big-name brands you're used to seeing, but we also have a healthy selection of natural and mineral-based sunscreens. ¬†Totally effective with way fewer synthetic chemicals, natural sunscreen is often viewed as the better choice. ¬†Check out some of what we carry below!   Badger ¬† ¬† ¬† Using zinc oxide instead of synthetic sunscreening agents, Badger sunscreens are water resistant for at least 40 minutes and have…
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Get Stampede Ready at The Store Upstairs

Get Stampede Ready at The Store Upstairs

Editor's choice, Fashion, Shopping, Street Style
Yahoo! The Airdrie Rodeo has wrapped up and the Calgary Stampede is just gettin' started. ¬†And with ten whole days of rootin' tootin' good times, you'll want to make sure you look the part. So come to The Store Upstairs before you head down for some Unicorn White Hot Chocolate or Cereal Monster Sandwiches. ¬†We've got quality clothes without the big city crowds!   Fringe Turn any outfit country with a bit of fringe! ¬†This pairing is perfect for a hot day and oh-so-adorable.   Cut-Off Shorts Cut-off shorts are another staple item of the Stampede. ¬†Pair them with a plaid shirt and a cute shoe with a low heel (you'll be doing lots of walking) and you've got a killer outfit for the midway.   The Classics When in…
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Practical Tips for Surviving a Heat Wave

Practical Tips for Surviving a Heat Wave

Featured, Health & Fitness ūüí™
It's going to be hot hot hot this week which, given how short our summers are, has many people excited and planning their outdoor adventures. ¬†The Store Upstairs has tons of outdoor games and water toys for you to pick from to make the most of this fabulous weather, as well! ¬†But, heat waves are, well‚ÄĒHOT‚ÄĒand that can come with some risks. ¬†So we've come up with some practical tips on getting through a heat wave unscathed. Water, water, water. Your body needs to be kept hydrated always, but especially in the heat. ¬†And the best sugar-free, cost-free, drama-free substance out there to get the job done is good 'ole H20. ¬†Bring a full, reusable¬†water bottle with you on any outings, and make sure to refill often! Water is also…
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EpiPens Expire.  Have You Replaced Yours?

EpiPens Expire. Have You Replaced Yours?

Editor's choice, Featured, Health & Fitness ūüí™
Although there are a few different brands of epinephrine autoinjectors, the EpiPen is by far the most well known. ¬†Intended for people with serious allergies who are at risk of an anaphylactic reaction, epinephrine autoinjectors inject you with a single dose of epinephrine‚ÄĒa hormone that works to counteract the allergic reaction. ¬†All Pharmasave On Centre pharmacists are knowledgeable on these products and happy to help answer any questions you have. ¬†For those of us that need an EpiPen, it's important that we have them with us at all times, know how to use them, and know that the medicine isn't yet expired. Wait‚ÄĒthose things expire?   Expiration The thing that slips past many an EpiPen carrier is that those autoinjectors come with an expiry date, and if you use them…
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