ByMaddie Rodriguez

Maddie Rodriguez is an Ottawa-based freelance writer and a provider of decadent lifestyles for shameless felines. Follow her @maddiemuses.

  1. Like most members of the human race, I love being told what to buy. I am also, in my heart of hearts, a snoop, so I like to know what random Internet strangers find valuable. I rarely purchase any of these recommended items, as Canadian duties and shipping costs on these largely American-crafted lists are often prohibitively expensive, but one Friday in the late fall of 2012, an item on a Jane Marie Bargain Bin…