DIY and new Halloween costumes for my daughters from our local Value Village!


This week my daughters and I made our way to our local Value Village to hunt for Halloween costumes.  Value Village is always our top choice when searching for costumes because they have hundreds, if not thousands of costumes, and accessories this time of year. Plus, it’s right down the street, so heading there on […]

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First world problems: I let my teenage daughter dye her hair


  My first love is in grade 8 this year.  It seems like it was just yesterday my husband and I were driving her home from the hospital in silence scared shitless about taking care of our newborn baby girl. I remember that drive home from the hospital  in silence so vividly. My husband and […]

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Street Smarts 101-with Kathleen Baty at the West Coast Women’s Show


  On Sunday, October 23rd, I’m heading out for a mother/daughter date to The West Coast Women’s show at The Tradex  in Abbotsford. Last year my middle daughter and I attended the show. We left with bags full of items from the variety of vendors, full tummies from tasting so much delicious food, and saw […]

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Germ lurking test to prevent colds and flu this season with Dial Soap


It’s that time of year again. The dreadful cold and flu season is upon us. Luckily, my children haven’t caught anything yet and I’m hoping they don’t. Last year my entire household caught the flu bug and it was not fun! I feel so bad for the kids when they’re weak, helpless and sick. There […]

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Stanley Park Ghost Train Day Of The Dead DIY craft and giveaway


Are you looking for  a fun, family-friendly, not-so-spooky Halloween event to attend with your family? The Stanley Park Ghost Train just may be the place you’re looking for. We had the pleasure of attending the other night with my husband, two daughters, and one of my daughter’s friends. We hopped in line at the train first […]

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Coquitlam Centre hosted #BeYouGirl private event for 100 girls between the ages of 9-16


Coquitlam Centre and Big Brothers Big sisters Canada celebrated the uniqueness of every girl across Canada with free, interactive  events on Saturdays  this past September. The activities all aimed at empowering young women who are coming of age to help them increase their self-esteem, and overall confidence.  “Coquitlam Centre strives to play an integral role […]

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Gabby Bernstein is back in Vancouver for #TheUniverseHasYourBack book tour


Doesn’t it feel like sometimes you’re just chasing life instead of actually living it? Like your fears are blocking you from what you long for most? It’s something all of us are familiar with and it doesn’t have to be that way. In Gabby’s new book, The Universe Has Your Back, she guides readers through […]

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What I learned from a night of sewing at The Cutting Room in Vancouver + a $30 off code towards fashion design, sewing classes and more!


 What we make matters enormously, and it doesn’t matter at all.  Art is a crushing chore and a wonderful privilege. The work wants to be made, and it wants to be made through you. -Elizabeth Gilbert   Last night I attended a media event at The Cutting Room, in Vancouver hosted by my authentic and creative […]

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Immerse yourself in inspirational talks at Leading Moms


  Moms, get ready to immerse yourself in inspirational talks from some of Vancouver’s most influential moms. On Friday Sept. 23rd 2016 Crisp Media is hosting its fifth annual Leading Moms event at the Vancity Theatre. This years theme is childhood. The amazing line-up of speakers will share their personal stories of motherhood, and leadership […]

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Get your kids outside at Ecokeepers Discovery Day at Stanley Park


Being outside, soaking in the fresh air, and taking in the gorgeous surroundings of nature is extremely beneficial for our mental health. When I’m having a gloomy day, going for a walk outdoors always makes me feel better. In fact, when I find my kids are getting restless and bored, a good old walk in […]

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