When your fashion inspiration runs dry, here’s where you can turn

*This is a guest post written by Jessica Harvey  Trying to always come up with a new outfit to wear every day can be very tricky indeed. And there might even be times when you are out shopping and none of the garments on the shelves seem to jump out and catch your attention. This, […]

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When function meets fashion: Dressing my energetic child

My youngest daughter is always…MOVING! When she was in the womb she was a kicker. I could feel her doing somersaults in the middle of the night and as soon as she came out of the womb she was a fussy, loud, demanding newborn. We had to pretty much wrap her like a burrito in a […]

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OMD fleece pullovers support moms in the community battling Cancer

A few weeks ago I was asked to take part in a community photo shoot with Modern Fort to help bring awareness to a campaign that’s very close to my heart. The OMD campaign in the third year is giving back directly to those battling cancer (who are nominated by the community) with random acts of kindness, experiences, […]

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Last-minute gift guide from Styling The Inside

Ok folks, the countdown is officially on. We are less than two weeks away from Christmas!! EEK! For those of you who are last-minute people (like me), I’ve created a last-minute gift guide to help take some stress and anxiety off your shoulders during the anxiety-inducing countdown to Christmas. I know first-hand it feels extremely relieving […]

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Ease your shopping stress this holiday season with the gift of gift cards!

Tis the season of giving! The malls are packed with shoppers. The parking lots are full. And people are scurrying around trying to find gifts for their family and friends. The hustle and bustle can make shopping during the holiday season very stressful. However, are we putting this stress on ourselves? Did you know that during […]

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DIY, preloved and new Halloween costumes from 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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The things I learned from a night of sewing at The Cutting Room in Vancouver

 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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Peekaboo Beans-The comfiest clothing for play!

  Play; the most important work our children will ever do. And the best way to do it? In comfy, Peekaboo Beans cozy playwear with no fussy buttons, custom quality fabrics, removable labels, easy to use zippers, and tangle free (no loose ends to prevent accidents while your child plays) of course! You can read […]

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Keeping your space calm and cozy-my guest blog for La-z-Boy Vancouver

When you come home from a busy day at work, does your space evoke serene, and calm feelings or does it evoke feelings of tension and anxiousness? If your home is provoking negative feelings, this is a sign that you aren’t feeling connected to your living space. When we feel connected to the space we live […]

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Nettle`s Tale Swimwear is thoughtfully designed and celebrates you!

I’ve gained weight. I’ve lost weight. I’ve gained weight again. I’ve lost it.  What seems like the most freeing feeling in the world however, is the feeling of  finally coming to terms with the fact that I’m not my weight! Yes, I’m larger than I was when I was younger, but, oh my goodness, I […]

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Meet Traci Costa: Founder of Peekaboo Beans

Women in business inspire me, and moms who run businesses inspire me that much more! For this reason, I was extremely  excited to have a phone chat with Traci Costa- mom of two and founder of local children’s fashion brand, Peekaboo Beans. Our conversation began with “nice to finally chat after following one another online” […]

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