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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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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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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Win a pair of tickets to the first annual Sparkle Fundraiser

The Sparkle Project is a movement that seeks to inspire and equip young girls aged 8-17 to lead healthy, self-confident, and successful lives, so they can explore their passions and share their sparkle. In Canada, over 50% of girls say they wish they were someone else (Source: Canadian Women’s Foundation). But research has shown that […]

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That Mom Hustle

  A mom who hustles is someone who fearlessly, and relentlessly goes after the life she wants. She has faith, determination, courage, grit, and knows that opportunities are something she has to create with help. That’s right. It’s impossible to do this motherhood thing alone.  Hustling isn’t easy. In fact, I’m not a huge fan of […]

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An accountability tribe can help you stay sane

At the beginning of the year, I met up with my friends, and fellow mompreneurs, Taslim, Founder of Let Me Out Creative and Salma Founder of The Write Balance at the local library to set some goals/intentions for 2016. Each of us left feeling motivated, refreshed and inspired to crush our goals while holding one […]

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The Soup Solution delivers wholesome, healthy meals right to your door!

Confession: I have a love/hate relationship with cooking. If I make lists and plan what I’m going to feed my family for the week, I end up feeling prepared and I don’t mind cooking. If however, I forget or I’m too busy to prepare and make lists, this results in me wondering what the hell […]

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Sweat and tears at Oxygen Yoga and Fitness

The first day I stepped foot in the studio doors at Oxygen Yoga and Fitness Port Moody, I had no idea what to expect. In the past, I tried some Bikram yoga. I remember the heat feeling pretty much unbearable, and being afraid to leave the room because I ‘heard’ the instructors didn’t like interruptions […]

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Fuel Happiness with Gabrielle Bernstein

On December 5, 2015, my friend, Kate Muker founder of Conscious Divas is hosting an event with Lululemon called Fuel Happiness with New York Times best­-selling author, Gabrielle Bernstein. When I was asked to become a blog ambassador for this event, I immediately jumped on the opportunity. I remember watching an episode of Super Soul […]

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WNORTH Connect Dinner series

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the first of a series of connect dinners held by  WNORTH -a global gathering of women on the rise.  The WNORTH conference is back this April in Whistler and the connect dinner serious was the perfect lead -up to the event. It was a gathering of business leaders […]

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Modern Fort & Ruben’s Shoes creating awareness through local education

I’m always looking for ways I can educate my children on local and global issues surrounding poverty, lack of education, and homelessness. I want to get them involved in community causes because I truly believe this teaches them social responsibility and most importantly it broadens their knowledge and overall awareness. This knowledge, in turn, increases […]

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