Clean out your closet for a cause and help single mother-led families

September always feels like the new year for me. I think it`s a mom/back to school thing. I always feel the urge to purge and getting our family organized after our unstructured summer vacations is something I feel needs to be done.  I`m also one of those people who loves to purge regularly. It just makes […]

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I’m taking part in the BC Home and Garden Show upcycle charity challenge {& giveaway}

I’m obsessed with styling the inside of my home. I’m constantly moving my furniture around, decluttering, organizing and doing my best to create a space that makes me feel good to live there. My next home improvement project is turning my dining room (it’s never used as a dining room) into a beautiful, functional workspace/library […]

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Give a girl a positive mentor this Giving Tuesday!

The spirit of giving, that’s what the holiday season is all about. This Giving Tuesday, why not give a girl a positive Big Sister mentor? It’s proven. The impacts of mentoring last a lifetime. From improvements in school performance and higher career achievements to stronger relationships and increased self-esteem, mentoring changes lives. Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland is committed to […]

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Support the Children’s Wish Foundation at The Ugly Christmas Sweater Dash

Last year, our family hit up our local thrift shop to buy  knitwear so we could make ugly Christmas sweaters. When we got home, we decorated the sweaters as ugly and tacky  as we possibly could for the Ugly Christmas Sweater Dash . We used a glue gun, tinsel, bows, red and green pom poms and […]

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Make a date to make a difference with One Girl Can

  Education. It’s something I took for granted for a large part of my adolescence. Skipping class, and receiving low grades was something I felt proud of. The more classes I missed, the cooler I felt. Being a “cool kid” in my insecure, ignorant perspective, meant proving to the rest that being educated wasn’t important. […]

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Flowmotion Entertainment partners up with Backpack Buddies to help feed hungry children all year-long.

Ryan Yada and Dario Pavan, Co-pilots of Flowmotion Entertainment make super fun mobile games that help feed hungry children. The company started 2 years ago here in Vancouver B.C . Since its conception they have produced over 500 games, and attracted over 5 million downloads on the Apple App store and Google Play store. Currently their top […]

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Ugly Christmas Sweater 5km Dash supporting The Children’s Wish Foundation

Ugly Christmas sweaters have become more popular over the years to wear at Christmas parties, and festive occasions. I’ve been to a few of these parties and it’s always so funny to see how creative people get with their tacky  sweaters. In fact, last year I attended a party, and someone had tinsel and Christmas […]

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A Wish to Wed Fab 50’s Fundraiser

The day I married my husband was one of the most memorable days of my life. I recall so vividly everything about our special day, from the moment I woke up, to the end of the night. The laughter, happy tears, and joy that surrounded our special day was palpable. I still get goosebumps, and […]

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