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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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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Give the gift of nutrition with local online company Naked Snacks

A few posts back I wrote about living with hypothyroidism. In this post I describe some of the symptoms associated  with this disease.  One of the biggest solutions I  find works best with keeping my thyroid levels balanced is eating nutritious foods. Most days are busy, and I don’t always have food prepared or healthy snacks […]

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The Harvest Festival at the Coquitlam Farmers Market

On Sunday my husband and two of our daughters attended the Harvest Festival at the Coquitlam Farmers Market. When we arrived my youngest daughter was in one of her moods and said she wanted to stay in the car. My husband said he would sit with her ( he knows walking around with a grumpy […]

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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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Guest Blog: How To Not Lose Your Style In Motherhood

A few weeks ago, I was involved in a fun styled Fall fashion photo shoot with a few mom & entrepreneur friends and our kiddos.  This mom/child photo shoot inspired my friend Jessica, founder of Emerson Apparel to write a guest post on her personal style and motherhood. I love Jessica’s style. She wears everything […]

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Glitter & Spice

  My generous and hard-working mompreneur pal  Lorene founder and maker of  Glitter and Spice  teething jewelry sent  some stylish, teething necklaces my way.  Lorene is super generous, talented and probably one of the most supportive mompreneurs I’ve met. She custom-made my youngest daughter a necklace after  seeing my daughters bedroom in a photo,  she thought […]

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Charley turns 4 with a little decor

A couple of weeks ago, we celebrated my daughter Charley’s  4th birthday. It’s crazy how fast time flies. I can’t believe my last little girl  is already 4! To celebrate her birthday, we invited a lot of kids.  For this reason, we held her party at a play place. There was no way, I was going […]

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Just Between Friends Spring/ Summer sale April 24th-26th

Local Moms Help Vancouver Stay Green and Wallets Lean Just Between Friends celebrates the environmentally and budget conscious mom with spring sale. Spring is well underway which means the Just Between Friends spring/summer sale is quickly approaching.  I love a good sale, especially when it comes to children’s items. Kids grow like weeds, and buying […]

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Sunday Funday at the Port Moody Farmers Market

Do you like to support local businesses, farmers and vendors? Shop for organic, local produce, and reduce carbon footprint? Well, I do. Which is why, on Sunday, our family and my friend’s son,  paid a visit to the Port Moody Farmers Market! It was a partly cloudy day, and we made it just before the […]

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