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Christmas Eve Plans

December 24, 2016 // Holiday Talk // One Comment

It’s here!! Christmas is here!! Despite not doing everything I had hoped to do with the kids this Christmas, I refuse to let myself feel disappointed. I always have a holiday case of FOMO and want to see everything and […]

What’s In Baby’s Stocking?

December 21, 2016 // Holiday Talk, Parenting // 2 Comments

A friend once gave me the inside scoop about Christmas presents and babies. She told me to save my money, limit my stress and not buy presents for baby’s first few Christmases. I was given the advice back with the first […]

Cookie Crumbs And Ending Traditions

I love traditions and I especially love seasonal traditions that bring people together. For the last seven years I’ve participated in a cookie exchange with work friends and it has always been fun. The whole process of finding the perfect […]

Do You Send Out Christmas Cards?

November 29, 2016 // Holiday Talk, Parenting, Pure Mama // 2 Comments

I love receiving mail and I don’t mean the electronic kind. It’s the enveloped, stamped, addressed and posted type of mail that makes me happy. Nothing makes my heart soar as much as opening our community mailbox in the condo […]

What Christmas Movie Should I Watch?

December 21, 2015 // Holiday Talk, Pure Mama // No Comments

A few years back when I was super pregnant with Josie all I wanted to do was lay flat by the evening. It was Christmastime and my husband and I got into the groove of  binge watching Christmas flicks. This wasn’t an […]

Little Red Cowgirl Boots

November 25, 2015 // Holiday Talk, Pure Mama // No Comments

Tomorrow we hop a plane to go and celebrate American Thanksgiving with my husband’s family. The best part, I am not even stressing about traveling with the kids. It’s a short enough flight, 3 hours, and we’ve traveled as a […]

Feeling The Season

November 12, 2015 // Holiday Talk // One Comment

I always feel a sense of freshness right at the cusp of the start to a new season and the upcoming Christmas season is kind of a big one in our home. This year I’m feeling even more rejuvenated and […]

Circle Craft Christmas Market: Giveaway

It has become somewhat of a tradition for me to attend Vancouver’s Circle Craft Christmas Market. It’s located right downtown at our Convention Centre and is a seriously great way to gently kick start the Christmas season. I always go with […]

What To Do In Vancouver: The Christmas Edition!

November 26, 2012 // Holiday Talk, Vancouver // 3 Comments

One part of the world of Vancouver blogging that I enjoy is all of the invitations that come my way for fun local family events in my city. Christmastime comes with lots of attractions popping up throughout the city and […]

Circle Craft Christmas Market Ticket Giveaway!

November 2, 2011 // Holiday Talk // 6 Comments

Update*** Contest is now closed and the winner via is Teya! Congratulations and I hope you enjoy the Christmas Market this year :)*** Over the years I’ve had a tradition with one of my longtime girlfriends of attending the […]