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Touring Granville Island With Kids

May 28, 2018 // Vancouver // No Comments

Locals and tourists both love to visit Vancouver’s Granville Island. As a longtime Vancouverite it is definitely at the top of the list for activities to do with kids. While not technically an island, Granville Island has a special vibe […]

How To Host A Princess Birthday Party In Vancouver

Recently I had a third birthday party to plan and I knew exactly what kind of party to plan; a princess birthday party with a Frozen theme. Birthday party planning is kind of my jam and I love figuring out a […]

Kid Approved Vancouver Field Trips: The Bloedel Conservatory

April 12, 2018 // Parenting, Vancouver // No Comments

Sometimes visiting a city can feel really overwhelming, especially if you have kids in tow and it can be even more bonkers if they are under five. Having the inside scoop on where to go and what to see can […]

Childhood Milestones: Choosing The Birthday Cake

March 27, 2018 // Vancouver // 2 Comments

Birthday party planning gets me all kinds of excited, thank goodness I have three kids with birthdays split pretty evenly through the year to help keep me going. Over the last ten years I have felt so much joy putting […]

Vancouver’s Love Affair With Cherry Blossoms

March 20, 2018 // Vancouver // No Comments

You just might be a true Vancouverite if you know that we are imminently approaching Vancouver’s famous cherry blossom season. It’s that time of  year where the trees swell with gorgeous hues of pink buds and soon canopies of blossom […]

Apartment Vs. Townhouse Living With Kids

I grew up in a house where we all had our own bedrooms and there was a basement with a big car garage and backyard. When I was about 20 years old I moved out and into my first apartment […]