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About Last Night: The Sisterhood Of Vancouver’s Top Mom Bloggers

Way back in 2010 I was a solid year into crafting this blog and I was nominated as one of Vancouver’s Top 30 Mom bloggers. Since then Vancouver Mom has hosted this annual event to celebrate the new crop of […]

Theatre Review Of Charlotte’s Web: Expressions Theatre Festival

I love supporting local theatre, especially when it is the the young actors of Vancouver’s Arts Umbrella. We went to see the classic Charlotte’s Web which was put on as part of the Expressions Theatre Festival over on Granville Island. I […]

Am I A Naturally Talented Artist?

May 24, 2017 // Pure Mama, Vancouver // One Comment

I’ve always wanted to be an artsy person that had creativity visibly flowing from my fingertips. I wish I could create pieces of art and people would actually know what it was suppose to be without having to add a […]

City Kids and The Best Croissants

May 1, 2017 // Parenting, Vancouver // One Comment

Sometimes I wonder what kind of memories my kids will have around growing up here in the city. After all, they are literally growing up right downtown and our days are filled with sidewalks, concrete and lots of walking. My kids walk […]

Maplewood Farm Birthday Party

April 28, 2017 // Parenting, Vancouver // 3 Comments

It was probably sometime after Christmas when our littlest girl started to fall in love with anything and everything to do with the farm. She talked about riding horses, petting goats and feeding chickens and we all thought it was […]

Birthday Party Fun At Rocky Mountain Flatbread: Party Giveaway!

Vancouver parents, I’ve got a very fun insider scoop for you! If you are a local Vancouver family I’m sure that you already know all about Rocky Mountain Flatbread. Everyone knows this is the place to go as a family if […]

A Birthday Bike For Lizzy

April 11, 2017 // Parenting, Vancouver // No Comments

We had a special birthday in our family today! The ‘baby’ turned two years old and she was celebrated all day long. First while I was out working and she was with our babysitter and big sister at the park. There […]

The Trouble With Raising A Family In Downtown Vancouver

April 6, 2017 // Vancouver // 4 Comments

Downtown living can be absolutely fabulous until it’s time to register your child for kindergarten at the local public school. It turns out that each year more and more people choose to stay and raise their family downtown. However, the Vancouver public school […]

Five Reasons I’m Excited To Go To The Healthy Family Expo

I’m really excited to be part of this year’s 4th annual Healthy Family Expo as a blogger ambassador. I only collaborate with events that I actually would attend and this one is up there at the top of my ‘Go To’ list […]

Should You Take Your Kids To Kidtropolis?

Finding an activity that is engaging and fun to do with all three of my kids can be a bit of a challenge. It has to be interesting enough for an 8 and 5 year old and safe enough for our not yet […]