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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 […]

Collecting Memories

December 30, 2016 // Pure Mama, Vancouver // 3 Comments

I’m totally that person who does the, ‘One year ago today this happened’ or ‘Last year at this time we were…’. It drives my husband kind of nuts but I can’t help being reflective. I feel all the feels and […]

Snow Day in the City

December 5, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama, Vancouver // One Comment

Today we waved goodbye to my husband, who headed up to Whistler mountain for a week long work retreat, and said a big HELLO to some big fluffy white flakes. Today also happened to be a scheduled day off from […]

Winter Warm Up With Wheat Clothing

When I find something that I really love I have no problem wanting to tell the world about it! Which is why I’m excited to once again collaborate with Wheat Kid Clothing and their Danish designed clothing for children. The […]

Circle Craft Christmas Market Is Coming!!

October 28, 2016 // A Gift for you, Vancouver // 16 Comments

The other night I was sitting on my bed getting the kids ready for bed and I caught myself humming a Christmas song. I know. It’s not even Halloween and here I am thinking ahead to the holidays. I’ve even bought […]

Breaking Into Fall

September 1, 2016 // Apartment Living, Parenting, Vancouver // 3 Comments

The other evening I was getting a ride home from work and as we walked to her car I could just feel the change in the air. Driving towards the beach I couldn’t help but notice that the sky was […]

Impromptu Afternoon At The Beach

August 23, 2016 // Pure Mama, Vancouver // One Comment

Sometimes I wonder, how did I get here? Not here in Vancouver at 4 PM on a Tuesday, but here as in this part of my life. As a mum to three kids who I’m responsible for shaping their childhood […]

Birthday Love At The Willow Stream Spa

August 10, 2016 // Pure Mama, Vancouver // One Comment

Back in April when I hosted the last kids birthday a good friend said to me, ‘Andrea, you put so much effort into other people’s birthdays! You need a good one for yourself!‘. So, as my birthday started lurking on […]

A Serious Case Of FOMO

July 15, 2016 // Parenting, Vancouver // No Comments

We’ve spent the last few weeks moving through a constant hustle and bustle with a side of summertime relaxation and a generous side of strawberry infused gin and tonic. Last week I got off from a night shift Monday morning […]