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Pet Adoption Birthday Party!

February 6, 2017 // Apartment Living, Parenting // One Comment

This year Josie decided she wanted to do a pet adoption theme for her birthday party. We had already decided to do a small at home party and this theme sounded like something I could manage! The idea was to […]

Five Reasons To Host A Five Dollar Birthday Party!

February 4, 2017 // Apartment Living, Parenting // 3 Comments

The other day my sweet spunky Josie turned five years old. She was so excited for this day and we had plans to host a small at home birthday party in our apartment. A couple of friends and our little […]

The Anthropology Of Family

January 16, 2017 // Parenting, Uncategorized // One Comment

Recently we had a family celebration in our home and there was some serious memory making happening. Over the years we’ve had a lot of celebrations and I’ve come to realize that so much of what we do fulfills two […]

Throwing A Birthday Party For Your Big Kid

September 19, 2016 // Parenting // 3 Comments

When someone posts a photo bursting blog post about their kid’s birthday I am usually all over it. I love seeing all the details and looking at the Pinterest worthy photos. In fact, I’ve even thrown some of my own […]

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 […]

Somebunny is ONE!

I actually kind of surprised myself and haven’t felt overly emotional about the baby turning one. Since I’ve decided she will always be ‘the baby’ I don’t need to do the whole, ‘my baby is getting so old’. Sorry Elisabeth, […]

My Short Term Bucket List

April 2, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama // 2 Comments

I’m the kind of person that likes to make lists and get organized but I don’t always follow my list.¬†Somehow just putting it together helps to mentally calm me and also lights up any big priorities that I need to […]

Throwing A Rainbow Unicorn Themed Birthday Party

January 24, 2016 // Parenting // 5 Comments

I love planning birthday parties for my kids but I also love them to be simple without a lot of stress or fuss. After all, I don’t want to spend time being stressed out over party details when kids aren’t […]

Apartment Baby Turns 7!

September 19, 2015 // Parenting // One Comment

The other week the original Apartment Baby, the whole inspiration behind the start to this blog, turned 7. Not only did he have a birthday but he also went back to school the very same day and for him that […]

The Thankful Birthday

January 21, 2015 // Parenting // 2 Comments

Last week Josie and I lay on the bed and picked out a birthday cake on the computer from our local Cupcakes shop. We went with a blue and purple colour theme to go with her chosen Frozen themed party. […]