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Birthday Party Idea For Vancouver Kids

January 16, 2018 // Apartment Living, Vancouver // 4 Comments

Last weekend our middle girl celebrated turning six and together we planned a fun active birthday party. Living in a condo in Vancouver limits how many friends we can have over to celebrate with. In the past, we’ve made at […]

Mom Hack: Dining Out With Kids

January 8, 2018 // Parenting // 4 Comments

Three kids and city living means that we do our share of supporting the restaurant industry and I’ve got zero mom guilt over that one! It’s just so simple for us to head out the door, walk a few blocks […]

Merry Christmas From Vancouver!

December 23, 2017 // Holiday Talk, Vancouver // 2 Comments

Later this afternoon my youngest sister and her family are coming over for a little festive fun at our condo. We’re going to enjoy appetizers and adult beverages while the cousins do a present exchange. I’ve already made the spread […]

The Best Christmas Cookie

December 13, 2017 // Holiday Talk, Uncategorized // 4 Comments

The weeks leading up to Christmas I find myself reflecting back on memories from my own childhood and remembering the things that were special to me as a girl. This reflection always gets me thinking about Christmas baking, specifically the […]

The Beauty Of Building Family Memories

October 5, 2017 // Parenting // One Comment

The other day we loaded up the car, headed out of the city and drove all the way out to theF farmland in the Fraser Valley. When we got to our destination, my city kids looked around the countryside and […]

Birthday Parties For Big Kids

September 27, 2017 // Parenting // 2 Comments

There is no denying it, I love planning birthday parties! I enjoy the whole process starting from picking out the theme, to working out all the details to make it come together. It doesn’t even need to be an elaborate […]