Mama in the City since 2008 and blogging since 2009!

Tag Archives // Summer

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 […]

Five Reasons To Visit Fort Langley

I’ve been missing writing in this space on a regular basis but it turns out that summer vacation is keeping us busy and, surprise surprise, there isn’t actually a lot of down time. Who would have thought?! Ha! July was […]

I Need A New Bathing Suit

June 29, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama, Vancouver // One Comment

Just like that another school year has come to a close. It feels like I was just fretting about sending kid #1 off to kindergarten and soon we will have a grade three boy, a preschooler and a toddler. Life […]

Tasty Frozen Treats For Summer

June 13, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama // No Comments

The other morning my husband was busy in the kitchen making the kids their breakfast when he asked the oldest if he wanted some cut up banana in a bowl. The question was met with a huge yes by him […]

Summer Loving: Vancouver Style

August 11, 2014 // Vancouver // 5 Comments

I love living in Vancouver and I especially love it during our summer months. The sweet warm summer days we get to enjoy make up for those 8 months of rain that bestow Vancouver the rest of the year. We live […]

One Month

August 4, 2014 // Pure Mama // 6 Comments

I recently went back to work at the hospital after having a full month off. On the first morning that I had to get up early and go to work, my kids were up before my alarm clock went off and […]

Giveaway Time! Circle Craft Summer Market

Next week The Craft Council of British Columbia and Circle Craft Cooperative Summer Market will be at the Jack Poole Plaza downtown Vancouver for their free summer market. This is a great event for locals and out of towners alike. […]

Acing The Summer

June 16, 2014 // Parenting, Vancouver // 6 Comments

We are doing it! We are embracing our Summertime To Do List with gusto and exuberance and we are not hesitating at checking things off. Instead of waiting for the official due date of summer, which is June 21, we […]

Delicious and Refreshing

This past weekend the Vancouver International Children’s Festival was happening over on Granville Island. Lucky for us we live a quick water taxi ride away and headed over to check out the fun. While we didn’t go to any of organized […]

Theatre Under The Stars Giveaway

Theatre Under The Stars has been happening every summer in Vancouver since 1969 and returns to the city this coming July showing two musical performances, Legally Blonde and Shrek.  My first experience with TUTS was 4 years ago and I absolutely […]