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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 […]

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 […]

Christmas Eve Plans

December 24, 2016 // Holiday Talk // One Comment

It’s here!! Christmas is here!! Despite not doing everything I had hoped to do with the kids this Christmas, I refuse to let myself feel disappointed. I always have a holiday case of FOMO and want to see everything and […]

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 […]

Arts Umbrella Ticket Giveaway!

May 4, 2016 // A Gift for you // No Comments

Tucked away on Granville Island is the Arts Umbrella, an inspired program for children who are inspired to create. Children are invited to learn about music, theatre, dance and more. Coming up next week Arts Umbrella will be hosting Theatre and […]

Circle Craft Christmas Market: Giveaway

It has become somewhat of a tradition for me to attend Vancouver’s Circle Craft Christmas Market. It’s located right downtown at our Convention Centre and is a seriously great way to gently kick start the Christmas season. I always go with […]

Rainy Days: Practical Life Lessons

January 9, 2014 // Parenting, Vancouver // 4 Comments

Today while standing in line at the coffee shop with Josie, a very eclectic artsy lady overheard us talking about how we had just been at Josie’s first painting class. The lady was in her 50’s with perfect skin, wearing […]

Snow In The City

December 20, 2013 // Vancouver // No Comments

Vancouver is not known for its frequent snow days or mass accumulations of snow, so we get quite worked up when the sky opens up and the snow flakes fall. There are two types of Vancouverites; those that embrace the […]

The Big And The Little

December 3, 2013 // Parenting // 2 Comments

Meet Josephine and her cousin Alice. Also known as Jo and Al, these two girls are hilarious together and I’m so happy my children have cousins to grow up with. My sisters and I grew up with no with no […]

The Birthday Cake

The other day I turned 34 and had a little celebration the on the eve before with my family and youngest sister, brother in law and their baby Alice. I had told my husband beforehand that I wanted a really […]