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Back To School #StreamTeam

Published August 28, 2015 at 4:20 pm - 1 Comment

I won’t lie, I’m excited for Back To School. My girls are uninterested, over-using electronics, and often bored. Plus, I get a heck of a lot more work done when they’re at school. In an effort to prep Ivy for Grade One, we had some fun watching a few special school-themed shows on Netflix this […] IWEBIX Webdesign

The Shoe Company Store Tour (and Winner Announcement!)

Published August 28, 2015 at 8:04 am - No Comments

I took my girls to The Shoe Company store recently to take advantage of their BOGO 25% off sale for Back to School. With three daughters all in school, I spend a lot on shoes. They need indoor and outdoor shoes for school, boots for Fall, rain gear, activity footwear and special occasion shoes too. […]

2015 Fan Celebration | Giveaways!

Published August 26, 2015 at 9:33 am - 1 Comment

Every year we celebrate YOU in August. We do some pretty spectacular giveaways just to say thanks! So, Thank You! Thank you for being a reader, a regular, an event attendee, a supporter, a fantastic modern mama yourself! Go you! If you’re new here (yay!) come find us on social too: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter! We […]

The Dreaded “What’s For Dinner?” No More!

Published August 21, 2015 at 1:48 pm - No Comments

Does the question: “What’s for dinner?” strike fear in your heart? by: Kristen Yarker Most parents tell me that the most crazy, stressful time of day is the dinner-bath-bedtime routine is a crazy-making rush. One way to make things easier is to plan your meals. When I suggest creating a meal plan, often Moms respond […]

Ivy’s Loving Her Sonicare #GetTheFeeling

Published August 20, 2015 at 10:00 am - No Comments

Ivy’s new toothbrush has been a hit. She doesn’t even refuse to brush her teeth at bedtime anymore. (I hope the novelty doesn’t wear off) On Sunday at the pool she was tired of swimming so she asked if she could draw. I asked her to draw me a picture with her new toothbrush (see […]

22 Tips to Keep your Home Tidy and Organized

Published August 18, 2015 at 8:42 am - No Comments

(Image via Talk Nerdy to Me and her great tip below.) I am naturally a bit of clutter person. I tend to let things pile up and we always seem to have toys and crafty bits in the main living area. I wanted to find out from my most organized friends what their tips were. […]

Hot Find Friday: Amelie & Max

Published August 14, 2015 at 4:24 pm - No Comments

It’s time for another Hot Find Friday, and today it’s Amélie & Max. In a world full of unsustainable fast fashion this online boutique shines. Founded by a Canadian mom, Amélie & Max offers parents a variety of innovative, high-quality and durable children’s fashion, plus practical items we need for our babies and older kids. Here, […]

How Does She Do It? Celebrity Edition: Jody Vance

Published August 14, 2015 at 11:36 am - No Comments

We just needed to know how City news anchor and Breakfast Television Vancouver host Jody Vance is able to do it all! Jody, born and raised in Vancouver, has more than two decades of broadcasting experience and has strong ties to the community. Jody is the first woman in Canadian television to host her own sports program in prime time. […]

The Shoe Company BOGO 25% off Back To School

Published August 13, 2015 at 8:31 am - 27 Comments

I am super excited to be partnering with The Shoe Company this month to tell you about the BOGO 25% promotion for Back To School. Not only is this an awesome deal to begin with, I also get to give away a $250 gift card to one lucky mama! Is your little one starting preschool […]

2015 Acura MDX | Review

Published August 10, 2015 at 10:00 am - No Comments

After noticing that many of my mom friends have chosen to drive an Acura MDX over the years, I sometimes wondered what the draw was, how they fit it all in and “why?”. After having driven the 2015 Acura MDX this summer, I fully understand. It’s not only sleek and sporty looking, it is responsive […]

Taming a Sugar Monster with Sonicare Kids #GetTheFeeling

Published August 5, 2015 at 12:28 pm - No Comments

Ivy is getting her first adult teeth. She lost her first baby teeth (the bottom two) about a month ago. She loooooooves sugar. In fact, all of my girls do. They would eat treats, chocolate milk and candy, muffins and anything sweet all day long. No lie. So I need to teach these girls good […]

A Perfect Summer Breakfast Recipe | Overnight Blueberry-Oat Mason Jar

Published August 4, 2015 at 11:43 am - No Comments

This Overnight Blueberry-Oat Mason Jar breakfast is absolutely the ideal summer breakfast. With the heat we have experienced here on the West Coast this summer, who wants to make pancakes for the kids in the morning? Not this mama. I received some yogurt recently from Olympia Dairy and the gift delivery came with a few recipes. […]


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