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Maple Bacon Breakfast Bites

Published August 22, 2014 at 2:04 pm - No Comments

One of my favourite breakfasts has always been pancakes slathered with butter and maple syrup.   And its even better when there is bacon on the side.    Well what about all of that in one bite?   These breakfast bites are full of all of your favourite ingredients.   Prep them the night before […] IWEBIX Webdesign

GoGo Bags: Review and Giveaway

Published July 17, 2014 at 3:53 pm - No Comments

GoGo Bags: Review and Giveaway As my boys grow older, I have been getting more and more concerned about the environment and what I am leaving behind for them.   I  was considering trying out reusable snack and sandwich bags so I could cut down on the amount of plastic we use.   So when […]

Fish Tacos and Simple Slaw

Published July 9, 2014 at 7:03 pm - No Comments

Summer is here and so is bbq season.  This recipe is perfect for a hot summer day!  These fish tacos are so simple guaranteed you will love them!   Ingredients Fish and Marinade White Fish of your choice ( Tilapia or Sole works well) 1 clove of garlic chopped 1 serrano pepper chopped Juice of 1 […]

Out & About Mothers Day Weekend.

Published May 9, 2014 at 11:13 am - No Comments

Looking for something to do this Mothers day weekend?  Here is my list of things to do in Burnaby and the surrounding areas.  I hope you all have a wonderful Mother’s Day Saturday May 10th Burnaby Farmers Market  : Burnaby City Hall Parking Lot 9am  Burnaby’s Farmers’ Market is the place to find locally grown […]

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Healthy Halloween Treats

Published October 21, 2014 at 9:21 pm - No Comments

By: Dr. Keith Kantor Halloween candy is typically processed full of dye, high fructose corn syrup and excessive amounts of sugar and other harmful preservatives.  Halloween is the kickoff to holiday weight gain, avoid having the treats in the house and opt for a healthy alternative like the brand names listed below.  These companies typically […]

Hot Find Friday: Lost My Name Books

Published October 17, 2014 at 9:33 am - No Comments

In another edition of Hot Find Friday, I want to show you a personalized book I guarantee you is like no other you’ve seen before. It’s called Lost My Name. This book makes an ideal gift. (attention!: send this link to your family members who never know what to buy your child for Christmas!) It is […]

Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon & Sugar

Published October 15, 2014 at 9:19 am - No Comments

By: Lindsay MacDonald Sweet Potatoes are a holiday staple in my house and this recipe has been passed through my family for years and years and years! The cinnamon, brown sugar and sweet potatoes complement each other so well and make for a lovely addition to the holiday table! My husband and kids can not […]

Local Review & Tips for Less Stressful Family Portraits: Deb Brown Photography

Published October 9, 2014 at 8:10 pm - No Comments

Getting family portraits done can be stressful. You’re getting the entire family dressed, pretty, fed, well rested, and out of the house, happily I might add, and on-time to meet your photographer. It feels nearly impossible when you’re in it. Here are some tips to make your next session less stressful. We recently had a […]

Ultimate Mama’s Night Out: Hottest Tot Products Vancouver 2014

Published October 9, 2014 at 8:18 am - No Comments

    Ultimate Mama’s Night Out: Hottest Tot Products! It’s here, and once AGAIN, it’s superb! It’s our 3rd annual Hottest Tot Products event in the Lower Mainland, and this time it is being hosted at Bearfoot Playground in Lynn Valley (North Vancouver). Come prepared to enjoy delicious appies & drinks, and pick your favorite product […]

Easy Pumpkin Bread

Published October 8, 2014 at 7:18 am - No Comments

By: Lindsay MacDonald There is just something so wonderful about the sights and smells of fall; the warm spices; the changing leaves and the pumpkin filled foods. Pumpkin Bread (or loaf)  is a family favourite around here and this recipe is so simple, my kids love to help make it! You will need: 2 3/4 […]

Kid Friendly Craft: Make Your Own Halloween Wreath

Published October 7, 2014 at 10:01 am - No Comments

By: Leanne Janzen I love DIY wreaths. They are NOT just for Christmas anymore! This project was fun, and really inexpensive. You will need: Egg cartons Paint and paint brushes Halloween/Fall Stickers A piece of styrofoam or cardboard Glue Gun and Sticks   1. Start by cutting up your egg cartons, separating the bottom into […]

Back To School and Movies

Published October 6, 2014 at 10:31 am - No Comments

Here in British Columbia, our kids finally started school, a few weeks late. It’s now time to get back to lunch-making. This year I’m making lunches for three (eek!). I love being a part of the Netflix Streamteam, not only because of the access to Netflix we didn’t have before (and we all love), but […]


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