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Consignment at Christmas

Published December 20, 2014 at 11:49 am - No Comments

Consignment at Christmas By: Heather van Mil, wife & mom to 2 young girls, the writer behind Love, Life and the Pursuit of Play, and the founder of Word of Mom Marketing. As parents we are always trying to find ways to maximize our budget, and the holidays are no different. Before kids, I was […] IWEBIX Webdesign

Family Holiday Gift Ideas & $100 Giveaway!

Published December 12, 2014 at 4:07 pm - 16 Comments

Stuck for holiday gift ideas for your partner or kids? I’ve come across three products/services lately that I think would be great for under the Christmas tree this holiday season….and we’re giving away a $100 gift pack including all three! Enter to win through the Rafflecopter form at the end of the this post, contest […]

Family Events on the North Shore This Weekend (Dec 5-7, 2014)

Published December 5, 2014 at 8:58 am - No Comments

FAMILY EVENTS ON THE NORTH SHORE THIS WEEKEND DECEMBER 5-7, 2014 * STAY TUNED for a post next week setting out EVERYTHING holiday-focused happening on the North Shore in December! FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5th   Spirit of Christmas at Sea to Sky Gondola (10:30 am – late)  Location: 2 km south of Squamish, just off Sea to Sky […]

{Giveaway Alert!} Win 4 Family Tickets to “A Few of My Favourite Things” at Presentation House Theatre!

Published November 30, 2014 at 4:59 pm - 11 Comments

Enter to win a Family Pack of 4 tickets to A Few of My Favourite Things: The Annual Holiday Spectacular at Presentation House Theatre! Get in the holiday spirit at A Few Of My Favourite Things, this year’s Annual Holiday Spectacular at Presentation House Theatre! This heartwarming show promises to be a festive treat for the whole […]

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Hot Find Friday: Etsy Holiday Picks

Published December 19, 2014 at 12:38 pm - No Comments

I have loved Etsy for years. In fact I’ve written about it for you way back in 2008 and again in 2010. Handmade, unique, antique, homemade, I love it all. I have used Etsy for birthday party supplies, invitations, mama calling cards and even graphics for my business! Today I selected my picks for the best in […]

Prepping the House For Christmas (Hint: Purge The House FIRST!)

Published December 12, 2014 at 7:34 am - No Comments

It’s that time of year when we bring in way more into the house, than out of the house. Some days it feels like I am bringing more bags and boxes home than I can possibly squeeze any where else! So I decided that I needed a strategy to cope with this, and a plan. […]

Deals Deals Deals: Toys on Sale!

Published December 11, 2014 at 9:46 am - No Comments

It is the week of Green Monday, so all Toys are on sale at Well.ca and they have a huge selection of Green Toys. These are my picks for great toy deals this week. Ends December 14th. Use code TOYSALE Sophie the Giraffe. A must for teethers.   Baby Whoozit – on my Must Have […]

How Does She Do It?….Leanne Janzen

Published November 30, 2014 at 3:15 pm - No Comments

It’s time for another How Does She Do It! We are thrilled to introduce you to our very own Modern Mama Director, Leanne Janzen from Winnipeg, Manitoba! Are you an Urban or Suburban Mama, where do you live? I am definitely an Urban Mama!  We live very central in the city, within walking distances to malls, shops, and […]

How Does She Do It?….Leanne Janzen

Published November 30, 2014 at 3:15 pm - No Comments

It’s time for another How Does She Do It! We are thrilled to introduce you to our very own Modern Mama Director, Leanne Janzen from Winnipeg, Manitoba! Are you an Urban or Suburban Mama, where do you live? I am definitely an Urban Mama!  We live very central in the city, within walking distances to malls, shops, and […]

2014 Holiday Guide

Published November 25, 2014 at 1:33 pm - No Comments

Photos by Stephanie Pasutto It’s here and better than ever, our 2014 Holiday Guide! Check out our locally focused Holiday Guides in Winnipeg, Lethbridge, Edmonton and Calgary too! Articles: Baby’s First Christmas Gift Guide Mom’s Ultimate Gift Guide (Wish List!) … Coming Soon Fun Advent Calendar Ideas for the whole family to enjoy Managing the Holidays […]

Managing the Holidays with a Toddler

Published November 25, 2014 at 1:14 pm - No Comments

Photo by Stephanie Pasutto Photography By Ann Douglas ‘Tis the season to be merry. Or stressed out. Yes, mom, you’re the one who gets to decide how the holidays play out for you and your toddler. If you take a relaxed, let’s-go-with-the-flow approach to merry-making (taking each day as it comes, not over-committing yourself or […]

Advent Calendar Ideas for Your Family

Published November 25, 2014 at 1:12 pm - No Comments

Come December 1st, it’s fun to participate in a family Advent calendar. (You’ll find a whole bunch of different Advent ideas on our Pinterest board too.) Our Advent calendar tradition started the year I made these little advent envelopes to string along the fireplace.  Each envelope holds a different activity for the day. I focused on […]

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