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Family Events on the North Shore This Weekend {July 18 & 19}

Published July 3, 2015 at 12:38 am - No Comments

      Shipyards Night Market {FREE} Fri, July 17 (5:00 – 10:00 pm) Shipbuilders’ Square, 138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver Take the family along for some great food, farm fresh produce, art and live entertainment (kids love to dance in front of the stage!). There’s a beer and wine garden for the over 19’s […] IWEBIX Webdesign

A Crib For Every Baby – Donate A New or Used Crib to Help BabyGoRound Reach 500 Crib Goal!

Published June 25, 2015 at 5:37 pm - No Comments

Hey mamas! Do you have a used crib or funds you’d love to donate to a fantastic Lower Mainland organization that helps young families in need?  Help BabyGoRound meet their goal of securing cribs for 500 families in need in 2015. BabyGoRound is committed to distributing new & gently used essential baby gear and clothing […]

Family Events on the North Shore this Weekend {May 22-24, 2015}

Published May 22, 2015 at 7:46 am - No Comments

    Queen Mary Elementary School Centennial Celebration {FREE} Fri, May 22 (3-6 pm) Queen Mary Elementary School, 230 W. Keith Rd, North Van Join in the celebration which will include heritage displays, live music, games and entertainment for the kids, button making, photo booth and free food and refreshments.   Shipyards Night Market {FREE} Fri, May 22 (5:00 […]

We are Mothers!! *Giveaway & challenge*

Published May 3, 2015 at 11:59 am - 1 Comment

Before you were a mom, you had no idea how strong you could be. You had no idea what it meant to be able to get up for the 8th time that night, to hold a child through a meltdown when you just want to cry yourself, and to give every ounce you have to […]

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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 […]

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. […]

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. […]

2015 Ford Expedition | Review

Published July 27, 2015 at 3:05 pm - No Comments

The 2015 Ford Expedition fit all of our needs, and we all enjoyed it. Overall, it was my husband’s number one pick for vehicles we have driven this year. I was surprised that it fit into our garage and we managed just fine with getting in and out of the back seats in the driveway. […]

The Closet Cleanup

Published July 23, 2015 at 4:52 pm - No Comments

About twice a year I go through my own closet to purge and reorganize. My closet begins to look cluttered, disorganized and just plain messy, as you can see above. Purging the closet speeds up my morning routine because it’s easy for me to tell what I’d like to wear when everything is so visible. Now, […]

5 Reasons to Visit Your Local Farmer’s Market

Published July 9, 2015 at 1:53 pm - No Comments

July is #MeetMyMarket Month at BC farmers’ markets! This month, friends all over BC are heading to their local farmers’ market to celebrate Meet My Market Month! With a chance to win (one of two!) three night getaways (+ wine touring) to the Okanagan’s beautiful Sparkling Hill resort, it’s clear this could be the beginning of […]

2015 Lincoln Navigator

Published July 7, 2015 at 2:39 pm - No Comments

We have been driving various family vehicles this year to review them and to see if they may be a fit for our family and find out if we’re ready to move away from a mini-van or not. Last month we drove the 2015 Lincoln Navigator. I knew it would be huge, and I knew […]

Throwback with Netflix #StreamTeam

Published June 27, 2015 at 10:12 am - No Comments

I love to get nostalgic and watching shows with my girls that I watched as a girl. I remember watching The Smurfs every single Saturday morning, for years. Netflix has The Smurfs, My Little Pony, Scooby Do and plenty of others that bring back memories for me and that my girls enjoy watching with me: […]


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