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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

DISNEY ON ICE – LET’S PARTY! { YVR – Nov 26 to 30 }

Published November 20, 2014 at 11:18 pm - No Comments

LET’S PARTY presented by DISNEY ON ICE { Nov 26 – 30 }   My girls (aged 2 and 4) have been Disney fans for awhile now, and our recent visit to Disneyland in California did not disappoint! We spent a whole day meeting princesses like Cinderella, Ariel and the Frozen sisters (definitely a hit!), […]

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 […]

Sacred Pregnancy BIRTH Journey classes coming to Vancouver January 6th!

Published December 30, 2013 at 9:48 pm - No Comments

Congratulations are in order as you prepare to enter into one of life’s most rewarding and awe inspiring journeys! Learning from their own pregnancy and childbirth experiences, DEME Pre and Postnatal Services is a group of Lower Mainland women offering a variety of pre and postnatal services supporting Moms and Moms-to-be as they make the transition into […]

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Recipe: Soft Ginger Cookies

Published December 22, 2014 at 10:00 am - No Comments

By: Leanne Janzen, Modern Mama Winnipeg Doesn’t my snowman cookie jar just look handsome? He is the best for this time of year, and we always get a lot of use out of him! This morning I decided to whip up a batch of soft ginger cookies, and I thought.. Hey! I should share this […]

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 […]

Win A $300 Make-Over at the New Rocky Mountain Soap Co.

Published December 17, 2014 at 2:00 pm - No Comments

Enter to win a $300 Toxin-FREE Makeover at Rocky Mountain Soap Co! Rocky Mountain Soap Company began in Canmore, Alberta in 1995 making natural soap by hand. It has since grown to include 10 locations across Western Canada and offers a wide selection of personal care products including baby and children’s items. With two new […]

Around Town – December 20 & 21 – Vancouver and Area for Families

Published December 16, 2014 at 9:54 pm - No Comments

  It’s the last weekend before Christmas. Take a break from the hustle and bustle and enjoy one of the activities below. Enjoy this special time of year! Read HERE for a list of ongoing Christmas activities. DUNBAR VILLAGE FOR THE HOLIDAYS December 20 Dunbar Street 10:00 – 3:00 Elves giving away gifts, roaming carollers, hot […]

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. […]

Meet Anita Fantov

Published December 11, 2014 at 12:01 pm - No Comments

I had the pleasure of meeting Anita Fantov for our Bump Social last week. She is the past owner of Kinder Cafe and now a Desjardin Financial representative! Tell us about yourself I am a mom of two beautiful children, ages 3 and 8. In my past profession I created a business called Kinder Café […]

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 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 […]

Around Town – December 13 & 14 – Vancouver and Area for Families

Published December 10, 2014 at 5:01 pm - No Comments

  With only a few weeks left until Christmas get out with the family and enjoy what our beautiful City has to offer during  the holiday season. Read HERE for a list of ongoing Christmas activities. GOT CRAFT? HOLIDAY EDITION December 13 -14 10:00 – 5:00 Martime Labour Centre Welcome to Vancouver’s largest indie craft fair! […]


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