About Michelle Bastien

Originally from Nova Scotia, she is now living in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia with her husband and their three young sons. After working in customer service for over 16 years, she recently took the plunge to live her dream of being a homemaker. Her house is very loud and pretty crazy but she wouldn’t have it any other way.

The Hills are alive in Vancouver when The Sound of Music comes to town this September

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC  is coming to Vancouver September 12 – 17, 2017. The beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® winning Best Score, including My Favorite Things, Do-Re-Mi, Climb Ev’ry […]

Broadway Across Canada Welcomes The Phantom of the Opera

Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phenomenal musical success, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is coming to Vancouver, opening July 12th to 23rd at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phenomenal musical success, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, will come to Vancouver as part of a brand […]

How you can stand up for clean water

Clean drinking water… Did you know that 663 million people lack this simple human right? It seems like such a simple and natural resource that most people in the world take for granted. But each day millions go without with basic human right. This year Brita Canada has continued their partnership with WE on a sustainable change […]

9 DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

Valentine’s Day is coming up fast, and we all know what that means. It is time to organize Valentine’s Day cards for your child’s classmates. Each year I try to come up with something unique for my boys to give to their little friends. This year with the many cold and cases of flu that […]

Broadway Across Canada presents Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is coming to Vancouver, opening April 11th to 16th at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver. Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®- winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush […]

2016 Wasn’t All Bad…

Well, 2016 it is time to say goodbye! This has been a challenging year for my family with many struggles and we are ready to say goodbye and look to the future. Looking back I have to remember that amongst the struggles we still managed to make fun memories. Here are some of my happy moments […]

StudentTours NYE Extravaganza Club Crawl 2017

Ring in the New Year with over 10,000 Canadians Nationwide for the largest New Years Eve Party at the World Famous New Years Eve ‘Extravaganza’ Club Crawl 2017! Student Tours & Clubzone give club crawlers the best New Year’s night club venues in their town – with VIP access, in every major city in Canada! A […]

6 Reasons To Make Timberline Country Christmas Part Of Your Holiday Tradition

This past weekend my boys and I  had the pleasure of attending the Timberline Ranch Country Christmas. We had attended during their first year and enjoyed it so much we just knew we had to go back. I don’t know about you but during this time of year, it seems like there is just never enough […]

5 Tips To Keeping A Fresh Cut Christmas Tree Fresh

Last week we shared our list of local Christmas Tree Farms and thought it would be fitting to share some tips on how to  care for those fresh cut trees. Everyone loves the smell of a fresh cut Christmas tree, but no one like the clean up. Lots of people have moved to using artificial […]

Christmas Tree Farms in Metro Vancouver

In the coming weeks, we will be getting deep into preparing for the holidays and with that brings picking of the perfect Christmas Tree. For the past 7 years, we have been going as a to a local Christmas Tree farm and walking the rows of trees trying to find just the right one. To […]