5 Air Travel Tips For Flying with Kids

Flying at any time of year can be stressful, but travelling during the holidays when airports are often at their busiest can frustrate even the most seasoned traveller — especially if there are little ones in tow. Here a five pro tips for jet-setters with kids. Pack like a pro. No matter what their age, […]

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 […]

10 Reasons Your Elf Didn’t Move Last Night

It’s that time of year again, those little scout elves are going to be heading back from the North Pole. And all us parents are kicking ourselves for forgetting to move them before we crawl into bed each night. “Mom, why didn’t the elf move last night?” The words that no parent wants to hear […]

10 Non-Toy Gift Ideas For Children

Each year around Christmas and Birthdays parents are left with the question from friends and family. “What does ____ want for (insert an occasion here). My kid’s toy room is busting at the seams with toys and many that aren’t played with often. When left with the question of what my children would want, I […]

How To Achieve a Stress-Free Holiday Season

The holidays can be hectic, with a lot of work going into gift-giving, cooking, setting up decorations, and planning parties. Fortunately, there are ways to find time to slow down, take it all in, and enjoy time with family and friends. One of the top holiday stressors is dealing with finances, which is also one […]

6 Kid Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Activities

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and if you know me, you know that I love my holidays. My home decor is regularly changing throughout the year to match the season or holiday. This year St. Patrick’s Day falls right in the middle of Spring Break and since I will have all 3 […]

Family Day Activities for the Lower Mainland

BC Family Day is coming up this weekend, here are a list of the Family Day events and activities happening in the Lower Mainland. Keep it Social Family Day conversations are being posted using the hashtag #BCFamilyDay Burnaby FAMILY DAY ART ON THE SPOT In celebration of Family Day this art on the spot art […]

Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker – Review

I was lucky enough to receive the opportunity to check out Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker performance Wednesday evening.  The first thing that immediately captured my attention was the stunning backdrop and props that really brought the story to life.  The stunning backdrops were full of colour and imagination that really threw me into the story. […]

Easy Keepsake Christmas Tree Ornament

This past Summer my family sold our little 3 bedroom 1200 square foot townhouse while I was unpacking yet another box, I came across an old key to our little townhouse. And my D-I-Y wheels started turning. I wanted to make something to symbolize our first home that we could hold onto for years to […]