Review: Heinz Little Kids Cereal Bars

Review: Heinz Little Kids Cereal Bars

This is a tiny bit embarrassing to admit but for a couple of years, my son ate a Heinz Little Kids Cereal Bar for breakfast every day. He loved them and I felt good about the fact that these cereal...
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Review: The Chop Shop – Affordable Hair Cuts for Families

Review: The Chop Shop – Affordable Hair Cuts for Families

By Dan Bechard Recently, I was lucky enough to get a complimentary haircut at the new Coquitlam location of the Chop Shop. Located conveniently right behind Coquitlam Centre near Glen and Pacific, the Chop Shop brings a little downtown flair...
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Capilano Canyon Lights: Enjoy the Holiday Magic

Capilano Canyon Lights: Enjoy the Holiday Magic

The magic of the holidays is all about spending time with family, and luckily there are a ton of great family activities in Metro Vancouver. This year, our family had the opportunity to visit Capilano Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension...
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Christmas at Flyover Canada: A Uniquely Canadian Experience

Christmas at Flyover Canada: A Uniquely Canadian Experience

If you are looking for something new – something uniquely Canadian – to do this Christmas, a visit to Christmas at Flyover Canada  might be just the ticket.
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Vancouver Christmas Market 2013 Ticket Giveaway

Vancouver Christmas Market 2013 Ticket Giveaway

The Vancouver Christmas Market, located in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza, is open until December 24 and is one of the more affordable holiday activities for families. 
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Win a $50 Gift Card for Lougheed Town Center

Win a $50 Gift Card for Lougheed Town Center

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, toys in every store … I have made my list, checked it twice, and I still have more shopping to do to get ready for Christmas. Lougheed Town Center is one of my go-to...
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Review: Princess Olivia Dishes on Disney on Ice Rockin’ Ever After

Review: Princess Olivia Dishes on Disney on Ice Rockin’ Ever After

Last night I attended Disney on Ice Rockin’ Ever After with my girlfriend and her two girls (sadly my little boy was sick so he couldn’t come with us). Four-year-old princess Olivia moved and grooved to the music from the...
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Disney on Ice: Rockin Ever After

Disney on Ice: Rockin Ever After

Those magical Disney stories never get old in our home, and we are excited to be going to Disney on Ice presents Rockin’ Ever After next week! Here’s what you can expect to see…
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SmartKlean Laundry Ball Review & Giveaway

SmartKlean Laundry Ball Review & Giveaway

I recently had the opportunity to test out the SmartKlean Laundry Ball – a neat little gadget for those who are looking for alternative laundry cleaners. I was particularly interested in trying out this laundry ball as I have sensitive...
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2014 ENTERTAINMENT Coupon Savings Book Giveaway

2014 ENTERTAINMENT Coupon Savings Book Giveaway

Who doesn’t love a good deal? I buy two copies of the ENTERTAINMENT Coupons Savings book every year and love the savings on groceries, eating out, family entertainment and shopping. I keep the booklet in my car so I always have...
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Stuck on You Giveaway: Win a $25 Gift Card

Stuck on You Giveaway: Win a $25 Gift Card

I am delighted to announce a great new giveaway this week where four lucky readers will each win a $25 gift card from Stuck on You!
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iögo 0% with Stevia Extract: a Sweet Treat

iögo 0% with Stevia Extract: a Sweet Treat

I am constantly on the hunt for the best yogurts for my family so I was intrigued when I had the opportunity to try a brand new product:  iögo 0% with stevia extract. Here is the low down on this new Canadian...
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Setting up an Allowance for your Child in 10 Easy Steps

Setting up an Allowance for your Child in 10 Easy Steps

When our son turned five-years-old this summer, we knew it was time to start teaching him about money by starting an allowance – but where on earth would we start? Fortunately, a local financial planner Paul Lermitte, has published a book...
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Chocolate Chip, Craisin and Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Chocolate Chip, Craisin and Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

My son and I love making homemade cookies; this recipe for chocolate chip, craisin and oatmeal cookies is one of our favourites.
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Laugh, Cry, Dream, and Celebrate with Leading Moms

Laugh, Cry, Dream, and Celebrate with Leading Moms

Listen up ladies. If you are feeling sad, or mad at the world because life as a mom is too hard, if you have too many hats, if you wonder if success at work has  to come at a cost...
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Milk Unleashed: Why you should Add Shelf Safe Milk to your Shopping List

Milk Unleashed: Why you should Add Shelf Safe Milk to your Shopping List

I recently discovered Shelf Safe Milk – as in milk that doesn’t need to be refrigerated until it is opened. Sounds nuts right? At first I just didn’t get it, but then I decided to give it a try. Here’s...
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What to do in Metro Vancouver on the BC Day Long Weekend

What to do in Metro Vancouver on the BC Day Long Weekend

Are you gearing up for the BC Long Weekend and wondering what to do? Here’s a great list of events and activities for family fun in the Metro Vancouver area!
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The PNE Gets More Affordable for Families

The PNE Gets More Affordable for Families

The Fair at the PNE is more affordable for families this year with special promotions for the 2013 Fair combined with this year’s new 20% reduction in admission and parking prices.
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Win a $50 Amazon Gift Card: GiftHulk Giveaway

Win a $50 Amazon Gift Card: GiftHulk Giveaway

What is more fun for summer than giveaways? I love shopping online and am delighted that The Write Mama is co-hosting this contest with a group of lovely bloggers to give away four $50 Amazon gift cards from GiftHulk.
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Tour the New Pediatric Emergency Department at Surrey Memorial

Mark Saturday, July 13th from 10 am to 3 pm on your calendar when Fraser Health communities will have a chance to see inside Canada’s second largest Emergency Department at Surrey Memorial Hospital which opens to patients October 1st including a brand ne...
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Our Favourite Children’s Books Ages 3-5 & a Summer Kobo Mini Giveaway!

Our Favourite Children’s Books Ages 3-5 & a Summer Kobo Mini Giveaway!

I have always loved reading and am so proud we have instilled the same love of books in our son at an early age. We read books every night as part of our routine – he picks the books and...
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