Summer Loving Cash Bash Giveaway: Win $200

Summer Loving Cash Bash Giveaway: Win $200

Who’s ready for a fun summer-loving giveaway? You’re in luck because this is our first ever Mommy Buddy Blogger Group Cash Bash brought to you by a group of lovely ladies. We have come together for an awesome $200 Cash...
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Canada Day Festivities in Burnaby and the Tri-Cities

Canada Day Festivities in Burnaby and the Tri-Cities

There will be cake, there will be fireworks, there will be dancing and there will be singing. That right folks – there are some fabulous Canada Day events happening in Burnaby and the Tri-Cities (Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam)  with...
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EPIC Giveaway

EPIC Giveaway

Are you going to EPIC this year? The Sustainable Living Festival for the eco-conscious consumer returns to Vancouver on July 6 & 7, 2013.
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Port Moody Centennial Parade in Pictures

Port Moody Centennial Parade in Pictures

The City of Port Moody turns 100 this year and our family headed down to enjoy the parade yesterday. It was really fun with lots of interesting floats and historical touches. My son had a great time and announced “it was...
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The Write Mama’s Summer Reading List (2013)

The Write Mama’s Summer Reading List (2013)

If you are anything like me, you are looking forward to some happy hours on the beach with a strawberry margarita and a good book as soon as the sun reappears. I just finished reading Dead Ever After, the final...
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My Little Forest Fairy

My Little Forest Fairy

  In May, there was an amazing event called the Forest Fairy Gathering at Burnaby Lake Regional Park. As you can see someone had a lot of fun searching out the perfect sticks, twigs and leaves to build a fairy...
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Flash Giveaway: Win a Family Pass to Family Fuse Weekend at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Flash Giveaway: Win a Family Pass to Family Fuse Weekend at the Vancouver Art Gallery

The Vancouver Art Gallery is featuring Family Fuse Weekend on June 8 – 9. You and your family will experience Wonderlands – an interactive exhibit with artists, musicians, performers and fun educational activities for the kids including painting, c...
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Whistler Children’s Festival Getaway Package Giveaway

Whistler Children’s Festival Getaway Package Giveaway

The Whistler Children’s Festival is coming up on July 13 and 14 and here is your chance to win an amazing family getaway package for a 2 night stay in Whistler complete with a gift certificate to a very popular...
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One Year Later: My Journey as a Top 30 Vancouver Mom Blogger

One Year Later: My Journey as a Top 30 Vancouver Mom Blogger

It’s been one year since I was named in the Top 30 Vancouver Mom Bloggers by VancouverMom, and it has been an amazing ride.
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Grandma Audrey’s Borscht Recipe

Grandma Audrey’s Borscht Recipe

When I was young, my family, and for a time my Grandma Audrey, moved to the West Kootenays – the home of doukhobors, babushka dolls and borscht. Grandma Audrey was a chef by trade and she wasted no time in...
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Flash Giveaway: Win a Set of Cloverdale Rodeo Country Fair Tickets

Flash Giveaway: Win a Set of Cloverdale Rodeo Country Fair Tickets

Today I am offering a flash giveaway  for the Cloverdale Rodeo – here’s your chance to win a pair of tickets and it gets better because kids under 12 are free this year so you can take the whole family.
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Cooking Class for Kids at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

Cooking Class for Kids at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

We were invited to take part in a cooking class for kids at Rocky Mountain Flatbread in Vancouver. You can see how fun it was from the photos! This is a kid friendly restaurant with a small kitchen area for...
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Family Vacation on Vancouver Island

Family Vacation on Vancouver Island

We traveled to Vancouver Island this past weekend to visit family in the Comox area and in Victoria and enjoyed a great family vacation there. I was in the mood for some oceanfront dining for a date night so we...
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Shopping Sense and $100 IGA Gift Card Giveway

Shopping Sense and $100 IGA Gift Card Giveway

Last week, I was invited to attend a Shopping Sense tour at IGA to learn about choosing healthier, budget-wise food options for my family. Global TV’s on camera dietitian Melodie Yong walked us through the store and shared some great tips on...
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Review: Mom Friendly Fitness at Bodies By London

Review: Mom Friendly Fitness at Bodies By London

Suburban moms be sure to check out my review of Mom Friendly Fitness at Bodies By London in Port Coquitlam which is featured on VancouverMom.ca today!
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Pep Talks for Parents and Pink Shirt Day

Pep Talks for Parents and Pink Shirt Day

If you are anything like me, you have prayed for divine intervention, scratched your head in confusion, or even burst into tears in frustration at some point since becoming a parent. There are no easy answers as you know, but I...
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Join the We Want It Movement and Yyoga Giveaway

Join the We Want It Movement and Yyoga Giveaway

Do you want to know what’s in the food you are eating when you go to a BC restaurant? I know I do. Here’s how we can do something to make it happen.
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I put on my Party Panties for Oprah in Vancouver

I put on my Party Panties for Oprah in Vancouver

On Thursday afternoon, this mama went into a whirlwind of activity in preparation for Oprah. That’s O-prah. You really have to sing it a little to make it sound right. I showered in plenty of time at 3 pm –...
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Review: Thomas Cook Kids First Family Vacations

Review: Thomas Cook Kids First Family Vacations

If you are planning to book a family vacation with your kidlets in the next few months, I suggest taking a look at Thomas Cook Kids First Family Vacations. Kids First is unique Kid Reviewed, Parent Approved program
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Introducing Guest Blogger and Author Taslim Jaffer on Finding Your Passion and a Great Giveaway

Introducing Guest Blogger and Author Taslim Jaffer on Finding Your Passion and a Great Giveaway

I met Taslim Jaffer through our mutual experience of being chosen as the Top 30 Mom Bloggers in Vancouver in 2012, and I am honoured to feature her here today as one of the most creative people I know. Taslim...
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Top 10 Chick Flicks

Top 10 Chick Flicks

This is it – my list of the top 10 chick flicks. Enjoy! 1. Jerry McGuire – because Renee Zellweger had me at hello. 2. Hunger Games – Jennifer Lawrence, the girl on fire. Can’t wait til the next movie!...
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