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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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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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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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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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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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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Bring Your Own High Chair: The Earls Restaurant Debacle

Bring Your Own High Chair: The Earls Restaurant Debacle

Guess what Earls Restaurant? Families living in Metro Vancouver are happy to take our business elsewhere. The debate all started when Michelle – a new mom with a baby – decided to meet up with friends at the Earls in...
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New Family Photos; Plus a Photo Session Prize Pack Giveaway from Images by Bethany

New Family Photos; Plus a Photo Session Prize Pack Giveaway from Images by Bethany

I am so excited to share some pictures of my family from our recent photo shoot with Images by Bethany. The three of us.
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Christmas Gift Guide for Kids

Christmas Gift Guide for Kids

Mail-a-Tale Does the child in your life love books? Mail-a-Tale is a book club for age 0-8;  you sign up for $19.95 per month and receive a great kids’ books in the mail each month. What a fabulous gift idea...
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Top 10 His and Her Christmas Gift Ideas for 2012

Top 10 His and Her Christmas Gift Ideas for 2012

If you’re like me, you haven’t got your shopping done yet but there is still time! After consulting with my husband, I have gotten the male perspective on some great ideas for the husband, boyfriend, son, brother, and father on...
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Introducing Windows 8 and a Guest Blogger – my Husband!

Introducing Windows 8 and a Guest Blogger – my Husband!

On November 27, my husband Dan Bechard and I attended the Microsoft Windows 8 Launch event at the Loden Hotel in Vancouver. Between mouthfuls of some very tasty food and drink, we got a chance to check out Microsoft’s newest...
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Green Your Cleaning Routine and Seventh Generation Starter Kit Giveaway

Green Your Cleaning Routine and Seventh Generation Starter Kit Giveaway

When I became a mother, I became a lot more conscious about what kinds of chemicals were coming into my home. I didn’t want to expose my child to any unnecessary toxins because many of the products we use in...
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The Lush FUN Factory and Other Halloween Adventures

The Lush FUN Factory and Other Halloween Adventures

October was a busy month for the dude and I. Our Halloween adventures started with a special visit to the Lush store on Robson on October 17 for the launch of their new “Fun” product for kids. I told my son...
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Max and Ruby in the Nutcracker Suite and Fabulous Ticket Giveaway

Max and Ruby in the Nutcracker Suite and Fabulous Ticket Giveaway

It’s a glistening snowy winter evening and Max and Ruby have been anxiously waiting for the most spectacular event of the year: seeing The Nutcracker ballet with Grandma.
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Favourite Things – EMU Australia Boots Review and Giveaway

Favourite Things – EMU Australia Boots Review and Giveaway

Today I am reviewing one of my new favourite things – boots from EMU Australia!  I was lucky enough to receive boots for both myself and my son to try out for fall and I love, love, LOVE them! My...
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Back to School Tip and Giveaway: The 5+ Label Pack from Stuck on You

Back to School Tip and Giveaway: The 5+ Label Pack from Stuck on You

I recently discovered a fantastic labelling system by Stuck on You that is perfect for Back to School.  Whether your child is going to daycare, preschool, kindergarten or grade school, you need all kinds of supplies – a backpack, water bottle,...
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My Favourite Things – Oh Canada Rooibos Iced Tea

My Favourite Things – Oh Canada Rooibos Iced Tea

I love tea – love, love, LOVE it – and drink it every day. Recently, I received some loose tea samples from David’s Tea in my VancouverMom.ca Top 30 Mom Blogger swag bag and I am really getting into loose tea...
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