Family Fun at the Grey Cup Festival {Giveaway}

Wrap up the Canadian football season with a 3-day festival full of fun for the whole family in downtown Vancouver from November 26th – November 30th! On November 30th, 2014, Vancouver will once again play host to the Grey Cup, the 102nd CFL championship game, which will be held at the home of our BC Lions […]

Canuck Place Adventure Race (Giveaway)

When I was working for the Vancouver Canucks, we had a special day each year that was dedicated to giving back to the community called Live 2 Give day. On this day, the office staff would select a charity from a list of options and spend the day working with that organization. For my first […]

Why My Kids Are Allowed To Watch TV #KidoodleMom

I grew up with a TV in my bedroom – a necessity for my single mom who was juggling two jobs and an active little girl on her own. I was raised in a household where TV viewing was considered a positive activity for children (in moderation of course, and when balanced with reading and […]

Holiday Traditions: The Nutcracker (Giveaway)

I remember going to my very first professional production of The Nutcracker when I was 6 years old. I had been dancing for 3 years by then, and dreamed of one day dancing the lead role of Clara in the beautiful holiday classic. I wore a poofy party dress over a crinoline, shiny black shoes, […]

And The Winner Is…

I’m so excited to be announcing the winner of my Family Photos Giveaway! Having Bethany from Images by Bethany take photos of my family was such a fun experience – I know the winner will have a blast, and will enjoy the beautiful results as much as I did! Alright, without further ado*… The winner** […]

Family Photos {Giveaway}

If you read my blog, you know that I love taking pictures – especially of my family and the time we spend together outdoors, so I was thrilled when I was contacted by Bethany of Images by Bethany with an offer to do a free family photo session! Bethany and I first met at the Top 30 Vancouver […]

A Tree Was Hugged On Earth Day

Sunday was Earth Day, a day to increase awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment, so I thought it would be the perfect day to take the family on an adventure where we could do just that – enjoy our planet in all its natural beauty. A short 30 minute drive from our house […]

Finding My Inner Lorax

My 4 year old daughter has a passion for animals, and a special love for the nature that surrounds us, so when I read her The Lorax for the first time, she seemed awed and inspired. I hadn’t read the story myself before, and hadn’t realized the importance of the moral to be learned from the cute […]