It's Father's Day today. A day that is (sometimes) if not even often overlooked. Like all little girls growing up, my father was my hero. He was my knight in shining armor. When he said something, I listened. I compared all boys to him. The one who I felt could do no wrong. I think we all do that, put our daddy's on pedestals. And of course, I learned years later he was only … [Read more...] about 40 Things My Father Taught Me Growing Up That I Will Never Forget #happyfathersday
Easter isn't just for kids. It's a time to reflect on what's important, as all holidays are. Every Easter I try to come up with some unique way to send my hubby a special treat. Not just a basket full of chocolates, but something special and different. For example, one year I gave a booklet with redeemable coupons for things like 'Get out of Dishes freebie' or 'Free Massage … [Read more...] about Romantic Easter Surprises to Give to Him or Her #baci #easter
Spring Break is coming which means many families at this time are planning their vacations, and can't wait to lay in the sun somewhere tropical or ski the snowy hills while nestling fireside in a cabin. But for some families, this no-school holiday means coming up with ideas so the kids aren't bored, and if you're on a budget it's that task can be even harder. So here is how … [Read more...] about How To Prepare For Spring Break When You’re on A Budget And Can’t Travel
Christmas is over but the deals are still flying off the shelves, and people are flocking to the streets to spend those holiday gift cards they received from Santa. But how do you know which deals are the best? Well, I've got a few that I want to share with you guys. These are my favorite picks, gifts you can still get at the tail end of this boxing week. Gifts that keep on … [Read more...] about Boxing Week Round-Up Gifts That Keep Giving for 2016
Follow my blog with Bloglovin The snow is falling. The roads are slippery but manageable. It's one more day until Christmas and our house is buzzing with excitement. Though I have to say, this past week it didn't feel so Christmassy here. I don't know what it is this year, but everyone is in a foul mood. At the grocery store. The doctor's office. Waiting in line at the … [Read more...] about Feeling The Christmas Crunch and Bahumbugs All Around Me
We know him as Mr. O Canada. The man who performs the national anthem before the start of every Vancouver Canucks game, getting the crowd involved as hockey lovers and fans everywhere join him with the singing of O'Canada. Mark Donnelly is a traditional icon. But this father of 9 has something else he'd like to share. The Vancouver Canucks anthem singer and his daughter Colleen … [Read more...] about Mark & Colleen Donnelly Bring Christmas Cheer To a Good Cause For The Fraser Valley
It's hard to believe Thanksgiving is this weekend, and along with it my 43 rd birthday. Yikes! Actually, to tell you the truth being in my 40's has't been so bad. The one thing I have come to realize is that life is always changing and we are changing with it. … [Read more...] about Being Thankful and Reflecting on Life
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I love labels. Not just because they help to organize and put a name to what belongs to who, but labels are a way to help keep things where you need them. Over the years many label places and businesses have branch out into making labels more fun like Sticker Kid Canada Labels, Décor & Fun. My son is always losing things. It never fails, especially in school. So having … [Read more...] about Sticker Kid Labels, Décor & Fun #stickers
During the holiday season before the kids are even out of school, I notice how ancy my son gets. His mind focused on Santa coming, I'm always on the look out for places to visit and things for him to do. So this past weekend we took the entire family to the North Pole BC's Festival of Christmas located at the Tradex in Abbotsford. The moment we stepped into the Tradex my … [Read more...] about North Pole BC’s Festival of Christmas #giveaway
Canada Day is on Tuesday and one thing I love about Canada Day is all the delicious and yummy recipes. So today I'm going to showcase a round-up of our favorites for you to drool over! Cute finger foods for kids on Canada Day. Put them on skewers and add them to a Canada Day mug. Great for decorating and parties. Canada Day Popsicles. These … [Read more...] about Canada Day: Recipe Round-up!
If you haven't done it yet, you just have to check out the malls located in the lower mainland. Each one is decorated differently and offers different approaches to the holiday season. This past week we took our adventure to Lougheed Town Center in Burnaby, and they have some amazing things going on to help you and your family enjoy the holidays. The first thing we noticed … [Read more...] about Ring in the holidays at Lougheed Town Center
I'm celebrating. Are you celebrating? How can you not celebrate? Despicable Me 2 is officially being released today! That's right DM2 hits the stores this very morning you can bet people are going to rush out to get it. Why? Well these guys of course... Despicable Me 2 hits the shelves December 10th, 2013, bring it home for the holidays and show your Minion … [Read more...] about Bring Home Despicable Me 2 for the Holidays
I love getting goodies in the mail? Don't you? I also love pampering myself (like that ever happens) but still a girl can dream, can't she? Well my good friends at Brill Communications have put together an amazing Holiday Gift Basket Giveaway - A Pampering Treat for all you gals out there, to introduce some great gift suggestions for those you love. Kiss My Face Kiss My … [Read more...] about Holiday Gift Basket Giveaway ~ A Pampering Treat!
With the holidays fast approaching one theme I've noticed among friends and family is everywhere people are trying to save money and not spend so much this holiday season. Why go into debt during the holidays buying gifts for people. It seems silly, don't you think? There are ways you can save and spend at the same time in order to make this holiday season the best you've ever … [Read more...] about How to save money over the holidays