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Canyon Lights at the Capilano Suspension Bridge
Last night, we had the opportunity to check out Canyon Lights at the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Van.  If you’re looking for an even to get you in the mood for the holidays, this one will certainly get you in the mood. Every year, the Capilano Suspension Bridge... Read more
Make It – Vancouver\'s Handmade Market {WIN!!}
Make It Vancouver is thrilled to be back at the PNE Forum for the second year! With over 250 artists from all over Canada, this is the perfect place to find gifts for everyone on your list. There will be stylish clothing, gorgeous jewelry, fabulous art, adorable baby items,... Read more
Grey Cup Festival: FREE Family Events (and a huge giveaway!)
The Grey Cup is coming to Vancouver! Whether you are a die-hard football fan, or you get excited about playoff season for any sport, get out and enjoy the excitement coming to our city! There will be some great family friendly events that are totally FREE for your family... Read more
A Frozen 4th birthday
Last weekend we celebrated Portia’s 4th birthday.  We invited family and friends to come celebrate at our house, Frozen-style.  If you have young children, there’s a good chance you’ll be able to relate to what we’re going through these days… “Let it Go” on repeat, dress-up into Elsa dresses... Read more
Loutet Farm’s Pumpkin Patch Event – North Vancouver
The Edible Garden Project and North Shore Neighbourhood House are excited to present our upcomingPumpkin Patch event at Loutet Farm. Don’t miss the best local pumpkin patch on the North Shore! Saturday, October 18th from 10am – 1pm, bring your family down to Loutet Farm to pick a pumpkin from the patch, go on a farm tour, make... Read more
G Day Rite of Passage Event Returns for Girls and Families
G Day is a global social movement anchored by day-long events that emphasize self-esteem and leadership for girls ages 10-12. The first G Day was on April 28th, 2014 and attended by 250 girls and 80 adult speakers, volunteers, and artists. Based on the enthusiastic response from girls, parents,... Read more
Disney on Ice presents ‘Let’s Party!’ (WIN tickets!)
One of our favourite events that we’ve ever experienced with Portia was last years’ Disney on Ice production.  She was pretty young and she was up way past her bedtime, but was wide-eyed and smiling throughout the entire performance!  It reminded me of how taken I was when I... Read more
YVR EVENTS: Vancouver Home + Design Show Oct. 16-19, 2014 (WIN!)
The Vancouver Home + Design Show is where it all comes together for any home improvement project! With big names like Colin McAllister & Justin Ryan, stars of Cottage Life TV’s Colin & Justin’s Cabin Pressure, Bryan Baeumler, host of HGTV’s Leave it to Bryan, and culinary master Chef Corbin Tomaszeski, plus local design... Read more
YVR Event: Tasting Plates in West Vancouver September 23, 2014
Tasting plates is coming to the North Shore next week!! On September 23, walk, bike, cab or drive (responsibly) from one restaurant to another to sample their tasty dishes. The event, presented by VanFoodster, is part of the popular Tasting Plates series. The whole idea is that you get... Read more
The Belly Baby & Kid Show September 27th, 2014 (& win)
It’s BACK! The Belly Baby & Kid show returns to the Cloverdale Fairgrounds in Surrey on Saturday, September 27th from 10am-4pm! About the Belly Baby & Kid show: As a mother herself to 2 little beans Amanda knows first hand what things parents are looking for to entertain their... Read more