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The importance of the Arts (for kids of all ages)
I have always believed in the importance of Arts education, so much so that I did my graduate degree in Fine Arts Education to round off my teaching credentials.  There’s another reason that I chose Fine Arts as my focus, though! After already having taught in elementary classrooms for... Read more
‘Tis the season for making memories… and last minute shopping!
‘Tis the season!!! ‘TIS!!!  The kids are out of school, there’s snow on the ground from Canadian coast to Canadian coast, and it’s downright time for a little break! Christmas is a big deal for our family.  It was such a special time for my brother and I growing... Read more
Cirque du Soleil’s TORUK review
Wow!  Like… WOW.  That is what I have to say about Cirque du Soleil’s TORUK that I saw in Vancouver last week!  I brought my mom and Portia and we all sat there pretty much awe-struck.  I hope you all had a chance to see it while the show... Read more
31 Netflix Documentaries You HAVE to Watch!
Get ready for some serious Netflix couch-potato time!  I have compiled a list of 31 Netflix documentaries all available on Netflix Canada that came HIGHLY recommended to me by family and friends! I find that when I have time to cue up a Netflix show, I am gravitating toward documentaries... Read more
WE Day 2016 – What Happens When ME Becomes WE
Another WE Day has come and gone in Vancouver.  The experience of WE Day is one of my favourite annual traditions.  I’ve had the great opportunity of taking part for 3 years in a row now as a guest of TELUS and every year, I get more out of... Read more
iPhone 7 Tips & Tricks

iPhone 7 Tips & Tricks

News October 29, 2016 0

Hands up if you are anxiously awaiting your pre-ordered iPhone 7?  (Me! Me! ME!).  If you are in Canada, chances are you are still waiting! The new iPhone 7’s are massively coveted and on extreme backorder. Sigh. I have excellent news for you though! The new iPhone 7 is... Read more
Staying Active With Via Velo
I am notorious for being ‘fair weather’ EVERYTHING.  I’d love to be a runner, but “oh shoot, it’s raining”.  I’d love to be a more serious skiier, but “man, it’s cold today”.  That is kind of the story of my life.  I’m not proud of it, it’s just the... Read more
Ford Edge Titanium Review

Ford Edge Titanium Review

News October 20, 2016 0

It is absolutely imperative that I begin this post with a couple of little disclaimers.  The first one being that this post should have been written about 5 months ago.  I accept full responsibility for not writing this when I should have, which was at the time that I... Read more
5 Free Activities To Do With Your Kids (+ WIN $50)
Fall is here… it’s definitely here.  The temperatures have dropped, it’s dark out when we wake up in the morning and it feels like it’s time to get creative when it comes to keeping the kidlets engaged and entertained on these shorter, cooler days. When it’s pouring rain all... Read more
Won’t you be my neighbour?

Won’t you be my neighbour?

News September 28, 2016 0

Welcome to the “Neighbourhood”.  It’s a magical place that provides you with answers and solutions to questions and concerns you thought you may never get through alone.  It’s a safe space where you are encouraged to ask anything.  It’s a place where teamwork is in full force and support... Read more