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#Under30Love – How to enter to WIN a new prize each week on Instagram
I’m kicking off something new and exciting and it’s all because I want to show my love and appreciation for all  my friends and family online… a.k.a YOU!!  I’m giving away a new prize each week on Instagram! Yup! And they are GOOD ones too 😉 If you missed... Read more
Taking the #PurifierChallenge with the Dyson Pure Hot+Cool Link
I don’t want to jinx this in any way, but summer in Vancouver so far has been … pretty much perfection.  By perfection, I mean HOT.  I’m a total sun-seeking, sun-lover, so I’m in heaven right now. The only thing with this heat is that my home doesn’t have... Read more
The Eyebrow Trend You NEED To Try: Microblading
When you see a woman with abnormally amazing eyebrows these days, the chances are high that she’s had her brows microbladed.  Very high! I know that I, myself, have been admiring people’s perfectly sculpted brows, wondering HOW ON EARTH they get them to look like that… only to find... Read more
How I Recharge #EasyRoam (GIVEAWAY!)
A couple of years ago, I started an annual tradition of 5 days away in Palm Springs WITHOUT my children. I know how some parents feel about this: How could you possibly be away from your kids for that long?  I also know how other parents feel about this:... Read more
“Don’t-Tell-The-Kids-They-Are-Nutritious” Energy Balls
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kraft Peanut Butter. All opinions are 100% mine. There are some things kids just do NOT need to know.  I’m not talking about white lies.  I’m talking about straight-up omissions of information that doesn’t need to be shared. ... Read more
Memories and cups of tea
Growing up, my brother and I spent a lot of time with my grandparents.  We are among the lucky ones. My Oma would often come pick us up from school and we’d all walk home together. They were slow walks. Magical walks.  We had nowhere to be, so we... Read more
How I occupy my ‘me time’ #SmartStash
It’s no secret that I have a lot more time alone these days. Since my separation, I end up doing pretty much everything on my own on the days I don’t have my kids. It’s a strange feeling, for sure! I have had to get into a whole new... Read more
How do you know WHICH vitamins and supplements to take?
We know a lot about vitamins.  We know they have proven positive effects on our health.  We know that different vitamins are beneficial to us in different ways.  We know we should be taking vitamins and supplements daily. BUT… We also know there are SO MANY vitamins and supplements... Read more
Catching Up On The Oscar Winning Movies With Optik TV (+GIVEAWAY!)
One of the things I am really good at is wanting to see every single Oscar nominated movie (on the big screen!) before the Oscars.  Actually SEEING the movies, is another thing entirely.  I am so far out of the loop with movies and the theatre experience, it’s not... Read more
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