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OITNB is BACK!!!! #StreamTeam
Between 2 jobs, 2 kids and all the demands of life in general, I don’t get a ton of time to watch my favourite shows.  I kind of have my go-to series on Netflix, but even those I only usually watch about 1 episode per week.  Sad, right?! When... Read more
Mt. Seymour Summer Eco-Adventure Camps for Kids
School is only in session for a few more weeks! The countdown has begun, mostly for the teachers 😛 . Parents everywhere are starting the hunt for fun, educational and engaging summer camps for their wee ones.  While summer camps aren’t quite as hard to get into as the... Read more
What Mama’s Watching on Netflix
I will be the first to admit that Netflix is a bit of a crutch in this household when it comes to entertaining the kids.  Want to shower in peace? Throw on a show. Need to get dinner made? Throw on a show. You know the drill… While I try... Read more
How technology can help us live a more sustainable life #TeamTELUS
Living a more sustainable life sometimes feels like a huge undertaking.  My thoughts automatically go in the direction of : ‘stop buying anything and everything’, while at the same time ‘don’t create waste’, and simultaneously ‘walk everywhere and eat vegan’.  Pretty much… just overhaul your whole life, Jessica. But that... Read more
We Give Where We Live

We Give Where We Live

News April 3, 2016 0

I consider myself to be a pretty open and ‘out there’ kind of person, but there are definitely some aspects of my that I keep more private.  Not always intentionally.  Sometimes, certain subjects just tend to come up in conversation more naturally than others.  Other times, I’m just keeping something... Read more
LEGO Bionicle and LEGO Friends now on NETFLIX #StreamTeam
We have had the greatest Spring Break so far.  Oh my goodness! Where to even begin?  It started with almost 2 weeks in Zihuatanejo, Mexico which led to 2 days at Disneyland and now we’re in polishing off the last few days off of school with a week in... Read more
The Residences at Lynn Valley: North Shore’s Hotspot for Young Families
Last week, Portia and I attended the grand opening of The Residences at Lynn Valley Presentation Centre, located in Lynn Valley shopping centre.  It was a day filled with activities for kids, treats from local vendors (Black Bear Neighbourhood Pub, Westlynn Bakery and Delaney’s Coffee House) and the official... Read more
iviva Park Royal- Where young girls can learn, shop & discover
Last week, Portia and I did something that made it into her work at school.  (You know something has left a lasting impression when… ).  We had a really cool opportunity to go for a private fit session at iviva, Park Royal now that Portia can fit into their smallest size.... Read more
Egg Farmers of Canada #WakeUpToYellow Event Recap (+ Stand Mixer Giveaway)
A few weeks ago, I posted about the Wake Up To Yellow event that the Egg Farmers of Canada had planned.  On February 2nd, 2016, Egg Farmers themselves handed out free breakfast sandwiches made with wholesome eggs to commuters in Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto. Check out this awesome video compliments... Read more
There’s no ‘right time’… you just have to #TakeTheLeap! (Fitbit giveaway!)
The last few months have been… hard.  I’m not going to lie. I feel like there have been so many balls in the air constantly threatening to drop to the ground all at once.  For 2 months, I was hit with illness after illness (after illness) and I think... Read more