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I FINALLY discovered how to UNBLEMISH my bad skin!
I have struggled with acne since my teens! I have tried EVERYTHING including accutane which totally wreaked havoc on my whole body, inside and out.  All I have ever wanted was nice, UNBLEMISH’d skin.  It has always felt like such a huge ask, because nothing I have used has seemed... Read more
A guide to preventing the ‘summer slide’ & giveaways!
Slides are fun, why would parents prevent them?  Not THOSE kinds of slides, you guys! Cheeky monkeys! THE Summer Slide is a term used to describe what happens to kids when school is out for two months over the summer months.  Statistically, reading levels go down because children aren’t... Read more
The Art House Supper Club in North Vancouver
The other night, I had such a great experience at an underground restaurant on the North Shore.  The Art House supper club is new on the foodie scene and it is exactly what the foodie scene needed! The Art House is in a secret location in North Vancouver (that... Read more
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