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Spring Cleaning with the help of City Errands
In a way, Spring cleaning is one of my favourite things to do, but it can also feel very daunting!  There are certain areas of our home and our yard that get a lot of attention throughout the year and then there are other’s that get… ahem… completely neglected.... Read more
Top Tips for Successfully Completing a Juice Cleanse
Oh my goodness.  I DID IT!  Last week I completed a full 3-day juice/soup cleanse with North Shore Juice Company and I didn’t cheat ONCE!  Because juice cleanses are a commitment physically, mentally and financially (and so many seem to be hesitant to give it a go) I am... Read more
Boosting energy the healthy way with Usana (+ WIN!)
A couple of weeks ago, I had an Usana gift basket dropped off by a chica I had been in touch with named Danielle.  Danielle owns her own Usana business and we spent some time discussing some products that I could try out to increase my energy levels. I’d... Read more
Getting Pampered at West Vancouver\’s The Coliseum MediSpa (& WIN!)
A few weeks ago, I was invited to spend a morning indulging in some much needed “me time” at West Vancouver’s The Coliseum MediSpa.  Admittedly, something I am really bad at taking care of is my skin.  I have always envied women with fresh, blemish-free, glowing skin and, yet,... Read more
Dare Bear Paws and Wagon Wheels: peanut-free treats for your littles (& WIN)
We’ve been testing out some treats in our home these days.  While we don’t often send our girls to daycare with cookies, sometimes I love to treat the kids to a little surprise in their lunch boxes.  The only thing is… there are other littles in our daycare who... Read more
Nairn’s Oat Cracker and Cookie review (& WIN!)
When I was younger, tea time was always ‘an event’ at my grandparents’ house.  My Oma was an incredible baker and, whenever my brother and I went to their house after school or on the weekends, she would put out a plate of cookies and brew a pot of... Read more
Green Earth Organics: organic produce delivered straight to your door (& WIN!)
As you all know, running a household is a lot of work! Whether you work or you’re at home with littles, the hours in the day often feel too few to get through the to-do list.  As often as I tell myself that I’m going to be more organized,... Read more
Stuck on You Backpack review (& giveaway)
As you may already know, we are a huge Stuck on You family.  Every plastic container we own has a nice little ‘Madeleine’ or ‘Portia’ label on it and we have these amazing personalized lunch bags from Stuck on You as well. Sending your children to daycare or school... Read more
The F word: The romantic comedy of the summer
Hubby and I recently had a very unique movie-going experience.  We went to the pre-screening for The F Word at Cineplex downtown Vancouver.  A pre-screening is a fun event in and of itself- I love being the first to try something new or see something for the first time-... Read more
Vancouver Events: Deighton Cup 2014 recap
Last weekend I attended my first horse race at the Hastings Racetrack with my lovely friend Nargess of Fleur de Lis Events.  It wasn’t just any old horse race though.  It was the annual Deighton Cup event hosted by The Social Concierge. We had a lot of fun checking... Read more