christmas

10 Kid-Friendly Christmas Crafts Using Things From Home

With Christmas (and Christmas Break…) sneaking up on us quickly, we’re trying to keep things festive around the house with some fun holiday crafts. Gone are the days of just construction paper snowflakes, enter the world of super easy, absolutely adorable DIY Ornaments that kids can tackle on their own! We have done a couple of these already and I really want to make the Wood Slice Santas next! We’ve

Holiday Traditions at the Vancouver Aquarium { Scuba Claus }

Having lived in Vancouver nearly my entire life, our family definitely has some set in stone traditions. We are so lucky to live so close to some incredible long-standing Christmas events and many of them are must-see, must-do for our family. For years and years we have made Bright Nights at Stanley Park a tradition and for the past few years, we’ve added in some fun at the Vancouver Aquarium!

10 Kid-Friendly Elf On The Shelf Ideas

Whether you love him or hate the Elf at your house, it’s no surprise he’s landed and kids everywhere are clamoring to find out what mischeavous act he has played the night before. At our house, he  just moves around and hides in different parts of the house, sometimes he’ll cause a little trouble by moving toys or re-decorating but we try to keep it relatively simple (and kid-friendly!). Admittedly,

10 Easy DIY Salt Dough Ornament Ideas

One of my favourite times of year IS HERE and admittedly, I’m the over the top Christmas memories mom. I figure, I’ve only got a few more years of this one believing in the man in red so I’m going to enjoy it while it lasts! Each Christmas I’m reminded just how quickly she’s growing and I’ve been slowly incorporating ornaments that cherish the little moments. Salt Dough ornaments have

Vancouver Christmas Market moves to its new seaside home!

Christmas may seem like a long way off to many of you, but with so many Christmas events happening in our supposedly ‘no-fun city’, there is no time like the present to start planning. One of the highlights of the holiday season is the Vancouver Christmas Market, an authentic German inspired Christmas market place. This year marks not only their 7th Anniversary, but a huge change of venue and quite

Netflix NetfliXmas

Make sure to scroll to the bottom for more chances to win! There’s two things that make the holidays around my house, and I’m sure it’s the same at a lot of houses with kids! We love cookies, and we love family movie night. With Netflix Canada, we’ve been able to enjoy a Christmas family movie night every day in December so far, without having to repeat a single movie.