How would you spend $50,000? + Contest alert! #LiveGrand #AD

If someone were to ask you right now, this very second, how you would spend $50,000 – would you start dreaming? I know hubby and I have had a few moments where we’ll laugh and pretend what we would buy if we won the lottery and how the very first thing I would buy would be something crazy and frivolous! I’ve always been pretty responsible with my purchases, so it would

Queensborough Landing Shopping Centre back to school contest

It’s hard for me to accept the fact that in a few short weeks kids are already heading back to school! I feel like the summer basically flew by and we’re all now in the back to school scramble to make sure that not only are our kids prepared, but our wallets are too. With back to school shopping lists in hands, many parents and kids are heading off to

Make nice at Metropolis at Metrotown for Pink Shirt Day+ #Giveaway! #METMakeNice

No matter what our differences, kindness is always a choice worth making. This year Metropolis at Metrotown has joined the movement against bullying, working with the CKNW Orphans’ Fund for Pink Shirt Day from February 6 – 22, 2017. Bullying at schools and work places is still very much a problem and by pledging to support this initiative, you are helping to eliminate bullying, offering support to those who need

Call2Recycle Summer Smile Contest

Finally, for the first day in July the West Coast is actually starting to feel like summer! This dreary weather hasn’t slowed us down though and we’re already planning our second camping trip of the summer and gearing up for more day trips, road trips and exciting summer fun! We had our very first family camping trip a few weeks ago and phew, let me tell you…. if you think


Can you believe it’s spring time already? As the sun beams through my windows daily onto a nice thick layer of winter dust, it reminds me again that the inevitable need to purge all the excess stuff I’ve collected over the past year has come around again. Time to do a massive declutter, garage sale, and start the deep pre-summer clean!

Menchie's Frozen Yogurt Scratch, Win & Smile Contest! #MenchiesScratchAndWin

If you’ve been following our blog for awhile you might remember last summer that we basically lived at Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt in Highgate Village, hard to say no to delicious frozen yogurt on super hot days, right? We discovered this fabulous location by accident and have been heading back pretty regularly ever since! We figure Frozen Yogurt is pretty much the best family outing ever, especially when you get to