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15 Valentine's Day Treats To Make With The Kids

As we’re finally winding down from the holidays it feels like another is creeping up quickly! Though not a huge “holiday” for some, Valentine’s Day is something that our family loves to create fun, love inspired treats and arts and crafts to keep the magic alive. Our classroom does a little bit of a Valentine’s Day party where the kids can exchange their cards and share some treats and what

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!

Give the gift of music with Staccato Studios + free trial locations {Events}

We talk about this a lot over here, but tiny people sure do love music. Studies have shown that babies react to music while still in the womb so you can imagine how excited they can get when they are up close with new instruments, hearing songs mom or dad may have hummed or sang to them and so much more. The major plus? It’s an amazing bonding experience for

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,

Our magical ride on The Polar Express Train Ride {Holiday Events}

The holiday season is in full swing at our house, we’re already unpacking our Christmas decorations and gearing up to turn our house into a winter wonderland – this is my favourite season, my favourite holiday and I feel so incredibly blessed to live in such an amazing area full of events and activities to get the entire family into the Christmas spirit.

Metropolis at Metrotown

With Christmas literally nipping at our heels right now, I’m ready to get a jump start on my holiday shopping! With one of the best shopping weeks coming up with Black Friday deals, it’s the perfect time to start crossing some gifts off the list – and give yourself enough time to actually enjoy this festive season. How would you feel if you could get all your shopping done in