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Recipe: Chocolate Lava Cake

Published January 26, 2015 at 7:43 am - No Comments

by: Leanne Janzen How delicious do those look?! Pretty yummy right?! Well… THEY TASTE EVEN BETTER! They were a huge hit with the entire family. What you will need: 1/2 Cup Chocolate Chips 1/2 Cup Butter (or margarine) 2 Eggs 3 TBSP of flour 1/2 Cup of Sugar 4 Ramekin Dishes How it’s done: Set […] IWEBIX Webdesign

Family Literacy Day

Published January 22, 2015 at 9:18 pm - No Comments

Family Literacy Day is January 27 this year in Canada. ABC Life Literacy Canada is encouraging Canadian families to have “15 Minutes of Fun” learning together this Family Literacy Day. Learning can happen at any time. Practicing literacy together every day has benefits for both children and parents. Here are some great ways to get started: 1.      Read a “wake up” […]

The Adventures of Puss in Boots Debuts on Netflix #Streamteam

Published January 21, 2015 at 2:13 pm - No Comments

January is the month to enjoy indoor retreat with your kiddos. Cuddling on the couch with a blanket and popcorn is one of my very favourite ways to spend an evening with my family. This month on Netflix, Puss In Boots swashbuckles on to the bigscreen with brand new adventures. Why not make this fantastic […]

How Does She Do It?…. Kathy Klassen

Published January 21, 2015 at 7:56 am - No Comments

It’s time for another How Does She Do It! We are thrilled to introduce you to Kathy Klassen from Stony Plain, Alberta. Are you an Urban or Suburban Mama, where do you live? Suburban, I live in Stony Plain now. I like the small town feel but still like being pretty close to the city. Tell us about your […]

Packed Lunches for Picky Eaters

Published January 21, 2015 at 7:15 am - No Comments

By: Kristen Yarker Whether it is for daycare, preschool or kindergarten, packing lunches can be stressful. Parents often ask me for help in planning lunches and snacks for their kids. Especially their picky eaters. They know that they’re stuck in a rut. But they don’t know how to get out of it while still making […]

Recipe: Four Ingredient Banana Cookies

Published January 20, 2015 at 7:09 am - No Comments

By: Lindsay MacDonald Yes you read that correctly; only four Ingredients in these tasty banana cookies! They are an easy to make, delicious “cookie” that you won’t feel bad about eating! You will need: 2 bananas (mashed up) 2 cups oats 1 tsp vanilla handful of “add-ins” (This can be chopped nuts; choc chips; carob […]

Win: FULL Conference Pass to the Canadian Internet Marketing Conference

Published January 19, 2015 at 9:43 am - 1 Comment

Are you a blogger, small business owner, social media manager or marketing director or consultant? Join me on March 28 and 29th at the Canadian Internet Marketing Conference in beautiful Squamish, BC! We will be learning from 12 world-class speakers at the two-day internet marketing conference. “This is a conference bringing the best talent – the […]

Hot Find Friday:

Published January 16, 2015 at 7:30 am - No Comments

I saw the TV commercial for and signed up within an hour. (No, this is not a sponsored post and they did not send me the goods for review) The package arrived 3 days later, no lie. Now I’ll admit I am a fan of Kate Hudson so when I saw it was her […]

How Does She Do It?….Erica Schmidt

Published January 14, 2015 at 9:43 am - No Comments

It’s time for another How Does She Do It! We are thrilled to introduce you to Erica Schmidt from North Vancouver, British Columbia. Are you an Urban or Suburban Mama, where do you live? Suburban. We moved to North Vancouver almost four years ago from Yaletown so I have definitely switched to being a suburban Mom! Although I […]

Recipe: Kid-Friendly Sloppy-Joes

Published January 13, 2015 at 1:48 pm - No Comments

by: Leanne Janzen I have one VERY picky, almost 6 year old, eater. When he heard I was making sloppy joes for supper, he was not impressed at all! Little did he know I had a new trick up my sleeve! These are delicious and easy peasy to make! Here’s what you’ll need: Ground Beef […]

The Big Girl Room Updates (AKA: Get Rid of the Baby Stuff)

Published January 12, 2015 at 10:04 am - No Comments

I realized over the recent Holiday break, that my five-year-old is no longer a baby. I will have no more babies. So I think it might be time to update her ‘big girl room’. Gold Vinyl Wall Dots All Four Walls on Etsy Whether a boy or a girl, there are bound to be things you […]

Hot Find Friday: ivivva Active Wear for Girls

Published January 9, 2015 at 10:09 am - No Comments

My girls and I were recently invited the ivivva store on West 4th in Kitsilano for a fit session. They wanted to hear what the girls liked or disliked about their clothes, and find out what sports they participate in and wear active clothing for. My girls wear active clothing for school as well as […]


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