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Giveaway for Vancouver Screening of Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out

The buzz for Disney/Pixar's Inside Out is growing the closer we get to the release date.  I have a feeling this one will resonate with kids and adults alike and we can all blame those crazy creatures in our heads for our mood swings.   Do your jobs tiny people in our heads!!! So I am happy to offer a family pack (four tickets) to the screening on Wednesday, June 17th at SilverCity, Burnaby.  The show starts at 7pm but be there early as it … [Read More...]

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Kids Just #WannaPlay

There are many reasons we are still renting our rundown little townhome in Vancouver.  One big reason is the luxury of raising a family in a space that is cut-off from busy roads, is filled with green space and lets the kids run wild.  My social media feeds are filled with articles about how important play is not only for their physical fitness, but their mental health too.  Watching my kids spend their summers running wild, I know I am doing … [Read More...]

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Make Your Garden Green

There are many ways to reconfigure your home and turn it into a more efficient living space that will not only have you saving money, but also help you to live sustainably and reduce your environmental impact. One of the best areas to focus your green lifestyle is in the actual greenery of your garden, where there is a wide option of decorative and landscaping features that will keep you and your plants healthy. So, here is a selection of … [Read More...]

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Half Way Through Summer. Are You Ready for ‘Back to School’?

I realize it is in the middle of the summer holidays, but that is it....we are in the MIDDLE of the summer holidays and that means that it is that much closer to getting these now feral children organized and ready for school in the fall.  Civilization has pretty much crumbled around here.  It is the reason I got a part time job....to be around order and adults and not the hot sweaty yelling that seems to be summer at the House Crunch.   The … [Read More...]

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Watch the Heroes of the Marvel Universe Save Canada

The heroes of the Marvel Universe are making their way across Canada. They have already vanquished their most evil foes (Hydra, AIM, Loki) from Victoria and Vancouver, and are ready to set down in Saskatoon next.  Are you going to be there?  I highly recommend it :) The first thing we noticed was the audience filled not only with tiny versions of Iron Man and Spiderman, etc, but the legions of parents who were dressed up too.  What … [Read More...]

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Working Girl 1988.  No it hasn't been THAT long but almost.

Working Girl. Again

I haven't said too much online (didn't want to jinx it), but when I said before that I wanted 2015 to be the year of change, I meant it.  I have been feeling … [Read More...]

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Fighting Flu Season & Boosting Your Immune System with Bryce Wylde

The flu/cold swept through this house last week.  Tara was patient zero.  She was feeling it on Halloween but was bound and determined to make it through all … [Read More...]

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crayola summer

Half Way Through Summer. Are You Ready for ‘Back to School’?

I realize it is in the middle of the summer holidays, but that is it....we are in the MIDDLE of the summer holidays and that means that it is that much closer to getting these now feral children organized and … [Read More...]

community bbq6

Kids Just #WannaPlay

There are many reasons we are still renting our rundown little townhome in Vancouver.  One big reason is the luxury of raising a family in a space that is cut-off from busy roads, is filled with green space … [Read More...]

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Now You Are Six

The baby of the family turns 6 today.  She is lying snoozling on the couch beside me at the moment and I will soon have her up for another day at Day Camp. I think many people think Tara was a happy … [Read More...]