Category Archives: Daily Life

Mommy Monday- Spring Break Is OVER!!!
Spring Break

Oh mama!!! Does it make me a bad mommy if I say that I’m so happy that spring break is over? I love, love, love my kids and I love spending quality time with them… but spending quality time while … Continue reading

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Treasures and Flavors of the Salish Sea in Vancouver at Salt Spring In The City
Salt Spring In the City

My family is long overdue for a vacation. I think we’re all a bit burnt out, need to escape from reality for a bit and reconnect as a family. Our last family vacation was the summer that Turtle turned 1 … Continue reading

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Mommy Monday- Leaping for LeapTV
Mommy Monday- Leaping over the LeapTV

My girl is smart, creative, caring and imaginative. Coordination? Not exactly her strong suit. What can I say… she takes after mommy! We encourage Bean to read, write, create and explore her surroundings (do you think we’re a right brained family?) A … Continue reading

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Mommy Monday- I Heart Handmade: Bean, Age 6
Mommy Monday, I heart handmade, Bean Age 6 Sew Creative

  I love, love, love the stage that Bean is at right now. She is 6 years old and she is so much fun. She still loves to hold my hand when we walk to school (even in the hallways). … Continue reading

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Mommy Monday- A Pair of Rough and Tumble Kamik Boots For My Rough And Tumble Boy
A pair of rough and tumble boots for a rough and tumble boy- Kamik

I love when traditions I had as a child are adopted by my own kiddos. When I was in my early teens, my Dad bought my mom, sister and me, each a pair of Kamik boots for Christmas. It happened … Continue reading

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Create a Personalized Valentine’s Day Gift With Lasting Memories in Minutes!
Create a Personalized Valentine's Day Gift With Lasting Memories in Minutes!

How is Valentine’s Day just 3 days away?!?!? Is it just me or is time slip, slip, slipping away? I’m horribly behind this Valentine’s Day. Lucky for me, Bean is so excited about this holiday that on her own initiative … Continue reading

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Imagining my Dream Kitchen #TestDriveMoms
Sew Creative Blog's Imaging My Dream Kitchen Beautiful Aqua Blue Kitchens and Appliances to Fill Them With #TestDriveMoms

My dad is a builder who creates custom homes for a living. The houses he builds are beautiful, filled with custom elements and beautiful design work. I have a dream of one day having my dad build us a house, unfortunately … Continue reading

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Sunday was a tough day for me with the kids, it definitely wasn’t my proudest mommy moment
Not the bad day in question, but another bad day.

The kids and I had a terrible day on Sunday. All 4 of us have been sick for the past week. It was The Hubs first day back at work, I had a ton of work that I was trying … Continue reading

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Reflecting on 2014 and The Family and I Set Our Intentions for 2015
The Family & I Set Our Intentions For 2015

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful, relaxing holiday season surrounded by the love of family and friends. My kiddos were home from school and daycare for 2 weeks and I took that time to decompress, … Continue reading

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Bean The Blogging Zoologist’s Real Life Adventures With Pom Pom My Baby Panda (Plus a Giveaway!)
Bean The Blogging Zoologist's Real Life Adventures With Pom Pom The Baby Panda 2

I have a child who loves animals and who has a very active imagination. From the time that she was little, instead of pushing her to learn to read, we encouraged her to use her imagination and create her own … Continue reading

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Making Wishes Come True- Disney On Ice Let’s Party in Vancouver
Making Wishes Come True Disney On Ice Let's Party in Vancouver

“Disney on Ice is coming! Disney on Ice is coming!” Those were the words SHRIEKED from my 6 year old daughter’s lips when she came home from school on Friday. A friend at school had told her that she had … Continue reading

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Mommy Monday- She’s a Barbie Girl (3 Barbie Life In The Dreamhouse Giveaways!)
Sew Creative Blog's Mommy Monday Big Barbie Giveaway!

I remember adoring playing with Barbie’s as a kid. My mom gave my sister and I her childhood Barbie dolls and clothes.  My sister and I would play Barbie’s for hours, imagining stories that our Barbie’s could act out. When I had … Continue reading

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