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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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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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Wordless- First Day of School in Vancouver
Big smiles (with missing front teeth) for the first day of school!

School is back in session in BC! (We were delayed with a strike). Here are photos from Bean’s first day of school! We hope that your first day back at school (whenever it happened) was filled with just as many … Continue reading

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(Mostly) Wordless- Fun at Hopcott’s Meadows Maze
Sew Creative Trip to Meadows Maze

A few weeks ago, over Labor Day weekend, my good friend Heather (the blogger behind Mother Your Business) invited the kids and I to join her and her family to Hopcott’s Meadows Maze. The Hubs and I took the kids … Continue reading

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Meeting Inspiring Women at Leading Moms
Leading Moms Speakers poster

One of my favorite things about being a blogger is the incredible women I get to meet on a consistent basis, many of whom are mothers. I’ve been profoundly changed with the birth of each of my children. The birth … Continue reading

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The Dog (cat, donkey and penguin) Days of Summer #KinderMom
The Dog  (cat, donkey and penguin) Days of Summer #KinderMom

Summer. It is here and we are loving it. With my “new career” The Hubs and I decided to keep this summer simple and stay close to home. We’re taking this summer to treat our beautiful city like vacation grounds, … Continue reading

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Fangirling at the Poppytalk for Target Launch!
Fangirling at the Poppytalk for Target launch. Beautiful products for summer entertaining and glamping

Fan·girl (pronounced ˈfanˌgərl) noun- an obsessive female fan.  Hello! My name is Crystal and I am a fan girl. If you don’t know the meaning of fan girl, you can see it above. Obsessive may be too strong of a word for what … Continue reading

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Mommy Monday- The Joy of Parenting and Vancouver Mom Top 30 Blogger Awards
Vancouver Mom Top 30 Blogger Awards 2014 Nominees

Sometimes I look at my children and it takes my breath away. I can’t believe that I made them, that they came from me, that I have helped mold them into the little humans that they are today. I don’t … Continue reading

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Mommy Monday- Girl’s Night at Disney Live Rockin’ Road Show
Sew Creative's Girl's Night at Disney Live Rockin Ever After.jpg.jpg

Bean LOVES Disney. Her current obsession is Frozen (what little girl isn’t obsessed with Frozen right now?) She has yet to find a Disney movie that she doesn’t like. Lion King, Finding Nemo, The Little Mermaid, Lilo and Stitch… she … Continue reading

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Mommy Monday: Disney Live in Vancouver and Life Lessons Learned from Disney
Disney Live in Vancouver

Sunday morning is Mommy and Bean time. I roll my girl out of bed at 7:30, make her breakfast and then the two of us take off for her gymnastics class. The ride there is usually pretty quite, I sip … Continue reading

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Mommy Monday- 5 Year Old Bean Donates Her Hair to Locks of Love
Mommy Monday at Sew Creative 5 year old donates hair to Locks of Love

Happy Monday everyone! I hope that you had a fabulous holiday season. I took 2 weeks off of work (and blogging) and am feeling refreshed and ready for achieving a ton of goals that I set for myself for 2014. … Continue reading

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Countdown To Christmas Day 10- Barbie Dreamhouse from @Mattel (Gifts for Kids)
Countdown To Christmas Day 10- Barbie Dreamhouse from@Mattel (Gifts for Kids) 2

It’s day 10 of my Countdown To Christmas. There are just 15 days left until Christmas day, that means that there are 14 shopping days left. Who do you still have on your list to buy for? Let us know! … Continue reading

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