Tara

I’m passionate about helping people stretch their dollars, saving money with everyday tips to fund fun, engaging family activities in the lower mainland. I’m a lover of all things cheap, caffeinated and I have a mild obsession with post-it notes.

Exploring a summer of wonder with Wonder Workshop {free downloadables!}

{Wonder Workshop was kind enough to send us Dash + accessories to try out for this post. Make sure to scroll all the way down to learnA how you can download the Wonder Workshop Summer Packages + exclusive discounts on Dash, Cue and their accessories!} Has anyone else been battling the “Mom, I’m Bored?” calls yet? I’ve been scrambling for ways to keep our kiddo entertained while still maintaining being

It's PANDA-monium! 888 Pandas On Display At Metropolis at Metrotown! {Events}

I spy with my little eye…. 888 Pandas!? Yep, you read that right. Calling all panda lovers! It’s PANDA-monium at Metropolis at Metrotown, consulting curator AllRightsReserved Ltd., and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Canada proudly present the exhibit 1600 Pandas+ World Tour in Canada to raise awareness of wildlife conservation, pandas and sustainability. This is an exhibit you won’t want to miss out on. After being showcased around the world in over 100 exhibits Metro

Harrison Hot Springs Staycation - Things To Do & Where To Stay

Sometimes you just need to pack up the car and go away somewhere. Where we live there’s a couple different option for staycation places that are a reasonable drive away. A favourite of ours is Harrison Hot Springs. Surrounded by incredible views of the mountains and lake, it’s a great option when looking for a family getaway, plus there is lots to do out in the fresh air! From festivals,

A Fun Filled Yes Family Weekend In Whistler + EXCLUSIVE Discount Code!

{We were invited to Whistler by the Whistler Vacation Club team to share our experience and offer our readers an exclusive discount code valid until December 1st, 2018! All opinions and foodie moments are our own.) It has been one heck of a year for our family with a lot of random hiccups along the way. With the sun finally shining and the calendar starting to stabilize a bit more

Snowboarding Adventures At Cypress Snow School

It’s always been pretty clear that snow runs in our families blood. We’re incredibly lucky to live so close to so many mountains to enjoy a ton of outdoor activities including snowshoeing, snowboarding, skiing and more. One of our favourite places to head as a family is Cypress Mountain for basically all things snow. It’s nice and close to our house (under an hour away!) and offers something for every