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.

HowlOver Canada Is Here To Get B.C. Families In The Halloween Spirit

Halloween is just around the corner and that means lots of families are looking for something fun to do with their little ones to get everyone in the mood. For our family, one of our favorite things to do is HowlOver Canada. There is nothing better than making the trip downtown for this spooky ride across Canada and to one of the best spooky concerts you’ll ever experience! 

Making Back To School Fun with Cricut

Starting school this September has been an emotional ride. We are nervous, excited, happy and a little scared; which is exactly why I wanted to work extra hard making sure Alivia had some of the coolest personalized supplies this year. It was so important to make sure that she was thrilled to go back, ecstatic to show off her cool stuff and leaving for school each day feeling happy, not

Steveston Heritage Walking Tour (Free Things To Do In Richmond)

(Before you go, don’t forget to download the walking tour map & note our homeschooling talking points at the end of this post!) British Columbia is filled with incredible places that have endless history and we are so thankful to live close to many of them. Being able to travel around and explore this province is definitely a privilege and we love to plan as many educational family day trips

Melt: A Gift Idea For Dad - That Keeps On Giving

This post is shared with you in partnership with Melt Massage For Couples. This year, my husband and I have been thinking outside the box for gift ideas, and I think I’ve discovered the best one yet. Have you ever tried a couples massage class? Best thing, it’s a gift for both of you! When you think about gifts that you would have liked to have received for Mother’s Day,

MGM Entertainment line of Toys, Na! Na! Na! Surprise Teens, Rainbow High, Tobi Smartwatch

Anyone else feel like they BLINKED and suddenly we’re looking at Spring and Summer, it’s been a long 18 months of March hasn’t it? One of my favourite parts of spring is going through A’s room and gifting out clothes that no longer fit in our local buy nothing group and collecting toys she’s outgrown to make room for some new additions for Easter and her birthday. This year, we

Guardians of the Garden happening now at VanDusen Gardens {Review}

Are you ready to bee Guardians of the Garden? It’s time to fly on over to VanDusen Botanical Gardens to learn all about how to help our little bzz’ing garden pollinators!The Bee Strong Challenge is a wonderful event running now until April 5th within VanDusen Botanical Garden and offers families and children a unique way to discover pollinator-friendly flowers to plant and takes you on a bit of an… adventure!