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.

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!

Imagine Van Gogh Review [+ Extended run dates!]

Swirls of colour, thick globs of paint, brush strokes seemingly so random yet purposeful, colours that seem to dance and move around a still canvas… experience Vincent Van Gogh’s original artwork in a way like never before with Imagine Van Gogh the ORIGINAL immersive exhibition in Image Totale©.

20 Green St. Patrick's Day Crafts for Kids to Make

While there are lots of images of leprechauns and rainbows on St. Patrick’s Day, green is one of the most prominent colors of any St. Patrick’s Day decor. From four-leaf clovers to Irish colors, you’ll find green in just about any St. Patrick’s Day-themed item! If you are looking for a fun St. Patrick’s Day craft for your kids, you are in luck! These easy projects are all green, so