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.

Monster Jam is BACK in Vancouver for one EPIC weekend only! [Events]

This. Is. MONSTER JAM!ย  All I have to say is MONSTER JAM to any of the kids (big and small, looking at you hubby!) around us and immediately, their ears perk up. They remember the sounds echoing off the walls, the shaking from feet stomping, the dirt flying through the air and the smell of some of the biggest trucks ever to grace the Pacific Coliseum stage. Monster Jam is

BE KIND + Visit Metropolis at Metrotown for Pink Shirt Day [Events]

Be Kind. Do you know what feels the absolute best? Spreading kindness. Seeing a ripple effect. Being responsible for brightenings someone’s day. It fills my heart up SO MUCH. I’m so excited to be partnering with Metropolis at Metrotown for Pink Shirt Day for our 3rd year and guess what? You’re invited too! Of course, we encourage everyone to be kind every day. But on Pink Shirt Day, we amp

Nerdy Gifts Await at Fan Expo Vancouver + an EPIC Family Zone [Events]

With BC Family Day finally aligning with the rest of the country, we’re so lucky to have both Valentine’s Day, Family Day weekend and FAN EXPO VANCOUVER all fall on the same weekend! If you have a nerd, geek, cosplayer, art collector, comic book lover, or just about anyone who loves really cool things, you might want to make a trip down to the Vancouver Convention Center this weekend to

15 Ways To Celebrate New Years With Kids

We’ve finally made it! Christmas is finally packed away and we’re gearing up to ring in 2020. Can you believe we’re already here? If you’ll be celebrating New Years with kids this year, you’ll absolutely want to check out the list below – it’s packed full of ideas for celebrating New Year’s with all the littles in tow! We found cookies that are packed with confetti, cupcakes to help countdown,

15 Christmas Day Breakfasts

Christmas morning is often full of chaos with kids running all over the place and wrapping paper being tossed across the room. Do you do a nice breakfast on Christmas morning for everyone? We have breakfast ideas that are great for a family-friendly cute Christmas breakfast. Of course, any of these breakfast ideas would be great during the holiday season. Personally, I think sweet little gingerbread themed breakfasts could be