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Get ready to #METMakeNice + Enter to WIN for Pink Shirt Day! {Events}

We’ve talked about Pink Shirt Day a few times on the blog, including a bit of a personal piece about having survived bullying myself growing up. When the opportunity presents itself to support this initiative, it doesn’t matter what’s on my calendar, we clear it off and get ready to spread the love. Last year, we had the immense pleasure of visiting Metropolis at Metrotown with Eschelle from Mumfection.com, Jamie

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

Celebrate Kindness with Metrotown on Pink Shirt Day

I never thought we’d be discussing bullying in elementary school but here we are. With 2 kids in Grade 1, we’ve had our fair share of chats with teachers and kids and are working our way through big feelings, kind words and how what we say to other people really matters. Looking ahead, we realize one day these kids are going to be in high school where technology and bullying

2017ToyRun

We’ve had our first taste of autumn now with some sweater weather and some rain,  pumpkin spice everything is out in full force and the leaves are starting to change colour. Time to talk Christmas! Amirite? Costco’s doing it, and you know who else is talking Christmas, besides the big guy in red? The hundreds of volunteers, riders and coordinators of the Vancouver Motorcycle Christmas Toy Run, now in it’s

Greater Vancouver Food Bank: 2nd Annual Citywide Food Drive! #Events

It’s been over a year since I volunteered with some local influencers at the Vancouver Food Bank but every moment I spent in the warehouse sticks with me each day. We spent hours sorting through donations, learning about the in’s and out’s of how the food gets to each location and what the most needed items are. It was eye-opening, convicting and extremely sobering to have this opportunity to see