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Christmas Traditions Begin For Us On The Polar Express {Yearly Review!}

{Thank you to the West Coast Railway Association for hosting us for this event.} Growing up, we didn’t have a whole lot in the way of holiday traditions. There wasn’t so many events and activities as there are now. So our traditions were a bit more homey. Assorted nuts out for random cracking on the coffee table, Christmas movie marathons, random baking of way more holiday treats than one family

Santa has landed at Metropolis @ Met + how your photos can provide Christmas to those in need!

{This post is shared with you in partnership with Metropolis at Metrotown} It’s hard to believe that we are officially 4 weeks away from Christmas, I’m over here begging for time to slow down a little bit as my not-so-little one is growing leaps and bounds before my eyes but also super excited for all of the holiday events and activities we have worked in as family traditions. A big

10 Kid-Friendly Christmas Crafts Using Things From Home

With Christmas (and Christmas Break…) sneaking up on us quickly, we’re trying to keep things festive around the house with some fun holiday crafts. Gone are the days of just construction paper snowflakes, enter the world of super easy, absolutely adorable DIY Ornaments that kids can tackle on their own! We have done a couple of these already and I really want to make the Wood Slice Santas next! We’ve

Holiday Traditions at the Vancouver Aquarium { Scuba Claus }

Having lived in Vancouver nearly my entire life, our family definitely has some set in stone traditions. We are so lucky to live so close to some incredible long-standing Christmas events and many of them are must-see, must-do for our family. For years and years we have made Bright Nights at Stanley Park a tradition and for the past few years, we’ve added in some fun at the Vancouver Aquarium!

10 Kid-Friendly Elf On The Shelf Ideas

Whether you love him or hate the Elf at your house, it’s no surprise he’s landed and kids everywhere are clamoring to find out what mischeavous act he has played the night before. At our house, he  just moves around and hides in different parts of the house, sometimes he’ll cause a little trouble by moving toys or re-decorating but we try to keep it relatively simple (and kid-friendly!). Admittedly,

10 Easy DIY Salt Dough Ornament Ideas

One of my favourite times of year IS HERE and admittedly, I’m the over the top Christmas memories mom. I figure, I’ve only got a few more years of this one believing in the man in red so I’m going to enjoy it while it lasts! Each Christmas I’m reminded just how quickly she’s growing and I’ve been slowly incorporating ornaments that cherish the little moments. Salt Dough ornaments have