family events

Get wild for Hats Off Day with Burnaby Heights!

Hats Off Day, one of Burnaby’s most beloved celebrations, is creeping up quickly; returning for its 32nd year this June 4th. It is a day for Burnaby Height’s merchants to say thank you; to ‘tip their hat’ to the customers and community that supports them. Everybody and their dog (provided they are friendly) are invited to this huge extravaganza, and costumes and/or hats are definitely encouraged!ย This year, the Heights Merchant’s

Kidsworld - Your Summer Fun Passport + #Events

Summer vacation is just around the corner. Many of us are already booking family vacations, summer camps for the kids and thinking about other fun ways to keep the dreaded boredom at bay for those two months the children are out of school. I know I am. But even then, there are still empty days during which we are bound to hear “I’m boooooored” from our lamenting littles, often in

BrickCan, Public Lego Exhibition is coming to Vancouver! + #Giveaway

Be still my Lego loving heart, when I heard that BrickCan was coming to Vancouver I will openly admit I might have squealed a little bit! I have been a Lego lover for as long as I can remember. I have fond memories of a giant rubbermaid full of a mish-mash of different lego pieces and spending hours building cities, skyscrapers and pretty much everything in between. When I had

Frugal Friday Bridal Falls

Living the Frugal life {Entertainment} We are a family of five. Five. That means we have three kids. To me, that does not seem like a lot but we get comments all the time like, “Wow your hands are full” or “You have a lot of kids.” Really, a lot? I would consider five kids to maybe be a lot, but not three. None the less, in this culture with

Healthy Family Expo

{We have a special promo code just for our fans! Make sure to scroll down to claim 2 for 1 tickets.} If you missed out on last year’s Healthy Family Expo I’ve got some pretty awesome news for you… the 2016 Healthy Family Expo is returning for it’s 3rd year and this event promises to be Bigger & Better Than Ever!ย Helisa & I visited the Expo last year and were

The Shortest Day

Darkness is falling earlier and earlier every night, the kids are fidgeting through their last week of school, Christmas is nearly upon us (with shopping days down to single digits!) and so is the The Shortest Day. A celebration of both the coming winter solstice and short film making, The Shortest Day is bringing new, classic and award-winning shorts by talented Canadian film makers to movie-lovers across the country. From