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5 HACKS FOR HOT LUNCHES

In Evergreen, Family, Home & School, Meal Inspiration, School, by Angela SantoroLeave a Comment

Let’s talk insulated containers, there is nothing better than the promise of a hot lunch, but there is nothing worse than opening your lunch kit to find cold soggy leftovers. …

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PRIVATE CAMPGROUNDS NEAR METRO VANCOUVER FOR SUMMER 2022

In British Columbia, Events, Family, Family-Friendly, Featured, Fun, Outdoor Adventures, Seasonal Guides, Travel, West Coast, by Angela SantoroLeave a Comment

With British Columbia still advising against travel outside your region and international travel off the table for the time being, local family camping within our province is more popular than …

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ZERO-WASTE ONE STEP AT A TIME

In Evergreen, Family, Home & Garden, Home & School, sponsored post Wellness, by Angela SantoroLeave a Comment

Even when you know it’s the right thing to do, change can take time. Moving our home to a more zero-waste model has been an ongoing process for our family. …

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5 WAYS CANADIAN FAMILIES CAN HELP UKRAINIANS

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Our hearts are heavy as we’ve been closely following the ongoing conflict in Eastern Europe, and we’ve seen the question asked over and over – how can Canadian families help …

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OUTDOOR SKATING IN METRO VANCOUVER

In Events, Evergreen, Family Attractions, Fun, Outdoor Adventures, Seasonal Guides, by Angela SantoroLeave a Comment

Metro Vancouver and the lower mainland area is full of amazing places for families to have fun together! Outdoor skating is a low cost, active, family-friendly activity so we are …

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Tween & Teen Ski Camps At Cypress Mountain

In Active Camps & Classes, Camps & Classes, Events, Family Attractions, Featured, Featured Camps, Featured Events, Outdoor Adventures, by Angela SantoroLeave a Comment

Looking for kids’ ski camps at one of our local mountains? We can’t recommend Cypress Mountain enough! Our daughters started Skooter Kinder Ski Camps at Cypress Mountain in 2016 at …

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INNOVATORS ACADEMY: PRACTICAL EDUCATION FOR KIDS 8-12

In Camps & Classes, Family, Featured, Fun, Indoor Fun, Parenting, by Angela SantoroLeave a Comment

During the Summer of 2019, our girls were 7 and 9 and their favourite camp was the Lemonade Stand Challenge with Build a Biz Kids. Over the course of a …

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BRAINSTEM LEARNING BIRTHDAY PARTY

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When you are looking for birthday party inspirations, you may not immediately think of a fun physics party, but that is exactly what we got with BrainSTEM Learning ! Even …

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BUNNY CAFE OPENS IN VANCOUVER

In Birthday Parties, Events, Evergreen, Featured Events, Fun, Indoor Fun, by Angela SantoroLeave a Comment

Our family loves bunnies. It all started when we hosted a Rabbitats Rabbit Rescue birthday party in our backyard last summer. That got us hooked, and lead to us fostering …

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SAPLINGS NEW K-4 NATURE SCHOOL ON VANCOUVER’S NORTH SHORE

In Family, Featured, Fun, Outdoor Adventures, Parenting, by Angela SantoroLeave a Comment

Our kids attend public elementary school in North Vancouver, and after one of them got to spend this year in a makeshift outdoor classroom created by her amazing teacher with …