Arya’s My Little Pony Birthday Party

My littlest girl turned two! To watch her develop greater independence, form sentences, bloom into her own little self has been one of the most rewarding experiences as a mom. To celebrate her second birthday, we booked the Yaletown Roundhouse Community Centre. I always wanted to book a community centre party because not only are…

Mackenzie’s Paw Patrol Birthday Party

Paw Patrol! Paw Patrol! Be there on a double! Is this song running on repeat in your head too? If so, then join the club! We recently hosted Mackenzie’s 4th Birthday Party. This was a tricky one. As we are in the process of building our home, we didn’t have a venue nor a lot of…

DIY Easter Bunny Headband

Spring break was good to us. We played, napped, and I had the time to experiment with new dinner ideas. More importantly, I mustered up the creativity and time to create these adorable bunny Easter headbands. The best part of this was that everything was from the dollar store. Honestly I saw many of these like-minded…

Ready to POP Popcorn Cupcakes (with Free Printables)

My BFF was in her 9th month when I planned her baby shower (risky I know!), so I thought it was only fitting to throw her a “ready to pop” themed shower. Popcorn was my inspiration and I decided to centre the entire theme around this. Who doesn’t love popcorn? Actually, who doesn’t love cupcakes?…

Easter Cupcakes

It’s the mixture of the long weekend, end of my fast, smell of Spring, and another reason to gather together for turkey, that makes me love Easter. What tops the cupcake? Well, it’s another reason for me to get a bit creative and bake to my heart’s content. This year, I decided to make an…

Never Fail Marshmallow Recipe

Ever since I found this recipe, I can’t stop making marshmallows, so I decided to make them for take home gifts for my bestie’s bridal Maui themed shower, 250 to be exact. You can dress them up with coconut shavings,flavour them with your favourite exact or fruit puree, layer them with different flavours to make a…

Cook like a Chef…Relais & Chateaux Style

Growing up, I had the luxury in travelling in one of the finest hotel chains in the world. My father worked tirelessly in the hospitality industry and the perks was definitely one of the reasons why he’s still there after 35 years. So when I was invited to Sonora Resort’s Cook Book launch, I was…

LYING ON TOP OF THE BUILDING…

…. THE CLOUDS LOOKED NO NEARER THAN WHEN I WAS LYING ON THE STREET… – Liam Gillick On Sunday, Dec 6, Fairmont’s newest family member, Fairmont Pacific Rim in Vancouver will usher in the unveiling of Liam Gillick’s public art piece.  Located on the corner of Burrard and Cordova Streets, the million-dollar commission by Westbank…

CALLING ALL LEADING LADIES AND SUPERWOMEN

On November 21, Women in Leadership (WIL) will be celebrating all leading ladies and SuperWomen at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel. Lauded as WIL’s most glamourous event of the year, the SuperWomen & Friends Winter Palace Gala was created to celebrate the SuperWomen in all of us and among us. The evening will be inaugurated with a glamorous…

A BEAUTIFUL DAY TO END U2’s 2009 360 TOUR

It seemed like we’ve waited for years  for the highly anticipated U2 concert in Vancouver. Two days ago REC and I braved the crowds and blistering cold to line-up for hours just to be in front of the artistically crafted “claw” stage. Days before the concert, we did our extensive research with blogs and other crazy…

SHOWGIRLS AND BALLERINAS – THE MOULIN ROUGE BALLET

Where Parisian cabarets and Bohemian night life  meet is the sultry story of Moulin Rouge. The never-disappointing, Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB), ushers in anticipation to celebrate 70th  anniversary with the inaugural Moulin Rouge Ballet performance. Choreographed by former RWB dancer Jorden Morris, the performance is set in 1880s on the romantic streets of Paris where two lovers, Matthew and Nathalie, test…