Yaletown + Community

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My 6 Year Old is Worried. Are you?

You know the situation in British Columbia is dire when the youngest citizens have this worry on their minds.

#ThriftorTreat Shopping at Value Village

Value Village will give away a $100 gift card to one lucky reader who would like to make some fun Halloween purchases at one of their stores. Maybe it could be you. Good luck and (in advance) Happy Halloween.

A September Country Fair

Shirley Hardy*, Contributor The Parish of St John’s Anglican Church, Cobble Hill was started in 1887 when Sir John A. Macdonald was Prime Minister and the railway hadn’t arrived in the Cowichan Valley.    127 years later, the church will be holding a popular event in the community  – the Annual September Fest, now in its [...]

Loving Custom Stationery & Female Entrepreneurs

I love this list of fun facts added to a Christmas card Pamela Chan, BCFamily.ca Our purpose in life is to uncover exceptional design from all over the world and bring this to savvy consumers who won’t accept anything else. (About page, Minted.com) Confession up front! I’m slightly addicted to the concept of creating holiday [...]

Goldie Blox and the Spinning Machine

To make engineering cool, accessible and relevant to girls will literally change the world. Engineers are responsible for building the products and spaces that we use every day; yet, only 13% of engineers are women. We live in a world designed and built by men.

Daily Dish: Be Brave Not Bland

Tricia Guild, OBE is the Founder and Creative Director of Designers Guild in the United Kingdom. Since 1970 she has been known for her bold use of contrasting colours in interior design and related interior products and furnishings such as fabric, wallpaper and paint. In the per-Internet era when people relied on books, magazines and TV [...]

12 Useful Items for Baby

Over at MSN Lifestyle there is an active discussion underway about the 12 least useful items for baby.  The inclusion of a crib on the list has led to a detailed discussion about co-sleeping.  If there are 12 useless items to avoid, what are 12 useful items for babies?  This list would look very different from [...]

Baby it's cold outside

It’s mild. It’s cold. It’s freezing. The weather has been quite changeable lately. Rain one day, then sun and or snow the next. Dressing children for the elements can be challenging. By all accounts, this is supposed to be the most wintery of winters in decades. Think snow, snow and more snow. If you’re in [...]

Using Intuition to Plan Your Days

If you’re looking for an integrated scheduler for your iPhone, IconApps has launched a free application called Intuition – a personal assistant for mums.  If you haven’t bought an iPhone, this app just might tip you over the edge.  What mum wouldn’t want a centralized, day timer-like application that helps her with her schedule, to [...]

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