Warm Welcome with Quaker Oatmeal

Breakfast is one of those meals that we all know is important, and I admit there are times where I rush off to work without it. Usually I start my day later than the other staff as I like to stay late in the office where I need a quiet environment to work on certain tasks. One morning, I arrived earlier in the office and … Continue reading Warm Welcome with Quaker Oatmeal

Holiday Beauty Advent Calendars Gift Ideas

With my multicultural family, we actually don’t have many traditions for celebrating the various holidays. Sometimes I wonder why we don’t include certain traditions like other families, but we like to keep the holidays as simple and stress-free as much as possible. Thankfully growing up on the West Coast, I have had the privilege to spend various holidays with different families and learn about their … Continue reading Holiday Beauty Advent Calendars Gift Ideas

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Celebrating Change-makers at WE Day Vancouver 2017

WE Day an international series of stadium-sized life changing events, bringing together world renowned speakers and performers. This October, we gathered with 20,000 students and educators at Rogers Arena to celebrate the contributions of young people. Alongside partners led by national co-title sponsors RBC and Telus, with celebrity speakers, renowned performers, and global thought leaders, WE Day Vancouver celebrated the remarkable stories of people creating … Continue reading Celebrating Change-makers at WE Day Vancouver 2017

L’Occitane Foundation and World Sight Day

World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. For 17 years, L’OCCITANE has worked with local NGOs to help fight avoidable blindness in 15 countries. Every year on World Sight Day, L’OCCITANE sells a special soap to help raise funds to support the fight against avoidable blindness … Continue reading L’Occitane Foundation and World Sight Day

#MentalHealth Awareness through #WorldMentalHealthDay and @SquishCandy Brainstorm in October

Squish Candies, based in Montreal, is known for their gummies crafted from the highest quality ingredients possible. When Douglas and I are in downtown together commuting from Granville Station, we like to pop by Squish Candies inside Top Shop to sample one of their 100 flavours of awesomely delicious gourmet gummies. Every month, Squish chooses to support a different cause and organization with their candy … Continue reading #MentalHealth Awareness through #WorldMentalHealthDay and @SquishCandy Brainstorm in October

#RestaurantsForChange on October 18th, 2017

On October 18, 2017, 92 restaurants in 19 cities across Canada will join together for the fourth annual Restaurants for Change event to donate proceeds from their dinner service to Community Food Centres Canada and local Community Food Centres. Funds raised have supported and continue to support healthy food programs in low-income communities. Make a dinner reservation at a participating restaurant on October 18, 2017 … Continue reading #RestaurantsForChange on October 18th, 2017

#CaribooCares campaign

This summer was a scorcher across many areas in Canada, especially across towns in British Columbia. BC Wildfire Forest Service declared this summer to be the worst season ever for wildfires. Over 900,000 hectares were burned from over 1,000 fires across BC since this April. Pacific Western Brewing (PWB) and those who love the Cariboo family of beers are joining forces in September to raise … Continue reading #CaribooCares campaign

#ShareBeauty with Shiseido Canada

The first time I learned about this campaign was when I watched a series of Tonight Show Hashtag videos on Youtube. In between the videos, this video of #ShareBeauty played. Between the exchanges of kind words and deeply thoughtful compliments, I admit I teared up for most of them. Seeing that these videos were of special events that happened in Quebec and Ontario, I secretly … Continue reading #ShareBeauty with Shiseido Canada

Ideas to help those affected by #HurricaneHarvey by @Honest

Locally on the west coast, this summer we have experienced such dry and hot sunny days, unlike the usual cooler sometimes rainy days in Vancouver of past summers. With many factors contributing to climate change globally, this in turn affects different communities across the world. Over the past few days, I have been seeing updates of Hurricane Irma in Florida and those who are recovering … Continue reading Ideas to help those affected by #HurricaneHarvey by @Honest

5 Free Kids Meals with every $5 donation at @bostonpizza

Company: Boston Pizza Causes: Self-esteem, Education, Community Organizations: Boston Pizza Foundation Future Prospects, Big Brothers Big Sisters, JDRF, Kids Help Phone, Live Different and Rick Hansen Foundation Year: 2017 The last time we babysat our nephews was when they were visiting from Vancouver Island. Both Douglas and I were surprised to see how much fast-food they downed when we went to go eat out. As much as we … Continue reading 5 Free Kids Meals with every $5 donation at @bostonpizza