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Summer Trends

by Laura Crawford of PrettyPetunias.com There is some serious splendour in having two little girls and embracing the ease that is summertime style! It is definitely a favourite around here with those darling freckles and windblown blonde locks glistening in the summer sun – but also because it’s hands down the easiest. It doesn’t get […]


Summer Dessert Spots in Vancouver

by Annette Cheung I’ve always had quite the sweet tooth since I was a child, so it would not be a surprise that desserts have always been my favorite part of a meal. When we are at restaurants, I’m always eyeing their dessert menu before looking at the actual appetizers or main course. With Vancouver […]

Little Rocker Fashion at BottleRock Napa Valley

My Little Rocker daughter and I recently got back from our second trip to an annual 3 day music festival called BottleRock Napa Valley. We’re big Michael Franti fans, and this was her 3rd time seeing him, 4th if you count the time I was 6 months pregnant with her. We managed to pack really […]


Cute and Casual: Japanese Brand Million Billion

KAORI YAMAGISHI is a Japanese-based fashion designer, born and raised in Yokohama, Japan. After graduating high school, she went on to study at Bunka Fashion College where she majored in Fashion Creation Technique. Upon graduating, Kaori worked in the apparel industry where she honed her skills as a pattern maker. Continuing to work freelance, Kaori […]

Three Holiday Markets You Can’t Miss This Season

The Holidays are just around the corner. (We know, where did the time go?) Here at VFW we love our local Vancouver entrepreneurs. So, we’ve put together our top three Holiday Markets in the Vancouver area. Check them out and maybe this year you can put a little local love under the Christmas Tree. Fall […]


7 Must-Haves Winter Workout Clothes

By: Reg Lok Von, Blogger at Valeio: Nourish Through Movement Winter doesn’t mean you have to bundle up like Michelin Man on your run or hike – it just means we can go shopping for warmer workout wear! I have rounded up 8 pieces bound to keep you warm and chic on your outdoor adventures. […]


Meal Planning Tips for Busy Families

by Jean Lomas-Hamilton Between work, school, daycare, sports, and whatever else you have going on, family life can be challenging to choreograph. As working parents with a toddler and now a newborn, meal planning has been our saving grace to ensure everyone is fed and happy in the small window between getting home and bedtime. […]