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Exploring the Exciting Joys of Holiday Shopping on Robson Street

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Robson Street is Vancouver’s most iconic shopping and dining destination, complete with fashion and beauty flagships, lifestyle stores, cafés, patios, and fine dining. This bustling stretch of Vancouver attracts thousands of locals and visitors from around the world.

Carlie Parkinson

Holidays on Robson Street

Magical Christmas Events Around Vancouver in 2023

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Christmas events are a festive tapestry woven with joy, warmth, and tradition, bringing communities together in celebration. From dazzling light displays that transform neighborhoods into enchanting wonderlands to the heartwarming melodies of carolers resonating through the air, the holiday season is a time of shared merriment. Here are some not to be missed.

Carlie Parkinson

Father and Daughter at Christmas Events

Awesome Gifts for the Bigger Kiddos

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This is the biggest gifting age. It's the time when your kids start telling you which gifts they want, but a little gentle persuasion doesn't hurt. We've pulled together some gift ideas that will make your kids smile on Christmas morning! From the creative story-teller to the more mature photographer, we've got you covered.

Carlie Parkinson

Gifts

4 Can’t Miss Holiday Events to Add to Your Exciting

4 min read

'Tis the season for family traditions. Whether your family enjoys baking together, decorating the house and Christmas tree, or just snuggling in with a few favourite seasonal movies - the time to do it is coming up. We're very fortunate in British Columbia to have so many options to help us enjoy the season. You…

Carlie Parkinson

holiday traditions

Exciting PNE Winter Fair

3 min read

The Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) is thrilled to announce the most unique winter celebration in BC, the brand new PNE Winter Fair. The ten-day event features guest favourites from the PNE Summer Fair and the PNE has translated them into a unique winter holiday experience including nightly indoor concerts by your favourite artists, holiday themed…

Carlie Parkinson

Winter Fair

Merry Christmas!!!

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Being a parent, I'm sure your day started hours ago. But, if it hasn't started or isn't over yet, here is a plan to keep you on track. Merry Christmas!

Carlie Parkinson

Merry Christmas

5 Exciting Gifts for Mom and Dad

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With all the focus on buying gifts for the kids, I find Mom and Dad sometimes get neglected. Here are a few useful, but meaningful gifts to make them feel special this year that goes beyond socks and underwear!

Carlie Parkinson

Mom and Dad

Canvas – a creative gift

2 min read

more special than a lovely photo of the family or a canvas print of a piece of your child's art that will stand the test of time?

Carlie Parkinson

canvas

4 Great Gifts for Toddlers!

4 min read

straightforward. They are happy with most things, but as a parent, you want to get them something that will keep them happy for more than 5 minutes and won't end up in the garbage or clutter after a week.

Carlie Parkinson

Toddlers

3 Magical Christmas Traditions

3 min read

'Tis the season for family traditions. Whether your family enjoys baking together, decorating the house and Christmas tree, or just snuggling in with a few favourite seasonal movies - December is the month to do it. We're very fortunate in British Columbia to have so many options to help us enjoy the season. You can…

Carlie Parkinson

traditions

Canceled: Experience the Magic of Heritage Christmas at Burnaby Village

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The old fashioned spirit of Christmas comes alive during Heritage Christmas at the Burnaby Village Museum, presented by Concord Pacific, which returns for the holiday season beginning November 21 with spectacular light displays and historical exhibits in the 1920s village.

Carlie Parkinson

christmas

Getting peaceful in the Holidays

3 min read

Many of us here at The Yoga Buggy are Christmas lovers and celebrators, and together we’re brainstorming ways to keep ourselves and our kiddos peaceful during the holiday season.  Here are some of our favourite suggestions. 1. Use mindfulness to keep things simple and observe our motivations.   One of our holiday challenges is that we…

Miriam Leo Gindin

peaceful Santa cartoon doing yoga

Win an Enchanting Holiday Prize Pack from the Vancouver Christmas

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This holiday season, the Vancouver Christmas Market celebrates its 10th anniversary at Jack Poole Plaza — home of the Olympic Cauldron — from November 20 to December 24, 2019.   The city's authentic German market amplifies and expands its festive offerings with more than 80 huts stuffed with sweets, treats, and treasures. Wander the market's winding alleys and discover German…

Carlie Parkinson

Santa and a girl

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