Plié, Chassé, Jeté All Day!
Both of my daughters started ballet at age 3 and we loved collecting children’s books all about ballet. These are a few of our favourite books and we have read them for years! We love the beautiful artwork and the inspiring stories about girls who learn the dedication it requires to become a ballerina. I hope you enjoy this lovely little collection as much as we do!
It’s time to celebrate Moms! This post is filled with local, Okanagan ideas to celebrate the special Moms in your life. From take-away or patio dining options, to locally curated gift baskets– there is something for everyone! Treat yourself or send this on to your family to pick out something special, all while supporting local businesses! I hope next year we will be back to regularly scheduled Okanagan activity posts. But, until then, stay safe and Happy Mother’s Day! xo
Happy February! It’s the month of LOVE and I’m excited to share this guide for Okanagan Valentine’s Day gift and date ideas! Whether you prefer ordering in (this might be getting a little old in 2021), or heading out to a local winery or restaurant, this list has it! I’ve also added some beautiful Okanagan gift ideas (I mean how gorgeous are these pink blooms from Hello Sweet Bloom?!) I hope you enjoy a beautiful day with your loved ones. Happy Valentine’s Day!
Christmas is just around the corner and I’m excited to be teaming up with my favourite local children’s store, Scallywags, for the second year in a row to bring you some local gift ideas for the little ones (and Mamas too!). Scallywags is a proud supporter of other local businesses and carries many products from Kelowna, BC, and Canada. Shopping local makes a huge difference for local business owners. With a few weeks of holiday shopping left, this is the perfect time to pop into Scallywags and finish up your Christmas lists! They have an amazing selection of toys, clothing, bath and body products, and the best stocking stuffers around. Enjoy! xo
PS- Don’t forget to check out our giveaway at the end of this post! This post is sponsored by Scallywags Kelowna. Thank you for supporting the brands that make this space fun!
Can you believe that Christmas is just over a month away? We are so excited– the Christmas season is so much more fun every year older the girls get! I’m sharing a few of our most loved toys, great for ages 2-5. Of all the toys we have these are the most well played with over the years. I hope you find some fun ideas for the littles on your list!
This is the perfect little gift guide for yourself, your girlfriends, or your Mom this holiday season! I’ve included some super cozy things to wear, some fun new things to try out, a little self-care, and some current must-have items! Enjoy!
Christmas Eve is a big night at our house, my family has always celebrated Ukrainian Christmas Eve with 12 traditional dishes. (And, of course our own modern spin on some of those dishes!) Its a big, loud, fun night and the tradition I remember most from my childhood. After a night of family and festivities I love tucking the girls into bed and reading them a Christmas story. It is, absolutely, without doubt, my favourite part of Christmas.
I’ve put together a Christmas Eve Box Gift Guide for the Littles- these boxes are perfect for any age, and are especially great for those hard-to-buy-for, have-everything kids. And, who doesn’t love seeing their kids in matching holiday PJs by the tree on Christmas morning? I mean is there really anything better? I love the idea of gifting these to friends and family to end off the Christmas Eve celebrations. You can package them in something like these fun Christmas Eve boxes, or pick up some simple craft paper boxes and dress them up with bows!
Here’s a quick little recap of 5 great products to kick-off summer! This Friday faves list is all about products to give you a fresh, energized start to the day. The natural, soothing, and replenishing ingredients found in these products will give your skin and body a natural boost! Plus, they are all filled with the most amazing, fresh, summer-inspired scents. Enjoy! xo
Today we are sharing five Easter books that are great for babies aged 0-2. These books are filled with simple rhymes, fun songs, and bright colors– perfect for story time with your littlest reader!
Easter is often filled with candy and treats, but we think books are the perfect simple gift to give. We have always include an Easter book in our baskets and we know if will get lots of use and enjoyment. The girls are always excited for a new book! Win-win in my books! 😉 And for kids a little bit older, be sure to check out our preschool Easter book list.
Happy reading and Happy Easter! xo
Happy spring, Happy Easter! This Easter book collection is perfect for kids ages four and up. These books offer a mixture of fun, meaningful, and engaging content that is perfect preschool-age children. My oldest daughter and I love to read these books together one-on-one. We talk about friendship and inclusion while reading the book Cat and Bunny, create a fun story and guess what’s coming next in the book Egg, and look for spring animal babies in the Baby Easter Bunny.
These books are perfect for adding to your kids’ Easter basket, and we love having a growing collection of Easter books for our bookshelf! We hope you enjoy these sweet Easter reads! xo