Small Biz Spotlight

The Surrey Girl Project

“Bringing a positive new meaning to the term ‘Surrey Girl’ and showing what it really means to be a female from Surrey.” (ourhappyplace.ca)

There’s some affirmative action afoot in Surrey these days…and it’s all about boosting the cache around the decades-long mistreatment of the term, ‘Surrey Girl.’ A new project has been launched by Kat […]

A Liberal Dose of Love and Healing

There’s a loving, truthful, raw energy about to permeate the space at Homeworks Etc.

This past Friday, February 10th,  Jill Prescott brought her unique gifts as intuitive and energy healer to lead a focused group meditation and subsequently assist participants in deciphering messages and images that arise during the process. This was an evening of […]

A Child’s Fantasy World with Wild Teepees

Wild Teepees can be the hub of any child’s imagination- infant to toddler to young girls or boys. It’s the place where your kids can gather their toys and become the main character of their own fantasy world, transforming their Wild Teepees into reading nooks, Princess tea houses, dinosaur caves, dragon dens, or rocket […]

Bobs and Lolo Teaching Children through Music

What inspired you to start your biz?
We didn’t start our B&L adventures with a real business plan. The whole project evolved from our friendship and a mutual interest in music and working with children. Before we started our musical adventures, Robyn was teaching elementary school prior to which she had completed a degree in linguistics at the University of Victoria and a Bachelor of Education at UBC. Lorraine previously worked in the fields of environmental education and […]

Interview with Lorene, owner of Glitter and Spice

About Glitter and Spice
Glitter & Spice creates stylish teething accessories that are safe and fun for babies to chew! Our products are made from 100% FDA high quality food grade silicone, and are free harmful chemicals. Glitter & Spice teething jewelry are seen on many celebrities and were featured on Vogue, Glamour, and Harper’s Bazaar!

What inspired you to start your biz?
Our darling beaver of a son was an awful teether and we wanted to find safe and stylish solution to help babies through the difficult teething stages.
What’s the best part about owning your own business?
Being able to be so incredibly passionate about what I do is the best part of owning a business.
Parent feedback about your Modern Teething Jewelry.
Teething is one of those things parents desperately find a solution for so we get a lot of fantastic feedback. I’ve had a few parents claim that we sprinkle our products with magical fairy dust.

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Bébé de Luxe Review – luxurious and soothing?

You Bet it is!  Bath Products for ladies, babies and men.

Natural, vegan and no-nasties Coconut & Oat Milk Bath.
It is made with 100% certified organic and food-grade ingredients.
Naturally rich in fatty acids, vitamin E and saponins
Coconut & Oat Milk Bath will gently clean your baby’s (or mum’s) sensitive skin without stripping the natural oils.
The […]

Interview with Baby Jack & Co.

About Kelley, Owner of Baby Jack & Company
Baby Jack creates modern sensory tag blankets and toys for kids of all ages. Kids develop cognitively, socially and emotionally through sensory play and the ribbons along the products appeal for tactile play, stimulation and comfort.  All products are designed with entertaining educational prints to appeal to […]

Amazing Baby Brands this Spring

Spring is here and so is our featured shopping guide for nursery and kids essentials including amazing brands for Mommy & Me, creative learning, baby, fashion and decor.  Browse our catalogue below and click on the photos on these pages to link you to browse their shops.
Spring Gift Guide

Cover photo by Captivate Photography
Visit these brands on our guide guide page to browse through your online shopping experience of brands we stand behind including categories: […]

Sports Baby Nursery in Pregnancy and Newborn

Decorating a nursery sport room? Check out this inspiration by Sarah Granger featured in June 2014 issue of Pregnancy and Newborn Magazine.

1. Land of Nod crib – landofnod.com
2. Pottery Barn Teen Storage – pbteen.com
3. Hallowell Locker – wayfair.com
4. Homeworks Etc Hockey Growth Chart – homeworksetckids.com
5. Fun Rugs area Rug – WayFair.com
6. Skip Hop Bookends […]

Meet Amanda, stylist of Lily and Spice Interiors

Meet Amanda, founder and freelance stylist of Lily + Spice Interiors. It’s been such a pleasure getting to chat with Amanda and collaborate with her on a few projects. We are giving you her behind the scenes advise, ideas &  inspirations for nurseries, kids rooms or any kids spaces.  Here’s what she had to […]