8 06, 2016

A Child’s Fantasy World with Wild Teepees

June 8th, 2016|All Ideas & Inspiration, Play, Small Biz Spotlight|0 Comments|

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 […]

10 05, 2016

Bobs and Lolo Teaching Children through Music

May 10th, 2016|All Ideas & Inspiration, Play, Small Biz Spotlight|0 Comments|

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 […]

3 05, 2016

Interview with Lorene, owner of Glitter and Spice

May 3rd, 2016|All Ideas & Inspiration, Baby, Small Biz Spotlight|0 Comments|

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.


27 04, 2016

Bébé de Luxe Review – luxurious and soothing?

April 27th, 2016|All Ideas & Inspiration, Baby, Small Biz Spotlight|0 Comments|

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 […]

5 04, 2016

Interview with Baby Jack & Co.

April 5th, 2016|All Ideas & Inspiration, Baby, Small Biz Spotlight|0 Comments|

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 […]

1 04, 2016

Amazing Baby Brands this Spring

April 1st, 2016|All Ideas & Inspiration, Decor, DIY Crafts, Home & Living, Play, Small Biz Spotlight|0 Comments|

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: […]

26 02, 2016

Top 5 Online Baby Resources

February 26th, 2016|All Ideas & Inspiration, Home & Living|0 Comments|

Online can be so overwhelming with information coming from you from all avenues.  As a Mom, getting to know everything on the baby market is impossible.  Let’s narrow it down!  Here are my Top 5 Online Baby Resources – nursery design – baby gear reviews – choosing baby names – baby food recipes & […]

14 09, 2015

Halloween Free Printables and 10 Easy Craft Ideas for Kids

September 14th, 2015|All Ideas & Inspiration, DIY Crafts|1 Comment|

Use Homeworks Etc FREE Printables for 10 easy crafts

Simply Cut and glue to decorate the following items:

1.  pumpkins of course!  Miniature pumpkins are cute to decorate, easy for kids to manage and great for decorating indoors.

2.  brown paper bags – use for loot bags,  treats, or to illuminate steps.  I like the idea of […]

3 08, 2015

Sports Baby Nursery in Pregnancy and Newborn

August 3rd, 2015|All Ideas & Inspiration, Decor, Small Biz Spotlight|0 Comments|

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 […]

10 06, 2015

Space Themed Room Decor

June 10th, 2015|All Ideas & Inspiration, Decor|0 Comments|

Outer Space Decorating Ideas
Explore the wonders out in space from your own home with space themed room decor!  Make it a room that they can imagine and grow in.  It all starts with inspiration and adventure for this boys room.  Owen is a astronomy fanatic who loves to read and spend time in his […]