27 01, 2017

Creative living – an online resource

January 27th, 2017|All Ideas & Inspiration, Home & Living|0 Comments|

Jacqueline De’Ath loves her life.

First and foremost a wife and mother, she has recently added business owner to her extensive resume. This past weekend, she launched the successful grand opening of Homeworks Etc., a unique lifestyle and DIY workshops boutique in Cloverdale. Jacqueline has fashioned a unique, warm, and welcoming space to share her […]

13 01, 2017

Hockey Dreams

January 13th, 2017|All Ideas & Inspiration, Decor, Home & Living|0 Comments|

My son’s crazy obsession with hockey!
Erin Fraser, Fine Arts Photographer in the Lower Mainland, specializes in creating “edgy, dark but romantic” photos. Sifting through her online portfolio (http://www.efraserphoto.com/), one does indeed perceive an undercurrent of romance…each photo pulls the viewer into the emotion of the setting. And the outdoors plays a big role as […]

11 01, 2017

Grand Opening – Homeworks Etc

January 11th, 2017|All Ideas & Inspiration, Home & Living|0 Comments|

Come celebrate with us!
Homeworks Etc, a distinctive DIY workshop boutique located just outside downtown Cloverdale, is officially open and ready to share its new location with YOU! Come join us on Saturday, January 21, between 10am and 5pm, for a peek at our unique shop!

Our beautifully decorated space at Homeworks Etc envelopes you in […]

25 07, 2016

If Walls Could Talk

July 25th, 2016|All Ideas & Inspiration|0 Comments|

Benefits of decorating a special space for kids.
Interview with Julie Romanowski, child behaviour specialist and Jacqueline De’Ath, owner of Homeworks Etc nursery and kids room decor.

There is more to decor than just creating a pretty space.

A home creates and impact on our children, what we surround them with, the messages we subliminally send with […]

12 06, 2016

5 Storage Solutions for Kids Rooms

June 12th, 2016|All Ideas & Inspiration, Home & Living|0 Comments|

5 Storage Solutions for Kids Rooms
Not up for a DIY Project.  Here are my top 5 storage solutions that are easy and realistic to achieve for your kids room. […]

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 […]