The Itch of the Golden Nit: Our Sneak Peek @ Vancouver International Children’s Festival

Nothing is more special to me, as a mom, than a handmade picture or card from my children. In my mind, my children’s handmade artwork specialty cards could put both Hallmark & Carlton out of business.  Even though they are minus the funny, rhyming card humor, they have all the sentiment they need when the […]

Phineas and Ferb: The Best LIVE Tour Ever!

This Sunday, the Monkee Family was invited to travel south to Everett, WA to attend Disney’s Phineas and Ferb: The Best LIVE Tour Ever! Phineas and Ferb and the rest of the Tri-State Area crew magically slide off the screen onto the stage to sing and dance to some of the boy’s most famous songs from […]

Yee Haw!

It’s the Cloverdale Rodeo weekend.  Last weekend, I ventured out into the public after my sick stint to get some fresh air and to let out my free-range children. The Pre-Rodeo party was an ace-high*event that was at the cross roads of Fraser Highway & 188th.  Both the Pricesmart side & the Extra Foods side […]

Surrey for Kids: Name the Eaglet Contest

The City of Surrey has a great new site and link for our Surrey kids. There are memory games that focus on local Surrey locations and wildlife. Have fun exploring Surrey’s wilderness or even Surrey’s city hall. The Monkee kiddies really enjoyed the music and playing the games on my laptop. I had fun exploring […]

Walk to School with Dianne Watts & Surrey’s Environmental Extravaganza!

The Surrey Environmental Extravaganza starts this April 20th! Free events and programs are taking place from Earth Day (April 16th) to World Ocean Day (June 5th) throughout Surrey and are hosted by non-profit community groups and the City of Surrey. The Extravaganza is an award-winning, 7 week celebration of our natural environment.  To promote the Extravaganza […]

Girl’s Night Out with Gio

I am always the last one on the list for anything. Last one to get a haircut.  Always needing a dye job.  Never shopping for myself.  Always for the kids.  Moms are all the last ones on the list to do something for themselves.  I admit to it. This time I decided to do something […]