Archive for March, 2010

Jane’s Walk 2010

March 30, 2010
By Crunchy Carpets

One of my favourite local sites Think City is teaming up with the Association of Neighbourhood Houses to promote this years annual Jane’s Walk. Named after the writer Jane Jacobs, the walks are meant to  raise urban literacy and build strong, connected communities by offering a pedestrian-focused event that combines insights into civic history,...

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Neutralize my Blog

March 29, 2010
By Crunchy Carpets
Neutralize my Blog

A while back I received an email from a German company asking me to join in their American based Arbor Day project to aid in replanting trees in the Plumas National Forest in Northern California. 88.000 acres of Plumas’ trees were destroyed by two fires in 2007. Much like the devastation around that BC...

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Celebrate ‘Bellies to Babies’ this April 18th

March 23, 2010
By Crunchy Carpets
Celebrate ‘Bellies to Babies’ this April 18th

  The Spring celebration for mom and mom’s to be is on April 18th, 2010 at the Croatian Cultural Centre at 3250 Commercial Drive. Bellies to Babies Celebration™ will feature a wide variety of exhibitors and sponsors, over $2000.00 in door prizes, and the first 100 Moms in attendance will receive a complimentary diaper...

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An opportunity to celebrate a miracle thanks to BC Children’s Hospital!

March 22, 2010
By MyRealReview

My youngest son was recently referred to BC Children’s Hospital by one of our local pediatricians. His foot is starting to grow incorrectly and he’ll need to see an orthopedic surgeon. Thankfully, the problem is not serious and is correctable. It’s at times like this that I am thankful that we have an excellent...

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Attention Vancouver Parents…

March 18, 2010
By Crunchy Carpets

The Vancouver School Board is hosting a series of open houses to discuss ideas on dealing with the massive budget shortfall they are facing. There will be Open Houses at four schools on two evenings, March 24 and 25. Wednesday March 24, 2010 Vancouver Technical Secondary 2600 E. Broadway 7pm Sir Winston Churchill Secondary 7055...

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The Perception of Womanhood

March 16, 2010
By Crunchy Carpets

When THIS article hit the stands…the ire of many many women and mother bloggers out there, including myself too was raised a fair bit! It has been linked and discussed all over blogs and Twitter has taken the brunt of this, leading some ‘non’ mom bloggers to ask ‘what is the big deal?” Some...

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phil & ted’s excellent strollers

March 15, 2010
By Crunchy Carpets
phil & ted’s excellent strollers

When we were expecting our first we got quite giddy about all the ‘stuff’ you can buy for your baby.   We happily purchased a very pricey European stroller called the AT Raider, by a company called Bebecar. This was 7 years ago and was basically the HUMMER of strollers.  Huge air filled tires,...

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Sexy Prizes For Sexy Women

March 11, 2010
By Crunchy Carpets

KY, in partnership with Vancouver-based registered Sex Therapist, Teesha Morgan has developed a series of playful ‘homework’ assignments aimed to help Canadians rediscover each other and how much fun intimacy can be! The KY Intimacy Experiment allows you to follow along with three couples who have taken on Teesha’s ‘assignments.   Their experiences can be...

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