Archive for April, 2010

ORBIS Canada Launches First National Pull for Sight 2010 Fundraising Campaign in Vancouver May 15th

April 28, 2010
By Crunchy Carpets

How cool is this for a fundraising idea! ORBIS Canada is asking people to put together teams to PULL A FEDEX CARGO PLANE to help raise funds and awareness for support of programs to restore and preserve children’s sight in developing countries. The event will take place on May 15th from 10 am to...

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Baby Show For Posh Babies

April 27, 2010
By Crunchy Carpets

CRÈME DE LA CRÈME BABY An exclusive event for discerning parents,showcasing the most luxurious products and servicesfor little ones and their wonderful Mommies. Presented by the producers of the most opulent event of the year,Crème de la Crème Grand Wedding Showcase, renowned for its unrivaled luxury, elegance and full-scale pampering. Crème de la Crème baby is...

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Rookie Moms Baby Shower

April 24, 2010
By Crunchy Carpets

Erika Wells is one half of the power team behind site and now book ‘The Rookie Mom’s Survival Guide. She and Lorraine Regel have worked hard nursing their little baby book and want to share the celebration of its debut. Erica was just on Breakfast Television to talk about the things that all the...

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Northern Voice 2010

April 23, 2010
By Crunchy Carpets

A while back the most awesome Jeanette Miller of Limelite PR, a local boutique PR firm that focuses wholly on connecting brands to moms, asked if I wanted to be part of a proposal to speak at Northern Voice about marketing and mom bloggers.   I was amazingly flattered and said yes. Sadly, her proposal...

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Got Craft?

April 19, 2010
By Crunchy Carpets

Vancouver’s largest indie craft fair is kicking off the 4th annual Spring show with 50 local and handmade vendors. There will be giveaways, live demonstrations by YUDU silk screening and a DIY table hosted by Spool of Thread Sewing Lounge to make your own crafts. AND  swag bags!  The first 30 people through the...

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Public School an Endangered Species?

April 18, 2010
By Crunchy Carpets

According Patti Bacchus, absolutely…especially with harsh budget cuts and carbon payouts on top of low enrolment in Vancouver and too high enrolment in Surrey…school boards across BC are feeling extremely threatened. Our schools may survive, but the quality of the education suffers more and more each year. And now the VSB is blaming the...

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More Baby Shows!

April 9, 2010
By Crunchy Carpets
More Baby Shows!

Just a note for moms and moms to be….the fourth annual Birth Fest will be on tomorrow from 10 am until 3pm at the Britannia Community Centre. I went last year as my midwifery clinic were there and it was so amazing to talk to them and all the doulas and other amazing services...

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Get Well at the 2010 Wellness Show

April 6, 2010
By Crunchy Carpets
Get Well at the 2010 Wellness Show

The Vancouver Convention Centre will host the 18th Annual Wellness Show from April 30th to May 2nd.   No matter what stage of life you are at, this year’s  Wellness Show is sure to have just what you need to help with your journey. Relationship advice, marriage preparation, getting ready for baby and beyond, it will all...

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