Historic Steveston Village is located in the south west corner of Richmond, an easy 30-minute drive from Vancouver. It is the largest commercial fishing harbour in Canada and has a strong history rooted in fishing and canning. It is the real-life location of Storybrooke, from “Once Upon a Time” and is full of family friendly…

cocktail

I love date night, and I sure love cocktails, although I never, ever, not-even-one-time feel like getting out of my pjs and away from Netflix after 8 pm. But on the rare occasions that I do pull myself together with earrings and heels and eyeliner, I want to enjoy myself in the most grown-up place…

There is nothing like warming up with an oooey-gooey yummy cinnamon bun on these wet Vancouver spring days. Even the pickiest of littles could never resist the scrumptiousness that is a cinnamon bun. Here’s the Vancouver Mom Top 5 for cinnamon-ey goodness: Top five cinnamon bun spots in Vancouver Grounds for Coffee on Alma It boasts…

Not up for a whole sale vacation this spring break? How about a mini-getaway? The options for family fun within an easy drive from the Lower Mainland are nearly endless. Here are a favourite five, with options for every budget.

Marshmallow love

As Valentine’s Day approaches and sweet treats begin to surface, we think it is time to give the much-maligned marshmallow a shout out. The bags of mass produced, store-bought marshmallows that quickly harden in the back of the baking cupboard bear little resemblance to the beautiful, fluffy, melt-in-your-mouth concoctions that are locally made with love.