This week’s Mom to Follow is Renee Iaci of Shameless Hussy fame and more recently as co-owner of the popular and whimsical Neverland Tea Salon.
Neverland is locally owned and conceived by Renee and her childhood friends Terri Tatchell. With backgrounds in film (Terri is the Oscar-nominated co-writer of District 9) and theatre (Renee is an original founder of Shameless Hussy Productions), they built Neverland with an eye for excellence and an emphasis on the experience. Their shared love of decadence and whimsy can be felt from the moment you walk through the door. They are also strong advocates of the tipsy teas (hear hear!)
Renee’s favourite places to go around Vancouver
I know this is kinda cheating because Granville Island covers so much, but after 25 years of working on the island, I still love it. GI hosts the best festivals (the Fringe, Kids Fest, Jazz Fest), great theatre, great restaurants and shopping. Sofia loves taking classes at Arts Umbrella and I’m actually still a regular at the Granville Island Tea Company! Granville Island is a place in Vancouver that is very ALIVE.
I love to run and, as a family we love to bike around it, stopping at restaurants, parks and the beaches along the way.
Triangle Road in Richmond
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Harriet Fancott is the Editor and Social Media Manager for Vancouver Mom. She has over 20 years experience in the arts, tech and mom-based blogging arenas. She lives in East Vancouver with her husband and son where they enjoy exploring all that Vancouver has to offer from festivals and events to playgrounds and beaches to sushi and ice cream (although not together).