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Planning a Vegan Picnic

What could be more fun than a gorgeous picnic on a glorious day? Yet, all too often the typical, heavy picnic fare of hamburgers, hotdogs, white flour buns, mayo-laden salads and sugary sweets can...

#Backtoschool Food Safety tips for packing school lunches

Food Safety tips for packing school lunches  Packing a school lunch is something a lot of parents do on a daily basis. They put effort into making the food healthy and delicious, but what about...


Tips for Keeping Kids Safe This Summer

With summer just around the corner, your kids are surely getting excited to go outside and enjoy their time away from school. And while kids are excited to play with friends and run around,...

Talking Tough Topics via TV with your Kids – #Streamteam

For as long as I can remember our family has discussed what we have seen on TV and one such occasion has gone down in family legend. When our oldest son was about seven...

About RedHeaded Patti

An eclectic reader and prolific wordsmith, Patti reads, researches and writes from her laptop wherever she may be. Blessed with insomnia she gets to fill 20 hours a day with stories, news, and knowledge and doesn't mind at all if you don't use the Oxford comma.



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Sensory Processing & #Autism therapy with @Yogibo

Yogibo started life in New Hampshire in 2009 and landed in Coquitlam BC in 2015 and while their bean bags are fabulous in everyday use - they bring a whole new dimension to autism...

Vancouver Aquarium #BeautifulBritishColumbia

It is easy to overlook the great places to go in Vancouver when you live here, and it has been some years since we took the kids to the Vancouver Aquarium. So we used...

Get the VIP treatment you deserve at the RBC Avion Holiday Boutique

Let's face it; holiday shopping is not always the most fun thing to do. I enjoy making a list (& checking it twice) planning the shopping and enjoying the thought of the look on...