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YOU HAD ME AT PIE

October has arrived, and with it comes one of my favourite holidays . . . Thanksgiving! I mean, what is there not to love? It’s the time to come together with loved ones . . .

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NEW SCHOOL

There’s only one more week left before school begins again, and we all know that the first day is important because it’s a fresh chance to make a lasting first . . .

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BACK(PACK) TO SCHOOL

Time sure flies! It feels like Summer just started, and now it’s almost Back to School season (again!). Pro tip for parents and students alike: start shopping early, stress . . .

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PICTURE PERFECT

Flamingos are taking over Capilano Mall! Do it for the ‘gram this Summer at the Capilano Mall x Confetti Box Photo Pop-Up. Nothing says Summer more than palm . . .

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DRINK UP

OMG! Free Root Beer Day at A&W returns on Saturday, July 20. What’s so special about A&W root beer anyways? For starters, it’s made with all-natural ingredients including . . .

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MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME

Summer and get-togethers go hand in hand, don’t you agree? I mean, we can have them all year round, but Summer is just that time, especially for hosting . . .

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O CANADA

Canadians have so much to celebrate this year! Not only did we become first-time NBA champions (go Raptors!), but Canada is celebrating its 152nd birthday, too. With . . .

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SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM

There’s only one thing that my tummy craves as soon as Summer hits: the cool, delicious sensation that comes from indulging in ice cream. I’ve got some icy heroes . . .

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BRIGHT & BREEZY

Sunscreen, sun, and beach . . . please! We can finally put our rain coats and umbrellas away and say hello to shorts and dresses. I’m so excited to have picnics and relax at . . .

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THIS & THAT FOR DAD

Ready for Father’s Day 2019? It’s coming up soon on Sunday, June 16! Don’t worry, you still have time to find the perfect present to make your dad feel special. Read . . .

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STAY GOLDEN

With Summer almost here and dress season with it, I can’t think of a better time to shine and dazzle under the sun (with exquisite jewellery, of course). Diamonds . . .

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TASTE THIS & THAT TRUCK

NOSH Foodie Fest is finally upon us, and I couldn’t be more excited! Just in case you’re like me and love pre-planning your meals (because you’ll want to try . . .

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TEMPT YOUR TASTE BUDS

Are you excited for Summer? I know I am, especially since Capilano Mall is hosting a weekly, outdoor food truck event, NOSH Foodie Fest, for all the foodies out there . . .

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HOME IS WHERE MOM IS

There are two things I love about May: warmer weather and yummy mummy celebrations! My mom likes anything that helps her relax and zen out (hello, spa day . . .

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TOP OF THE (ART) CLASS

Let’s take a moment to introduce the newest addition to Capilano Mall: Golden Star Atelier, a children’s art studio for kids between one-to-thirteen years old! Golden . . .

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DELIVER THE GOODS

Do you know the feeling when all you want is a foodie fix but you’re too lazy to cook? Yeah . . . me too! Wait, isn’t that all of us? (The struggle is real). Maybe you don’t want to . . .

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HOP INTO EASTER

Hop in and have fun because Easter has (almost) come! Whether you’re the host of an Easter egg hunt, a family dinner, or even just attending either one and need . . .

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BUT FIRST, (FREE) COFFEE!

The day has finally come! Tim Hortons recently introduced their long-awaited rewards program called Tims Rewards, and my coffee mugs (and my wallet!) . . .

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FLOWER POWER

I’m so glad it’s finally Spring, especially since we just had the coldest Winter on record in Vancouver! Gardening is my favourite thing to do when the temperature starts . . .

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THIS IS JUST THE VEGANING

We’re lucky to live during a time when we can make informed decisions about pretty much everything, especially with our food choices! Not only that, more . . .

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LUCK OUT

Have you been seeing green lately? There’s probably two reasons for that: St. Patrick’s Day (March 17!) and the first day of Spring (March 20!) are around the corner. Fun . . .

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SPRING (INTO) BREAK

Spring break should be relaxing for everyone. But for parents with young kids, Spring break can be a lot to handle! Whether you’re looking for something to do . . .

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GO BEYOND

You’ve probably heard about it or seen it all over TV (or, if you’re lucky to catch one before they routinely sell out, you tried it yourself) . . . A&W’s Beyond Meat Burger . . .

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COMMON THREAD

New brows, new me! I must admit . . . I tend to overlook my eyebrows. Thankfully, mine only need a little TLC here and there, but whenever I get them done I feel like . . .

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

With its melting pot of cultures, what I love most about the North Shore is that there are so many types of delish meals to try! Did you know that Pine Square Sushi, in addition . . .

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KISS AND MAKEUP

Whaaaaat? February already? We all know what that means: it’s time to dazzle and look our best while spending time with our loved ones on Valentine’s Day! Looking . . .

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SEAL IT WITH A GIFT

Valentine’s Day is almost here! It’s the one time of year where you can be as gushy and lovey-dovey as you want and no one can judge you for it. Valentine’s Day is the . . .

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COATED IN STYLE

Brrrrr! It’s cold out there. I’m actively trying to stay warm while also being grateful that I live on the West coast and not the East coast. Jackets are the key to Winter warmth . . .

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WARM UP WITH BUBBLE TEA

Who says we need to wait until Summer to enjoy its rewards? I mean, if you’re like me, you’ll find a way to have a piece of Summer every day! My favourite cold drink . . .

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LAYERING 101

News flash: it’s cold outside. That’s obvious. But the transition months between Winter and Spring are sooner than you think . . .

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STICKING WITH YOUR RESOLUTIONS

January is the same story every year: as the holiday season draws to a close, you come out of a food coma, realize that “treat yourself” is not a long-term motto, and grasp just . . .

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HOLIDAY HOURS

If you’re working long hours or simply need more time to shop, don’t fret! Starting December 8, Capilano Mall will be open for longer holiday hours . . .

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LET’S GET SPOOKY

Halloween is just around the corner, and I’ve noticed that everyone is getting ready — costumes and all! Haven’t started planning yet? Don’t fret . . . you still have some . . .

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FALLING INTO PLACE

New season, new wardrobe. That’s how it works, right? With Fall fast approaching, I’ve come to realize that my wardrobe is in desperate need of an update. So, I did . . .

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SOUPED OFF MY FEET

I don’t know about you, but I’ve noticed that the temperature has dropped quite a bit recently. Even though I’m still holding onto Summer (Summer, please don’t . . .

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CAT’S PAJAMAS

Due to the Fall weather we’ve been having, you can find me dressed in my coziest pajamas with a pumpkin spice latte in hand (and maybe even a blanket on top for extra . . .

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I LIKE YOU A LATTE

You’ve probably seen it all over social media, but just in case you missed it . . . Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte is back, baby! Better (and earlier!) than ever. . . .

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HOME AWAY FROM HOME

Oh, the bittersweet feeling of having your (adult) children move away from home to their campus dorm or first apartment (at least for the school year). It’s a big step . . .

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RULE THE SCHOOL

Are backpacks, crayons, pencils, and other supplies on your mind lately? That’s because it’s that time of year again . . . back to school, of course! Capilano stores . . .

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POINT & SHOOT

Although we’re approaching the end of Summer (along with the awesome weather . . . sigh), I’m not ready to stop adventuring yet! I visited Visions Electronics on a . . .

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EVERY DAY SHOULD BE A BEACH DAY

I don’t know about you, but I daydream about going to the beach every single day, especially when I step out into the Summer heatwave. While I was going through my . . .

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DRESS WHO

Boy, am I glad to finally be able to go outside without a sweater! But now I urgently need to find a couple of dresses for Summer shenanigans, including going out . . .

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COOL AS ICE (CREAM)

Summer won’t last forever, which is breaking my heart. In times of heartache, the best medicine is ice cream (am I right or am I right?). And when you have places like . . .

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MAKE WAVES

Between those refreshing beach days and weekend camping trips, the Summer heat has my hair bent and out of shape . . . and in extreme need of a little TLC! As . . .

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ALL ABOARD THE CAZBA EXPRESS

I love walking through the Food Court at Capilano Mall because the delicious scents make my mouth water every single time (for real). One of the most difficult decisions . . .

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NEW FRAME OF MIND

Summer is officially here! For everyone enjoying the wonderful, bright sunshine outside, the must-have item is a solid pair of sunnies. I happened to be on the hunt for . . .

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GIFTS FOR DAD

Father’s Day is Dad’s time to shine! I curated some awesome (last minute . . . oops!) gift ideas to help you find the perfect present, just for him. We all know dads love . . .

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TAKE A HIKE

June is here! We’ve reached that wonderful time of year when it’s not cold enough to make us want to curl up under a warm, fuzzy blanket yet not hot enough to . . .

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MAKE WORK SEEM LIKE A PICNIC

The sun is finally shining outside! It’s time to come out from hibernating indoors and being buried under tons of paperwork (I think we can all relate). All I know is my . . .

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ROYAL ROAD TO STYLE

In case you haven’t heard . . . wedding bells will be ringing on Saturday morning (well, technically in the middle of the night for us West Coasters) because Prince Harry and . . .

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THE MOTHER OF ALL GIFTS

It’s almost Mother’s Day! Newsflash: moms are superheroes. We’ve all stressed out our moms at one point or another . . . does “BUT MOOOM!” sound familiar? . . .

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CLEAN SLATE

It’s time to come clean: we all have loads of Spring cleaning to do around the house! Why is Spring the official home cleaning season anyways? Maybe this season is . . .

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YOU HAD ME AT MERLOT

Why whine when you can wine? (I think I just found my new life motto). There’s nothing better than coming home after a long day and having a good ol’ glass of red or . . .

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CRAZY FOR CÉLINE

In case you missed it, Bentley recently launched a new product line of luggage, handbags, and accessories designed by the Canadian Queen of Everything . . .

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THE NAME OF THE (FAMILY) GAME

Imagine this: it’s a rainy night in North Vancouver (as per usual), your family is inside, and frankly you’re all bored. Instead of declaring “game over” for the night, say . . .

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DON’T SWEAT IT

Let’s be honest: working out — including motivating yourself to work out — can be, well, lots of work! Mixing up your exercise routine with some tech flourishes is a . . .

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WHAT EVERYBUNNY NEEDS FOR EASTER

Easter is coming early this year — the same day as April Fools’ Day LOL (aka April 1) — so it’s time to start thinking about what you need for your egg-filled festivities . . .

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HAVE HELP, WILL TRAVEL

Spring has sprung, but Summer is on the mind! (Spring, you’re such a tease). Our inner-nomad is daydreaming about seeing new places, meeting locals, and eating . . .

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BREADWINNER

Not going to lie, bread is a vital part of my diet — it’s my bread and butter (literally and figuratively!). I could eat bread all day if I wanted to: for breakfast (toast and . . .

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BRING ON THE BLING

As if you didn’t already know, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! All you gents out there . . . I totally understand how stressful it can be to find the . . .

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SUIT YOURSELF

The holidays are over and March Break is just around the corner. You know what that means! For us, it means that we’re getting into plank position and and staying . . .

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NEW YEAR, NEW (FIT) YOU

It still seems so surreal that it’s already weeks into 2018 . . . have you started to work on achieving your New Year’s resolution of becoming healthier? Truth be told, that . . .

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WHAT’S FOR DINNER

Bet you haven’t heard that one before! Never fear, foodie friend . . . we’ve got you covered with burgers, bowls, banana splits, sushi and soooo much more! Here’s . . .

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BURRITO MONDAYS

Did someone say, tacos?!  If so, count me in whether it’s “Taco Tuesday” or not and whether it’s lunch/dinner or not (I could do tacos for breakfast, no prob.  I’m good . . .

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GOOD (FOR YOU) MORNING

As much as I love shopping for shoes (I dooooooo!) and clothes (fill ‘er up, baby and I do mean, my closet!), my absolute favourite thing to shop for is . . . vitamins . . .

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