Our Latest Adventures in ‘the Valley’ and beyond
Move over housewives of Orange County, these are the real ladies to watch. The West Coast Women’s Show brings you the women taking over the creative hotbed of the Fraser Valley. New to the main stage this year, you are invited to an intimate conversation with some of the fastest growing Entrepreneurs based right in our own backyard. Learn their secrets to success, their rise to social media stardom, how they took the pages of Vogue by storm and how they balance growing their booming businesses while raising their busy families.
For my 35th birthday we enjoyed a pet-friendly getaway at Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa with our whole clan. Our modern, yet cozy cabin featured all the trappings of home, while making us feel far far away from the daily grind. Read to discover why we gave this Fraser Valley getaway two paws up.
If you were a fellow teenage Valley girl in the 90s, you probably logged a lot of miles in your Doc Martens wondering aimlessly around Willowbrook Mall, aka Willowbrook Shopping Centre.
Aside from spending your hard-earned babysitting money on the latest Babysitter Club, those tempting noodles in the food court chocolate brown lip liner, it was one of the few places around back then to just hang out and be silly with your besties.
Mom would drop us off every Friday and we’d congregate at the front entrance in our matching Body Shop shirts. Remember those? They were SO LONG that nobody could tell whether you were wearing shorts underneath or not.
So take a shopping blast to the past at this Valley landmark, shall we? Let’s revisit 9 of our favourite hot spot from back when we were teenage mall rats.
The West Coast Women’s Show returns to the Abbotsford Tradex & Exhibition Centre Oct. 21 to 23, offering more than 400 booths, nibbles, sips and much more. Enter our giveaway for your chance to win the Ultimate West Coast Women’s prize pack, which includes accommodations at Brookside Inn Boutique Hotel, tickets to the event and some amazing swag from local vendors and artisans.
Contemplating becoming a stay-at-home-mom? Worried about whether you’re setting enough aside for your child’s education or your retirement? Sybil Verch of The Wealthy Life Dishes Practical Money Advice for Moms in this Q&A-style interview with ValleyMom.ca
While fall is a busy time of year, it’s also the perfect season to reflect and be thankful.
My 35th birthday just passed — a milestone that seemed so surreal.
When I was 20, 35 seemed so old.. That means I must be ancient now, right?
There are times I still feel 13, but the crows feet that have made their mark around my tire orbs tell me otherwise.
Despite having to swap my skincare routine from acne prevention to anti-agin — okay, I still get pimples too — this is the first time in my life I’ve honestly felt comfortable, dare I say it…even happy, in my own skin.
And no, it’s not some miracle cream or workout video that has given me a fresh new shiny outlook.
he Fort Langley Cranberry Festival has become a Thanksgiving weekend tradition for families all over the Fraser Valley and beyond for the past 22 years.
On Saturday, Oct. 8, thousands will gather once again in historic Fort Langley to celebrate the history and harvest of these delicious little red berries. From unique vendors and free entertainment to a delicious pancake breakfast, food trucks and loads of FREE family activities for all ages, here are just 5 reasons to attend the tartest event in town.
On Saturday, Oct. 10th, thousands will gather once again in historic Fort Langley to celebrate the history and harvest of these delicious little red berries. From unique vendors and free entertainment to a delicious pancake breakfast, food trucks and loads of FREE family activities for all ages, here are just 5 reasons to attend the tartest event in town.
Whether it’s goosebumps you crave or ‘spooktacular’ fun with your wee goblins, the Fraser Valley is home to plenty of thrills and chills leading up to Oct.31.
From mysterious mazes and some seriously creepy haunted houses to eerie train rides and tales told graveside, here are just 13 things to boo…er, do in the Fraser Valley for 2015 this Halloween.
The popular Grave Tales historic walking tours are back! Spine-chilling stories are depicted at night by expert storytellers as you walk through the Fort Langley village.
Need some inspiration on what to do and where to go with a pumpkin-spiced anything in hand this autumn? Here’s what’s on our family’s bucket list for fall 2016.