Smoked Salmon

Plank Smoked Salmon

I am going to share with you the best way to make Plank Smoked BBQ Salmon that people are going to be begging you to make for them every time you invite them over for dinner. If you love salmon, then you will love my very easy plank smoked salmon recipe. My Secrets & Tips First of all, the best salmon I find to smoke on a plank is SOCKEYE. You can smoke any type of salmon, fish or steak for that matter. Meat seems to always be better with a little smoked flavour in it. But the best … [Read more...]

Amazing & Easy Bun Recipe

Easy Bun Recipe

Everybody Loves My Buns! I have always loved cooking and baking. People have always commented on how great my recipes are, but the one thing that I get told the most is that I have great buns :) This is a really easy and not very time consuming bun recipe. In total it will take about two hours to make your amazing buns, but most of the time you are having to go keep yourself busy elsewhere while you wait for your dough to rise. Hope you have fun with this recipe and that people tell you … [Read more...]

Vancouver Aquarium Welcomes its One Millionth Visitor for 2014

Vancouver Aquarium

December 10th, 2014 - Vancouver Aquarium celebrated its one millionth annual visitor by surprising an unsuspecting guest, Edina Bartell and her young family, with a lively prize presentation at the admission gate. This marks the third consecutive year that Vancouver Aquarium has hosted more than a million annual visitors. “What a wonderful surprise,” said Edina, Vancouver Aquarium’s one millionth visitor of 2014. “We have been members here for five years and each time we visit, it is a … [Read more...]

Bobbi-Toads Light-Ups Review

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We have had two pairs of Bobbi Toads for my Little One so far and both were just amazing. The first pair we had were the regular Bobbi Toads that have nails on the toes of the shoe that can actually be done up with nail polish. What an adorable idea and my Little One thought it was absolutely awesome. You can still purchase this first line of Bobbi Toad shoes and even read my review of them here. With just approaching their two year anniversary, Bobbi Toads released their second line of … [Read more...]

Sesame Street Live Let’s Dance 2014 – Review

Sesame Street Live

Every year MomMomMomOnTheGo and her Little One pack up and head out to see the latest Sesame Street Live show. It has been something that I looked forward to each year as it was a show that connected the two of us because of its very existence for generations. I watched Sesame Street when I was a child, and it was so amazing to see my Little One all aglow watching something that made me just as happy as a kid. Those tiny moments of commonality are just amazing and my brain and heart takes … [Read more...]

Chicken Soup for the Soul – Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

They say home is where the heart is and that is the theme of the latest Chicken Soup for the Soul book that I have been enjoying called Home Sweet Home. Whether your home is an apartment, a house, or a condo -- rented or owned -- the 101 stories in this book all about the place you call home will warm your heart. Home is where the heart is. Be it your childhood home or where you lay your head now, you will find joy, laughter, and inspiration in these 101 stories about cooking, … [Read more...]

Capilano Suspension Bridge – Canyon Lights

Capilano Suspension Bridge

In the spirit of the season, MomMomOnTheGo and crew headed out to Capliano Suspension Bridge, Canyon Lights last night to enjoy the spectacular attraction. Capilano Suspension Bridge Park’s popular holiday event Canyon Lights is now on November 29th – January 3rd (closed December 25th). Guests will be dazzled by hundreds of thousands of lights illuminating the entire park! Canyon Lights tickets are valid all day with holiday activities beginning at 4pm. Upon entering the park make … [Read more...]

Cool Baker Magic Mixer Maker

Cool Baker Magic Mixer Maker

My Little One and I prepared desert the other night for our family with our brand new Cool Baker Magic Mixer Maker from SpinMaster. The Cool Baker Magic Mixer Maker makes it really easy for your little one to make baked goods without the baking. All you need are the mixes, water, and a refrigerator and you can easily and quickly make delicious little treats. It took us about a total of 25 minutes including refrigeration time and clean up time to make our desert. Here is what … [Read more...]

Ollie

Ollie

Driven by adrenaline, Ollie is the app-controlled robot engineered for speed, programmed for tricks, and customized by you. MomMomOnTheGo and her Little One have been playing with our brand new Ollie. Ollie is absolutely awesome. It is remotely controlled by the free APP that you can download in the Google Play Store or the Apple Store. I think that the best way to see how awesome Ollie is, is to see their video demonstrating its abilities. Here are the key features for … [Read more...]

Chimp – Give to any Canadian Charity

Chimp

Have you heard of Chimp? I was just introduced to Chimp and I have to say that I am loving the entire concept. Chimp allows you to easily donate to your favorite Canadian charities all right on their website. Your tax receipt is even right there at your fingertips to be downloaded whenever you need it. This is a perfect time to give Chimp a try, since it's the Holiday Season, the time of year to reflect and give back. And throughout December, Hootsuite have partnered with Chimp and will … [Read more...]

FlyOver Canada Christmas 2014

FlyOver Canada

MomMomOnThego and crew headed out to one of our favorite things to do, FlyOver Canada. We especially love going to FlyOver Canada at Christmas time. It has become a yearly tradition to make sure we see FlyOver Canada Christmas Edition. We never get tired of going to see FlyOver Canada. The adults enjoy it each time we go and the kids can seriously never get enough of it. Last Christmas we were pretty impressed with the nice additions that were done to the FlyOver Canada show so that … [Read more...]

HEXBUG® VEX® Robotics Scarab

HEXBUG VEX Robotics Scarab

HEXBUG® VEX® Robotics Scarab Ever wanted to design your own HEXBUG? Now kids can do just that with VEX Robotics! The core of this simple, flexible product line is the VEX IQ system used in STEM programs and elementary and middle school robotics competitions around the world. The build-it-yourself line of VEX Robotics kits fosters creative STEM learning through hands-on play by allowing children to construct their very own jumbo-sized HEXBUG and customize its programming. With VEX … [Read more...]

A Very Merry Vancouver Christmas

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A Very Merry Vancouver Christmas Tourism Vancouver counts down to Christmas with a list of 12 essential Vancouver holiday experiences Vancouver, BC (December 9, 2014): Vancouver Harbour is alight with parading carol ships, the Capilano Suspension Bridge is twinkling with thousands of lights, and Santa has been spotted scuba diving in Stanley Park. Yes, it’s a very Vancouver Christmas, and the holiday cheer has never been greater. "Christmas events and activities have swelled in Vancouver … [Read more...]

Showcase – Disney Frozen Bedroom Makeover

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Courtesy of Showcase, we are running a giveaway for a Disney Frozen Bedroom Makeover. Win a Disney Frozen Bedroom Makeover for your little princess! Winner will receive Frozen Hideaway, Light Vines, Throw Blanket, Wall Cling, Sheet Set, Backpack, Pillow Pet, Nightlight and Jewelry Box. Total Prize value is $250! This giveaway is open to residents of Canada over the age of 18 (excluding Quebec). Please note that there are mandatory steps for this giveaway in order to unlock additional … [Read more...]

Chicken Soup for the Soul – Find Your Inner Strength

Find Your Inner Strength

When I read, I tend to grab a Chicken Soup for the Soul book. There are a number of reasons that Chicken Soup for the Soul books are my favorite....I do not have a lot of time to read so the anthology of short stories is a perfect format for me. I also absolutely love how the stories touch upon your emotions and how they leave you feeling. Chicken Soup for the Soul - Find Your Inner Strength is an awesome read. It will leave you feeling empowered and have you drawing on positive thinking … [Read more...]

Maplelea Goes to School

Maplelea School

It's time for school for Maplelea girls and friends. That is right, your little one can had her Maplelea doll all geared up and at school with the awesome School Desk & Locker as well as the School Set. There is so much fun to be had with the Maplelea School Desk & Locker and the Maplelea School Set. The School Set is sold separately from the School Desk & Locker which comes together. Here is the Maplelea School Desk and Locker: This school desk and locker allow your Maplelea … [Read more...]

Maplelea Hockey Gear

Maplelea Hockey Gear

My Little One has a Maplelea girl and she absolutely loves her. One of her favorite things to do is to have her Maplelea girl having the same "experiences" as she does. So since my Little One is a hockey player, she was super excited to see that Maplelea had a complete set of hockey gear. Here is my Little One's Maplelea girl all dressed and ready for game day today. She shoots! She scores! This set of equipment comes with shoulder pads, elbow pads, neck guard, pants, socks, … [Read more...]

Vancouver Giants – White Spot Family Package Review

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MomMomOnTheGo and family headed out last night to the Vancouver Giants game. We utilized our White Spot Family Package which made the night an all inclusive event for us. The evening started out with us topping up our gas tank with our $10 Chevron gas coupon that is included in the White Sport Family Package. Then with our gas tank topped up, we headed out to White Spot. Our White Sport Family Package included vouchers for a Pirate Pack for the kids and Legendary Platters for the adults. … [Read more...]

Ten Thousand Villages

Ten Thousand Villages

MomMomOnTheGo recently came across Ten Thousand Villages. What is Ten Thousand Villages? Ten Thousand Villages is the oldest and largest Fair Trade organization in North America, selling artisan-crafted personal accessories, home decor and gift items from around the globe. Ten Thousand Villages is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), a coalition of handicraft and agricultural producer organizations, and Fair Trade organizations from both the North and the … [Read more...]

Learning Resources – Sprouts Waffle Time

Sprouts Waffle Time

New from Learning Resources is Sprouts Waffle Time. A wonderful and complete set with all the will be required for your Little One to engage in imaginative play and make everyone waffles. Even comes with pretend syrup, strawberries, butter and much more. Product Description Rise and shine – it’s waffle time! Little ones can cook and serve homemade waffles with this gourmet breakfast set. Waffle iron lid moves up and down to give children the realistic experience of making their very … [Read more...]