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...]

Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats for Toys 2014

Treats for Toys

For the second year in a row, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies is partnering with The Salvation Army for the #TreatsforToys program. The Kellogg’s Rice Krispies #TreatsforToys program helps bring a smile to children in need by encouraging Canadians to make a toy shaped Rice Krispies treat and share a picture of it on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook using the #TreatsforToys hashtag. For every image uploaded from now until December 24, 2014, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies will donate $20 to The Salvation Army … [Read more...]

LunchBox Love for Christmas

LunchBox Love for Christmas

I love Say Please and their Lunchbox Love products. I know that I could hand write a note every single day, but I really love the Lunchbox cards. They are colorful, have great words full of love and encouragement on them, and awesome facts on the reverse side. I love the convenience of having Lunchbox Love close at hand so that we can peek through them to see which one is fitting for the day. I just have to slide it in the lunchbox and I know that later that day, my Little One will be … [Read more...]

Burnaby Christmas Bureau – Pictures with Santa at Metrotown


TAKE YOUR PHOTO WITH SANTA! METROPOLIS AT METROTOWN HOSTS JOLLY OLD SAINT NICK UNTIL CHRISTMAS EVE Photos with Santa are by donation (minimum of $2.00 per photo) with all proceeds going to the Burnaby Christmas Bureau. For those who don’t want to wait in line, TELUS is offering a line saving option where shoppers simply leave their mobile number and receive a text when it’s their turn for a photo with Jolly Old Saint Nick. For a second year in a row photos will also be available … [Read more...]

YVR to Host 4th Annual Quest Hamper Drive

YVR Hamper Drive

YVR to Host 4th Annual Quest Hamper Drive Richmond, B.C. (December 1, 2014): The Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is hosting its annual Holiday Hamper Drive in support of Quest Food Exchange. The drive is a great opportunity for the airport community to rally together and donate holiday spirit in the form of a turkey dinner to a family in need. The goal this year is to help 500+ families and YVR is encouraging members of the local community to support this Hamper Drive by dropping off … [Read more...]

Kaboodles Toy Drive

Kaboodles Toy Store

Kaboodles Toy Store is helping families in need this holiday season. #KaboodlesToyDrive From now until Christmas Eve, visit any of Kaboodles’ four locations to participate in their toy drive. Simply purchase a toy from a Kaboodles store for the toy drive and you’ll get a 10% discount. All donated gifts will be delivered to the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau (LMCB) to help families in need provide gifts to their children this Christmas. The Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau is a wonderful … [Read more...]

HGTV This is Home Campaign


HGTV INVITES CANADIANS TO SHARE IMAGES OF HOME IN NEW CAMPAIGN #THISISHOME Campaign Launches TORONTO – Home is where the heart is and, this holiday season, HGTV Canada wants to know what home means to viewers. The #ThisIsHome campaign asks Canadians to submit photos and videos of the moments and memories that make their home special. For Tackle My Reno's Sebastian Clovis home is the place he's “forever fixing.” House of Bryan's Bryan Baeumler's “home is where the herd is” – a place where … [Read more...]

RBC Avion Holiday Boutique Review

RBC Avioner

Holiday shopping! What do you think of when I say those two words? Many people that I talk to think of endless searching for a parking space, tiring shopping, lugging jackets and parcels all around, and exhausted kids. Doesn't sound like much fun at all does it. Well for RBC Avion cardholders, you can enjoy shopping in style with all the features of the RBC Avion Holiday Boutique. MomMomOnTheGo and crew just recently shopped in style at Coquitlam Center and enjoyed all the benefits of … [Read more...]

Shop in Style this Holiday Season with RBC Avion Holiday Boutique – Coquitlam Centre

RBC Avioner

RBC Avioners get to shop in style again this holiday season at Coquitlam Center. Last year MomMomOnTheGo and crew headed out to do some Christmas Shopping at Coquitlam Center and enjoyed the refreshing, rejuvenating, and relaxing retreat known as the Avion Holiday Boutique. What is the Avion Holiday Boutique? Well it is a shopping like a queen, or king. From the valet parking to the wonderful oasis where you can refuel with comfortable chairs, delectable refreshments and treats, all … [Read more...]

Operation Christmas Child – Samaritan’s Purse


Operation Christmas Child was started in 1990. In 1993, Operation Christmas Child grew and was adopted by Samaritan's Purse, a Christian organization run by Franklin Graham. To date, Operation Christmas Child has collected and distributed over 100 million shoebox gifts worldwide. In 2013, Canadians donated more than 664,000 Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes for hurting children around the world. How it works: Each shoebox is filled by Canadians with hygiene items, school supplies, … [Read more...]

Shop in Style at the Avion® Holiday Boutique – Coquitlam Centre


Christmas Shopping! I know, you want to go running, screaming as you flee. The holiday season is amazing and I love so much about it, but those dreaded trips to the mall with kids in tow. You know the scene......mom carrying packages and jackets galore, one Little One is hungry, one needs a bathroom. Then there is the desire from each child to go to a store at the same time at opposite ends of the mall. You are thirsty, your feet are aching, you are now also overheating with everything you … [Read more...]

World’s Largest Living Christmas Tree

World's Tallest Living Christmas Tree (K  Tregillas)

World’s Tallest Living Christmas Tree?! Canyon Lights Reaches New Heights! Capilano Suspension Bridge Park’s popular holiday event, Canyon Lights, has a tall order this year – laying claim to the home of the world’s tallest living Christmas tree?! Standing 46.4m (152 feet) tall, this Douglas-fir will be adorned in thousands of sparkling lights. Though other communities claim to have the tallest living Christmas tree, Capilano's 250 year old Douglas-fir rises above the competition. (In … [Read more...]

The Magic of Santa Review

The Magic of Santa

We all loved the pre-show entertainment which was a group who came out and sang a few Christmas Carols and other popular songs. It got the audience all warmed up and ready for the show. What I loved about the pre-show was that it made the wait for the show to start go by quickly and therefore I did not have to answer when the show was going to start every two seconds :) I have to say that the young girl who played Emily did an amazing job. What a talented little girl and we all loved her … [Read more...]

Gift Baskets Plus

Jingle All The Way

The wonderful thing about Gift Baskets Plus is their selection is so large that you can browse all their categories to find that perfect basket for that special someone. In other words, you are not limited to the Christmas Section for Christmas time. If you have a fan of wine, chocolate, beer, organic, koshur, coffee & tea and much more they have you covered. Personally, my favorite gift basket so far is Junk Food Overload! I think it is always important to know a bit about a company … [Read more...]

Howard B. Wigglebottom Giveaway

Have you heard of Howard B. Wigglebottom? He is the adorable rabbit that you see pictured above and his mission along with all the writers, artists, designers, educators, therapists, teachers and parents that make up the the non profit corporation called the We Do Listen Foundation is: "We create entertaining, educational books, animated books, songs, lessons, posters, games and activities to help young children be better listeners, deal with bullies and violence, learn important life lessons … [Read more...]

Serenata Mother's Day & Valentine's Day Flowers

I know what you are thinking....I am gearing up for Christmas and you are writing about Mother's Day and Valentine's Day flowers? I sure am and that is because I want to share this wonderful website with you that delivers flowers Internationally, has an amazing selection and what I think are pretty awesome prices. You also can consider them for Christmas flowers as well. What company am I talking about? Serenata Flowers. Serenata is an Award Winning Company for Flower Delivery for its value … [Read more...]

High Liner Is Helping You Call Home For The Holidays

After you have used your Free Minutes, you can continue to use your GL2GO Smartphone Application and Recharge your account with more minutes at their discounted rates. For example, the GL2GO long distance rate is less than 2 cents per minute in Canada. Best of all, High Liner is offering 3 lucky fans a coupon to go get a Free High Liner product. With your coupon you can use it towards a specially marked High Liner product and receive your Free GL2GO long distance minutes to help with your … [Read more...]