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MONSTER JAM® RETURNS TO VANCOUVER FOR ACTION-PACKED WEEKEND

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**Featuring FIVE Vancouver Truck Debut Appearances** Vancouver, BC – This. Is. MONSTER JAM!  The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today returns to British Columbia for another high-octane weekend featuring the ultimate mix of high-flying action and four-wheel excitement in the Pacific Coliseum at the PNE on March 14 & 15, 2020. Monster Jam is the big …

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3 Fraser Valley Farms to visit this Fall

If you follow me on Instagram, I’m sure you have noticed that we are a very active family. Almost every weekend we have something going on. We love exploring all the beautiful places around Vancouver, specially our local farms. This summer, we hit like 5 different farms and the kids love them! Vancouver and the …

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Playland Nights!

Need a break from the kids? Every Friday in July, Playland is hosting exciting evenings dedicated to adults-only* (19+) amusement, complete with food, drinks, midway games, and of course, exhilarating rides. The grounds will be fully licensed, so guests can enjoy their favourite beverage throughout the park while experiencing the entertainment. In addition to guest DJs spinning …

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Where to go in Surrey.. Royal Canadian Circus..

Yesterday we had the opportunity to enjoy the Royal Canadian Circus show! After a long week, I wasn’t planning to do absolutely anything, However, my longtime friend Alejandra was in town and performing on that show, so I had to make an exception and take the kids for their first circus experience, and I’m so glad I did because it was a huge success for the whole family!!

Mia was super excited when she saw the little ponies and was amazed at all the performances! Matias couldn’t stop clapping and even Francisco was dancing lol!

I wasn’t sure if the kids would make it to the end, but the lights, the music, etc. Kept them entertained for the whole 2 hours! ( yeeeeep! And my kids would not stay seat in a restaurant lol! ) if you are staying in town during this long weekend, they are located at the Guilford mall! For a sneak peak of what you’ll see, go to my insta stories!

To get 2 tickets for 1, go to https://www.jmcdesigninteriors.com/updates/ideas-to-freshen-up-a-public-space/

and use the promo code: KIDS

Happy Long Weekend everyone!

Athenas

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Where to go in Gastown

Gastown is without a doubt, one of my Favourite neighborhoods of Vancouver! It’s full of restaurants and cool stores, so it is impossible to get bored in there! Today I want to share our MUST stops with you, so next time you are there, you can give them a try!

 

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The Local

Here you can find the best brunch in town, as it is the place that has the best huevos rancheros in town! I promise, as a Mexican, I haven’t even try something like that not even in my own country lol! And their mini smoothies are our kid’s favs!! Hands down to this restaurant and their excellent service!

Steam Clock

The famous Steam clock! Built in 1977, this antique-style clock is powered by steam and whistles, and everyone stops there for a pic! ( as you can see lol )

Canada Place

I’m not sure if this is considered part of Gastown, but it is a must stop for me! It is just something magical about walking there with that amazing view. If you haven’t done the FlyOver Canada, you HAVE TO!

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Tacofino

If you want to skip the brunch and go directly to lunch, Tacofino is the place to go! Their fish tacos are my favourite as they remind me of the ones I love from Guadalajara! Yumm Yumm!

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Cool Local stores

Native Shoes are a MUST stop lol! We can’t have enough of their designs! I believe the owner is a Local mom from North Van. What is special about them is that even tho they look like plastic, your kid’s feet would never smell LOL! seriously! I do not know how they do it!!

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Tress Coffee

They are well known to have the best Cheesecakes in town! This is our last stop to leave with a happy tummy and a smile on our faces lol!

What is your must stop?

Xo,

Athenas

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Where to go for Mother’s day! ( Greater Vancouver )

Mother’s day is around the corner, and if you are like me, you probably are waiting for your hubby to surprise you and take you for a nice brunch or something. My mom is back in Mexico, but I wanted to share with you what would be my favourite places to take her if she were here, so here we go:

1- Fort Langley

If you have been following for a while, you know I’m a big fan of this little town. Seriously I want to move there! Whenever my mom or mother in law comes for a visit, we always take them there. We like to go for a nice walk, visit all their antique stores and finish or little trip with lunch at Wendel’s!

2- Patisserie Fur Elise (Downtown YVR)

I haven’t been in another high tea place, because we like this one so much that we always come back. However, my friends who are being in different ones, they always select this one as well! Their pastries are to die for, and the little house is a like a dream come true!

3-Willow Stream Spa (Downtown YVR)

I went there when I was still pregnant with Matias, and I love it! If she is into sports, treat her with their Van body treatment! After that just seat for a cup of tea, a good talk and healthy snacks enjoying the beautiful downtown view!

4-Seasons in the Park (Vancouver)

I took my mom here last year and we absolutely LOVE IT! The stunning view, the delicious food, and the best part? You can take awesome pictures after or before lunch lol!

5-The Wooden Spoon (White Rock)

My favorite restaurant in White Rock, and one of my top 5 in the Lower Mainland! This restaurant was designed for US no doubt! They have a kids space, excellent service and don’t let me start with the food! Their Brunch menu is amazing! Treat her with their peach mimosas! She will love it!

Where are you going for Mother’s Day?

Xo,

Athenas