Blog Mastery @ Relevention Marketing

Blog Mastery Workshop

I can't believe it's been 4 months already!! Today, we completed our 4th Blog Mastery Workshop - this time, we held it at Relevention Marketing in Abbotsford! Here's a look back at our first 4 events: 1) Olympic Village 2) MWorkLab 3) The Village Space 4) Relevention Marketing We'll be doing our October Workshop in Surrey so stay tuned for details! :) … [Read more...]

#YVRBloggers @ Fluff Design Studio


YVR Bloggers has been meeting for the last 11 months and will be celebrating our one year anniversary on Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at the Jewel Ballroom! Tonight, we held our 11th meeting at a creative venue space called Fluff Design Studio in East Vancouver. Ken Glass, one of the marketing coordinators, shared about the history and vision of Fluff Studio. They rent, loan, and sell furniture and … [Read more...]

Connect Now Fraser Valley


It was a long 1 hour drive... At 5 pm, I got in my trusted Honda Civic and made my way down to the Abbotsford Staples to present my signature talk "Blogging for Business: Making, Marketing, & Monetizing Your Blog" to the Connect Now Fraser Valley group. It was my first time ever presenting a talk in Abbotsford (I've done talks before in Vancouver, Kitsilano, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Maple … [Read more...]

Kani-Kei Shave Ice Food Truck

Kani-Kei Shave Ice

This weekend, we discovered an amazing food truck: Kani-Kei Shave Ice! Here's a video of them making our Shave Ice: Make sure you visit them for one of the best Shave Ice you will have in your life! :) … [Read more...]

Back to Blogging

Back to Blogging

I was recently asked to teach the bonus session for the Back to Blogging Course run by Parrish Wilson! Parrish is an expert in the area of content creation. As they say "Content is King." I did a mini-session on Blog Monetization where I covered 10 different revenue streams you can create for you blog. The goal is to create multiple streams of income from selling your own products and/or … [Read more...]

#YVRBloggers Applebarn Adventure


Our final YVR Bloggers summer adventure brought us to the Applebarn in Abbotsford! It was my first time ever to the Applebarn and same with a lot of the other bloggers who came out. We started off with a briefing with the owner and head farmer who shared about the history of the farm and gave us a tour of some of the major attractions. We then did the Hay Ride and stopped to pick fresh … [Read more...]

YVR Photographers Launch Party


Love creating new businesses and building strong communities in Vancouver!! Tonight, we officially launched YVR Photographers at Olympic Village! We had over 20 people show up and it's an awesome start moving forward! … [Read more...]

Set a Goal, Get a Goal

Zahra Jiwani

Zahra Jiwani has combined a few of my greatest passions into one creative book called "Set a Goal, Get a Goal." Those passions including parenting, kids, creativity, and goal setting! When I heard about Zahra's new book from a mutual Elementary School friend Rahim Jivraj, I knew I had to support this book with full force! I personally only learned about goal setting in my 20s when I started … [Read more...]



As a passionate dad blogger and cofounder of YVR Dads, I am always looking for groups and organizations that support men's work! When my good friend told me about ManTalks this week at the Plenty of Fish Global HQ, I had to go and visit! The vision is a powerful one: select a group of 4 men to share about a particular topic to a room full of both men and women. It's an opportunity to have real … [Read more...]

Vertical Water


I'm always curious to try new things...especially healthy new things! Our family is constantly looking for the latest products that are both healthy, affordable, and family-friendly. When Vertical Water contacted us about doing a review of their maple water, we jumped on the opportunity. Within one week, a small package arrived in the mail. I don't know who was more or Rianne? Of … [Read more...]