Christmas Giveaway #2 – Ladies Basket

Can you believe we are already on the second basket. This basket is designed for all the women or whoever. The best part about winning this basket, is that you can keep it for yourself, give some as gifts and keep what you like, or get all your Christmas Shopping done in one go! This basket is just as great as the last and has some new vendors that weren’t in the last!!

Nova Wood Company – Three little wood houses – $80.00

A Small business that loves all things mountains and woods. Novawood Co was established in 2018 in their back yard shop in Mission, BC, back then known as Mint Co. They rebranded and changed their name to represent more of their woodworking and Nova comes from both their last names, and the Bulgarian word for New! Their pieces are beautiful hand made wood designs, this Christmas offering Stocking tags, Ornaments, Signs, Shelves and Advent Calendars. If you are wishing to purchase for Christmas all local orders can be picked up before December 23rd and Online orders requiring shipping will have to put their order in by December 5th. If you wish to place a custom order, reach out to them, the love making custom pieces and trying their best to accommodate your time line. You can find them in stores at Oak and Ivory, online and on Facebook and Instagram to learn more.

Art of Alchemy Salon – Wash, Cut and Style – $50 Value

Art of Alchemy Salon is a mission based beauty salon that provides, Hair cuts, color, extensions, Tattooing, Make up, Eyelash and Brow Extensions & Tinting, Microblading and dermaplaning. Art of Alchemy opened in 2020 amid Covid and has quickly grown into a staple in our community for people looking to get some pampering or just check out their retail space. If you’re looking to get one of their services, you can book online, or find more information on their Facebook or Instagram.

West Coast Wild Child Co – Adult T-shirt $28 Value

If you are like me and love having sassy t-shirts than this is the brand for you! From my “Fresh Milk Made Here shirt to my drop the f-bomb mom sweater” I am all about it! West Coast Wild Child is currently run by Tanya based in Mission, BC. The business has been operational for 4 years however Tanya took over the business in 2019. Tanya had always dreamt of owning a brand, so she was lucky to find West Coast Wild Child Co – Knowing the right people at the right time! You can currently find West Coast Wild Child in The Local Space and Oak and Ivory Collective, as well as the full line at  www.westcoastwildchildco.com. Be sure to follow them on Instagram and Facebook.

Monkey Fly Memories – Wine Tumbler & Wine bag – $23.00

Monkey Fly Memories is a husband and wife business that started this business on a whim in May 2017. It started as a way to spend time together and has quickly grown into a successful small business. The name of their company is named after their kids, Monkey for their little boy Lucas (& now Kaiden) and the fly is after their late daughter Payton who was born sleeping on her due date. They specialize in making glassware, door mats, and more with sassy sayings to bring fun and laughter into your home. If you are looking for some great Christmas Gifts check them out online, on etsy, on Facebook or Instagram.

Perseverance Fitness – 1 month membership $40 value

Katelyn started personal and group fitness training in 2008, before starting her own business Perseverance Fitness in 2012, she offers in person and online training classes. Since opening, she has found her partner in life, become a mom of 2 and settled in the community she grew up in. Her passion for the fitness industry is still as strong as when she started, and its all thanks to 2 commitments. The first is that she challenges herself to create new fitness plans for each class, and the second is that she prioritizes supportive communities for women of every shape, size and fitness level. With this membership you can try her online training packages. Online classes are also open to all sexes. Check her out on Facebook and Instagram to learn more.

Blue house on the corner – Earrings, Hair Clips and oil Diffuser $40 value

The Blue House on the Corner is a small business in Mission BC, owned and operated by the passionate Carey a mother of 2. Her business started when she was on maternity leave with her first baby and has been operating for 6 years. She makes custom home décor + Fashion accessories all with a boho vibes. She is offering a great collection of items that are great gifts for everyone, and wicked stocking stuffers! Be sure to follow The blue house on the corner on FacebookPinterestInstagram, and online.

Itty Bitty Bakery – Shop Credit – $25 value

Itty Bitty Bakery is a home based bakery that Cayla started when she had her little boy. She is located in the Fraser Valley but originally from Ontario and makes the most tasty treats! She has been baking for as long as she can remember, and really enjoys it, so she decided to turn this loved hobby into a little business – and I’ve got no regrets! If you are looking to make your holidays a little bit easier, then you definitely need to check out Itty Bitty Bakery to do all the baking for you! For the holidays she has a few different treat boxes available that you can grab – win this giveaway and you’ve got $25 to spend on baked goods. Check her out on Facebook and Instagram to place your order.

Tru Earth – Laundry Detergent Fresh linen scent – $20 Value

Tru Earth is a zero waste Laundry detergent, it takes away the measuring and the mess that comes with doing Laundry. Each Tru Earth eco-strip packs ultra-concentrated, convenient, eco-friendly cleaning power into a tiny, pre-measured strip of laundry detergent that you just toss in the wash. Tru Earth was co founded by 3 men who had a mission to create a better future, and reduce waste in a product that actually worked. Made locally in Canada Tru Earth’s detergent is Paraben-free, Phosphate Free, Readily biodegradable in accordance with OECD 310D, and Vegan! The best part is that it works in all washing machines, included HE, front loads and top loads! It also helps keep 700,000,000 plastic jugs out of our land fills each year! Check them out online, in store, or on Instagram and Facebook.

Elite Detailing Glassparency window coating treatment $104 Value

Elite detailing is a detailing shop in Mission, BC. They specializing in detailing motor vehicles to return them to look just like they come off the car lot. Elite Detailing opened its door in September 2012 and has been a staple in the community ever since, Detailing Vehicles, motorcycles, R.V.’s, boats and more. If you’re looking to make your vehicle feel like new again, you definitely need to take it into Elite Detailing. Included in the basket is a Glassparency window coating, which reduces glare, Ultra-hydrophobic (hydrophobicity is measured by the angle that a water droplet attaches to glass), Easily removes snow and ice, Easy to clean, Boost glass resistance, increase clarity and extends the life of your windshield wipers. Check Elite Detailing out on Instagram and Facebook and online to learn more!

MG & Co – 5 scrunchies $60 Value

Mg & Co was started by Carly in 2013, Shes a stay at home mom with 2 crazy loving kids named Mason and Gwen. Mg & Co Carries handmade hair accessories and has also more recently started carrying salt soaks from Hermit goods and Josie Joans hair clips. In order to get your items before Christmas you will need to order by December 7th, Unless you can do local pick up! To learn more about this small business, check them out online, on Facebook and Instagram.

Kensington Prairie Farms – 1 tour for 4 people – $60 Value

Catherine Simpson and Jim Dales Established Kensington Prairie Farm in 2000 on 5 acres of land in Surrey, BC in historical Kensington Prairie County. What started as a farm with 12 alpacas, quickly grew to 30 + animals and in 2006 Kensington Prairie Farm relocated to Langley, BC and expanded its operations from 5 to 45 acres. Grand Daughter Dee Began working at the farm when she was 8 years old and has since begun managing the store and livestock. Kensington Prairie Farm also raises registered Polled Hereford cattle and produces artisanal honey. This walk is a private walk for 2 with an Alpaca, a unique experience where you can stop and see other farm animals and see the alpacas close up! Check out Kensington Prairie Farms In personOnline or on Instagram & Facebook.

Vagina Coach – 28 Day Buff Muff Challenge $35 value

I am excited to say this is my fifth time teaming up with Kim Vopni aka The Vagina Coach. She works extremely hard to spread awareness about Pelvic health. I have personally completed her Kegel Challenge 2x after my second son and seen incredible results. Before completing the program, I didn’t really get how important Kegels were or how many muscles were involved with performing a Kegel correctly. She offers online programs and coaching for women through pregnancy and beyond. Kim can be found on Instagram, Twitter (Vagina Coach), Facebook (Vagina Coach) and Online (Vagina Coach). I can say with absolute certainty that the Kim’s physical do it yourself fitness program works extremely well and can be done from the comfort of your home, check them out!

So Luxury –  So Sweet body Scrub – $16 value

So Luxury started under the name Bébé de Luxe, a brand created by Amanda when her son was a baby. But in 2017, the two besties – Amanda and Shylah came together and turned it into a partnership. Growing outside the capacity of a spare bedroom in ones home, they soon grew to open a warehouse space, and incorporate Só  Luxury Bath & Body Inc. Só was chosen from their joint Irish heritage and means Luxury. With their aim to create luxury in every product they create, the name seemed fitting. They started with a baby care line and have since grown into offering home cleaning supplies and very recently teaming up with another local brand to create luxury house coats. You can find them in stores or online at their site, Instagram and Facebook.

Shady Hat Company Hooded Sweatshirt $50 value

Shady Hat Company started in 2018 as a side hobby and has quickly grown into a full time job and a full time hobby. Things really started happening for Shady Hat Company during the pandemic when Amber the owner stepped away from her full time job, and was able to put her creativity into form and many awesome pieces. Growing up Amber was one of the tallest girls in her grade, and she found it challenging to find clothes that were long enough for her. In High School she started dressing in the men’s section and she’s never looked back. Therefor all the pieces she makes are unisex and are not made specific for any gender creating a inclusive brand. Shady Hat Company is strictly sold on Instagram and Facebook, Check her out for all those casual cats on your Christmas list.

OKANAGAN CRUSH PAD WINERYNarrative Rosé 2019, $22

Made at Okanagan Crush Pad in Summerland, BC, the Narrative Rosé 2019 is dry, fruit-forward, fresh, and ripe with sweetness. It’s also vegan-friendly and available for purchase online, at the winery in Summerland, or at private wine stores throughout the province. (The winery’s tasting room is closed for the season but the wine shop is open with curb side pick-up available throughout the winter).

Okanagan Crush Pad is a unique, purpose-built custom crush winery that specializes in small lot, terroir expressive wines. From its ponderosa-surrounded location in beautiful Summerland, BC, OCP is home to Haywire, Narrative, Free Form, and Bizou + Yukon wines. Looking to gift someone or restock the cellar? Sign up for the THE List @ OCP. Every month, you’ll receive an exclusive offer with special deals on Haywire, Narrative, Free Form and Bizou + Yukon wines. There’s no commitment to purchase, no automatic shipments and no fees. Check them out on Instagram and Facebook as well!

Valley Commons, Harvest Table White 2020, $25

A blend of grapes from the South Okanagan, the 2020 Harvest Table White is the best of the season and meant to be shared around the table. Aromas of apple and lychee reminds the drinker of long and relaxing summers in British Columbia. This new BC winery just launched this summer at the District Wine Village in Oliver, BC. Buy the wines in person at the tasting room or order online.

Owners Kyla Richey and Rudy Verhoeff wanted Valley Commons to be a place to gather, where friendships and family ties are strengthened, community is created, and where people enjoy a glass of wine and good food. In their search to find its first physical location, District Wine Village seemed to be the perfect fit – as a village IS a community. The District Wine Village, complete with wineries, an eatery, a brewery, event spaces, and a beautiful open plaza, also aligned with Valley Commons core values of community, connection and conviviality. It was a perfect pairing. Learn more about the brand, its first vintages, and stay updated on holiday hours by visiting their site, Facebook and Instagram.

Farmstead Naturals Scented Soap, Whipped body Butter, Bath bomb with heart shape soap inside $25 value

Farmstead Naturals is owned and operated by Crystal, a farmers wife and mother of four, who has discovered a love for creating all-natural safe skincare, and household products. They are made on a small farm in Deroche, BC. It all started when Crystal had her baby and she opted for cloth diapers, finding a diaper cream that was safe for cloth diapers was hard to find, so she decided to make her own, and from their it has snowballed into Farmstead Naturals and that was 4 years ago. You can find Farmstead Naturals in This is it Gifts in Langley BC, Unika in Chilliwack, BC, Gallery 202 in Mission, BC, Mission Information Center, as well as online on Etsy, Lovely Finds MarketLets Go Eco, and Farm Stead Naturals Website. Be sure to Follow Farmstead Naturals on Instagram and Facebook.

The Sticker Shop – 2 packs of lrg stickers, 1 pack of sm stickers & 5 motivational cards $43 Value

The Sticker Shop was started last summer by Mikayla, she creates cute, affordable trendy stickers that she designs digitally herself. Throughout her life she has ran several businesses and always loved art, business and people so this business allows her to combine all of her passions into one. She sells pre-made stickers, and cards as well as custom stickers and cards. so you can make them of your pet, your bestie, family or anything your heart desires. You can find her entire collection online, follow her on Instagram to learn more or direct message her to get your own custom stickers or cards today!

Crystal Therapy – Gift box – $127 value

Crystal Therapy is a spiritual based business that incorporates crystals, meditation self love and care courses and coaching. Jessica created the business all while being a stay at home mom. She has learnt through her own hardships how to love herself deeper with more compassion through self care meditation, crystal use and reiki energy. She offers a course online self care beginners and her course is on for $27 from now until February 28th. Her course will teach you the basis of mindfulness, meditation and crystal connection. If you mention purchase a course and Mention Monsterz mama you will be entered in a draw to win a self love gift pack. All Classes have a virtual online pass. Find out more online, or on Facebook or Instagram.

Shadow Art Designs – Shop Credit $40 Value

Shadow Art Design is a mother, daughter duo, who came together to create unique, beautiful inclusive jewelry since June 2020. Their business started by Sara beading some beautiful rainbow bracelets and donating a portion of the proceeds to the Fraser Valley Youth Society. To this day they continue to create beautiful beaded jewelry, keychains and more. Every LGBTQIA2S+ item sold we donate 20% of the proceeds to FVYS.  In August 2021 they started creating eco earrings that they custom design and print with their 3D printer, using an organic product that makes their earrings biodegradable and lightweight. Through their brand they promote inclusion and advocate for mental health awareness. If you wish to place an order before Christmas, requires shipping – order by December 5th, for local Mission, BC pick up, order by December 20th. You can find them on Instagram, Facebook and on Etsy!

If you want to win this amazing basket of goodies, Head to My Giveaway page on Instagram and enter to win.

Rules for Entering:

  1. must be 19 years or older
  2. Must be able to pick up in the lower mainland/Fraser Valley, BC
  3. Ends December 1st at 7pm.
  4. Must follow everyone My page is following, tag 3 friends and like the photo!

Good luck!

xOx Chelsea

Valentines Local Giveaway

I am so excited to tell you about all the amazing items in our basket! This basket was put together by 14 vendors and myself to give you an amazing Valentines Day Treat. This particular basket has so many amazing goodies from local small shops and local businesses.

Valentine’s Day can be a dreaded time for some but I promise you won’t be dreading Valentines Day this year with this amazing basket. But let’s find out more about whats inside!

Casa Del Sol Taning Studio + More – 5 Lotion Samples, 150 tanning minutes, and a free session in the infrared sauna cocoon $125 value

Casa Del Sol is well established business in Mission, B.C. – They’ve been around for 22 years offering services to Mission. Starting as a Tanning Salon, they now offer much more than just tanning. At Casa Del Sol, you can do it all, they have tanning in premium tanning beds, infrared sauna pod, body piercing, teeth whitening, airbrush tanning, waxing, hair laser removal, contour wraps, Juvanesse Ultrasonic, microneedling and so much more. Casa Del Sol, also has a great retail space selling clothing, swimwear, flip flops, shoes, lotions, and even local goods. Be sure to Follow Casa del Sol on Instagram, Like them on Facebook or pop into their salon for $7 Saturday Tans.

Casa Valentines specials IPL skin rejuvenation with a dermaplaning session Regular $299 Sale $149 Purchase 3 Cocoon session Regular $150 Sale $75

The Blue House on the corner – Large candle and Bath Salts $19

The Blue House on the Corner is a small business in Mission BC, owned and operated by the passionate Carey a mother of 2. Her business started when she was on maternity leave with her first baby and has been operating for 5 years. She makes custom home décor + Fashion accessories all with a boho vibes. She is offering Valentines items so if you are local check her out – if you are local she offers pick up, and gets ordered together very fast if needed. She is always creating new special one of a kind pieces! Be sure to follow The blue house on the corner on FacebookPinterestInstagram, and online.

Perseverance Fitness – Two Months Online Training Package + Yoga Mat, & Water Bottle $100 Value

Katelyn started personal and group fitness training in 2008, before she starter her own business Perseverance Fitness in 2012, she offers in person and online training classes. Since opening, she has found her partner in life, become a mom of 2 and settled in the community she grew up in. Her passion for the fitness industry is still as strong as when she started, and its all thanks to 2 commitments. The first is that she challenges herself to create new fitness plans for each class, and the second is that she prioritizes supportive communities for women of every shape, size and fitness level. For Valentines day you can try her online training package, buy March and get April free just Mention Monsterz Mama upon registration. You can also follow her on Facebook and Instagram to learn more.

Sunrae Photos – Mini Photo Session $75 value

Sam started her photography journey in High School, and put it on hold as she made her way through the corporate world. It wasn’t until she was on maternity leave with her daughter that she made the decision to pursue her passion. Now she is celebrating 1 year of having this business. As a family photographer in the Fraser Valley she is always up for tagging along on a family passion whether it be hiking up a mountain or grabbing a shot of your family jumping in a freezing cold lake – She wants to capture your dream perfect shot. She loves to make you laugh and move while your being photographed. From now until April 30th you will receive 25% off any booked session! Be sure to follow on Instagram and Facebook.

**please note that mini session must be booked between (surrey – Aldergrove including Maple Ridge), includes 15 minutes of camera time, 7 digital edited imaged of your choice from the gallery and must be booked by 10/31/2021.

Crystal Therapy – Manifestation Mist,  crystal tray, Abundance Attracting and Stress Removing Crystals: Citrine , Aventurine, Clear Quartz, Howlite, and Fluorite $42 value

Crystal Therapy is a spiritual based business that incorporates crystals, meditation self love and care courses and coaching. Jessica created the business all while being a stay at home mom. She has learnt through her own hardships how to love herself deeper with more compassion through self care meditation, crystal use and reiki energy. She offers a course online self care beginners and her course is on for $27 from now until February 28th. Her course will teach you the basis of mindfulness, meditation and crystal connection. If you mention purchase a course and Mention Monsterz mama you will be entered in a draw to win a self love gift pack. All Classes have a virtual online pass. Find out more online, or on Facebook or Instagram.

Third Spoon Honey – Candle set $37

Third Spoon Honey is family run apiary in Mission, BC. Made up of Ron, Karen, Adam, Mandy,(Casey, Charlie and Frankie). All products are made with love, locally. They chose the name Third Spoon Honey for a few reasons, one reason is that every 3rd spoonful of food that people eat is pollinated with bees, and the logo because the three individuals who started the company (Ron, Karen & Mandy). They carry Raw unpasteurized Honey, pure beeswax candles, reusable food wraps, beeswax and honey soaps and bee inspired woodwork and art. You can find them on Facebook and Instagram.

Modern Clay Treasures2 pairs of earings $40

Modern Clay Treasures is owned by a local wife and boy mom with 3 little boys. Lindsay started Modern Clay Treasures as a way to bring back the girly side of herself, and to no longer be defined as just a boy mom. The earrings and other customer pieces she make give her freedom during the day, to longer be over run with lego and trains and gives her a time to bring back out her creative side. Modern Clay Treasures can be found in 2 salons, HIllis on Main and Art of Alchemy in Mission, BC. The pieces are lightweight, hypoallergenic, modern, fun, and even some bendability for a kid friendly feature. Be sure to follow them on Instagram to find out more.

West Coast Alchemist$40 shop Credit

Here is another one of my favorite Brands, this brand has really evolved over since last year. With a wicked Tie-Dye line, West Coast Alchemist added personal messages on their sweaters to made to support and lift up their customers printed. Their Blankets and pillows are perfect for snuggling up by the fire or bring your blanket along to the beach. West Coast Alchemist was founded in Abbotsford BC, in October 2019. It is owned by my sister Laken, who had dreamt about making products that people will love for as long as I can remember, and she is finally living that dream. You can find them online on FacebookInstagram and Etsy.

Reign + Cash Mama Bear Necklace $38

Reign and cash is a one woman owned and operated business. While staying at home raising her two boys she also started her business. What started as making herself a necklace when she couldn’t find an affordable option local, has turned into an amazing business. Specializing in hand stamped jewelry you can now find their pieces in stores and online. Their pieces are affordable, beautiful and made locally in Maple Ridge, BC. Be sure to follow them on Facebook and Instagram and shop online.

Art of Alchemy Deep condition or scalp treatment & shampoo and conditioner $65 value

Art of Alchemy is a new salon in Mission, B.C.. Their services include hair cuts, colors, treatments and extensions. They also have eyelash extensions, brow laminating, microblading, dermaplaning, make-up application, and bridal services. When you go to Art Of Alchemy you walk into a beautiful salon, with an awesome retail space, carrying some of the most beautiful local pieces. If you are looking for Kevin Murphy products or Eleven Austrialia they also carry those! You can book your consultation today by calling 778-598-4247 or booking online. You can also find Art of alchemy on Facebook and Instagram – be sure to check them out!

I Luv it Natural Deodorant – 1 regular deodorant & 1 Sampler $30 value

I luv it Natural deodorant is owned by Kristin, a fellow boy mom who behind the scenes has 3 boys and who also works full time as a nurse. I luv it Natural Deodorant is an all natural deodorant made with 6 ingredients or less, they offer the regular formula with baking soda, as well as a gentle formula without baking soda. The deodorant is scented with essential oils and never anything synthetic. Currently they are offering a Valentine’s Day promotion which you can find on their site. You can find their items locally in choices or do local pick up in Abbotsford, and they can also be found in over 30 locations across Canada and a few in the USA. If you aren’t satisfied with the product they offer a 100% money back guarantee. Find them on Facebook, Instagram and online.

Saol Wellness – 5 bath bombs $26 value

Saol wellness specializes in bath products, that are good for the body and mental health. Katrina is a mother of two who started her business in 2020 after her son who loves bath bombs but has sensitive skin was breaking out whenever it was bath time, which led Katrina on a journey to find something that would sooth his skin and that he would love. This was the inception of Saol Wellness. Be sure to follow Saol Wellness on Instagram and Facebook and you can buy them online, or purchase for local pick up.

Valley Fog Co Chapstick, Candle and Lotion $18

Lyndsay is the founder of Valley Fog Co, and also a mom of 6 kids aged 1-19. Lyndsay is home with her kids fulltime and has been homeschooling for the majority of their school years. Valley Fog Co was created when Lyndsay and her eldest daughter were trying to recreate the scent of their favorite drink, the London Fog in an oil blend (hence the name). 14 years ago she started researching the dangers of chemicals in the body and began making her own body products to have something she felt was good and safe for her children to be exposed to. After years of just using these products in her home she is now selling them. You can find her on Instagram, Facebook and Online.

Young and Free Creations – Sign $65 Value

Young and Free Creations was started by Tennessee mother of two in Maple Ridge, BC. Tennessee has always loved being creative, and having this business allows her creative side to flow and her to stay home with her two boys. They specialize in customer graphic t-shirts, sweaters and anything custom you would like. More recently Tennessee has started to make signs, ornaments and pink shirts for pink shirt day. You can currently purchase Young and Free Creations through Facebook and Instagram only. Be sure to follow her along as this business grows more!

Rules:

1. Must be able to pick up in the Fraser Valley

2. Must be 18 years or older

3. Ends Feb 12 till 7pm! (Winner announcement to follow) . . .

GO TO INSTAGRAM AND ENTER BY:

1. Liking this photo on my page

2. Follow: @monsterzmama @casadelsolsalon @thebluehouseonthecorner @perseverancefitness @crystaltherapy.ca @sunrae_studios @thirdspoonhoney @modernclaytreasures @young.and.free.creations @westcoastalchemist @artofalchemy_ @reign_and_cash @iluvitnaturaldeodorant @saol.wellness @valleyfogco

3. Tag 3 friends below in separate comments! . .

Bonus entries:

1 bonus entry for each additional friend

3 bonus entries for sharing on your story (remember to tag me)

5 bonus entries for reposting (please remember to tag me) . . .

Thank you SO much! and hope you have a great love day, however you spend it ❤

4th Christmas Giveaway Basket

I have been having an absolute blast sharing these baskets with you. Coming together with so many amazing vendors to put them together for all of you was so great. I am blessed that so many great vendors wanted to take part this year. This basket is the second to last basket, and is just as good as the others. It is worth over $800, and is brought to you by 13 other vendors and myself.

Spinco Abbotsford – 1 Month Unlimited $170 Value

If you have never been to SPINCO Abbotsford you are truly missing out. SpinCo offers a structured, full body spin class designed to strengthen your body, energize the mind, and feed the soul. Located in the Central Park Village in Abbotsford they are centrally located in town, just 15 mins from Mission. If you are ever interested in trying it out, use discount code HELLOABBOTSFORD for a FREE ride. You can also follow them on Instagram for online classes, live weight classes and much more or head to their website and book your first ride.

Jars By Jodi –  $25 shop credit

Jars By Jodi began in November 2015, with the goal of bringing people together to bake and enjoy cookies and treats using the jars they purchase or are given. Jars by Jodi sells cookie and dessert mixes layer in a mason jar. They make the perfect gift or part favor and are easy way to make treats at home. From what started as a budget friendly Christmas gift for her family her business has quickly grown into a home-based business, with 5 retailers and various markets each year, they also offer local pick up in Pitt Meadows, BC. Jodi is also always open to new flavors if you have ideas let her know! You can find Jars by Jodi online, on InstagramFacebook and in store at  Artisan Gifts and Flowers in Coquitlam, BC, Coastal Collective and Co in Pitt Meadows, BC, Hopcott Meats in Pitt Meadows, BC, Midtown Main in Vancouver BC, The Local Space in Langley BC, Two Trees Tofino in Tofino BC and were recently just brought into Bella Beauty Bar in Mission, BC.

Bella Beauty Bar – Facial and Lotion – $135 value

This absolutely stunning salon is located in the heart of Mission on first avenue. Is the perfect oasis to spend your afternoon getting pampered. Offering Dental Whitening, Lash Extensions, Lash Lift and Tint, Spray Tans, Oxygeneo Facials, Dermaplaning, micro needling and eyebrow services. All services offered by 5 highly trained and experienced technicians. Their most recent addition to the salon is an eye brow technicians, who offers tint and wax, henna and wax as well as powder brows. This Salon is a one stop shop for any of your pampering needs or getting a friend a gift this holiday season from their beautiful retail selection offering a large selection of items such as Flora Hemp, Truly brand, Luna Bronze, So Luxury, The 6th scent candle Co, and much more. Be Sure to check them out on InstagramFacebook and online.

Vagina Coach – 28 Day Buff Muff Challenge $35 value

I am excited to say this is my third time teaming up with Kim Vopni aka The Vagina Coach. She works extremely hard to spread awareness about Pelvic health. I have personally completed her Kegel Challenge 2x after my second son and seen incredible results. Before completing the program, I didn’t really get how important Kegels were or how many muscles were involved with performing a Kegel correctly. She offers online programs and coaching for women through pregnancy and beyond via The Vagina Coach. Kim can be found on Instagram, Twitter (Vagina Coach), Facebook (Vagina Coach) and Online (Vagina Coach). I can say with absolute certainty that the Kim’s physical do it yourself fitness programs work extremely well and can be done from the comfort of your home, check them out!

Farmstead Naturals – 2 hand made soaps and a sanitizer $15

I discovered Farmstead Naturals over a year ago, when I was shopping for a gift for my girlfriend. I stumbled upon one of the bath bombs in the baskets, and my girlfriend loved it. It has quickly become one of my favorite brands to gift to friends. Farmstead Naturals is owned and operated by Crystal, a farm wife and mother of four, who has discovered a love for creating all-natural safe skincare, and household products. They are made on a small farm in Deroche, BC. It all started when Crystal had her baby and she opted for cloth diapers, finding a diaper cream that was safe for cloth diapers was hard to find, so she decided to make her own, and from their it has snowballed into Farmstead Naturals and that was 3 years ago. You can find Farmstead Naturals in This is it Gifts in Langley BC, Unika in Chilliwack, BC, Gallery 202 in Mission, BC, Mission Information Center, as well as online on Etsy, Lovely Finds MarketLets Go Eco, and Farm Stead Naturals Website. Be sure to Follow Farmstead Naturals on Instagram and Facebook.

Lettuce Dress it Up – $25 shop Credit

Cassie a mother of one has always loved to make salad dressings and dips from scratch. But it wasn’t until she started to make them and all her friends wanted some that she decided to make a business out of her passion. If you are anything like me – you absolutely love Salads, Buddha bowls, tacos – or maybe just food in general. Lettuce dress it up is a local Company that specializes in making Salad Dressings, and dips from fresh, whole ingredients. Currently accepting orders through Instagram only you can find they have Dairy Free Caesar, Caesar Dressing, Greek Dressing, Cilantro lime Dressing (picture above on a buddha bowl), Balsamic Dressing, Dill Dip and Jalapeno Ranch Dip. Follow them on Instagram to learn more.

Sunrae Photos – Family Session (max 8 people) $150 **

Sam started her photography journey in High School, and put it on hold as she made her way through the corporate world. It wasn’t until she was on maternity leave with her daughter that she made the decision to pursue her passion. As a family photographer in the fraser valley she is always up for tagging along on a family passion whether it be hiking up a mountain or grabbing a shot of your family jumping in a freezing cold lake – She wants to capture your dream perfect shot. She loves to make you laugh and move while your being photographed. If you are wanting to get photos done before Christmas it is best to book before December 15th. She is also offering 25% off regular priced session to anyone that books their session in January – March. Follow Sunrae Studios on Instagram and Facebook to learn more.

** 30-45 min Session 15 Digital Images (ability to purchase more) Max 8 people Location: Surrey, Langley, Aldergrove, Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows Must be booked before October 31st 2021**

Blue House on the Corner – 3 sets of 2 fire starters – $23 Value

I stumbled across The Blue House on the Corner when my love for wicker and all things plants and boho started and I have slowly started to add many pieces to my home. They offer an array of home décor, plants, candles and much more. The Blue House on the Corner is a small business in Mission BC, owned and operated by the passionate Carey a mother of 2. Her business started when she was on maternity leave with her first baby and has been operating for 5 years. She is always creating new special one of a kind pieces! Be sure to follow The blue house on the corner on FacebookPinterestInstagram, and online. Order this weekend to ensure you receive your order before Christmas if you are shipping. Local pick up orders can be done after this weekend for Christmas – for more information check out her website.

Westcoast WildchildCrew neck sweater – $50 value

If you are like me and love having sassy t-shirts than this is the brand for you! From my “Fresh Milk Made Here shirt to my drop the f-bomb mom sweater” I am all about it! West Coast Wild Child is currently run by Tanya based in Abbotsford BC. The business has been operational for 3 years however Tanya took over the business last summer. Tanya had always dreamt of owning a brand, so she was lucky to find West Coast Wild Child – Knowing the right people at the right time! You can currently find West Coast Wild Child in The Local Space and Oak and Ivory Collective, as well as the full line at www.westcoastwildchildco.com. Be sure to follow them on Instagram and Facebook.

The Local Space$50 shop Credit

What many may not know is that The Local Space started as a photography studio in downtown Langley with a bit of retail space. The space quickly became more about the retail that it was thought to be. In Fall of 2017, The Local Space became full retail space and a destination for the best local goods. This one stop shop has won many awards from Best Gift Shop, Best new Business, to Megan winning Entrepreneur of the Year and Business Person of the Year. It has been no doubt since the store opened that people love supporting the local business that fill the shelves inside. In October 2020 The Local Space opened its second location in District 1881 Community in Downtown Chilliwack. Currently you can find the local space online on their site, on Instagram, and Facebook. Be sure to stop in, they definitely have something in store for everyone on your Christmas list, all their items are from Canada, with a heavy focus on the West Coast.

All Of Oils$50 Gift Card

All of Oils, is a Oil and Vinegar shop in the Fraser Valley selling the world’s highest quality Extra Virgin Olive Oils (EVOOS). Selling flavored olive oils, Specialty olive oils, balsamic vinegars, and flavored balsamic vinegars, many of the products are also certified organic, gluten free and kosher. With two Locations, one in Downtown Langley, and the other in South Surrey they are easy to see in person, or shop their online store as well. They also offer corporate gift ideas, and custom labeling. They also offer gourmet food, and online have a selection of recipes to treat your family with over the holiday season. With so many options, they have the right gift for everyone on your list! Be sure to follow them along on Facebook, Instagram and their site.

Young and Free Creations Sign & Ornament – $50 value

Young and Free Creations was started by Tennessee mother of two in Maple Ridge, BC. Tennessee has always loved being creative, and having this business allows her creative side to flow and her to stay home with her two boys. They specialize in customer graphic t-shirts, sweaters and anything custom you would like. More recently Tennessee has started to make signs, and ornaments – with custom items an option as well. You can currently purchase Young and Free Creations through Facebook and Instagram only. Be sure to follow her along as this business grows more!

Lovely Finds Market – Reusable wax wraps & Shower Steamer $33 value

Lovely Finds Market is a small online store based in the Fraser Valley. Owned and operated by Tabitha, she hand picks quality products that are natural, eco-friendly and sustainably made in Canada. The online store allows you to conveniently shop many small business Canadian business and not pay shipping on a bunch of different sites. Lovely Finds Market believes it is important to support the environment, communities and provide healthier products to our families, none of the products they carry are animal tested and 80% of the products are plant based. They are always adding new product so be sure to follow them on Instagram and Facebook to keep up. With so many options on their site you can find something for everyone!

Basket worth over $800 ** note goods come in different basket than pictured

How to Win: Go to Instagram to find out

  1. Follow All the above vendors on Instagram (all links above)
  2. Like this photo on Instagram
  3. tag 3 friends on the photo in separate comments

Rules:

  1. Must be able to pick up the basket in person in the Fraser Valley
  2. Must be 18 years or older
  3. Must be following all vendors when winner drawn.
  4. Contest ends November 6th at 7pm. Winner will be announced following.
  5. This basket giveaway is NOT associated with Facebook or Instagram

Bonus Entries

  1. 1 bonus entry for each additional person you tag after 3
  2. 3 Bonus entry if you share on Instagram Story – remember to tag @monsterzmama
  3. 5 bonus Entries if you post on your Instagram feed
  4. 10 bonus entries if you subscribe to my blog – please comment on photo an advise me you’ve subscribed. If you already subscribe, comment and let me know for 5 additional entries

Remember that we know that shopping small is a luxury, that some of all may not be able to do. But if you cannot shop small, support small, like them on social media, share them on social media, and give them comments – All of this helps to advertise their business for free!

xo Chelsea