Easter Basket Giveaway

This past year has been so different for all of us, and Easter was always one of my favorite times with the kids. We always celebrated by going to Maan Farms Easter Egg Hunt — But these passed two years have been different. Because things have been so different I wanted to do something to bring joy!

So I decided to team up with 14 small shop brands to give one lucky winner the Easter Basket of their kids dreams! Here’s a bit more information about the businesses involved and what can be won!

The Sticker Shop – 12 stickers – Value $22

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 severaly 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 as well as custom stickers, 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 today!

Birch and Burrow – 4 Playdough and 4 Easter Stamps $28 Value

Birch and Burrow is a small business based in Mission, BC. Kate started the business as a way to integrate nature based learning through handcrafted taste safe playdough and play kits. All wooden items are made in house, and she creates wooden Montessori style games. For Easter she has play dough kids that come with 4 tins of peach parfait scented dough in green, yellow, coral and purple, with a sachet of sensory play and wooden Easter stamps. They also have egg shaped nesting dolls, that are all one of a kind, wooden tulips for painting, and a lots of colorful taste safe sensory rice. I picked up two of the play kits for my boys for Christmas and they are still their favorite thing to do, we call them our rainy day boxes but they come out almost every morning before school. To purchase your own or to learn more head to Birch and Burrow’s Instagram.

Bean and Boo Shop – 2 Tee shirts – $56 Value

Grace is a wife and a mom of two young beans. She started Bean and Boo shop in April 2015 when she began to sew as a hobby. It has since grown into a small shop business, and in January 2016 she resigned from her full time job to become a work at home mom. All of their screen-printed kids and adult apparel are designed and printed in Burnaby, BC. Their bibdanas are handmade at home and everything is made with love. Their brand is inspired by their beans and built around their love and dreams. To shop their adorable line check out their site here, or follow along on Instagram to learn more.

Holde Keepsake Company $25 shop Credit

Caitlyn is the Owner and maker behind Holde Keepsake Company, formerly Oliver Creations and co. Holde Keepsake Company was born out the raw emotion Caitlyn felt while holding the items my son wore during his very first days on this earth. She is committed to creating high quality keepsakes that evoke the beautiful emotions that come with parenthood. She makes beautiful, designer and high quality keepsakes for the little ones in your life. I purchased special blankets for my sons and they now hold so much joy and memories that will last forever. Please shop with us at www.holdekeepsakecompany.com, Follow them on Instagram.

Saol Wellness – 1 Pack of mini bath bombs and 5 large bath bombs $38 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.

Tumble and Roar – 2 Pairs of Undies – $24 Value

Tumble and Roar is a company that I have had the pleasure of partnering with now 7 times. This Delta based company was founded in December 2015 and is a true labor of love for owner and founder Carlee. She enjoys creating fun products that makes the kiddos smile. She absolutely loves seeing all the social media tags from her shoppers. Tumble and Roar employs local embroiderers and seamstresses for all the tuques and most product is sourced locally in North America. The boxer briefs are extremely sentimental to her family and the story behind them can be found here. You can find Tumble and Roar in Scout & Co (Richmond), Citrus Kids Collection (Nanaimo), Looby Doo Children’s Boutique (White Rock). If you are looking for adorable pieces of fun boxers to make potty training more fun check them out on InstagramFacebook and online.

West Coast Zippies – $30 Store Credit

West Coast Zippies is inspired, designed and created with comfort, function and budget in mind. Owner and Creator Sidney started her company after having her son Finnlee. Her husband her took a trip overseas when she was pregnant and she fell in love with their fashon concept for babies. With less options for baby gear in her hometown, she wanted to create something fun, functional, and affordable for every new parent. Her pieces are perfect for life on the west coast, with zippers to ensure it was less of a fuss to dress a squirmy baby, she also integrated optional hand and foot covers. You can learn more online, or follow along on Instagram.

This Kids Clothing Co $50 Shop Credit

This Kids Clothing Co. is a husband, wife, and toddler team. They design, print, and ship tees and clothing to the hippest and most modern kids in the world. They started their brand because they wanted to create clothes that were fun, fabulous and used modern colors with the hippest designs and text. They thought it would be loads of fun for the kids to have their own little shop where they got to help pick out t-shirts and ink colors and hang around mom and dad. You can shop their clothes online and follow them on Instagram to see which catchy saying they come up with next.

West Coast Wild Child Co $50 Shop Credit

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 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 – 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.

Farmstead Naturals2 bath bombs with soap, and a soap $20 value

I discovered Farmstead Naturals over a 2 years 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.

Hockey Beast Apparel – 1 Free t-shirt of your choice $22 Value

Hockey Beast Apparel was founded by a very talented 10 year old hockey beast Brenna. She wanted to create a line of products that celebrated all of the hockey boys and hockey girls she knows who spend countless hours day in and day out working on their game. Brenna was nicknamed the beast the day she arrived in the world and has spent everyday since living up to that title. The logo were created using an action shot of Brenna on the ice. 15% of all proceeds are donated to KidSport Canada – So that all kids can play! Check out their site, to shop their collection or follow them on Instagram.

Baby Boo Teethers – 4 bibs, 1 Pacifier clip and 1 teeth – $50 Value

Baby Boo Teethers is owned by Kristin, a mother and a small shop owner. Her teethers all started after she had her son and wanted to find safe, high quality, non toxic teething accessories to help ease his teething. After doing research she wanted to help parents through the tough years of teething with products that were both stimulating, safe and eased babies gums. Their teething products are designed to be effective, aide in your babies teething by soothing gums and entering and delighting curious babies. All products are safety tested and certified by Canadian and US regulations. To shop their line check out their site, and follow along on Instagram to see what cool items they are turning into teethers next.

Love Mom Shop – 1 Pair of Pants – $45 Value

Nora is a Mama of four, who has found that raising her children in a sustainable and loving world is important. She puts effort into creating pieces that can grow with your children. Her grow with me sizes range from 0-12m, 6-2t, 1-3t, 3-5t, and 5-7years old. The goal behind grow with me pants it to make clothes last longer. A part of every purchase is donated to either Helping Hands Charity or Lets Give them Hope Charity. You can purchase their line online and learn more about what is going on with their brand on Instagram.

Jars by Jodi – 1 jar of brownie mix, & 1 unicorn poop – $23 value

Jodi, yes THE Jodi, is the owner and operator of Jars by Jodi cookies, wife to her husband Nic and Mama to two boys Wesley and Jasper she is also due to have baby girl Right before Easter. Jodi loves getting tagged by followers and seeing all the joy that making her cookies has brought to families. The business started as a way for Jodi to create affordable Christmas gifts for Family members and has morphed into a successful business that is now in multiple stores and has a busy online platform. You can find the Easter Collection here, be sure to order soon as Jodi will be going on Matt Leave late March until the end of April. 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.

How excited to team up with such a great group of shops to put together this amazing Easter Giveaway! Now I bet you want to know how you can win!

How to Enter:

  1. Like and Save this photo
  2. Follow All Participants above on Instagram
  3. Tag 3 friends below (seperate comments please)

Bonus ways to enter:

  1. Share on your story – 1 bonus entry – remember to tag me
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  3. Tag more friends – 1 bonus entry per extra friend


  1. If you are not local you will be in charge of paying for shipping to get your basket.
  2. Must be 18 years or older
  3. Please no unfollows after!
  4. Contest Ends Sunday March 21st at 7pm!
  5. This giveaway is not affiliated, sponsored or endorsed by instagram, and by entering you release responsibility.

Head to http://www.Instagram.com/monsterzmama.giveback to enter!

Good Luck!

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!


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) . . .


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 ❤