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 @sunrae_studios @thirdspoonhoney @modernclaytreasures @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 ❤

Third Christmas Basket Giveaway

I am over the moon with how much you guys have been loving these Christmas Giveaways. It is probably my favorite thing to do for my followers is team up with so many amazing businesses and give back to you – the people who support us! So why not tell you about this amazing basket I have got for you!

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. Jars by Jodi is our families favorite treat, we absolutely love the Unicorn Poop Flavor

K’pure Naturals –  Settle Down Spray $25

Karen the creator of K’pure Naturals is the queen of small shops in Canada. Starting out her business on accident when she found out that her youngest son had a large amount of aluminum and plastic in his system all while she was breastfeeding – turned out it was from her deodorant. From that point on Karen started to research natural ingredients that could be used to create skin and body care products we use everyday. From testing out natural deodorants, to growing a massively successful business in her home town, that now provides products to countries as far as Italy, Dubai, Australia, and Taiwan, Karen paved the way for small businesses to grow and become successful. K’pure natural products are leaping bunny certified. Every product is made with the strictest attention to quality and control. You can find them in hundreds of stores and websites, the full list here. You can also follow them along on FacebookInstagram and their website to see their amazing gift boxes they put together every season.

Bella Beauty Bar – Teeth whitening Credit & Luna Bronze set $226 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.

Singletree Winery – 1 bottle of 2018 Victory $20 Value

Singletree Winery is a family-owned winery based here in the Fraser valley (Abbotsford), as well as in the Okanagan in Naramata – If you’re planning to visit this winery, be sure to peek inside their picturesque tasting room. Their winery is operated by the Etsell family, who have deep roots in the agricultural community. To learn more about how the Etsell Family is showcasing the best of BC in the Fraser Valley and Naramata Bench, go here. As huge advocates for the Fraser Valley and the farming community, it is a wonderful addition that they have added grapes to their Mt Lehman farm and expanded to the Okanagan. Trying to decide what to get that wine lover this season? Singletree Winery is offering a seasonal “Perfect Case” package. Exclusive to the holidays, each mix comes with 3 bottles of Singletree’s four most festive wines – 12 bottles total. These can be purchased online or in person by picking up at the winery. For shipping, please allow 1-2 business days for delivery when ordering through the online store (free local delivery). If you aren’t able to make it to the winery this season, pick up a bottle of Singletree’s delicious Victory, at BC Liquor Stores. This particular wine is made from Siegerrebe, which is German for “Victory Grape.” Be sure to follow Singletree Winery on InstagramFacebook and Twitter.

Discover Downtown Langley $100 downtown dollars to spend in Downtown Langley

Discover Downtown Langley, is the social media behind the Downtown Langley Business Association. The downtown Langley core is made up of 500 unique shops, restaurants and services. With beautiful murals surrounding the pedestrian designed downtown shopping, it makes for a great afternoon exploring the local community and taking pictures at the murals around town. These downtown dollars can be used at all participating business is the Downtown Langley area. Including but not limited to, The Local Space, This is it Gifts, All of Oils, The Passionate Home, Sticky’s Candy and so much more! Be sure to keep up with the Discover Downtown Langley on Facebook, Instagram and find out more on their site.

Passionate Home – Portable Coffee Mug and Sign $45 Value

The passionate home is located in the heart of Downtown Langley, in the quaint McBurney Plaza area. The Passionate Home is filled with re-purposed, vintage, and chic one of a kind pieces, that hard to resist and dangerously affordable. They have everything from furniture, jewelry, soaps, artwork and so much more! The store was established in 2003 and born from a love of French Country charm and a whimsical mix of old and new. They also offer a DIY classes where you can learn everything from basic re-finishing with Chalk Paint, to decorative painting, upholstery and so much more. They truly aim to inspire, encourage, and help you to create a beautiful life. Currently they offer online shopping, instore, delivery or online pick up! Be sure to check them out on Facebook, Instagram and their site for more information!

Well Seasoned – $ 50 gift certificate for Classes or in store purchases.

Well Seasoned is a gourmet food store owned by Angie Quaale. This store is a Langley Based gourmet cooking school, as well as a food store specializing in local and international hard-to-find ingredients, spices, cookware and condiments. Angie Quaale is a culinary trends expert, chef, entrepreneur and a champion for all things local. She is also a best-selling author (Eating Local in the Fraser Valley, Random House, 2018), and has owned Well Seasoned food store, cooking school, and catering company since 2004. This holiday season do all your shopping without the stress of crowds or line ups. Select evenings from now to December 9th, Well Seasoned is offering Personal Shopping Nights, for you and your bubble. Gather up to 9 friends and enjoy a 1 hour private holiday shopping experience, complete with appetizers and wine for $100 per booking, for reservations please go to Well Seasoned is located at #117-20353 64 Avenue in Langley, BC and is open from Monday to Sunday (visit for regular and holiday hours. Check them out online on their site, on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, to find out more!

West Coast Alchemist $40 shop Credit

Here is to another one of my favorite Brands, this brand has really evolved over since last Christmas. 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 farm and watching your favorite Christmas Movies. West Coast Alchemist was founded in Abbotsford BC, in October 2019. It is owned by my sister Laken. Laken 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.

Ginger Snap Crochet Black Tuque $45 value

Ginger Snap Crochet creates contemporary crochet goods to keep you warm while looking great! From Soft tuques, and trendy headbands to reusable mug sleeves and cut scrunchies their cozy creations add some style to everyone’s winter wardrobe. Kristy is an elementary school librarian/teacher by day and a crochet enthusiast by night. You can find Ginger Snap Crochet in stores at Bird on a Wire, Sunday Small Goods, Scout & Co., Willow and Wallflower, Town and Country Vintage Home, Wildflower Mercantile, Westcoast Wildflowers & Co., and Mussels and More Pottery. If you are hoping to get one of these for your loved ones be sure to order by the first week of December. You can also purchase their products on Etsy, Amazon and follow them on Instagram and Facebook for more information.

Selena’s Succulents – $45 shop Credit

Selena’s Succulents is owned and operated by Mercedes, and based out of Mission, BC. Mercedes lost her beautiful daughter Selena in May 2018, Plants have always allowed her to feel connected to Selena. With each purchase of a plant comes a tiny rock with a lady bug painted on it to represent her late daughter Selena. Selena’s Succulents sells house plants, and accessories. Currently you can purchase Selena’s Succulents on Instagram and at Casa Del Sol Tanning Studio. Follow Selena’s Succulents on Instagram for in stock products and more.

Lanna and Co Black Scrunchie $13 Value

Lanna and Co is owned and operated by Megan a stay at home mom of 2 beautiful little girls. The business started when Megan was looking for something to do that, she could enjoy for herself. Her eldest daughter is obsessed with bows and hair accessories so she started with scrunchies and has moved onto add matching bows. You can find Lanna and Co in Willow and Wallflower in Port Moody BC, Oak and Ivory Collection in Maple Ridge BC, The Local Space in Langley BC, BluEnvy Boutique in White Horse YT, Cultured Coast in Nanaimo BC, Wildflower Style Co in Langley BC, Shop Meadow Market Online Shop in Ontario BC, and Etsy. Make sure to Follow Lanna and Co on Facebook and Instagram.

Basket worth over $800

How to Win:

  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


  1. Must be able to pick up the basket in person in the Fraser Valley
  2. Must be 19 years or older – due to basket contents
  3. Must be following all vendors when winner drawn.
  4. Contest ends November 29th 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 on the photo and let me know your a subsciber 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!

xox Chelsea