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
  2. Share on your feed – 5 bonus entries – remember to tag me
  3. Tag more friends – 1 bonus entry per extra friend

Rules:

  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!

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 ❤

5th Christmas Giveaway Basket

Okay, So it’s been so amazing being able to give away these baskets. I am so blessed to have had so many amazing vendors take part this year, and grow this Christmas Giveaway bigger than any other year. Supporting small is so important to me, and my family so I highly suggest you take a look at the vendors that were in these giveaways if you didn’t win and show them a little support, even just some likes on social media go along way! But I know you came here to find out what I’ve got for our last Basket.

This basket will be open to all Canadian residents, if you are outside of the lower mainland and win, you just need to pay for shipping costs!

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 – Bath Bomb, Lip Balm, Body Butter $25

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.

K’pure Naturals –  Drenched – $39 Value

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.

Westcoast Wildchild – Crew 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.

Blue House on the Corner –  Brass Ring Hanger, Wood Bead Garland, & Hanging Diffuser – $72 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.

Bizou + Yukon / Okanagan Crush Pad – Bizou & Yukon Pinkie Rose $25

Bizou + Yukon is a lively wine brand offered by Okanagan Crush Pad (OCP). A joyful wine project that pays homage to the winery’s beloved Great Pyrenees, keeper of the sheep and guardians of the property in Summerland. The wine making is serious, but the brand and wines are fun, approachable and a tribute to the winery staff and BC Wine Industry. This particular bottle BEE-zoo Bubbles is mouth watering and delicious, and makes the perfect gift for the wine lover in your family. OCP is a unique purpose-built customer 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. Owners Christine Colette and Steve Lornie have amassed a talented team that is focused on organic viticulture and low intervention wine making for more information head to their site. This season Bizou + Yukon’s home winery Okanagan Crush Pad is offering exclusive virtual guided tastings over the holiday season if you wish to learn more head to their online store. Their online store is open year round, and ships orders Monday to Friday and take 1-2 business days to deliver if shipping within BC. Delivery times can change due to holiday closures and courier delays, so be sure to check online for updates. If you love this fun and playful brand you will definitely want to check out their Savvy Girls, Savvy Franc and BEE-zoo Bubbles. To learn more about Bizou + Yukon, and their home winery follow them along on on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter.

Lanna and Co – Red Velvet 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.

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.

Lovely Finds Market – Room Spray & Wax Melts $22 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!

Tumble and Roar – $20 shop Credit

Tumble and Roar is a company that I have had the pleasure of partnering with now 4 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.

Bella Beauty Bar – The Complete Truly Brand Collection $157 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.

Cera Alba – Multi Bees Wax Wrap Set – $25

Cera Alba is owned by Justine, the beautiful face behind the brand. She’s a full time graphic designer with a passion for creating less waste. She started Cera Alba as a way for her to learn more about being environmentally friendly. Cera Alba is a zero waste alternative to single use plastic. Cera Alba are Canadian made beeswax food wraps, that are great for wrapping fruit, veggies, cheeses, baked goods, and more. The products are all natural and biodegradable, they’re also very easy to care fore, all you have to do is use dish soap and cold water, and then air dry and enjoy! You can find them locally in the Pitt Meadows Art Gallery, as well as in Maple Ridge at the Golden Ears Cheesecrafts and Oak and Ivory Collective. You can also buy them online on their site. These make the perfect stocking stuffer or put it in a fun basket for your secret Santa. Local pickups will be available until December 23rd, in Pitt Meadows. Be sure to follow Cera Alba on Instagram and Facebook to see more fun stuff to come.

Simply Inspired Macramé Plant hanger & Decorative Pot $35 Value

Simply Inspired is owned and operated by Sheena Joy. Sheena is a local artisan that sells and teaches Macramé through her you tube channel. Her love for Macramé started in 2017 when she made an owl for an end of the year teachers gift. Once people saw her beautiful owl and started to make request. She from then went on to start a You tube channel to teach and inspire others about the fun world of Macramé, her channel has quickly grown with now over 15.1k followers. She now sells her pieces in Sue’s Copy in downtown mission. You can find her on Instagram, Facebook and You tube. Be sure to check her out and learn how to create your own beautiful pieces.

Basket worth $600

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

Rules:

  1. Must be a Canadian Citizen – if you are unable to pick up in the Fraser Valley, you will just have to pay for shipping!
  2. Must be 19 years or older – due to basket contents
  3. Must be following all vendors when winner drawn.
  4. Contest ends December 13th 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
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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