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Boho decor and style at local abbotsford restaurant revive socialhouse

Re:vive Socialhouse: Abbotsford’s Only Sip, Shop, Gather + Graze

June 16, 2022

I can promise you that Re:vive Socialhouse will sweep you away from feeling like you are in Abbotsford, BC and make you feel like you are some place totally different. From corner to corner every detail fills the coastal boho decor style. You can choose to come in to graze on some delicious plates, sip […]


Favourite Places

Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas for Him and Her

I put together a last minute stocking stuffer list for him and her for all those last minute shoppers like me. Check out each item from left to right, top to bottom. Each item has a brief description and a link to where you can find in-store/online. Jr. Watkins Hand Cream & Body Wash: Made […]

December 21, 2020


Kids Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas

Every year for the kids stockings we do a little mix of things that the kids want and things that the kids need. Usually some self care items, treats and a few little toys all find their way in. Here are 17 different kids stocking stuffer ideas. I always try to shop local as much […]

December 6, 2020


10 Holiday Decor Items to Purchase Thrifted & $500 Giveaway

I absolutely LOVE the holidays. The bright lights, festive food and holiday tunes.. I love it all. Except for one thing, the pressure of getting it all, or having new things and feeling like you have to spend more than you need to. The Christmas holidays should be about being together. With the thought of […]

November 12, 2018


Afforadble Baby Products from Best Buy Canada | Ergo carrier

One of my most frequently asked questions are about what baby products I used the most, what I wish I had that I didn’t and what I thought I needed but never did. It can be SO overwhelming when shopping for the first time for your baby, so it’s important to ask others to make […]

September 25, 2018


Rose Cupcakes for Valentine's Day by Vanilla Bean Bakery | Valentine's Themed Gift Ideas

Whether you are searching for the special someone in your life or to cheer up your Galentine or want to create a themed party, I have some great Local Valentine’s Themed Gift Ideas for you. All of the products are

February 3, 2018


Single and Double Stroller Review | Bugaboo Donkey2 // View More: http://juliechristinephotos.pass.us/bugaboo

This double stroller review is in partnership with Bugaboo Donkey2. Please note that all views and opinions are always my own. I am very specific with the product that is chosen to review and chose items I know and feel will fit our lifestyle and aesthetic. A part of me is wondering how I did […]

November 30, 2017


Kid's Clothing by Mini Mioche | Trendy and Comfortable Made in Canada Apparel // Photo by Julie Christine Photography

Sharing about small businesses has been a passion of mine since starting this blog. Today I am so excited to share about a company I have recently had the pleasure of learning more about. Meet Toronto, Ontario based kid’s clothing brand, Mini Mioche. I knew right from clicking onto their website and the first things […]

November 23, 2017


Photographer Mama and Daughter styling comfortable and stylish camera bag by Jo Totes | Functional camera gear for photographers

Camera equipment usually results in big and chunky camera bags. But guess what, it doesn’t have to be that way. I said goodbye to my big chunky and welcomed a not only gorgeous but also highly functional and stylish water resistant camera bag by Jo Totes. Best thing ever. I have had two other camera […]

September 13, 2017


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