Juicy Butterflies – GCUC 2017

Juicy Butterflies – GCUC 2017

The Global Coworking Unconference Conference hit Vancouver October 4-6, 2017, and Big City Hippie Maddy got to take it all in! Here is my recap on a whirlwind of 3 juicy days full of hope, inspiration, tears, hugs, learning, community, and all things coworking…   DAY ONE Day One started off with registration, coffee, and […]

Art of Living Retreats

Art of Living Retreats

In June 2016, my best friend Richelle and I joined Bianca & Jose at their Art of Living retreat on Bowen Island. We had been looking for an experience to share together that was beyond our usual repertoire, but that wasn’t a full blown trip/vacation. We literally googled on the phone together “Retreats in British […]

Get OUTside with the Wild About Vancouver Festival

Get OUTside with the Wild About Vancouver Festival

Just like spring, the Wild About Vancouver Festival is close on our heels! From April 22 – 30, 2017, Vancouver & the Lower Mainland are invited to participate in FREE outdoor events hosted by local partners, such as schools, organizations, individuals, and businesses. This year, the goal is to have 80+ free events that promote […]

Get Involved with People, Parks, and Dogs in Vancouver

Get Involved with People, Parks, and Dogs in Vancouver

*  UPDATE – February 2017 * Round 2 Consultations are now happening! Final recommendations to the Parks Board will be submitted in Spring 2017 – that’s soon! Take the survey on the Draft Recommendations that came out the feedback from Round 1 Main Page Link: http://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/people-parks-dogs-strategy.aspx Direct Survey #2 Link: https://www.talkvancouver.com/S.aspx?s=348&r=gk4LB5Kz0HH1KE7dc1Z0cq&so=true&a=834&as=mg1ZM3ng07&fromdetect=1 The City of Vancouver […]

Living Extraordinary 2014 with Conscious Divas

Living Extraordinary 2014 with Conscious Divas

Check your calendar. Free on Tuesday, October 21? Yes? Not anymore! Conscious Divas is holding Living Extraordinary, and you are not going to want to miss it! You will be inspired by 10 Local Luminaries who will each have the stage for 7 minutes, to enlighten you with their stories & words of wisdom, courage, change, […]

Green Streets Program in Vancouver

Green Streets Program in Vancouver

Vancouver has a Green Streets program that is pretty awesome! Local community volunteers plant gardens in roundabouts/diversions that the City of Vancouver pays for. It’s then basically in the hands of that volunteer to maintain. If you volunteer, here are some perks: free compost in the spring & fall, advance notice of plant giveaway, green streets newsletter, […]