Family Day at the BC Home & Garden Show {& a FLASH Giveaway!}

IMG 5766Today Gracen and I were lucky enough to be invited to check out Family Day at the BC Home & Garden Show at BC Place.  Admittedly, we didn’t spend a whole lot of time browsing what most people come to the show to see (the home and garden exhibits obviously), but we definitely would have spent a whole lot more time down there if a) we owned a home and b) if we didn’t have plans to move overseas come August.  From spa pools to lane way homes to landscaping and cleaning products, every topic pertaining to home owning/renovation/care was covered.  

IMG 5762Where we spent most of our time was in the Kid Zone, set up especially for Family Day.  Gracen had a wonderful time roaming around visiting all of the booths and was thrilled to see her favourite ever photographer, Bethany, from Images by Bethany at the booth.  Bethany took some photos of her in front of a rainy day backdrop which are bound to be gorgeous, so I’ll be sure to share them when we get them back.  Along the way, we picked up some Monkey Toast, learned about Kibooco, and did a little project at Beesafe.  

IMG 5765One of the highlights was definitely having Miss G’s face painted by Kristal of Faceaballoonza.  Grae selected a turtle and Kristal decorated her face with this gorgeously elaborate turtle painting in two minutes flat.  

The BC Home & Garden Show continues tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday (22nd – 24th) and they’ve generously given us two tickets adult tickets (a $30 value) to giveaway!  Kids 12 and under get in for free, so this means the whole family can attend.  


This is a FLASH giveaway, so get your entries in now!  A winner will be chosen at random tomorrow evening (Friday, the 22nd) at 5:00 p.m. PST.  There are multiple ways to enter, so please be sure to leave a separate comment for each.


To enter to win TWO complimentary tickets to the BC Home & Garden Show (taking place in Vancouver, BC this weekend):

Leave a comment below telling me one thing you’d love to update or change in your home.


For additional chances to win:

–> ‘Like’ Mama.Papa.Bubba. on Facebook, then come back and leave a second separate comment saying you did so (or that you had previously).

–> Follow @jkossowan on Twitter, then come back and leave a separate comment saying you did so.

–> Tweet about the giveaway and leave an additional separate comment saying you did so.


Don’t forget to leave your email address!  The winner will be announced on Friday the 22nd on the Mama.Papa.Bubba Facebook page and will be contacted via email.  Good luck!!


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13 thoughts on “Family Day at the BC Home & Garden Show {& a FLASH Giveaway!}

  1. eschelle says:

    I really need to update my kitchen… as in gut the thing and completely re-build it lol!

  2. eschelle says:

    I like you facebook page 😀

  3. eschelle says:

    AND I follow you on twitter

  4. eschelle says:

    I also tweeted 😀 !

  5. Erin says:

    Ha, we bought a pop-up fire truck, and in fact I’ve spent most of the morning inside it… ‘driving’ whilst Elliot pretends to be a Dalmatian.

  6. Haley says:

    I’ve been looking to update my bedroom. Old thrift store dressers from college that are falling apart amongst other things.

  7. Haley says:

    facebook page has offically been liked lol

  8. I would love to renovate our entire house! That’s the 5 year plan 😉

  9. I follow you on Twitter and I am a huge fan on Facebook 😉

  10. Master bathroom!! It is soo “from the eighties”, with pinkish walls, tiles that have painted birds and clouds, and vinyl on the floor. The vanity is an odd shape so no matter how I will paint it, it will scream “I’m old!! Retire me!!”

  11. jkossowan says:

    Thank you to everyone who entered! To our winner, Haley – I hope you enjoyed the show! 🙂

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