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Health and Wellness in Vancouver

Health and Wellness in Vancouver

Cold and flu season is upon us all. Fall has us bringing out cute sweaters, toques and mittens but it also brings the prospect of getting sick! Health and wellness in Vancouver can be hard to achieve without the right resources. Combat the cold with a few natural remedies we list below to keep you […]

DIY Back to School Crafts

Top 3 DIY Back to School Crafts

Spruce up your school year with our Top 3 DIY Back to School Crafts! Guaranteed to make you stand out from the crowd, these crafts range from beginner to advanced so there is something for very age group. Grab your scissors and felts, and let’s get crafty! DIY Back to School Crafts: Handmade Bookmarks Beginner […]

Fun Back to School Essentials

Fun Back to School Essentials

We’re still in the heat of summer, but time flies when you’re having fun! Which means… it’s time to start planning for school again! While that may not sound as exciting as a trip to the beach or a backyard BBQ, getting your kid ready for a new year of school takes time and preparation. […]

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2018 BC Day Activities in Vancouver

The summer long weekend is only a few weeks away! Make the most of your days off with our Top 3 2018 BC Day activities in Vancouver. Honda Celebration of Light 2018 One of Vancouver’s favourite summer pastimes is back! Battle for the best spot on the beach to watch the English Bay fireworks display […]

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Redfish Kids Clothing and the Meaning of Courage

Every parent wants to see their children succeed, thrive, and be happy will doing so. In the early years, creating a strong sense of self and building self confidence is the most powerful gift a parent can give their child. As kids reach adolescence, their confidence can waver as the stress of school and puberty […]

The Rise of Demi-Fine Jewellery

The Rise of Demi-Fine Jewellery

In the past few years the fashion scene has seen a rise in a new class of jewellery – demi-fine. The middle child of the jewellery family, demi-fine finds itself in between fine and costume pieces. Fine jewellery is generally 18k gold and above, using precious stones and can cost a paycheck or more. These pieces […]

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Switching to Natural Deodorant – What You Need To Know

You’ve probably heard your friends or co-workers talk about switching to natural deodorant. It’s a increasingly common move for anyone who is health conscious and wants to avoid toxins in and on their body. It’s also a subject people want to discuss with others, as the switch can result in many positive benefits to your […]

Father's Day

Our Favourite Local Gifts for Father’s Day

Get ready to celebrate Dad in style this June 17th! Show your appreciation for the father figure in your life by treating them to a locally made, thoughtful gift. We have included some of our favourite local gifts for Father’s Day to get you inspired to shop for Dad! One of Our Favourite Local Gifts […]

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Mother’s Day Gifts – Staff Picks!

Mother’s Day is May 13th – just four weeks away! Here at Bird on a Wire, we want to share some of our favourite Mother’s Day gifts and treats! Because every mother should feel special, appreciated and loved, and how better than with locally crafted art? In store, our gifts selections range from edible to […]

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Back To The True Meaning Of Hygge

It’s not your imagination. CBC Radio confirmed this week that January wrapped up a whopping 20% rainier than usual in Vancouver. It’s wet. It’s dark. But does it have to be miserable? Enter Hygge (pronounced who-gah), the Danish concept of coziness and winter optimism. Hygge has existed since the 1800s, but swept the world over […]