UPDATED!! Mums ‘n Chums First Birthday Bash!!!!!

Mums 'n Chums Birthday Bash

Mums ‘n Chums is one year old and we’re eager to celebrate! Thanks to the support of our over 400 members, we are proud of our success and have decided to throw a community party to share the excitement!



Thanks to the many wonderful Mums ‘n Chums members and their families for coming out to our First Birthday Bash on March 27th! We had a fantastic turnout for the party and so many generous swag prizes from our sponsors that no family left empty handed!

Special thanks to Sarah Black and the staff at the Georgetown Boston Pizza for hosting the party and providing the delicious pizza!

Our guests also thoroughly enjoyed custom made Mums ‘n Chums Flourgirls Cupcakes , and fun activities for the munchkins.

Thanks again to the following generous sponsors for the swag prizes!


Anne Chambers, Charis Financial

An awesome prize- Anne Chambers of Charis Financial provided a free Family Money Makeover!

Charis Financial


Springridge Farm

Who doesn’t love visiting Springridge ? Springridge gave a 2011 Season Pass, valued at $20

Springridge Farm

LeeLee Designs

LeeLee Designs donated a fabulous gift basket valued at over $60, which included a $25 gift certificate, boutique hat, premium flower clip, two crochet headbands and a korker hair clip!!!

Leelee Designs

Scotch Brite

Two fantastic “Dirty Little Secrets” swag bags full of great Scotch Brite brand products for your home!


Naturally Beautiful Photography

Jennifer of Naturally Beautiful Photography who also took photos at the event (to be posted soon!) gave one lucky winner a free photo session, as well as swag bag coupons for $25 off of her services!

Jennifer Gilbert Photography

Ten Tiny Fingers Online Baby Boutique

Donated a cool Thula diaper changing set, seen here from Ten Tiny Fingers

Ten Tiny Fingers

Olivia Rose Designs

Provided a gift certificate for a fabulous custom designed tutu dress Olivia Rose DesignsOlivia Rose

Ljubica Krpan, Independent Stella & Dot Stylist, Milton

Thank you Ljubica for this chic prize- a $10 gift certificate for oh-so-stylish Stella and Dot products!

Ljubica Krpan Stella and Dot

Andrea P’s Pacifier Clips and More

Gave a prize pack from Andrea P’s Pacifier Clips and More including a toy leash, paci clip, and 2 non-slip hair clips!

Andrea's Pacifier Clips

Lil’ Chelsea Bun

Donated a beautiful cotton crochet hat, flower clip, and skinny stretch headband with flower, all from

Lil’ Chelsea Bun!

Lil Chelsea Bun

Toys Trunk

Toys Trunk gave a rental voucher for Toys Trunk products!

Toys Trunk

Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Donated 5 DVD copies of the hilarious Nanny Mc Phee Returns from Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Nanny McPhee Returns

Barley Sugar Creations

Thank you to Tracy of Barley Sugar Creations for this great prize- a children’s gift basket, valued at $60!

Barley Sugar Creations

Iron Kids Gummies

A big thank you to Iron Kids Gummies for a great prize- an Iron Kids Gummies prize pack, worth $40!

 Iron Kids

Foxy Florals

A big thank you to Christine Owen of Foxy Florals for a clear vase with decorative base filler and candle.

Foxy Florals


A big thank you to Flourgirls for donating these “sweet” prizes: 2 gift certificates (each for 1 free dozen cupcakes) and coupons for our grab bags!


Jackie Eagles

A big thank you to Georgetown Real Estate Agent Jackie Eagles for donating the bags for our guest’s loot, and for the prize of a free evaluation of what a homeowners property would be worth on the market today!

Jackie Eagles Realtor

The Pink Trunk

Thank you Anita from The Pink Trunk for the beautiful gift pack filled with Pink Trunk goodies including Scentsy products and decadent bedsheets!

The Pink Trunk

Marg Saliba, Independent Mary Kay Representative, Milton

Marg Saliba donated a lovely Mary Kay gift pack, which includes a cute clutch filled with Mary Kay products!

Janet Hanlin, Independent Arbonne Representative, Georgetown

Janet Hanlin donated an Arbonne set of “Aromassentials” products, and provided free Arbonne hand scrubs to pamper our guests during the party!

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I founded Mums 'n Chums in 2009 after realizing that the area I live in was drastically underserviced as compared to surrounding areas for support and activities for growing families. Mums 'n Chums grew popular very quickly and I have been dedicated to nurturing that growth through frequent networking, social media engagement and in person meetups. By the end of its first year, Mums 'n Chums had close to 500 members and was receiving regular inquiries from fans outside of its service area, asking when we would be expanding to serve them as well. After much careful research and polling, I expanded the site in May of 2011 to cover the entire North end of the GTA (from Cambridge to Markham), areas I believe are still receiving far less attention than they deserve from other sites and family services. We also changed the focus from small scale local mom and tot meetups to more of an informative purpose, closing down our forum and adding several talented contributors to the blog. We do still offer several large scale family events per year, such as our popular Birthday Bash events and our Holiday Bash in December. Our contests have also become a member favourite, and we strive to offer amazing prizes from trusted brands like Babies R Us, La Roche Posay, Johnson's Baby and many more. In March of 2016, after months of work spent migrating all of the site's content to a new platform, Mums 'n Chums re-launched with its fresh, new look. The changes and expansion have proven a great success and we're still getting inquiries from several other cities within the Greater Toronto Area, whom we have decided to serve as well. I have built this site and its' reputation carefully and look forward to continuing its growth!