As time went by, I started to find my groove. Without even really looking I stumbled upon a business idea that I thought was just ‘so cool’. "Card The Yard, Skip the Card, Say it in the Yard". It didn’t take me long to see that this was a great fit for me. I get to exercises my creativity (sounds weird, but I love all things 'fonts' and hand lettered signs), sink my teeth into a business that brings joy to others and is going to allow me to use all my marketing prowess.
I hold a Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing Major) from Bond University, Australia with Dean’s list honors. My 5 years spent as an area manager for a global retailer, and my 10 accounting and administration experience gives me the confidence to take on this exciting opportunity.
I live in Pitt Meadows Canada (where I finally feel like I fit in) with my terribly brilliant husband and two sons. Card The Yard is an entirely new concept and the very first of its kind in Canada. This community and the surrounding areas are a very special pocket of suburbia… (the kind where your neighbor calls you when you left the front door open.. actually happened....twice). I have been embraced by this community, grateful to call it home and I can’t wait to start spreading joy, one yard at a time.
Life is always full of surprises! Twist, turns and
Just over 8 years ago, I moved from Queensland Australia to Vancouver, Canada with my Husband. For the first few years I felt like I just didn’t fit in. I was a first time mom (enough said) and I felt like a fish swimming in the wrong direction. I’d given up my career, my country and my identity in one fowl swoop- I thought “what have I done”.