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ROADTRIP!!! -5,000 km with a 2.5 year old!

Carlee Perugini

ROADTRIP!!! -5,000 km with a 2.5 year old!

For the second year in a row, our little family has traveled down to Palm Desert in early October to seek out some R&R in the sunshine. Last year we flew down and stayed at a beautiful hotel; this year we decided to be a little more adventurous and drive down to the desert! The drive from Vancouver to Palm Desert is not a short one- in fact if you drove without stopping at all it would take you about 21 hours. We aren’t robots; we needed to stop for meals, bathroom breaks and leg stretches, therefore it took us...


No tighty whities here! >the story behind the briefs.

Carlee Perugini

No tighty whities here! >the story behind the briefs.

I can’t take full credit for the idea, nor the design of my line of boxer briefs; the credit belongs to my late father in law Carlo- here’s the story: Carlo, who immigrated to Montreal from Italy in his 20’s got into the textile mill and garment production industry. When I met Carlo in his 50’s, he was semi-retired and had downsized his company substantially, but he still produced humble clothing with his bare hands; mostly women's wear, but he also had success creating and selling men’s boxer briefs. If you are a friend or family member to my husband...


On Tuesdays we wear plaid... Diary of a toddler photo shoot.

Carlee Perugini

On Tuesdays we wear plaid... Diary of a toddler photo shoot.

    One of the most exciting parts in the launch process for Tumble and Roar Apparel was our first official photoshoot. I rallied together a few of my mama-besties who have some of the cutest kidlets around town–I’m not a biased auntie at all!. We planned the shoot around all of our crazy, kid-filled lives; including stalling a few weeks in order for one of the mamas to give birth to her third beautiful babe! Said babe arrived exactly on his due date; what a sweet gentleman he is! The shoot Props were purchased, accessories were in order. Kids...