What’s Good This Week December 13 Edition

What to do in and around Vancouver this week? Good lord it almost Christmas and we’ve got so much to do. How’s your holiday prep going? We’ve got presents to buy, cookies to bake, articles to write and packing to do for Kelowna. We’ll be spending the holidays with my family and zipping back to…

Gift Personally With Glenlivet This Holiday Season

Personalized Labels of Glenlivet Scotch Available For That Real Whisky Aficionado Every year we wonder what to get those friends or family that have everything, or if they don’t they would have bought it for themselves already? That’s usually how it is around our house for Dad, and he ends up with more socks, another…

Prospect Point Cafe In Stanley Park

Stanley Park Classic Gets A Makeover One rainy Vancouver day not so long ago, we headed into Stanley Park to check out the renovations and menu updates at the Prospect Point Cafe. I had actually never eaten at the cafe, having assumed that it was one of those touristy trap type restaurants, and apparently I…

Holiday Classics In Surrey

Potters Nursery Christmas Store Growing up in Burlington, where I lived from the age of four until eight, we used to live around the corner from a place called The Elves Workshop, which seems to still exist, but not in the same spot. We also lived near a ravine, crematory and cemetery, which could explain…

What’s Good This Week – December 1 Edition

What to do Around Vancouver This Week It’s now December and I can’t believe how fast the year has zipped by! I’m already sick of the weather, so I’m heading to sunnier skies on Sunday and off to Palm Springs. In the meantime I’ve got a few things to do before I go including Vancouver…

What’s Good This Week – November 22 Edition

What To Do Around Vancouver This Week As The Holidays Creep Even Closer Every year the holidays come breathing down your throat sooner and sooner, and I’m all for it! Well, to a certain extent, like, after Halloween at least please. I’ve already been to Christmas in November at the Fairmont’s Jasper Park Lodge, so…

Work Out And Wine With Road 13 Vineyards

What’s Better Than Some Great Road 13 Vineyards After A Good Punch Out At Turf Not so long ago Turf  (Work Out, Hang Out) opened on Fourth Avenue in Kits. They have all sorts of classes, everything from yoga to boxing, and a great selection of healthy eats, going beyond the ever-prevalent avocado toast (which,…

New Urban Eatery Opens at Cadillac Fairview Pacific Centre

New Urban Eatery provides guests with healthy food offerings, a contemporary space and introduces online pickup service I missed the official opening of this Urban Eatery, but I’m sure my holiday shopping will take me in the vicinity at some point! I initially thought this was a new restaurant, but it turns out it’s the…

The Uncommon Cookie Class: Decorate & Bake

Learn To Decorate Like A Pro With The UnCommon Cafe Cookie Class How are your baking skills?  I do an okay job of baking, but when it comes to icing, my game ain’t so strong. Last year, though, I surprised myself and after a bit of a demo from some more experienced bakers in the…