What’s Karen Drinking – The Clover Club

Karen’s Mixing Up The Clover Club This Week “What’s Karen Drinking” has been a successful addition to GLV and we’re going to continue it on into 2018! Check out  Karen’s instagram account for more festive libations. This week she’s mixing up The Clover Club and added some festive sugared raspberries as garnish! Cheers! #whatskarendrinking The Clover Club…

Last Minute Vancouver New Year’s Suggestions

No Vancouver New Year’s Plans Yet? Check Out These Spots How have y’all been through the holidays? I’ve found it hard to come back to Vancouver after having so much going on in Kelowna and have been a bit down, and now have a cold! I’ll rally though as I always do, but we still…

Nutcracker Tea At Trump Champagne Lounge

Creative Pastries, Scones and Fancy Sandwiches at the Nutcracker Tea at Trump While Toronto has changed the name of it’s Trump Hotel, Vancouver’s Arthur Erickson-designed 63-storey tour still bears the controversial name. It was developed, Holborn Group, and not run by the Trump family, so, despite my extreme dislike for Trump and his “policies and views”,,…

Last Minute Holiday Recipes – Quickies From Presidents Choice Part 2

Antipasto Misto, Pomegranate Punch and Chocolate Orange Bread Brioche It’s not too late to nip out and get a few more things to make your holiday table even more festive! We’re running around Kelowna under instructions from the family to pick up a few more ingredients for dinner tonight and we’re already wishing our family…

Gifts For Her

Gifts For The Gals In Your Life It’s only a few more sleeps until Christmas, but there’s still some time to shop, right? I was thinking I’d throw out a few suggestions for the more feminine on your list. I’ve tested out most of these items, so they come highly recommended and GLV approved. Here’s…

Saturday Sips What’s Karen Drinking

Santa’s Little Helper This is the second in the “What’s Karen Drinking” as it’s Saturday again! I’ve been watching my friend Karen’s instagram account and thought that this drink was the most festive this time of year! When I asked Karen for the inspiration, she said “I heard Santa wanted an adult beverage once the sleigh…

Last Minute Gifts from the PC Home Collection

PC Home How you all doing in these last few days before Christmas. I think I’m set and have just about everything we need except a few groceries. But if you are looking for some last minute holiday decorations, or a gift or two for those who’ve been extra nice, the PC Home Collection has…

Christmas In November Chartier Restaurant – Mind Blowing Tortiere

Tortiere Done Right Chef Steve Brochu from Chartier Restaurant I’d never cried during a cooking demonstration until I watched the one hosted by Darren Cheverie and Chef Steve Brochu from Chartier Restaurant in Beaumont Alberta. I’d met them during the Christmas in November weekend as they were my neighbours at the Jasper Fairmont; when my luggage didn’t get to me in time…

Christmas In November Cocktails With Micah Dew

Micah Dew Mixes Up Magic For The Holidays and Beyond Still catching up on posts from all I learned this year and want to share some drink recipes from my Alberta trip so you can create a few during the holiday season! Another great seminar at the Jasper Park Lodge’s Christmas in November weekend, was…