Safety First for 2017 – Winter Tire Testing With Kal Tire

Winter Tire Testing Proves Vancouver Road Conditions Call For More Than All Seasons This Year Sometimes we talk food, sometimes, wine and sometimes cars and driving. Since we opted out of owning a car, we’ve had the opportunity to drive all sorts of different models and compare everything from seat comfort to the effectiveness of…

Les Dames D’Escoffier – Holiday Suggestions Part Three

Les Dames d’Escoffier Dish on Holiday Gifts Les Dames d’Escoffier‘s BC chapter members have many holiday suggestions for both consuming and giving. Click here for part one, here for part two and continue reading for part three! Dame Mary Mackay – Terra Breads Dame Mackay owns Terra Breads and we always stop in for the Pannetone,…

Les Dames d’Escoffier – Holiday Suggestions Part Two

Les Dames d’Escoffier Dish on Holiday Gifts Earlier this week I wrote a little about Les Dames d’Escoffier and what some of our Dames suggested for holiday gifts. Click here for part one, and continue reading for part 2! Dame Mireille Sauve – Dames Wines Earlier this year Dame Mireille Sauve led a fundraising initiative for Les…

White Willow Gift Boxes

Give the Gift that Keeps Giving – White Willow Gift Boxes Looking for that perfect last minute gift for someone that has everything? Head to https://whitewillowbox.com/gifts and purchase a gift certificate that you can immediately print and pop into a Christmas card, and voila, you are a hero! White Willow boxes are full of things that…

Les Dames d’Escoffier BC – Holiday Suggestions – Part One

Les Dames d’Escoffier Members Suggest Some Holiday Gifts I am proud to say I am a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier, and I am honoured to be included in this group of strong and accomplished women. Les Dames d’Escoffier is a world-wide organizaion and can be decribed formally as “A leadership culinary organization composed of women who…

Potters Christmas Shop and A Spot of Tea at Honeybee

An Adventure to Surrey for Holiday Shopping and Afternoon Tea Celebrations of any sort were big at my house, and Christmas was no exception. Our house was fully decorated with a good measure of garlands, ribbon and the occasional poinsetta, and each year my sister and I would get an ornament on the night before Christmas,…

Premium Tires For Safety – Michelin Premier LTX

Taking Michelin Premier LTX Tires For a Spin Not sure about you but as I’ve gotten bit older my choices of how to spend money have changed and I’ve opt for a “safer” lifestyle all around (I’m so grown up). When I was in university I remember having a terrible car accident and totaling my…

Uncommon Goods – Retail With A Conscience

  This summer when I was searching for some sturdy portable BBQs that could be wheeled out to our local beach, or park, and wouldn’t fall apart after merely one use, I came across a super cool site, UncommonGoods, that featuring a super cool BBQ that I had to have. At the time they weren’t shipping to…

Test Drive – Acura TLX

The Acura TLX On The Road to Adventure Next up in test drives was the 2016 Acura TLX which is a pretty slick looking car, above the price-point of the Honda sedans, but fairly comparable to the higher priced BMW and Lexus but with a much lower cash outlay.  This car comes with 2 types of…