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Cookie Challenge of 2018 in the Vancouver Area

By | May 4th, 2018|Events, Food, Travel|

Over the years I have heard of different food and drink challenges taking place around the lower mainland but I never looked into them let alone participated. Until this year when I checked out the Vancouver Foodster website to see what he had going for 2018. There are a lot of different challenges offered throughout [...]

Hot Chocolate Festival in Vancouver & All Year Treat Enjoyment

By | February 21st, 2018|Events, Food, Lifestyle, Travel|

I don’t drink coffee or tea so my warm drink of choice, is the comforting hot chocolate. Actually, I feel I am a bit of a hot chocolate connoisseur really. I love both a hot, rich, chocolatey drink that isn’t too sweet and I also love a hot, creamy, sweet chocolate drink. I also enjoy [...]

Castlemaine, the Small City with a Big Heart

By | January 3rd, 2017|Events, Travel|

Before I left Canada the only thing I knew about Castlemaine was that a longtime friend from my hometown lived there with her husband. Now I know that it is a small city, in a lovely part of the country, where the gold rush happened, and amongst other little towns that all offer wonderfully friendly [...]

Vancouver International Film Festival 2016 – Movies

By | October 9th, 2016|Activities, Events|

The Vancouver International Film Festival is in the process of its 35th year right now and it is going smashing, in my eyes.  Normally my schedule conflicts with the schedule of the movies at VIFF, that I want to see, and I am left feeling as though I missed out and I want more.  This [...]

Trafiq Cafe & Bakery and Luke’s Diner Pop-up

By | October 5th, 2016|Events, Food|

I was out and about today, stopped at Starbuck’s, and was checking my Facebook while waiting for my half sweet, coconut milk, hot chocolate when I saw a post about the Luke’s Diner pop-ups to promote the new four episode season of Gilmore Girls coming on Netflix November 25th. I figured I would read it [...]

Creator Talk at VIFF 2016 with Tatiana Maslany

By | October 1st, 2016|Activities, Events|

This year The Vancouver International Film Festival made some changes in the way they are doing things. One of those changes is the VIFF HUB and Creator Talks, an opportunity to listen to people who are creating a movie, talk about the movie. Creator Talk with Tatiana Maslany Saturday October 1, 2016 12:30 pm Rio [...]

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – the Surprise that Awaits You

By | August 23rd, 2014|Activities, Events, Travel|

You don’t often consider Saskatoon, Saskatchewan a holiday destination but this city has a lot going for it. Not only does it have a very strong emphasis on arts, it has festivals, attractions, shopping, parks, and some great architecture. The city was first settled about 130 years ago and as of 2014, has a population of between 250,000 [...]

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