Gift Ideas at @OddSpirits

Looking to find a uniquely crafted and designed vodka or spirit made in Vancouver? Make time to visit the distillery and tasting room at Odd Society Spirits on Powell Street in East Vancouver. On our previous visit, Douglas and I opted for a flight to try their in-house Gin, Mongrel, Creme de Cassis, and Vermouth. You may recognize their signature look of their craft vodka … Continue reading Gift Ideas at @OddSpirits

Summer Canada150 BBQ decoration ideas at Canadian Superstore

Hosting or attending a BBQ this upcoming Canada Day long weekend? While picking up groceries and supplies, swing by the seasonal section to pick up some Canada 150 themed decor by Canadian Superstore. Here are cute items that caught our eye: Glassware Beaver and Moose Hats Make it cozier with maples leaves on lights, mason jar lights, napkins and cushions Happy 150th Birthday, Canada! Continue reading Summer Canada150 BBQ decoration ideas at Canadian Superstore

Vancouver, BC, Canada: Top 5 Tourist Attractions

Originally posted on Bowsing Around the World:
I recently came back to my hometown, Vancouver, BC, for a visit and coincidently, my relatives from out-of-town were visiting at the same time. While showing them around, I was able to be a tourist in my hometown for a few days, which allowed me to compile a list of top tourist attractions in Vancouver, BC. 1. Queen… Continue reading Vancouver, BC, Canada: Top 5 Tourist Attractions

Five Gift Ideas for your Bridal Party

It’s wedding season! Here are five unique gift ideas to give away as thank you gifts for your wedding or bridal party. All ideas can be easily be part of your carry-on luggage for your destination or out-of-town wedding and under $50 each. $ Disposable Cameras Like Monica, if you don’t want to wait a few weeks for physical professional prints, you can opt to … Continue reading Five Gift Ideas for your Bridal Party

Favourite Gift Items from #HProject – Uncrate Canada by Holt Renfrew

For a limited time, in honour of Canada’s 150th and Holt Renfrew’s 180th birthdays, s the H Project returns to select cities. The H Project boutiques in 50 Bloor Street West, Yorkdale, Square One, Calgary, and Vancouver feature a selection of socially responsible pieces from Canadian brands and designers. All Uncrate Canada goods are socially responsible by way of where they are made, by whom, … Continue reading Favourite Gift Items from #HProject – Uncrate Canada by Holt Renfrew

#MVRP50 – Celebrate 50 Years of Metro Vancouver Regional Parks

As an incentive to get us exploring the many wondrous regional parks this summer, here are several ways to celebrate Metro Vancouver Regional Parks 50th Anniversary. Rewarding Passport Program Here’s how it works: Get your passport (either paper or digital) Visit one of the 18 participating regional parks Collect a different stamp at each one Earn rewards. Win prizes! Knowing me, I tend to leave … Continue reading #MVRP50 – Celebrate 50 Years of Metro Vancouver Regional Parks

Flavoured Craft Beer Features at VCBW Festival 2017

For the father or friend that prefers flavoured features in their craft brews of beer or cider, here are craft beer gift-themed ideas that caught our eye during the VCBW Festival. Sunday Commute via EVO Douglas and I live near Metrotown in Burnaby, so we walked over and hopped into an EVO as we wanted to smooth trip to the PNE Grounds without worrying about … Continue reading Flavoured Craft Beer Features at VCBW Festival 2017

#150PLUSWISHES with Starbucks Canada

What do you wish for Canada’s future? For every wish submitted, Starbucks will donate $1 up to a total of $150,000 to charities that provide support for youth who need extra help finding meaningful employment. How do you send your wish? Write your wish on a Starbucks cup and snap a photo or Snap a photo that reflects your wish written in your caption. I … Continue reading #150PLUSWISHES with Starbucks Canada

Gift Ideas found at VEG Expo 2017

While I lived near Commercial Drive, I shared the top floor of an old house with a couple of roommates. Ken was a chef in a high-end downtown restaurant and Edie was a top-notch lifesaver with first aid at concerts and working on finishing her nursing studies. One of my favourite things about living with roommates is sharing various foods and drinks. Thinking back, there … Continue reading Gift Ideas found at VEG Expo 2017

Gift Ideas for the Craft-Beer Loving Dad from @VCBW’s Opening Night

With 30 taster tickets between Douglas and I, we sampled as many of the featured craft beer releases by the event’s participating local breweries at the Vancouver Craft Beer Week Opening Night at the Roundhouse Community Centre in Yaletown. Here are gift ideas for the craft-beer loving dad found at the event, just in time for Father’s Day. Andina Brewing Company Among all the growler … Continue reading Gift Ideas for the Craft-Beer Loving Dad from @VCBW’s Opening Night