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

Upcycling @PurdysChocolate Truffle boxes into Cuff link Gift Boxes

To source gifts with symbols with that have significant meaning to the recipient can be challenging when we are constrained with the amount of time we have and budget. Ordering online can be be good for our pockets, but the impact in gift giving may be small without the right presentation to go along with it. While I was picking up packaged glassware in preparation … Continue reading Upcycling @PurdysChocolate Truffle boxes into Cuff link Gift Boxes

New Music Tuesdays supporting Saint James Music Academy at @tacofinoVAN by @BeatRouteBC

Looking for a date night idea with great food, music and where proceeds go to help a local cause? Starting from May 2nd, 2017, there will be New Music Tuesdays organized by BeatRoute Magazine at Tacofino Hastings (at 2327 E Hastings St in Vancouver, near Nanaimo Street). From 5PM to 10PM, there will be taco and Tecate beer specials along with music and giveaways.  A … Continue reading New Music Tuesdays supporting Saint James Music Academy at @tacofinoVAN by @BeatRouteBC

White tulip printed dresses

Annually Jodie and Keith make a trek through the Okanagan to compete in their annual hockey tournament. As always, they seem to be stuck in traffic in the Valley while they were commuting back to Vancouver Island. This year they were stuck in the traffic for the annual Abbotsford BLOOM Tulip festival. Here is a Polyvore fashion board inspired by their annual trip.   White … Continue reading White tulip printed dresses

Alice in Wonderland

Reminiscing about the Sakura launch event at TWG Tea, I was looking through my cupboards at my dishes and other ware. One day I would like to go to or have an Alice in Wonderland tea party. Here is a Polyvore board with many Alice in Wonderland pieces from makeup, tea sets, to outfit accessories.   Alice in Wonderland by psgiftguide featuring a cake plate … Continue reading Alice in Wonderland

Sadness Outfit Inspired by Inside Out

It was a wet Saturday with the nephews staying over from Vancouver Island. Being their first time in Vancouver’s neighbour, Burnaby, throughout the day and afternoon we ventured out to explore a couple of events out in the rainy weather. To start drift to sleep in the evening, we sat together and rewatched Inside Out. All squeezed in our micro couch, I put together a … Continue reading Sadness Outfit Inspired by Inside Out

Inside Out Joy

  Inside Out Joy by psgiftguide featuring Butter London Delpozo peplum dress 1,900 CAD – modalist.com Nine West white shoes 120 CAD – ninewest.com MICHAEL Michael Kors leather wallet 345 CAD – fashionette.co.uk Kenneth Jay Lane earrings shopbop.com Burberry lip gloss 35 CAD – net-a-porter.com Givenchy liquid eyeliner 42 CAD – net-a-porter.com Atelier Cologne fragrance gift set 265 CAD – bergdorfgoodman.com Butter London nail polish 16 CAD – bluefly.com itty bittys Joy Stuffed Animal 9.49 CAD – hallmark.com Juliette Botterill Millinery … Continue reading Inside Out Joy

Boy DJ Hip Oh

We were tasked to look for new clothes while our nephews from Vancouver Island stayed with us in Metro Vancouver. Since I would be dragging an 8-year-old and an 9-year-old around Downtown Vancouver, I planned out a few places with visits to toy stores in between. This is a Polyvore Board put together to plan for their visit to the city.   Boy DJ Hip … Continue reading Boy DJ Hip Oh

U-Pick Tulips at @AbbyTulipFest

On our way back home from visiting family in the Valley, I recalled that Abbotsford had an annual tulip festival that we have never been before. With a quick adjustment in our Google Maps App, Douglas and I made an impromptu visit to see the fields. As it’s been a very long winter and cold start to a spring, there were small amounts of tulips that … Continue reading U-Pick Tulips at @AbbyTulipFest

On-the-go Adult Colouring with Inkspirations

Originally posted on yumiang's archive:
I wish I brought my portable Inkspirations while attempting the morning commute to Downtown Vancouver during this snowy Monday. Inspired by today’s “fun” commute, here are ideas to keep yourself occupied and calm for your next commute or road-trip during this busy holiday season. Inkspirations Create While You Wait: Coloring on the Go Compact like a book of photo… Continue reading On-the-go Adult Colouring with Inkspirations