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

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

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

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

Upcoming @VCBW 2017 Celebrations – May 26 to June 4

For a last-minute birthday gift idea, why not take the craft-beer lover in your life to one of the many festivities during the annual Vancouver Craft Beer Week? Signature VCBW events are taking place at a variety of venues throughout the week with festivities culminating at the historic PNE fairgrounds on June 3 and 4 featuring live music, food, art, and 100 craft breweries and … Continue reading Upcoming @VCBW 2017 Celebrations – May 26 to June 4

Visiting @YellowDogBeer in Port Moody

Being Holiday Monday, Douglas and I decided to visit our friends in Port Moody to go craft-beer-hopping. For the first location, we went to the Tasting Room at Yellow Dog Brewery on Murray Street by Rocky Point Park. Our party mostly ordered glasses and pints of Pilsner, where I ordered a flight of different Yellow Dog Beers. Cans of Yellow Dog Beer At the tasting … Continue reading Visiting @YellowDogBeer in Port Moody

Drinking & Dancing at Personas in @GVCasino, Burnaby

Why not treat your friends to a few drinks and a dance outside of Downtown Vancouver. If you’re looking to avoid Downtown, and still want to shake it on the dance floor, visit Personas at the Grand Villa Casino (@GVCasino) in Burnaby on Friday and Saturday nights. There are daily drink specials and different themed buffet nights, along with live entertainment. Encore Rewards Depending on … Continue reading Drinking & Dancing at Personas in @GVCasino, Burnaby

Foodie Finds in Paris

From my archives, here are photos of foodie-finds on my trip to Paris, France in April 2015. My friend Eloise has been to Paris many times. Prior to becoming an award-winning hair stylist at Suki’s on Granville, in her younger years she was considering the career path of a pastry chef. Wanting to explore Paris with an experienced traveler, Eloise joined myself and my team … Continue reading Foodie Finds in Paris