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

#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

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

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

Consumer VR 2017 Highlights

Wanting to preview upcoming VR and AR experiences, Douglas and I were delighted to attend Consumer VR earlier this May 2017. We wanted to see the current state of trends that would affect many aspects of our lives – whether at work, at school or play. Panels & Speaker Highlights What’s VR, AR, MR, and XR? As this technology is still cutting edge for many industries, … Continue reading Consumer VR 2017 Highlights

Salon-Pampering Gift Ideas

Looking to give your mom some luxury “me-time” for Mother’s Day or any other special occasion? Why not book an experience in a local salon? Here are my picks based on past experiences at salons in Vancouver, Canada. $$ – $$$ Suki’s Salon / Spa / Academy Looking to give your mom a hair makeover? Pick up a gift card to visit one of the … Continue reading Salon-Pampering Gift Ideas

Consumer Virtual Reality Conference 2017 (CVR) – May 5th – 7th, 2017

CVR 2017 (Consumer Virtual Reality Conference), Canada’s biggest Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Conference, is returning to Vancouver (May 5th-7th) featuring the latest in cutting-edge entertainment and presentations from tech giants including NASA, Google, Microsoft and Ford. CVR2017 will showcase a world-class selection of top industry experts, the latest technologies and hands-on demonstrations of the latest products. Attendees are invited to enjoy incredible interactive experiences, … Continue reading Consumer Virtual Reality Conference 2017 (CVR) – May 5th – 7th, 2017

Make It Vancouver November 2012 – Fashion and Fun Photos

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Here are some additional Fashion and fun highlights of Make It Vancouver – Winter edition from November 8th to 11th, 2012. Here are some featured exhibitors of some gifts and things that caught my eye in regards to being “hyper-local” Vancouver and practically pretty. sugar + candy Anyone as houndstooth pattern obsessed like me… This definitely was eye candy for… Continue reading Make It Vancouver November 2012 – Fashion and Fun Photos