BC Bloom Donuts by @TimHortons

Company: Tim Hortons® Cause: Red Cross BC Fires Appeal Year: 2017 Tim Hortons® is offering a special BC Bloom Donut available for purchase at all Restaurants in British Columbia starting on July 17 for a limited time with 100 per cent of proceeds going towards the Red Cross. In addition, Tim Hortons® and its Restaurant Owners: Announced a $100,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross BC Fires … Continue reading BC Bloom Donuts by @TimHortons

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

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

Books with McDonald’s Canada Happy Meals and #OwnABookGiveABook

There are times where I like to pop into McDonald’s to pick up a Happy Meal as it’s just the right size for a quick on-the-go meal. Usually I pick between the boys’ toy, so I can pass it on to our nephews, or the girls’ toys, especially if they’re Hello Kitty themed. From May 16th, families can choose from a book or toy when … Continue reading Books with McDonald’s Canada Happy Meals and #OwnABookGiveABook

Food Highlights at BMO Vancouver Marathon Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo

After sweating it up after previewing various VR Demo Games at Consumer VR at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Douglas and I wandered through the BMO Vancouver Marathon Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo. Here are foodie related goods that caught our eye during our stroll through the Expo. Cocos Pure We sampled different flavours of Coconut Water from  pure, mango and pineapple. Douglas likes to stick … Continue reading Food Highlights at BMO Vancouver Marathon Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo

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

Coffee Accessories at @revolver_coffee

Digging through my photo archives, I came across photos I took from visiting Revolver Coffee in Gastown while catching up with Roland. Revolver is one of my favourite places in Vancouver for a high-quality coffee experience. It’s a very popular and packed place. When I can, I like to pop in for a coffee tasting flight trying out their latest. On one side of the … Continue reading Coffee Accessories at @revolver_coffee