6 Life-size Teddy Bear Gift Ideas

One weekend this fall, Douglas and I were running errands around the city to get ready for the winter. We were glad to leave the overcrowded Costco to head over to Home Depot to look for particular tools. Wandering by the seasonal section, as expected, many customers saw me squeal in delight as I was hugging their airblown hugging teddy bear. Animated Airblown-Mixed Media-Hugging Teddy … Continue reading 6 Life-size Teddy Bear Gift Ideas

Gift Ideas for World Pasta Day

When I think of pasta, I chuckle from remembering one of Russell Peter’s jokes about racial integration. Folks, you know if the world’s gonna mix we should start mixing people now that would never normally mix, you know. Like hook up a Jamaican with an Italian. They could have little “Pastafarians”, you know. Celebrate World Pasta Day on October 25th by surprising a pasta-lover with … Continue reading Gift Ideas for World Pasta Day

Ideas to for a Pumpkin-decorated Autumn around the House

This upcoming weekend it will be Thanksgiving long weekend for us Canadians on October 9th. There are similarities between why and how Canadians and Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. For Canadians, we have Thanksgiving a month earlier as it signifies our season of harvest. As Canada is north on the map, we tend to see the start of the harvest season earlier than our neighbours to the … Continue reading Ideas to for a Pumpkin-decorated Autumn around the House

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

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

Throwback to Tea time at @Neverlandtea

I hope you had a wonderful long Victoria Day weekend! Did you know that the two busiest weekends for the BC Ferries in a calendar year are usually May’s Victoria Day long weekend and September’s Labour Day long weekend? Perhaps it’s because most people like to travel back and forth from Vancouver Island to the Mainland during warm weather, eh? This long weekend, Douglas and I … Continue reading Throwback to Tea time at @Neverlandtea

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

Gift Ideas for the Stylish Mom

They say that April Showers bring May Flowers. Though I love all kinds of flowers and abundantly nature-themed gifts, these tend to trigger my mom’s allergies.  Here are jewelry-related gift ideas for the Stylish Mom, in time for Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 14th, 2017. $$$$ Rado – Diamond Watches The feminine design of the automatic Rado True Diamonds contrasts with its cutting-edge technology. Twelve diamonds … Continue reading Gift Ideas for the Stylish Mom

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

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