#fvindiemarket at Coquitlam Town Centre Park

Company: Various and Loving Local Causes: Shopping Local, Supporting local businesses from the Fraser Valley and Tricities Organization: Donations supporting Salvation Army BC Fire Relief Year: 2017 Near Coquitlam Town Centre this weekend? Check out the latest Fraser Valley Indie Market on Saturday, August 26th 2017 from 11am to 7pm. Admission is by donation, to go toward Salvation Army BC Wildfire Relief. Follow along on … Continue reading #fvindiemarket at Coquitlam Town Centre Park

BC Bloom Donuts by @TimHortons

Company: Tim Hortons® Causes: Humanitarian, Help those effected by BC forest fires Organization: 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 … Continue reading BC Bloom Donuts by @TimHortons

#BurgersToBeatMS on August 24th, 2017

Company: A&W Canada Causes: Health, Multiple Sclerosis Research  Organization: Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada Year: 2017 On August 24th, 2017, for every Teen Burger  at A&W sold, $2 will be donated to help those living with MS. Uniting Canadians from coast to coast in support of a great cause, all 860 A&W restaurants across the country will hostBurgers to Beat MS events – many featuring A&W Root Beer® float … Continue reading #BurgersToBeatMS on August 24th, 2017

#SaveTheDude with @RandBBrewing and @eightandahalf

Companies: Collaboration between R&B Brewing and Eight and a Half Cause: The Reclining Figure statue at Dude Chilling Park Year: 2017 While Douglas and I were out this weekend enjoying the unusually balmy weather, we stopped into Denman Beer Wine & Spirits to pick up a few single cans of craft beer. As I was waiting for Douglas to make his choices, I spotted this poster … Continue reading #SaveTheDude with @RandBBrewing and @eightandahalf

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 Gifts for the Jet-Setter on Your List

Recently my group of design students and I went on an Explorer Tour to learn about the various sustainable and meaningful initiatives at YVR. We were impressed by the many sustainable, environmental, and community initiatives that YVR . Inspired by one of the games we played during the interactive experience, here’s five gifts that are carry-on friendly to make the commute by air more comfortable … Continue reading Five Gifts for the Jet-Setter on Your List

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

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

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