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

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

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

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

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

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

White tulip printed dresses

Annually Jodie and Keith make a trek through the Okanagan to compete in their annual hockey tournament. As always, they seem to be stuck in traffic in the Valley while they were commuting back to Vancouver Island. This year they were stuck in the traffic for the annual Abbotsford BLOOM Tulip festival. Here is a Polyvore fashion board inspired by their annual trip.   White … Continue reading White tulip printed dresses

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

Sadness Outfit Inspired by Inside Out

It was a wet Saturday with the nephews staying over from Vancouver Island. Being their first time in Vancouver’s neighbour, Burnaby, throughout the day and afternoon we ventured out to explore a couple of events out in the rainy weather. To start drift to sleep in the evening, we sat together and rewatched Inside Out. All squeezed in our micro couch, I put together a … Continue reading Sadness Outfit Inspired by Inside Out