#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

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

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

Gift Ideas from #HBGrandPortage

On my way to Granville Station, I decided to wander around the basement of Hudson’s Bay in Downtown. It’s Canada’s 150th birthday this year. HBC (Hudson’s Bay Company), one of the oldest companies in North America (founded in 1670), released the new Grand Portage Collection to commemorate our nation’s birthday. It’s a 58-piece collection that features a series of souvenirs for men, women and children. … Continue reading Gift Ideas from #HBGrandPortage

Gifting Green Products – Decoding Green Labels 101

It can be pretty confusing when trying to find the perfect gift for your friend who loves to help the environment. From “natural” tea, to “green” cleaning supplies to “eco-friendly” clothing, there are endless products being marketed with claims that attempt to convince us that we are making the right decision when shopping. “Canadians are concerned about the state of our environment and worker conditions, and … Continue reading Gifting Green Products – Decoding Green Labels 101