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Rocanini Roasters and Canadian Western Regional Barista Championships

I have a confession to make. I drink coffee. Despite my social media profile and what the internet tells you, this avid tea drinker also enjoys a good cup of joe. I know…not everything on the interwebs is true. Shocking. As much as I love having Starbuck baristas attempt to spell my name correctly, I … Continue reading

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RECIPE – STRAWBERRIES & CREAM WHOOPIE PIES

The combination of berries and cream is so simple, and with berries being in abundance right now, The Dairy Farmers of Canada, BC Dairy Association, Alberta Milk, SaskMilk, and Dairy Farmers of Manitoba have teamed up with chefs from across Canada to create new recipes that combine berries and cream. Chef Julian Bond, Executive Chef … Continue reading

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ARC Dining

ARC Dining has taken over the spot where Herons restaurant used to be. The restaurant has beautiful views of the mountains and water, and it’s a great place to have a relaxed meal with a good friend. ARC’s chefs are Dana Hauser, and one of my favourite Vancouver chefs, Alessandro Vianello. Alessandro is great at creating … Continue reading

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Contest – Win Tickets to #StandUp4FSHD Comedy Show

What are you doing July 19th? You could be watching some of Vancouver’s best comedians while helping to raise money to fund research for FSH Muscular Dystrophy. New Westminster’s historic Columbia Theatre will be home to the first #StandUp4FSHD fundraiser. The event will be held July 19th, 2014 starting at 6 pm with a warm welcome from … Continue reading

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Sushi Boss

I came across Sushi Boss while I was looking up a new sushi restaurant to try in Coquitlam. Rated highly on Urbanspoon with rave reviews from diners, I needed to go try this out for myself to find out how good this was. Sushi Boss is located in a small plaza at the corner of Robson Drive … Continue reading

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So Crab So Good Restaurant & Bar

Recently for a friend’s birthday my hubby and I made a trip out to Burnaby Heights to try out So Crab So Good Restaurant & Bar, a seafood restaurant similar to The Crab Pot in Seattle. If you haven’t been to The Crab Pot, basically it’s a seafood restaurant where they cook all your seafood in a giant … Continue reading

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Clif MOJO from Clif Bar & Company

A portable snack is a safe way to fuel your body good. Getting stuck without one can drive you into, well, a drive-thru…ick! I had the pleasure of testing out the new Clif MOJO from Clif Bar & Company and man-oh-man, they are GOOD! The fact that they’re made with at least 70 percent organic … Continue reading

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Subway Canada’s Commit To Fit Pledge

Subway Canada recently launched it’s new campaign, Commit To Fit Pledge. Subway Canada’s ambassador, Carl Savard, is currently travelling across Canada promoting this new campaign to jumpstart a new health-oriented Facebook app. I had the chance to meet Carl today at Subway in downtown Vancouver, where he talked to us about his commitment to a healthier lifestyle. Carl … Continue reading

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Doug’s Homestead, Hedley BC

My family takes a lot of road trips through BC and every time we drive through Hedley, BC (in the Similkameen Valley, right before the Okanagan) we have to make a stop at Doug’s Homestead. Tucked off the side of BC Highway 3 or Crowsnest Highway, Doug’s Homestead is a blink and you’ll miss it little … Continue reading

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