Maxine’s Cafe and Bar is the perfect place to reconnect and renew

Located in the historic West End of Vancouver, Maxine’s Cafe and Bar has been serving breakfast, lunch, and brunch since they opened in April 2021 and now, they have expanded their offerings into the evenings with the addition of both a happy hour and dinner menus from Thursdays to Sundays.  I found myself at Maxine’s…

Acclaimed Van Gogh Exhibit is Coming to Vancouver

Fresh from its last stop in Winnipeg, the Imagine Van Gogh exhibit is coming to the Vancouver Convention Centre in February and I for one, cannot wait. Vincent Van Gogh is my favourite artist. I remember standing for hours at the Met in NYC staring at Starry Night – drinking in every once of madness…

4 Fun Ways to Celebrate Alone/Together this Holiday Season

Even though we can’t celebrate together this Christmas season, we can still spend time with loved ones digitally. I found that although it’s not ideal, being able to to a craft or share a meal with family and friends can be a way to create holiday memories together. To make the best of it, here…

4 Local Businesses You Can Support this Gift-Giving Season

Can’t believe it’s December already. This year has been crazy to say the least. But now, here we are, at the home stretch of 2020, and Christmas eve is exactly a month away. Christmas is my favourite time of year – I love the lights, the cheer and the gifting. One of my favourite things…

Getting Medical Advice is Now Easier than Ever with Cloud MD

A couple of weeks ago, Dylan came home from school sick. On a regular year, I would’ve been worried, but ok. No big deal, kid’s get runny noses, coughs and colds once in a while. But this isn’t an ordinary year. Dylan developed a fever, and even thought the fever went away after a day…

Searching for the Sasquatch in Harrison Hot Springs

The tale of the Sasquatch has been passed down for generations by the Sts’ailes First Nations people of Harrison Lake and Harrison River. Often described as a half-man, half-ape type creature, the Sts’ailes believe the Sasquatch is a spiritual being that can vanish into the spirit realm at will. The first time I heard of…

The Scariest Corn Maze in Canada is Back at Maan Farms

The Maan Farms Corn Maze is one of my favourite Halloween traditions in the Lower Mainland and I am so glad that it’s back! The maze changes each time and this year, the theme takes you to an abandoned testing facility and the horrors within. Due to limited capacity and COVID-19 protocols, the experience is…

Music, good food and romance can be found in Abbotsford

Abbotsford BC is sometimes known as The City in the Country – close enough to Vancouver, but far enough away to enjoy the vast farm fields and proximity to nature. Also for any food aficionado, it offers delicious farm-to-table dining options as well as charming vineyards, farmers markets and stores. To celebrate our wedding anniversary,…

Go Blue with BC Blueberries this Summer and Win Big!

BC Blueberries are not only tasty, but they’re also a superfood, rich in antioxidants and are British Columbia’s biggest food export. So it’s only fair that this yummy little berry gets its own holiday. July 15th is officially Blueberry Day in British Columbia, and what better way to celebrate than the Go Blue BC Virtual…