Up your Fitness Routine with BraceLayer #Contest

After a holiday season full of parties, outings, and lots of food and drink that you may not normally have during the rest of the year, January usually brings hordes to the gym and other activities to get your body moving. As you know, I am a fitness instructor and sometime runner who loves to…

RUN TO INSPIRE WITH ROCKY MOUNTAIN SOAP COMPANY

As a beginner runner trying to find my pace in the world (see what I did there? Lol!) I’m always on the look out for fun races to do. My schedule is pretty blah so I don’t really have time to join running clubs and my family, God bless them, are not interested in joining…

The Trocks are Back in Town on January 20 -21

The world’s foremost all-male comic ballet company, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo make their anticipated return with a fresh batch of highbrow hilarity, January 20 and 21, 2017 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, following Vancouver’s 2015 sold out smash hit! Brimming with breathtaking artistry and rampant sauciness, the cross-dressing company have been making audiences laugh…

The 39th Vancouver International Wine Festival

Vancouver International Wine Festival returns for an eight-day celebration of wine and food February 11 to 19 at the Vancouver Convention Centre and other venues around Metro Vancouver. The 2017 festival features 180 wineries from 16 countries participating in 54 events. In celebration of our nation’s 150th birthday, the festival features Canada as the theme…

Turn Over a New Leaf with Chopped Leaf #Contest

New Year’s Resolutions – we all have make them right? For most of us, the promise of a new year means a clean slate – a chance to start anew and our New Year’s resolutions play a big part on the process.  Making resolutions is easy, but keeping them – not so much. For me,…

Sushi Well

Across the street from Gateway Skytrain Station is a little sushi restaurant called Sushi Well. Small and non-pretentious, this particular franchise has a great chef and has become a favourite spot for my family and I. We enjoy spending our Friday dinner there. And the food is delicious. Chef Jake’s Aburi creations rival those of…

Brockmann Chocolates: A rich tradition of local gifting.

The season of giving is upon us – and what better way to celebrate it than by supporting your local businesses. The Brockmann family has a rich BC tradition, making chocolates locally for over 30 years. Situated in Delta, BC, the family includes three generations of chocolatiers, all which are committed to quality, freshness and…

The Telus Home of the Future is back at Enchant #Contest

Have you ever imagined what the home of the future would be like? the Future Home is back in Vancouver, this time at Enchant Christmas Light Maze and Market. The TELUS home demonstrates the life-changing potential of its state-of-the-art fibre optic network and offer a preview of what will be possible when homes are connected…

Planning a Winter Getaway? Here are Seven Things to do in Golden, BC

You don’t have to be a skier or snowboarder to enjoy the great outdoors this winter. Located in the heart of six of the most stunning national parks Canada has to offer, Golden, BC offers endless opportunities for outdoor adventurers to enjoy an extended visit to this winter wonderland. There are accommodations to suit every budget, ranging from…

Ladies’ Getaway at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Needing a break from the city, two of my girlfriends and I took an overnight trip to Whistler this weekend. Driving up Sunday, we arrived to the beautifully rustic Fairmont Chateau Whistler.  As Whistler Blackcomb has not officially opened for the winter ski season (opens this week, November 23), the hotel was buzzing with anticipation of…