Love Chicken Wings? This Festival is for You!

Set your alarms for October 10th, 2021, because it’s time to do the chicken dance and celebrate Vancouver’s Chicken Wing Festival, which is set to be held at a secret location and will feature a wide variety of flavoured wings and craft beer. If you’re a chicken wing enthusiast, this is your calling. You do…

Checking out SnackPlug in Surrey

Surrey’s latest addition to the food scene is a paradise for all snack addicts! The SnackPlug is a small but mighty store located in the Fleetwood neighborhood. The brainchild of three recent UBC graduates, the store has received a mighty welcome, specially from the Instagram crowd who is coming in droves to check out the…

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…