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…

2019 Holiday Events Listing

Without a doubt, the holiday season is my favourite time of the year! I don’t know if it’s the lights, the food, the excitement in the air, but there’s something about Christmas that lifts my spirits and delights me in a way that no other time of the year compares. Now that I’m a mom,…

6 Free (Yes, Free!) Must-Do Holiday Events

I love Christmas, everything from the lights, the merriment, getting together with family and friends, singing carols, the whole thing. Now that I’m a mom, sharing holiday traditions with my family has become even more important. The holidays are pricey enough, so I’ve compiled a list of my favourite FREE things to do during the…

The Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze is a Scary Good Time

“AAAAA!! AAAAA!! Its’s ok, it’s ok… I’ll survi…. AAAAAAAA!!” – Me in the Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze. Located on the outskirts of Abbotsford, BC, this family-owned farm boasts 5 acres of the scariest haunted corn maze in Canada, Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze.  Once you get to the farm, you can purchase and enjoy…

Calendar of Events – August 2018

Powell Street Festival – Vancouver – August 4-5, 2018 The 42nd annual Powell Street Festival takes place August 4 & 5, in Oppenheimer Park and surrounding areas to celebrate the Japanese-Canadian community, arts and cultural heritage. The Powell Street Festival is the largest Japanese Canadian festival in the country and the longest running community arts celebration…

November 2017 – Calendar of Events

Vancouver Tea Festival, Vancouver – November 4 & 5 The annual Vancouver Tea Festival returns for its fourth year to the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver and the adjacent Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Chinatown. Visit between 10am-6pm on Nov 4 and 11am-5pm on Nov 5 for a retail marketplace, presentations, and…

The Holidays Have Arrived at High Street in #Abbotsford

Saturday, November 19th at 5pm marked the Official Tree Lighting and fourth annual holiday event at Highstreet. Highlights included the arrival of Santa Clause, the lighting of a 65-foot Christmas tree, Rudolf, Frosty the Snowman, Spandy Andy the dancing elf, a 40-piece marching band, a team of festive dancers and, of course, a magical snowfall. …

A Day at EcoDairy #AvalonTraceable

On Sunday, my family and I spent a day as guests of  EcoDairy and Avalon at the EcoDairy facilities learning about sustainable farming. Located in Abbotsford, EcoDairy is the first demonstration farm of its kind in Canada. The farm offers a unique and highly interactive learning environment, perfect for children like my little guy, Dylan. A proud…