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…

Get Your Fill of Mini-Donuts this Weekend at the PNE

Considering the new COVID-19 restrictions, going to the PNE the traditional way won’t be possible this year – yet the team behind the Pacific National Exhibition is working hard to still be able to support its vendors and bring some of the joy back. A Taste of the PNE is one of the first events…

Holiday Must: The Nutcracker Featuring the Surrey City Orchestra

I remember the first time I saw The Nutcracker when I was a little kid: everything was so magical, the music, the story, the dancing. And of course, who wouldn’t want their nutcracker turning into a handsome prince after slaying an evil king? I’m very keen on sharing the magic of The Nutcracker with my…

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,…

Still Time to Get Spooked at Potter’s House of Horrors

I stand by my opinion that the best haunted house attraction in BC is right here in Surrey. Potter’s has been scaring and delighting visitors since 2003. Myself, a Surrey resident, have been enjoying coming here for several years. As a matter of fact, one of my very first posts on this blog was about…

HPI Bet Makes it Easy to get into the Racing Action

I recently went to a horse race at Hastings Racecourse located at 188 N. Renfrew St., Vancouver ,BC V5K 3N8 (approximately a 5-minute walk from Renfrew and East Hastings intersection). It was an opportunity for me to try out HPIbet, a website that enables you to bet on horse races on your phone. This was…

Catch the Vancouver Aquarium Butterflies Before They Fly Away

It’s all butterflies at the Vancouver Aquarium right now until the end of September. The beautiful Costa Rican visitors can be found at their Amazon Gallery. Several exotic species can be found, such as the Cream-Spotted Tiger Wing Butterfly, or the Postman Butterfly. If you’re lucky (or if you’re wearing a bright shirt), They may…

Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

It’s true that there are endless things to do in Vancouver and its surrounding areas, but this time of year, one activity stands higher than most. You definitely want to make time for the Chilliwack Sunflower Festival where you can enjoy endless rows of sunflowers! The Chilliwack Sunflower Festival is located just off of Highway…

A Day at the Races at the Deighton Cup

If you are looking for an event where you can showcase your best outfit and have the thrill of betting on a horse, Deighton Cup is for you! The 11th year of Deighton Cup just happened this past weekend on July 20th. Located at the Hastings Racecourse, the festival has been an event that people…