Canuck Place Lights Up for the Season

The Lighting of the House – an annual tradition to welcome the holiday season and bring the supporters of Canuck Place Hospice together to celebrate their contributions, took place on December 4th in Vancouver. Photo Credit: Canucksplace.org Canuck Place Children’s Hospice has light up the sky with a dazzling display of over 60,000 festive lights…

Calendar of Events – December 2018

Aurora Winter Festival – Vancouver – On now until December 30, 2018 Escape into a hidden village by the North Pole filled with captivating Christmas light displays and magical characters. Enjoy the market huts, food gardens, amusement rides, live entertainment, and plenty of other exciting activities. From visiting Santa’s Workshop to lacing up your skates…

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…

Taste Your Way through Whistler Cornucopia

Whistler’s popular annual food and wine festival, Whistler Cornucopia, is back this month! Celebrating it’s 22nd year, Cornucopia takes place November 8-18, 2018. Two weeks of dining events, tastings, drink seminars, and parties, there’s plenty to experience in Whistler before the start of the ski/snowboard season. Local Whistler restaurateurs and visiting B.C. and Canadian chefs alike have…

Calendar of Events – November 2018

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition – Richmond – On now until January 11, 2019 Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at Lipont Place in Richmond, BC is a major international travelling exhibition that contains 121 authentic artifacts recovered from the wreck site of the RMS Titanic. On now until January 11, 2019, learn about the legendary RMS Titanic’s compelling…

Event Recap: Passions 2018

Last week my palate went on a culinary adventure. I was invited to Passions 2018, a gastronomic focused charity event for the Dr. Peter Foundation at Performance Works on Granville Island, hosted by Global TV anchor Sophie Lui. This year, with ticket sales, sponsorship, a live auction with celebrity auctioneer Fred Lee, and countless donated…

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 – October 2018

Kim’s Convenience – Vancouver – On now – October 6, 2018 Come see the play that inspired the hit CBC TV show, Kim’s Convenience at Pacific Theatre from now until October 6, 2018. Mr. Kim is proud of his store, Kim’s Convenience. After thirty years of selling lottery tickets, catching petty thieves, and reporting illegally…

Sneeki Tiki Brings Back that Summer Feel to Vancouver

I know, I know… Fall has arrived, but it doesn’t mean that we have to lose summer! When you find yourself in the rain or cold and longing for that summer feel, enjoy some refreshing drinks and delicious food at Sneeki Tiki, a new tiki-inspired restaurant and bar! Sneeki Tiki, downtown Vancouver’s very first tiki…

Passions 2018 Showcasing Vancouver’s Top Chefs

On September 26 at Performance Works on Granville Island, 20 wonderful chefs will show their love and passion for food and wine by serving up some of their most delicious dishes at Passions 2018. Running for over 15 years and fundraising over $1.4 million, this important event has is dedicated to Vancouver food lovers. There…