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…

Halloween in the Tri-Cities

Happy Halloween! As this year’s trick-or-treat extravaganza is on a weeknight, aside from costume house parties, here’s a list of fun events leading up to the week of Halloween to check out for those living or visiting the Tri-Cities (Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam): Anmore Manor – This annual haunted house located in Anmore, off…

Celebrate Canada 150 – July 1st in BC

Last minute planning for Canada Day? If you’re looking for something to do to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, whether locally or within BC, check out our list of what’s happening on July 1st, 2017. Happy Birthday Canada! Vancouver – Canada Place’s Canada Day will be the place to be to enjoy the largest celebration in…

The Mexican Gourmet (Port Coquitlam)

Living in the suburbs, we try to get out and support some of the local restaurants in the area, yet hope for something new and exciting. We happen to come across The Mexican Gourmet one weekend. I’m not sure how long this has opened, but it seemed relatively new. They have their original location in Maple Ridge, but…

Hearthstone Pizza

Looking for pizza in Port Coquitlam? Check out  Hearthstone Pizza. Customers chose their size of dough and sauces, plus their choice of unlimited toppings. Yes. Unlimited toppings. The pizzas are then cooked to perfection in less than 1o minutes in their stone oven. There are a couple of things I really like about the concept: first, there…

Pho T&T, Port Coquitlam

On a nice rainy day, after a long day of work, nothing makes me feel better than to stop off at my neighborhood Vietnamese restaurant for a piping hot bowl of pho noodle soup and some lemongrass chicken. A convenient walk from the West Coast train station in Port Coquitlam, Pho T&T is my favorite pho…

Sang Thai

I decided to leave the Vancouver area and ventured to Port Coquitlam for lunch today.  I Stumbled upon Sang Thai & Vietnamese Restaurant on Shaughnessy Street.  The space is very inviting, with both beautiful bright and muted tones.  Mood lighting throughout the place was great with grainy woods on the walls and floors including real…