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…

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…

Celebrate Canada Day in Surrey

I’ve lived in Surrey for almost 15 years now. In my time here, I’ve seen Surrey grow into a great city, a place where I’m raising my family. Why I think Surrey is so great? Many reasons. Affordability being one, diversity is another. Everything from the vast green spaces, to the culture (hey, did you…

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…

Paleo-diet and keto approved fast food from Crispy Falafel

One of the things I love about Canada is the way in which we respect and value people’s unique heritage within our multicultural society. This fact is easily evident in the ethnically diverse restaurants that pockmark our cities. It could be stated that at its core food is art, and likewise, art is an expression…

The Surrey Fusion Festival it’s Back and Better than Ever

This year’s Surrey Fusion Festival is back and better than ever, featuring 45 worldly pavillions displaying their cultures, wares, and flavours for festival goers for the entire weekend of July 21-22. This is one of my favourite things to do with DJ during the summer. I love the multicultural aspect of our city and what better…

Calendar of Events – July 2018

Golden Spike Days Festival – Port Moody – June 29 – July 2, 2018 The annual Golden Spike Days Festival in Port Moody takes place this year June 29-July 2, 2018 at Rocky Point Park. A family friendly event that is held annually to celebrate the last spike driven into the CPR rail that stops…