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…

Shiok: Singapore Cuisine

Are you all “Shiok” up over the latest Singaporean restaurant in Vancouver? The latest in a series of Asian restaurants that have recently sprouted up along Kingsway, Shiok offers Singaporean cuisine in a casual dining experience similar to a hawkers centre in the land of Crazy Rich Asians. I’ve been to Singapore before and loved…

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…

Eating through Italy

Although it’s been months since my family trip through Italy, friends and family still ask me about my trip and what my favourite places were to eat at. Since I have gone to Italy twice now and explored quite a few regions of the country on my most recent trip, I’d like to share with…

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…

Mouthwatering Low-Calorie, Low Carb Pasta #Recipe

I just got back on the diet wagon so it’s disappointing when I can’t have my favourite food in the entire world: cream sauce pasta! I love cream sauce pasta so much but the calories in the pasta are just too much. The few pasta brands I usually buy have about 310 calories per 85…

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…