The Scariest Corn Maze in Canada is Back at Maan Farms

The Maan Farms Corn Maze is one of my favourite Halloween traditions in the Lower Mainland and I am so glad that it’s back! The maze changes each time and this year, the theme takes you to an abandoned testing facility and the horrors within. Due to limited capacity and COVID-19 protocols, the experience is…

Music, good food and romance can be found in Abbotsford

Abbotsford BC is sometimes known as The City in the Country – close enough to Vancouver, but far enough away to enjoy the vast farm fields and proximity to nature. Also for any food aficionado, it offers delicious farm-to-table dining options as well as charming vineyards, farmers markets and stores. To celebrate our wedding anniversary,…

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…

Calendar of Events – August 2018

Powell Street Festival – Vancouver – August 4-5, 2018 The 42nd annual Powell Street Festival takes place August 4 & 5, in Oppenheimer Park and surrounding areas to celebrate the Japanese-Canadian community, arts and cultural heritage. The Powell Street Festival is the largest Japanese Canadian festival in the country and the longest running community arts celebration…

Calendar of Events – August 2017

Honda Celebration of Light, Vancouver – August 2 (UK) and August 5 (Canada) The second night of the annual Honda Celebration of Light features the United Kingdom, and the third night will conclude with Canada’s presentation on August 5. In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, each competing team will be required to include an iconic…

The Holidays Have Arrived at High Street in #Abbotsford

Saturday, November 19th at 5pm marked the Official Tree Lighting and fourth annual holiday event at Highstreet. Highlights included the arrival of Santa Clause, the lighting of a 65-foot Christmas tree, Rudolf, Frosty the Snowman, Spandy Andy the dancing elf, a 40-piece marching band, a team of festive dancers and, of course, a magical snowfall. …

Fraser Valley Food Show 2016 April 1-3

This weekend is the 8th Annual Fraser Valley Food Show 2016 taking place at the Tradex in Abbotsford. The show features over 120 exhibitors, 3 demonstration stages, a Cheese Seminar area, the Great Canadian Sausage Making Competition on Saturday, and a Gluten-free Living Show. New this year to the Show is an Edible Garden and Spring Craft Market. I had the…

A Day at EcoDairy #AvalonTraceable

On Sunday, my family and I spent a day as guests of  EcoDairy and Avalon at the EcoDairy facilities learning about sustainable farming. Located in Abbotsford, EcoDairy is the first demonstration farm of its kind in Canada. The farm offers a unique and highly interactive learning environment, perfect for children like my little guy, Dylan. A proud…

Mitch Miller’s Canadian Grill

Last weekend I had the infrequent chance to make an adventure out to Abbotsford for a friend’s going away party. His favorite spot is Mitch Miller’s Canadian Grill, claiming their food is amazing and frequently goes there when he eats out. I haven’t been out on an eating adventure in Abbotsford, so I was skeptical…