Archive for August, 2009

Jackson Rathbone of Twilight with 100 Monkeys


Monday, August 31st, 2009 — 1:36pm PST
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Jackson Rathbone, who plays Jasper in the Twilight movie saga, has been busy in Vancouver filming the latest installment of the series however he’s also managed to find time to be a part of the band, 100 Monkeys. © 100 Monkeys The band is made up of Rathbone’s high school confidantes, Ben Graupner and Ben […]

The Art of the Photowalk


Monday, August 31st, 2009 — 10:02am PST
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Grab your camera, tell people where you’re going, and ask them to join you. That’s pretty much the concept behind a photowalk. Over the last few years I’ve met up with some incredible photographers (professional and amateur) who carry anything from $5,000+ cameras/lenses to Polaroids, pocket cameras, and camera phones. If you enjoy taking photos […]

Savvy Mom Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2009


Monday, August 31st, 2009 — 9:18am PST
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The Savvy Mom Entrepreneur of the Year Award recognizes outstanding women in business who also just happen to be mothers. Since 2008, I have been a business owner. I am customer service, marketing, sales, accounting and development rolled into one. However, imagining someone who can manage all of that (and more) on top of being […]

Providence Farm


Friday, August 28th, 2009 — 9:43am PST
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We made a quick stop at the General Store on Providence Farm in Duncan while on our tour of the Cowichan Valley. Its history dates back to 1864 when the Sisters of St Ann purchased 400 acres of land on the promise that they would occupy and build upon it. It has gone through several […]

Weekend Events Link Fest, End of August 2009


Thursday, August 27th, 2009 — 11:50am PST
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With the smell of the PNE‘s mini donuts wafting through the air and with kiddies scooping up all the latest Trapper KeepersTM, you just know summer is coming to an end. On the bright side, there’s still so much going on around town that consist of both indoor and outdoor activities. Here is this week’s […]

RIPE: An Evening of Local Food and Libations


Thursday, August 27th, 2009 — 10:09am PST
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On October 1st, 2009 the Vancouver Farmers Markets are presenting RIPE: the first annual evening of local food and libations. The event aims to raise funds and support of the organizations and initiatives surrounding eating local. “This includes the establishment of a Farmers Nest Egg Fund, and the creation of the recently announced New City […]

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