Archive for November, 2010

Nanaimo Bar Trail

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Chelsea Barr from the City of Nanaimo has been promoting the city’s latest (and sweetest) attraction. She’s put together the “Nanaimo Bar Trail” in honor of the famous 3-layer chocolate dessert invented in (and named after) Nanaimo. Photo credit: edwardkimuk on Flickr Normally served up in bar form with a layer of vanilla custard between […]

Regency Auto Scion Launch Party, iPad Giveaway

Comments 145 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow night Regency Auto is celebrating the launch of the Scion brand in Canada with their “What Moves You” event. Beginning at 3:30pm you can stop by Regency Auto showroom on Kingsway (at 12th) for a free eco-friend car wash by Bismark, door prizes, draws, swag giveaways, gelato (from Bella Gelateria), and catering (by Cookies […]

Warm Clothing Donation Sites in Vancouver

Comments 24 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ducking into our houses to escape the ghosts made with our breaths, we grab our flannel pijamas, fleece blankets, and cozy-up on the couch to keep warm for the evening. Unfortunately for many in Vancouver, this just cannot and does not happen. Hundreds are on the streets and in shelters, without the luxury of a […]

2004 to 2010

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I realized that I let my 6-year “blogiversary” slip past me yesterday as it was on November 22nd 2004 that I wrote my first blog post. I had the site up on Blogger for a while before that and had no idea what to publish. What I ended up posting was random and scattered. I […]

Surrey Christmas Tree Lighting in Holland Park

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Holland Park in Surrey has become a central celebration site for festivals, seasonal activities, and community events. On November 30th you can join Mayor Dianne Watts for a Tree Lighting Ceremony complete with face-painting, hot beverages, family activities, fire dancers, a children’s choir and various other entertainment. Surrey’s Winterfest 2009 & 2010 When Tuesday, November […]