Archive for December, 2012

The Commercial Drive Coffee Company: Coffee Giveaway

Comments 163 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Commercial Drive Coffee Company popped onto my radar just a short time ago when they supplied the complimentary coffee at my London Drugs book signing event — and I’m very glad that they did. Roasted in East Vancouver, they have signature Vancouver-themed coffee styles that include: The Drive Espresso: “A smooth, low acidity, European […]

Vancouver History: Abbott House

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Nestled between the residential towers of the West End you can spot a few heritage houses that have endured for decades. Some converted to apartments or businesses, others preserved in time like Roedde House. One that sticks out, with no other heritage houses remaining in its immediate vicinity, is Abbott House at 720 Jervis Street […]

Edible Canada at Granville Island

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Our meal was compliments of Edible Canada. We made our own purchases in the retail store. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Edible Canada on Granville Island combines a bistro with a retail store that is packed with the best permanent selection of local and artisan ingredients around. If you’ve ever wondered what “Canadian Cuisine” entails, look no further than the Edible Canada bistro menu. Keira and I stopped in yesterday, enjoying individual french press coffees and […]

Christmas at Canada Place 2012: Promenade Photowalk

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Christmas at Canada Place is in full swing with the Breakfast with Santa events this weekend and plenty of activity out on the promenade. I took a walk around Canada Place at dusk on Friday afternoon to check out all the the free fun for families. The promenade activities run from 8:00am to 10:00pm daily […]

Life Savers Holiday Funbook Giveaway

Comments 97 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Those little candies with hole in the middle are celebrating this year as LifeSavers turn 100. A stocking-stuffer favourite, over 11 million Canadians have purchased a nostalgic Life Savers Holiday Funbook for someone on their Christmas list. To spread the cheer, they’ve offered up a $100 Life Savers Holiday Stocking Stuffer Prize Pack for one […]