Archive for May, 2013

Theatre Thursday: Solo Collective

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I am proud to once again be the Social Media Sponsor of the Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards (the Jessies) and as such, I will be featuring a local theatre company every Thursday. These profiles contain basic information about each company, as supplied by their team, and a list of their upcoming productions that you can […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

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The most special days in Vancouver are those when rain is forecasted but not a drop falls from the sky. The air is crisp, puffy clouds hang above, and sandals can still be worn. This week’s collection of Vancouver Photos from the Miss604 Flickr Group once again capture the beauty of the city’s nature, industry, […]

PileOfPillows.com Giveaway

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Local online boutique PileOfPillows.com is making a splash in the home decor scene with its collection of designer, Canadian, earth-friendly products ranging from duvet covers and hypoallergenic pillow cases to organic sheets and pet bedding. On the website you can learn how to pick out the perfect pillow, shop by brand, learn the difference between […]

The Merridale Cidery Experience

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Disclosure: Review — Our lunch was compliments of Tourism Vancouver Island and Janet showed us around the property. Views and opinions are my own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

A trip to Vancouver Island’s Cowichan Valley isn’t complete without heading over to Cobble Hill and visiting Merridale Estate Cidery. View Larger Map Back in 2000, Janet Docherty and Rick Pipes purchased Merridale and its 20 acres of cider apples from its founder who started it the cidery in 1990. Today, Merridale is a full-experience […]

BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend

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The BC Children’s Hospital Foundation is hosting their 26th annual Miracle Weekend on Global BC from 7:00pm Saturday, June 1st until 5:30pm on Sunday, June 2nd. This two-day celebration showcases the best of the hospital, including patients, families, caregivers, and supporters while raising much-needed funds. Last year, Miracle Weekend raised over $17 million for the […]