Archive for November, 2015

Downtown Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting

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The Downtown Vancouver Christmas tree lighting will happen December 4th at Jack Poole Plaza, with an event presented by Amacon and benefitting the Vancouver International Children’s Festival. Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting Where: Jack Poole Plaza, Vancouver Convention Centre When: Friday, December 4, 2015 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm Cost: Free Returning for the 9th year, the […]

Got Craft Holiday Edition: Win a Prize Pack

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Vancouver’s largest indie craft market is back and in a new location on a North Shore! Got Craft? Holiday Edition takes place December 12-13, 2015 at The Pipe Shop Building in North Vancouver. Browse and shop with over 80 makers and indie craft designers showcasing organic bath and body products, accessories, home décor items, toys, […]

December Events in Metro Vancouver

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December Events in Metro Vancouver – A full monthly list of events, activities, shows, and attractions around Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley throughout December 2015. Featuring links to FREE activities, charitable initiatives, and more this season.

CKNW Orphans’ Fund Pledge Day

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Mark your calendars! Wednesday, December 2nd 2015 is the 38th Annual CKNW Orphans’ Fund Pledge Day. This full day “radio-thon” is broadcast live on CKNW News Talk AM980 from the beautiful Terminal City Club in downtown Vancouver. The Fund’s largest fundraiser of the year, last year Pledge Day was able to raise over $1.8 million […]

Black Friday Deals at Best Buy

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Disclosure: Sponsored Post — This post is sponsored by Best Buy Canada. Views and opinions are my own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

It was the calm after the storm today at Best Buy in Downtown Vancouver as John and I skipped the crowds on Black Friday but still took advantage of some amazing deals on Saturday. We met up with Calvin, who was our personal shopping assistant, and told him some of our wish-list items, gift ideas, […]

Give the Gift of Spa Utopia This Season

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I have enjoyed spa experiences around the world but rarely do I get to savour one close to home. Fortunately, I recently found Spa Utopia at the Pan Pacific Hotel, tucked away in the heart of the city. Its entrance area is a full size boutique with an extensive collection of lotions, soaps, and creams, […]