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Guest contributor Jennifer Miles is a mother who loves being active with her family of seven. From camping, baseball, swimming, and day trips, she's a power-mom with a passion for BC living.

Marco Polo Tours: Tulalip, Seattle, Cruise to Vancouver

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 — 10:00am PDT
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A few weeks ago when my close friend Christina called me up to tell me about a deal she had found on on the Travel Best Bets website for a trip to Seattle and back, I was quick to jump on board. This past weekend we made our way bright and early to Richmond Centre […]

Take Off Fridays, Summer 2011

Thursday, July 21st, 2011 — 11:45am PDT
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Throughout the Summer, Vancouver International Airport (“YVR”) will again be hosting Take Off Fridays, which began last summer to engage travelers and locals alike. This free event takes place every Friday from July 9th until August 27th between 8:00am- 4:00pm and features giveaways, food specials, face painting, music and more. Having enjoyed this event a […]

Where to Get a Live Christmas Tree

Monday, December 6th, 2010 — 11:00am PDT
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With Christmas only a few weeks away, those who opt for real Christmas trees are getting ready to head out and find that perfect one. There is something very traditional and “Christmassy” about taking a break from the congested malls and heading into the country with your kids, partner or friends. Many tree farms also […]

Metropolis at Metrotown Hot Seats at Rogers Arena

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 — 1:03pm PDT
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The following was contributed by guest author Jennifer Miles for Last night we had the privilege to watch the Canucks game from the Metropolis at Metrotown suite at Rogers Arena. Upon arriving at the suite we were greeted by our host, Mary. It’s been years since I’ve been to a home game and was […]

Metro Vancouver Pumpkin Patches: Tips

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 — 11:30am PDT
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With Halloween right around the corner, thoughts of witches, pirates, bags-full of candy and of course jack-o-lanterns fill children and parents’ minds a-like. In a follow up to my pumpkin patch write up from a few years ago. Here a few tips for those of you headed out to pumpkin patches over the next few […]

Back to School Essentials & Contest

Thursday, August 19th, 2010 — 5:18pm PDT
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The following was contributed by Jennifer Miles who will be seeing four children off to school this fall. It’s mid-August and the last thing on most kids’ minds is that oft dreaded 6 letter word —school. While most kids aren’t keen to leave the carefree days of playgrounds, water parks and beaches behind them, there […]