Archive for the category "cheap things to do"

A Night on Granville


Saturday, January 12th, 2008 — 2:03am PDT
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It’s not what you think, we went home well before the doors to Tonic and Caprice opened up and line ups grew around the corner (although there were only 10 people inside). This evening after work some folks headed out to Wings for happy hour and a couple well-deserved brews. Five people, five pounds of […]

Free Birthday Stuff in Vancouver Part 2


Wednesday, January 9th, 2008 — 12:02am PDT
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What’s better than your husband, with all his media connections, getting you up to the Jim Robson Brodacast Gondola at GM Place? The “Voice of the Vancouver Canucks” and me – Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Having him take your photo with John Shorthouse and Tommy Larscheid – that’s what. But back to the […]

Ride for Breast Cancer Research at Seymour


Monday, January 7th, 2008 — 5:00am PDT
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Today I’ll be strapping on my snowboard for the first time in two years and I simply can’t wait. I learned to ride about 12 years ago at my local mountain of choice – Seymour. This was mostly because it was the quickest to get to from Surrey, it was the cheapest, and had the […]

Super Skills Saturday


Saturday, January 5th, 2008 — 7:19pm PDT
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Watching Team Canada win gold I completely forgot to blog about the Canucks Super Skills as it’s a great, cheap and fun activity that happens every year at GM Place. Our favourite players take to the ice in a competition of speed and accuracy. It’s always a low-dough event and extremely fun for the kiddies. […]

iSkate for Under 5 Bucks


Wednesday, December 26th, 2007 — 4:21pm PDT
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As a proud Canadian girl I was overwhelmed when I received new ice skates this Christmas. Truth be told, I’ve never owned a pair of my own before and these are pretty spectacular. Within 24 hours of receiving them I was getting them sharpened at the West End Community Centre and stepping on the ice. […]

Stanley Park Tree Planting and the Humbug Hike


Friday, December 14th, 2007 — 9:59am PDT
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Tomorrow will mark the one year anniversary of the storm that ravaged Stanley Park one night, uprooting tens of thousands of trees and gnashing through the sea wall. Over the last year I’ve kept a close eye on the park, and have many photos and blog posts to illustrate the lack of progress and frustration […]

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