Archive for the category "christmas"

Kids Help Phone Homes for the Holidays Tour 2008

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Sometimes to get in the holiday spirit we’ll take a drive around neighbourhoods aglow with Christmas lights across doorways, fences and shrubs while sipping hot chocolate and watching the snow fall (or in most cases, rain). This year you can get your holiday buzz on early with a self-guided tour through festively decorated homes while […]

Vancouver Art Gallery Christmas Tree Lighting Tonight

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update December 8, 2009: The 2009 tree lighting happens tonight at 5:30pm with special guests including Diana Krall & Elvis Costello. At 6:00pm today a Christmas tree will be lit in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery to welcome the holiday season in Vancouver. Photo: SqueakyMarmot The second annual Amacon Christmas Tree lighting will be […]

Holiday Events Preview for Metro Vancouver 2008

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My Christmas hatchetChristmas morning 2007 It’s the time of year that makes me excited for brisk walks where you need to cover your nose with your scarf to help it thaw and cozying up with hot chocolate and a blanket on the couch while watching Peter Billingsley shoot his eye out. In local malls, castles […]

Notes to Nourish Holiday Cards

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When I worked for some big companies my wrist would often get sore and cramped personally signing my name on 300-500 holiday cards for clients at the beginning of December. Now that my client list is somewhat smaller, sending seasonal greetings is a much more pleasant task especially since we’re pretty much a paper-free office. […]

Merry iChristmas

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For the record, my husband is great at keeping secrets and that doesn’t worry me. He surprised me with some of the most original gifts, all while ensuring they would be items I could enjoy everyday. Regardless, I’m just happy to be sitting here with him and my family as the snow begins to fall […]