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Shop Local Giveaway, Pick Your Prize

Comments 167 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s the season of giving and my inbox is full of generous prize donations for my readers this month. Two in particular that caught my eye were both from female business owners who operate shops in Vancouver. Kube Computers Kube Computers is a boutique computer store that specializes in stylish laptop bags and non-intimidating computer […]

Ballet BC’s The Nutcracker

Comments 146 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Nutcracker is coming to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre at the end of the month as Ballet BC presents this production by the Alberta Ballet. BalletBC The collaboration will bring Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the fierce Mouse King to life on stage while the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra will perform Tchaikovsky’s score. Performances will […]

604Republic T-Shirt and Hoodies

Comments 103 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With a name like 604Republic, this company instantly caught my eye. Their main goal is to create unique designs for t-shirts and hoodies — which is pretty much the unofficial uniform of anyone who lives on the West Coast. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr I’ve had my Soulsurfing Hoodie for a few weeks now […]

CBC’s Hyundai Hockey Nation Clinics

Comments 15 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend CBC’s Hyundai Hockey Nation will host a series of clinics at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver and in Langley. Aimed teaching tips, tricks, and skill development, these programs pair children from local hockey teams with NHL veterans and Stanley Cup champions. Stops on the tour so far include Vancouver this weekend, Calgary, Edmonton, […]

Whistler Weekend Getaway Giveaway

Comments 287 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I recently spent a weekend in Whistler exploring what the village, valleys, and peaks have to offer at the beginning of the winter season. It’s the right time of year to travel up the Sea to Sky as roads are clear but the dazzling coastal scenery is washed in white. To help you beat the […]