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Earthquake in Metro Vancouver


Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 — 12:07am PDT
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There has been a 4.9 magnitude earthquake in Metro Vancouver tonight. It struck 23km north of Victoria and has been felt all around BC’s south coast. The National Tsunami Warning Center confirms there is no tsunami danger. This quake at 11:39pm on December 29, 2015 follows another that measured 4.4 and struck several hours earlier near San Bernardino, California.

Join the SnowSeekers Challenge


Thursday, December 24th, 2015 — 11:28am PDT
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I love BC trivia, and I like to think that I know quite a few interested tidbits, however I seriously need to brush up on my BC ski resort history! Did you know that the plaza at Whistler Blackcomb used to be the village dump? Did you know that Big White near Kelowna was found […]

Surprise Grocery Pick-Up at Save-On-Foods


Thursday, December 17th, 2015 — 1:14pm PDT
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It’s not often that you get to see behind the curtain before the show begins, but ever since I shadowed the EComm team at the Grandview Save-On-Foods earlier this month, I couldn’t wait to try online grocery ordering for myself. The perfect opportunity arose when I invited my sister on a ski weekend to Manning […]

Free Christmas Activities in Metro Vancouver


Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 — 2:14pm PDT
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It’s tough to save money during the holidays while going to gatherings of friends and family, hosting dinners, and exchanging gifts. However, I know of several activities that will get you in the holiday spirit without sliding you into debt. Here are my top picks for FREE Christmas activities in Metro Vancouver over the next […]

Festive Tea Service at The Urban Tea Merchant


Monday, November 16th, 2015 — 3:24pm PDT
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In the heart of Downtown Vancouver, between busy intersections, crowded shops, and puddle-laden sidewalks, there is a warm, calm, and welcoming tea room serving up delectable seasonal treats paired with a comforting selection of TWG holiday teas. Festive Tea Service at The Urban Tea Merchant Reza Nasooti, who is the Tea Sommelier at The Urban […]

The Holidays at Highstreet in Abbotsford


Sunday, November 15th, 2015 — 9:44am PDT
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One afternoon, after attending a show at the TRADEX in Abbotsford that left me inspired with gift ideas for the holidays, I got in my car and started writing out a shopping list on my phone. As the list grew in my notepad app, I decided to look up the closest stores that would carry […]