Archive for the category "food"

100 Mile Challenge in Mission, BC

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Based on the best-selling book (and blog) by James MacKinnon and Alisa Smith, the Food Network’s new series, The 100 Mile Challenge, is testing the lifestyle habits of families in Mission, BC. I recently did a write up about the show for E!Online and soon after started counting my own food miles. Photo credit: Roland […]

St Patrick's Day in Vancouver

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I stopped by Cupcakes with my mother at lunch time today and proceeded to be enchanted by their Irish cream/buttercream cupcake. I don’t often spend over $3 on a Cupcake but let me tell you, it was worth every bite. This rich, creamy, and indulgent creation reminded me that it was St Patrick’s Day. Actually, […]

Dining Out for Life 2009

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Every year in Vancouver the Dining Out for Life event encourages everyone in the region to head out for a delicious dinner at the participating restaurant of their choice and it’s all for a great cause: A Loving Spoonful and Friends for Life. On Thursday, March 12, 2009 thousands will fill their plates to fight […]

Miss604's DQ Grill and Chill Contest

Comments 27 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Some would think it was a mistake to scarf down an entire cookie dough Blizzard right before a 5km run in an afternoon PE class but it never seemed to phase me in high school. The DQ on King George played host to many lunches, $2 cheeseburger combo meals (split 4 or 5 ways), and […]

Tim Hortons Roll Up the Rim to Win Cups

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few years ago a co-worker of mine mentioned that back in his home province of New Brunswick someone started up a recycling facility in order to process Tim Hortons cups as they currently were not able to recycle them at regular plants. I thought that seemed a bit extreme until I looked into the […]