Archive for the category "holiday"

Christmas at Hycroft 2010

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Founded in 1907, the University Women’s Club hosts a variety of events including Christmas at Hycroft. This highly-anticipated holiday affair, now in its 38th year, will take place November 18th until the 21st. Fireplaces will be adorned with evergreen bows, crystal garlands will sparkle, and blue ribbon will abound as a part of this year’s […]

Vancouver Theatre’s Holiday Line-Up 2010

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Last year I rounded up a list of performances from a wide variety of Vancouver theatre companies. Looking at the updates on Twitter, the flyers in stores and restaurants, and the press releases in my inbox, I’m getting excited about several upcoming productions. I absolutely love a night out at the theatre in Vancouver (no […]

Welcome to Winter in Iowa

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When John and I landed in Iowa I was surprised to see less snow on the ground than there was back in Vancouver. I’m so used to telling his relatives that we don’t get much snow back where we’re from in Canada, which usually results in incredulous looks, however this time around things are different. […]

Review: Skoah in Yaletown

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve seen Skoah products before and since my old office was in Yaletown I have walked by before but I never knew the true extent of the Skoah experience until I was invited in for their Angel Glow Facial last Friday. I’ve been to my fair share of spas, from hotel resorts, to Korean day […]

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 […]

There's No Place Like Home

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After the weekend’s festivities John and I had some time on our own to explore more of what Kansas City has to offer. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr We have been lucky enough to sample the most delicious food during our visit – both home-cooked and out at restaurants, even partaking in some Spanish […]