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Vancouver Burlesque, an Elegant History

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Our city has had a legendary history in the world of burlesque, leading up to the present-day Vancouver Burlesque Festival and this weekend’s Chick a Boom Room event featuring the Burlesque Beauties. Photo credit: Danse Collection Dance At the turn of the 20th century Vancouver was just starting to boom. Building on up the backs […]

EPIC Expo: Mike Holmes Makes it Right

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This post was written for happyfrog at the EPIC Sustainable Living Expo At this time yesterday Mike Holmes was in Toronto redoing a roof and getting a sunburn. Although we can’t control our flip flopping weather in Vancouver, this city was sure grateful for Mike’s appearance. I had the chance to take some notes during […]

EPIC Expo Preview: Mike Holmes – Make it Right

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I wrote this post by request (although it was my pleasure) for the happy frog and EPIC expo blogs The man behind the crusade for the honest homeowner is Mike Holmes, and he’ll be on the main stage at the EPIC Sustainable Living Expo this Saturday. For the last seven seasons I’ve tuned into HGTV‘s […]

Green Living Show Vancouver: Natureland Organic Beer

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was a fan of the Amber Ale, while Keira leaned more toward the Lager. NatureLand Organic Beer is Canada’s first organic beer, pumping out two lovely samples of their 5% brew at the Green Living Show this weekend. This Gold winning Ale has been recently introduced to the British Columbia market. This unique beer […]

Green Living Show Vancouver: Scent with Love

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Upon first inspection this looked like a booth that promoted some lovely soy candles, but it was actually more than that. The soy candles, that come in many delicious flavours like oatmeal (that made Keira smell like cookies), cucumber melon, root beer, peaches, tangerine pina colada, and strawberry banana also serve as a skin moisturizer. […]