June 2014

ADRENALINE JUNKIE'S

Posted on Jun 30, 2014


Anyone who knows me knows that I love adrenaline focused activities. Being a native of BC certainly makes finding things to do that get my heart racing easy! I love all things athletic, but once in a while I like to push myself to do things out of my comfort zone, or at least, outside of my normal activities to keep things interesting. Boy oh boy d...

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OH CANADA, OUR TRUE NORTH STRONG AND FREE...BRING ON CANADA DAY!

Posted on Jun 25, 2014



You may be saying to yourself – another long weekend is here. BUT, this is not just any long weekend…it is THE long weekend of the summer right across the country. It is our nation’s Birthday – and as a young nation we sure know how to party like we have been around awhile! In fact in a nation that has federally proclaimed that Caesars are the nati...

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HUNTER GATHERER - GETTING BACK TO NATURE

Posted on Jun 19, 2014



If you are anything like me nothing announces the coming of summer more than seeing local berries pop up on our market shelves. FINALLY – they smell the way they are supposed to and taste like sunshine SO much better than our off season imports. I have such fond memories of our family’s yearly expedition out to one of the local farms that have the...

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HE SHOOTS, HE SCORES!! NOPE, IT AIN'T HOCKEY...OLÉ, OLÉ, OLÉ, OLÉ!!!!!

Posted on Jun 15, 2014



The FIFA World Cup is here and it’s time to bring out those Jersey’s and flags, dust them off and get out there to support our favorite teams. Where is the best place to go you may ask?? There are few neighbourhoods in Vancouver as defined as Commercial Drive…lovingly known as just “The Drive” this area is an eclectic multinational East Van neighbo...

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VANCOUVER'S FARMER'S MARKET'S - FAR MORE THAN HONEY BEES AND HIPPIES

Posted on Jun 09, 2014


Vancouver’s location in the world leaves little to be desired. Flanked by mountains, the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by some of the most fertile land in the country via the Okanogan – we have an abundance of everything delicious imaginable. The local farmers markets at this time of year are brimming with the fruits of their labour – literally!

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DO YOUR KIDS LONG TO BE OUTSIDE??

Posted on Jun 05, 2014


If you grew up in a family like mine, you know the sacred word of summer….CAMP!!! Too many children these days do not attend summer camp anymore and I think that is a real tragedy. Some of my fondest memories of my childhood revolve around summer camp, and what it taught me. Singing Kumbaya around the campfire, catching my first fish or sharing my...

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