Category Archives: Things to do

A Good Cup of Tea

When the calendar says spring but the temperatures are still downright chilly, a good cup of tea can bring clarity. Seasonal changes are occurring. Everywhere you look, the preparations and planning for spring are underway.  Parkas have been traded in for … Continue reading

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Under the Sea: A Year of Learning at the Vancouver Aquarium

Welcome back readers. It’s a new year and a fresh start. This years story has yet to be written. So here’s to hoping your 2016 is full of laughter, love and spontaneity! Under the Sea Our new year started with … Continue reading

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Cars in the Hood

This past weekend the family and I hit the streets to check out some cool cars and custom rims as the annual Downtown Port Coquitlam Car Show came to town. This summer sizzling event has become a tradition for our … Continue reading

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Grouse Mountain: Let’s go for a Ride!

I volunteered to be a driver for my son’s 2nd grade field trip last week to the North Shore for a gondola ride up to the top of Grouse Mountain. It was a beautiful day to be up at the … Continue reading

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Tulips of the Valley: A Garden Getaway

Tulip Fields are where Gardeners Go to Breathe Packed full of wonder and amazement, as if a rainbow stopped to lay down and take a rest. And why wouldn’t one? Look around the landscape of any tulip farm and the … Continue reading

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Christmas at Leigh Square

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Dancing in the Rain, out at Burnaby’s Village Museum

We’ve spent much of the past week digging out, moving and building our new plots at the Colony Farms Community Gardens. It’s been hard work whipping the garden into shape, but it will pay off in produce this summer making it … Continue reading

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The Treasures of VanDusen Gardens

As far as spring traditions go in Vancouver, there’s one that can’t be beat. Like clockwork on the Last Sunday of April a steady line of gardeners grow. Dressed in their finest rubber boots and windbreakers, prepared for whatever Mother Nature … Continue reading

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The Perfect Hideaway: Harrison Hot Springs

I took escape earlier this month to the relaxing & beautiful Harrison Hotsprings Resort just an hour & a half outside of Vancouver. Here My Mom & I spent quality time together soaking in the serenity. Child free, even if … Continue reading

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Spring has Finally Arrived: Get Happy!

It’s officially spring! Whether you’ve realized it or not, your garden is already growing. The weather may still be cold and the winds unforgiving, but those strong spring performers are breaking ground and bursting out with renewed vigor. Now is the … Continue reading

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