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Travel Tips: Booking All Inclusives for All Kinds of Travellers

Click here to read my recent travel article in the Province Newspaper, Vancouver as per below.  

Can local supermarkets go waste free?

A new law passed in Paris means supermarkets can not throw out any food that is consumable.  Can this work here in Vancouver, BC?

Can Crocs be Cool?

Can Crocs be Cool?

On a recent trip to New York city, the big rumour on the street was a big sale was coming.  One that had people clearing their schedules, getting extra cash from bank machines and flocking in from all over the world.  Ok maybe just Brooklyn.  What could this big sale be?  For this tourist looking […]

The New TV Show: “The Funny Pit”

The new show to make you feel the funny’s.  The Funny Pit is the new water-cooler TV show premiering on the Corus Networks (W, YTV & CMT) starting on November 4th @ 9:30ET/PT

Tech Talk:  Gadgets in the Gym

Tech Talk: Gadgets in the Gym

Flat screen TV’s, personalized programs for your workouts, App friendly equipment and even virtual trainers.  These are justsome of the many features of the newest gym set to open its doors in Surrey, BC. Club 16 is the fitness facility created by one BC’s favourite athletes, Trevor Linden. The latest addition to his chain of […]

Vaisakhi 2012 – Vancouver & Surrey

Vaisakhi is an annual Sikh event which celebrates a major religious and cultural event on one day.  The birth of Khalsa and the start of the harvest season in the Punjab.  In a recent interview with a local Sikh businessman, he explained Vaiskahi to Sikhs is like having “Christmas and Easter all on the same day.” Watch […]

10 Things Your Hairdresser is NOT Telling You

Ask anyone to give you secrets of the trade and you might be surprised by what you end up with.  I often visit the gal who does hair from her home in my area.  She is nearby, affordable and really damn good!  Color, cuts, styles and secrets.  Yup.  She is one of the best, if not […]

Weighted Walking

With the great summer weather finally here, it’s time to hit local trails and take the workout outside.  My most recent purchase – weights for ankles or wrists.

Boring Garden Salad Meets Mango Madness

It’s that time of year when my kitchen turns into a test kitchen and the annual tradition of getting the most out of the season’s veggies and fruits begins. We eat salads for some pretty boring reasons – dieting, health etc. Shedding the last few pounds, fitting workouts into your schedule and eating right is tough enough but that doesn’t […]

Mackenzie Makes Top 10 in Kraft Hockeyville

The TOP ten communites in Canada have been named in the race to be named Kraft Hockeyville 2011. The top 10 hockey-mad areas were picked from over 8,000 entries during an hour-long special on CBC and CBCSports.ca last night. Among the towns selected – two from here in BC – Mackenzie.and Fort nelson