Archives for October 2010

Clever Cupcakes supports Crossroads Hospice


I have to admit, I love a good cupcake. When hauling around a cake seems like too much work, and you have that hankering for something with plenty of icing, the cupcake hits the spot. Nothing makes my 2-year old more excited than the prospect of a cupcake. So when local cupcake purveyors Clever Cupcakes […]



West Coast Chocolate Festival


It’s that time of year again! The West Coast Chocolate Festival is back for its 8th year from October 15 – November 10. And this year it’s calling Mackin Heritage House and Toy Museum home. Every day throughout the festival, Mackin House will be home to sweet treats; groups enjoying the seminars and beverages pairings, […]



Thanksgiving Weekend in the Tri-Cities


Thanksgiving is coming up this week, and the stores are filled with cranberries, pumpkins and turkeys. My own thoughts are turning to pie. I do love a good pie. Whether you’re preparing to stuff yourself, or recovering afterward, there are lots of great ways to get out and enjoy this week here in the V3H. […]



For the Love of Local Food


The Coquitlam Farmer’s Market is bringing back their signature “For the Love of Local Food” community dinner. The theme of this year’s dinner is “cultivating a new generation of local food leaders”. I have written about the farmer’s market many times in the past. It’s a great local resource – it offers fresh, local produce, […]



ArtsConnect’s Cultural Directory


Do you know about ArtsConnect? If you don’t, you should. And I’m not saying that just because I happen to work for them. Although I do – I’m their webmaster. But that’s not really the point, because they have a lot to offer even if you don’t personally keep their website up-to-date. ArtsConnect is the […]

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