Seven Clutter-free Gifts for Christmas


Christmas Gift

Christmas day is fast approaching and heart-warming holiday advertisements and malls bursting with merchandise assure us if we can find the perfect gift our holidays will be a success. Of course, we all want to show our loved ones and friends how much we cherish them, but is another scarf, scented candle, or electronic gadget […]



Business Review: Vigour Health and Beauty


Vigour Health Beauty Port Moody

Alfred Lam was a successful business and sales consultant. Then one day a friend asked if he was satisfied with his job. Lam realized he wanted to do something worth doing. He had an interest in health and wellness, so he began visiting vitamin and supplement stores and found many of them overwhelming and confusing. […]



Kid Heaven in Eagle Ridge at Sticky’s Candy


Stickys Candy Coquitlam Eagle Ridge

Tucked away behind the 7-11 and the Starbucks in Coquitlam’s Eagle Ridge neighbourhood is a little sweet shop that my kids adore. Adore. It’s a candy store and they’re kids, so no surprise, right? Of course they like it. What surprised me is how much I, as a grown-up, enjoy it. Sticky’s Candy is a […]



Around My House Consignment


Around My House Consignment Port Moody

Reduce – reuse – recycle applies to kitting out your house here too in the Tri Cities. Around My House Consignment on St. Johns Street in Port Moody has been relocating gently loved house treasures for more than fifteen years now, helping home decoration enthusiasts find new-to-you home décor items with that eco touch. The […]



Pet Pastries in Port Moody at Three Dog Bakery


Three Dog Bakery Port Moody

In a quiet corner of Suter Brook, there’s a cool new hangout; when you walk in the door, everyone knows your name … as long as you come in with your ID tags, know how to woof and are covered in fur, even if it’s just a few tufts. Three Dog Bakery Port Moody has […]



La Boutique Consignment Clothes Shop


La Boutique Consignment Clothes Store Port Moody

Eco-chic is alive and kicking in the Tri Cities; stores like Value Village, SHARE and the Crossroads Hospice Shop making thrift shopping fun and convenient. But what happens if you want a little more glamour and style along with your environmentally-aware clothes choices? Ladies, and gentlemen too (see below) – I highly recommend visiting La […]



Shop Local in Port Moody at Shop Hop


Shop Local Port Moody 2015

Shop Local Port Moody is an alliance of local independent business owners working together to enhance the unique Port Moody business community through cooperation and collaboration. As local business owners they are passionate about their city and residents and want to get involved and keep Port Moody vibrant and unique. After all, they are part […]



The Aroma (Therapy) of Wellness at Escents


The way that a space smells can make a big difference to your mental state. And now that March is here and spring is in the air, I’m feeling ready to clear out the winter doldrums and make way for brighter days. I was excited, then, when I was invited to a media event at […]



Top 5 Worst Parking Lots in the Tri-Cities


Worst Parking Lots Tri-Cities Coquitlam Port Moody Port Coquitlam

Recently the Tri-Cities Now published an article about the horrible Como Lake Village parking lot. I’ve had a number of conversations with people around town about Como Lake Village, and two things always come up. First, how awesome that dollar store is, and the parking lot. So in celebration of that 7th circle of parking […]



Tri-Cities Holiday Craft Fairs and Art Shows 2014


Tri-Cities Christmas Craft Fairs 2011

Okay, okay. We realize that Remembrance Day is still a few days away. We don’t want to be disrespectful by rushing past it to the next thing. However, craft fair season has arrived in the Tri-Cities. If you’re a lover of all things handmade, or you want to get an early start on your shopping, […]

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