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Ms. Brown is the New M&Ms Spokescandy

January 25th, 2012 @ 3:35pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Move over Red and Yellow, M&Ms have a new spokescandy. Ms. Brown, to be revealed to Canadians this month, is the “Chief Chocolate Officer” at Mars Inc. with a distinct personality and unmatched knowledge of milk chocolate. Ms. Brown will make her first appearance, after working behind the scenes for the last seventy years, at […]

City and Slope Vancouver 2012

January 25th, 2012 @ 10:28am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This winter the City and Slope festival will tie in adventures on our local mountains with interactive events downtown. From February 9 to 12, 2012, you can enjoy live concerts, attractions, and snow-filled action on the hills. City Illuminate Yaletown: Light displays, music, and more in this heritage district. Science World Light Show: Nightly on […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Evolution Whistler Creekside

January 24th, 2012 @ 10:02am by Rebecca Bollwitt

BC Travel Tuesday, with a Whistler spin, continues this week as I partner with backyardbc.com to help British Columbians get out and explore their home province. backyardbc is a new travel website designed specifically for residents of British Columbia. Essentially a “be a tourist in your own backyard” program, participating hotels & resorts offer residents […]

Disney Presents Phineas & Ferb Best Live Tour Ever in Vancouver

January 23rd, 2012 @ 11:18am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Phineas & Ferb have taught me two things lately. The first is that the Disney cartoon featuring two inventive step-brothers, their friends, and their pet platypus (turned secret agent spy) is a huge hit with my nephews. The second is that I now know, Everything’s Better with Perry. This hit show is on the road […]

Valentine’s at Rowena’s Inn

January 20th, 2012 @ 2:46pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This Valentine’s Day you can escape the city and snuggle up at a beautiful riverside inn. Rowena’s Inn, at Pretty Estates, blew us away this summer when we visited and stayed in one of their signature log cabins along with Harrison River. It was one of the most romantic places we’ve been fortunate enough to […]

Vancouver Motorcycle Show 2012

January 18th, 2012 @ 11:18am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Motorcycle Show starts tomorrow and will run for 4 full days with over 180 exhibitors including a manufacturer showcase, custom alley, and a stunt show. Date January 19 to January 22, 2012 Hours Thursday 3:00pm to 9:00pm Friday & Saturday 10:00am to 9:00pm Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm Where TRADEX Abbotsford Tickets Adults $13, […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Coast Blackcomb Suites Whistler

January 17th, 2012 @ 1:10pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year I partnered with Brian Friesen of backyardbc.com when he launched his service that provides discounts for British Columbians when they book hotel stays in their own province. Over 12 weeks we gave away thousands of dollars in accommodation prizes during “BC Travel Tuesday” — it was such a success that we’re going to […]

Dine Out Vancouver 2012: Sequoia Dine Out Passport

January 16th, 2012 @ 1:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Dine Out Vancouver reservations have been open for about a week now and the city is hopping with anticipation. This prix-fixe, multi-course, festival of food at over 200 participating restaurants will run from January 20 to February 5, 2012. The Sequoia Company of Restaurants is hosting their own promotion, in tandem with Dine Out Vancouver, […]