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The 49th annual BC Home + Garden Show

The show that all home renovators, contractors, gardeners, and foodies wait all year for, the BC Home + Garden Show returns February 19-23, 2020 at BC Place Stadium. This year’s show has a lineup of leading home improvement, design and garden experts. Over 425 exhibitors, fresh new features and the top trends of the season will be […]

Stuffed Pork Loin
In the Kitchen

Stuffed Pork Loin on the Ugly Drum Smoker

We had our first day without rain – the first day in 30 days with no rain! It was heavenly. So no rain? I got outside and fired up my Ugly Drum Smoker. The end result was pretty darn good. The stuffing was a little wetter than I usually like but it had a nice, […]

National Pizza Day
Food and Drink

Enjoy National Pizza Day

The following post is sponsored by National Today and Top Agency. As with all content on this blog, all content, ideas, and opinions are my own. February 9th is National Pizza Day and that got me thinking; is there any food as perfect as pizza? Pizza. Basically bread, tomato paste or sauce, veggies, sometimes meat, […]

Life Musings

Rest In Peace Kobe Bryant

As you probably already know, yesterday – early Sunday – Kobe Bryant, retired basketball superstar-hall of famer died in a helicopter crash. In the helicopter with Bryant was his daughter. She also passed away in the crash. Tragic. Truly tragic. Now the complicated part – Kobe Bryant was not a “perfect” human being. In fact, […]

Konquer Military Custom
Vehicles

Vancouver Motorcycle Show – January 24-26th

It is happening this weekend! Like right now, at the Tradex in Abbotsford, the Vancouver Motorcycle Show has the best and newest motorcycles, scooters, ATV’s and side-by-sides on display. Most of my buddies and I consider the Vancouver Motorcycle Show to be a can’t-miss event. This is our opportunity to see, in real life, all […]

Kozak Ukrainian Eatery
Food and Drink

Kozak Ukrainian Eatery

The best thing to do on a cold and and rainy afternoon after you have just discovered that the last four hours of work you have done on a computer has not saved – go for a bowl of soup. Yesterday I was writing report cards – every teacher’s favourite way to while away the […]

Blacksmith Bakery
Food and Drink

Brunch at Fort Langley’s Blacksmith Bakery

Daughter and I were traveling through the Fraser Valley this weekend and feeling sad about the transition from the beautiful, and completely inconvenient snow to the more typical west coast grey rainy days so we decided to stop in Fort Langley at Blacksmith Bakery for a little brunch break. I started my brunch with an […]

Food and Drink

Fire Pizza on Commercial Drive

A few weeks ago the kids and I were on our way into Vancouver and we needed a snack. And knowing that Fire Pizza offers the “Best Pizza on the Drive”, really was there anything other than stopping for pizza for a snack? We stopped at Fire Pizza – a counter serve pizza nook located […]

Pizza
Food and Drink

Fire Pizza on Commercial Drive

A few weeks ago the kids and I were on our way into Vancouver and we needed a snack. And knowing that Fire Pizza offers the “Best Pizza on the Drive”, really was there anything other than stopping for pizza for a snack? We stopped at Fire Pizza – a counter serve pizza nook located […]

Weather Forecast
Vehicles

Country Tire for Winter Tires

If you live in Metro Vancouver and you commute by car, things are about to get “real” and you probably want to get winter tires for your car. The forecast is calling for … SNOW in Metro Vancouver. Before we go any further, be aware that this is not a blog post I have been […]