Author: stacey

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 […]

#5 Dads Go Wild
Life Musings

My New Year’s Resolutions for 2020

Some of my friends like Dale Allen Berg, Michael from Beyond the Rhetoric, and James, the Social Dad have been sharing via their blogs their New Year’s resolutions. Reading their resolutions got me to thinking maybe I should take the opportunity of the start of a new year to look at what changes I should […]

Dussa's Ham and Cheese
Life Musings

Perspective is Everything

No end of the year wisdom or “best of” stuff from me. Just a little anecdote on how perspective is so important. Recently one of of my daughters asked me what kind of ham is my favourite. I thought for a minute or two – who has a favourite ham? Bit of an odd question […]

Pork Loin
In the Kitchen

Pork Loin on the Ugly Drum Smoker

I did it again this weekend. I fired up the ugly drum smoker. Friday night on my way home I stopped at Costco and they had pork loin on for six dollars a kilo. So I thought to myself, let’s do this. I bought and took home a 4 kg pork loin. I rolled some […]