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The A&W Beyond Meat Burger

A&W has recently introduced a new burger they are calling the “Beyond Meat Burger”. It is a burger made entirely of plant-based protein. So obviously, I had to try it. What would I find? The commercials I’ve seen suggested they … Continue reading

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Another Free “Beat the Heat Activity”

As the heat wave continues to sit over top of Metro Vancouver and much of southern British Columbia I am looking for more creative ways to entertain my children while avoiding the heat as best I can. I previously took … Continue reading

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My Attempt at Making French Bread

This past weekend I was doing some more of my cabin-cooking and I started reading a couple classic books about baking that got me into experimenting with making bread. I set aside my cast iron dutch oven and opted to … Continue reading

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1600 Pandas Plus at Metropolis at Metrotown

Disclosure: I was compensated for sharing this post with you. However, as always, my opinions, views, and the thoughts I share are my own. Metropolis at Metrotown is pleased to host the North American premiere of the 1600 Pandas World … Continue reading

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Fun, Free, and Entertaining; Burnaby Village Museum

Are there any words more frightening than hearing a young child saying “I’m bored”? During the summer months I am essentially a stay at home dad. As such I need activities to engage my children. Seeing as our neighbours complained … Continue reading

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At the Movies; My Three Favourite Comedies

A couple of weeks ago I did a podcast about my three favourite comedy movies and unless you are one of the six people in North America who listened to that episode of my podcast, you probably missed it. Of … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Public School System

I have spent the first couple weeks of summer break reflecting on and thinking about how we do things in the K to 12 education system. One of the things I have been thinking about is the way we treat … Continue reading

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We Made Grilled Blooming Onions

The other day after cruising through Pinterest and seeing all the beautiful foods that people have made with the help of their kids, I decided to get my kids to help me with grilling a blooming onion. We started out … Continue reading

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The RadRover Flat Tire Adventure

So I got a flat tire on my RadRover – my electric bike.   Just as I was approaching the Sperling Ave overpass near Lougheed I picked up a staple while riding along the Central Valley Greenway on my way … Continue reading

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National Ice Cream Day

Apparently on the list of “national days”, today is National Ice Cream Day. My current favourite type of ice cream is sea salt and caramel. For a long time it was chocolate and peanut butter or any combination of those … Continue reading

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