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Casus Grill
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Hiking with the Casus Grill

On Blursday (who is keeping track of what day it is what these days?) last week the kids and I decided to go for a short urban-hike and have a picnic lunch. The kids wanted to have a barbecue on the beach – and I was not prepared to pack my Ugly Drum Smoker along […]

C Market Coffee
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C Market Coffee; Eat Local

In today’s effort to support a local, family owned business my daughter and I visited C Market Coffee for drinks and a couple of sandwiches. My daughter (Blonde Bear) started with the C Market House Made Lemonade. She declared it to be “not overly sweet and as you can see, it is loaded with fresh […]

Potato Planter
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Building a Growing Potato Planter

With so many people going back to the “Little House on the Prairies” lifestyle and baking bread, I decided to go in another direction and start to grow potatoes for the family. So I built a growing potato planter – in our front yard. I went to my local lumber store and bought the supplies: […]

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Restaurants in Crisis

I hate to say it, but the Canadian restaurant industry is in really serious trouble. The current global pandemic is wreaking havoc on the restaurant business – in particular, family operated and independent restaurants. These smaller establishments are at high risk of going out of business during this pandemic – and quite possibly not returning […]

Fire Pizza
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Restaurants in Crisis

I hate to say it, but the Canadian restaurant industry is in really serious trouble. The current global pandemic is wreaking havoc on the restaurant business – in particular, family operated and independent restaurants. These smaller establishments are at high risk of going out of business during this pandemic – and quite possibly not returning […]

Chicken Sandwich
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Triple O’s Chicken Sandwich

Before the current global pandemic set in, while I was on the road to the cabin, I had the chance to test out another chicken burger from a local fast food joint – the Buttermilk Chicken Sandwich from Triple O’s. And I’ve got to admit, for a burger (sandwich?) that cost almost $10, the Buttermilk […]

Wendy's Chicken Sandwich
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Wendy’s Chicken Sandwich

In my continuing research into chicken sandwiches, I decided to try out the Wendy’s chicken sandwich. It didn’t hurt that a page of coupons recently arrived at my house for Wendy’s burgers, wraps, salads, and sandwiches! The Wendy’s coupons have a “2-can-dine-for $13.99” deal for two spicy, grilled or homestyle chicken sandwich combos. We oped […]

Hi Five Chicken
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Hi Five Chicken Burger

I had a hankering for a chicken sandwich so I swung by Hi Five Chicken on the Burnaby/New West border just in tine to grab their lunch special; a Home Style Spicy Sandwich with a side of wedge cut fries. Seeing as I knew that I would more than likely have to share my chicken […]

National Pizza Day
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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, […]

Kozak Ukrainian Eatery
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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 […]