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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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Day Two in Austin Texas

Day two in Austin Texas included a wander along South Congress, a shopping district known to the locals as SoCo, an extended period of time in Allens Boots – Austin’s boot superstore, and finally, a visit to the Circuit of Americas … Continue reading

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Burquitlam Safeway; Price Check On Aisle One

Seeing as I needed a loaf of bread, I decided to make another visit to the Burquitlam Safeway. While I was there I also checked out the layout of the store and the prices in the new store. After leaving … Continue reading

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Burquitlam Safeway Grand Opening

Friday was the grand opening of the Burquitlam location of the newest Safeway in Metro Vancouver and I have to admit, I was quite impressed with the design and layout of the new store. You enter the new store at … Continue reading

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How To Beat the Heat In Metro Vancouver

Now that we have had a couple weeks of this hot weather and the forecast calls for at least another week of it what I would call exceedingly hot and humid weather, out here on the West Coast I have … Continue reading

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Costco – A Shopping Paradise

Is there anywhere else in Canada as wonderful to shop at as a Costco? I’m mean really, it is a shopping paradise. Especially on a hot summer afternoon and your kids are cranky from the heat and bored of every … Continue reading

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City Life, Suburban Life Part II

In my ongoing exploration of the differences between a city life and a suburban life, I had blogger Lee-Anne of the Mom Paradigm snap a picture of the shopping experience in the Olympic Village.           I then … Continue reading

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Customer Satisfaction with ATC Landscaping and Country Tire

A couple of stories of total customer satisfaction today. The first one involves a fence for our backyard and the other, tires for the family car. Our backyard is fenced on three sides, but not on the front – the … Continue reading

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Day Tripping to Granville Island for Gallo Mussels

On Sunday we took the twins to our favourite place in the city, Granville Island. Unlike the brave souls who engage in the blood sport of finding a parking spot on Granville Island, we park a block away and walk … Continue reading

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