Tag: Shopping


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 the kids to Burnaby Village Museum which they loved, but today I wanted to be […]

On the Road

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 racetrack. Another crazy busy day that again ended with all of us on the dance […]

Food and Drink

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 ground level where there is a sort of market section; there are bulk boxes of […]

Foodie News

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 single toy they own you feel like you are about to lose your mind. Costco. […]

Life Musings

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 snapped a picture of the suburban shopping experience. The key difference again? An ocean of […]