Holiday Advent Calendars for Kids

Holiday Advent Calendars Gift Ideas for Kids

Just a few more weeks until Christmas and another fast-approaching days until the beginning of December. This year I find our family and work holiday gatherings are starting earlier in the year. Recently, my friend Annie was helping our work social committee with researching gift ideas for families and their kids for our upcoming Christmas brunch. Inspired by her research, here are holiday advent calendar … Continue reading Holiday Advent Calendars Gift Ideas for Kids

Comforting and Warm Gifts for the Transit Commuter

Comforting and Warm Gifts for the Transit Commuter

I hope you had a wonderful holiday and enjoying the new year so far! It’s been a great few weeks of events, including a new commute to my day job on the weekdays. I’m glad it became a shorter commute by bus, but these days it requires attentive coordination during my sleepy mornings to make sure I hop on the right train. It can get … Continue reading Comforting and Warm Gifts for the Transit Commuter

Gift Ideas for the Dill Pickle-lover

Different nations celebrate their love for pickles in many ways and on different days with pickle-adorned decor and munching on a variety of pickles. On November 14th, it’s National Pickle Day in the US. Here are quirky decor gift ideas for the dill pickle-lover on your list. Christmas Pickle Glass Ornament When my sister-in-law received one as a gift from one of her students, it … Continue reading Gift Ideas for the Dill Pickle-lover

Spanish Gin and Tonic at Cabriota Tapas

Gifts Ideas for the Gin Lover for National Gin Day

It was International Gin and Tonic Day every October 19th. And continuing to stay on the gin train, it’s National Gin day on December 7th. For those gin-lovers on your list, here are unique entertaining and gift ideas: Gin bottles up-cycled to glassware The Joy of Gin Luxury Gift Box From gorgeous gooey elderflower and gin marshmallows to the gin and tonic bath bomb this … Continue reading Gifts Ideas for the Gin Lover for National Gin Day

Gifts Ideas for the Vodka-Lover

On weekends, Douglas and I like to drive out to a neighbourhood to walk around to explore new shops and restaurants. Last weekend we decided to check out two areas in southwestern Vancouver as it was cold and wet outside. We first checked out Marine Gateway, which surrounds the Marine Drive Skytrain Station, then flocked over to Oakridge Mall by Cambie and 41st. As Douglas … Continue reading Gifts Ideas for the Vodka-Lover