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12 Personalized Gift Ideas for your Retiring Coworker

Looking for an alternative gift to the traditional watch and card for your retiring coworker? Here are 12 ideas of handmade and customizable gifts from Etsy to bring a smile to your deserving colleague. Retirement Party Sash You can personalize the sash by choosing your font, message, and colors. There can be up to 30 characters on the sash. Buy it at Etsy Customized School … Continue reading 12 Personalized Gift Ideas for your Retiring Coworker

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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

Gift Ideas for World Pasta Day

When I think of pasta, I chuckle from remembering one of Russell Peter’s jokes about racial integration. Folks, you know if the world’s gonna mix we should start mixing people now that would never normally mix, you know. Like hook up a Jamaican with an Italian. They could have little “Pastafarians”, you know. Celebrate World Pasta Day on October 25th by surprising a pasta-lover with … Continue reading Gift Ideas for World Pasta Day

Cocktail Accessories at @LT_Distillery

While Douglas and I were wandering along Granville Street on a Saturday night, we wanted to try out a new place for cocktails away from the Entertainment District. With a quick Google Maps search, we found that the Long Table Gin Distillery (@LT_Distillery) was a short walk away. Downtown Vancouver has many places that offer craft beers, but not as many places with small-batch spirits. While … Continue reading Cocktail Accessories at @LT_Distillery