Month: November 2011

Shift Your Shopping – Christmas In Cumberland Village

In recent years, a global shift has encouraged us to eat close to home as well as spend our money close to home. This sentiment rings especially true at a time of year when many people are snapping… Read More

Christmas Magic At Milner Gardens & Woodland

Strolling through my neighbourhood, I’ve noticed that my neighbours are slowly stringing up Christmas lights in preparation for the festivus season. Meanwhile, the hard-working volunteer elves at Milner Gardens & Woodland in Qualicum Beach are putting the final… Read More

Mount Washington Movie Night Series

With the countdown to the kick-off of the 2011/2012 ski and snowboard season well underway, Mount Washington is presenting a movie night to get you amped. At various locations across Vancouver Island, mountain staff will be on hand… Read More

West Coast Cakery Has Arrived!

When I was a little girl, there was a quaint bakery – complete with wood paneling and tufted vinyl seats – on 5th Street in Courtenay. It has long since closed its doors, but at the height of… Read More

Spa-Tacular Evening At The Grotto Spa

With drizzly, windy Autumn days comes the desire to head indoors where it’s toasty and warm. Few things are as soothing as fluffy robes, crackling fires and steaming tea. The Grotto Spa at Parksville’s Tigh-Na-Mara is one of… Read More