Month: December 2011

Hiatus For The Holidays

With just five more sleeps until the jolly man in red arrives with his eight tiny reindeer, all I’m wishing for Christmas is that Santa Claus would take away a bit of this pre-holiday stress I’m enduring. Photo:… Read More

Ho-Ho-Home For The Holidays

Someone as the BC-SPCA has gotten mighty clever with their new holiday campaign. For 2011 they’ve done away with tear-jerkers and brought in some humour. Everyone likes to be home for the holidays and that’s exactly the message… Read More

Shopping Local: Bonny Baby Blankets

UPDATE: Congratulations to Katherine on winning a Bonny Baby swaddling blanket and burp cloth! Please send me an e-mail with your contact information and I’ll get you in touch with Bonny Baby. Thanks to all who entered! Always… Read More

Free Santa Photos At Woodgrove Centre

In honour of the mall’s 30th anniversary celebrations, Woodgrove Centre in Nanaimo is ensuring that it’s a “Scrooge-free” Christmas with free Santa photos this year! Photo: Scott Schrantz on Flickr From now until 3:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve,… Read More

Slicing And Dicing With KitchenAid

There is perhaps no better call to receive at work from your office’s receptionist than “Keira – there’s a courier package here for you.” Except, perhaps, when she finishes the call by saying: “I think it’s from KitchenAid.”… Read More