Month: February 2012

Giveaway: Celebrate Your True Love At Old House Village Hotel & Spa

UPDATE: Congratulations to Kirsten R. on winning this amazing prize package! She and her fiance will be enjoying the very best romance that the Old House Village Hotel & Spa has to offer while partaking in an engagement… Read More

Giveaway: Brew For Two At Parksville Untapped

Starting February 23rd, culinary curiosities will be satisfied when fabulous food and wonderful wines come together at Parksville Uncorked. Now celebrating its fourth year, this annual tradition allows attendees to sip and swirl over four days of events…. Read More

Dear Vancouver Island…

I love the little woodstoves that puff smoke on autumn days from the homes that dot the highway through Union Bay. Photo: salil soman on Flickr I love the sound of chilly water lapping the fishing boat hulls… Read More

Victoria Winter Farmer’s Market

You’ve no doubt noticed milder temperatures and sunnier mornings in recent weeks but there’s still a bit of time until Spring makes its official debut. Farmer’s markets have quickly become a Saturday staple in most communities, but winter… Read More

Island Profile: Faires Farms

I get excited when I come across a new-to-me Island-based business or initiative, so last week I was thrilled to learn about Faires Farms just outside of Parksville. Based on the increasingly popular SPIN method – otherwise known… Read More