Switched On – Our Fave Festive Light Displays in Vancouver!

  Whether it be Christmas or Hanukkah, our long winter eves are lit up beautifully in December. All around town, there are magical light displays to behold making the festive season shine just a little more brightly. Make an effort this year to visit a new spectacle or even just tour an unfamiliar neighbourhood. You never know what illuminating magic might be revealed. Let us light the way...   Canyon Lights Nov 22, 2018 - ...

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O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree…Your Guide to the Perfect Tree

How lovely are thy branches? …but wait, what are those branches? What is that tree? If you are like us and can’t tell one tree from the next, here’s brief tutorial so you can tree shop like a pro. Douglas Fir As the most plentiful in our forests, the Douglas Fir will also be the most affordable tree. Available in uncultured or cultured varieties, these trees have floppier branches and soft needles that ...

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Food, Glorious Food…Christmas Food Gift Guide

Christmas is a time to set aside diets and reconsider them again come January. Food, special food, is everywhere this time of year and we think it is fabulous. We also think it is one of the most appreciated and practical gifts you can give. Rather than giving something that may or may not end up in landfill, why not give something that will titillate the taste buds instead?  Below ...

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Christmas Markets in Vancouver

As tempting as it might be to do all your Christmas shopping on Amazon, try to resist and check out one the many markets happening in Vancouver in November and December. They will awaken the Christmas spirit in even the biggest grinch and you'll feel good  supporting local artists and artisans. Your friends and family will appreciate finding unique, artisanal gifts under the tree -  trust! CircleCraft Fair Nov 7-11, Vancouver Convention ...

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