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Really local flour: Urban Grains

Homemade bread, spread with overnight apple butter, made with my new very local flour One Saturday morning we drove around East Van by the train tracks and Strathcona Park, looking for a warehouse. It was… View Post

Laneway House Tour with Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Vancouver is a tough place to be if you’re thinking about buying your first home. We’re not a suburban kind of family, but we can’t afford an actual house in the city proper. The City… View Post

Review: The Great Big Boo!

When we went to the PNE, we tried to see the SuperDogs show at the PNE Forum, and it was so loud, we had to leave three minutes after struggling into our seats. I was… View Post

Need to entertain a kid on a rainy Vancouver day? Try the airport

We’ve had an unprecedented stretch of dry weather in Vancouver this autumn. When it ended this past weekend in a spectacular three-day downpour, I realised I’d let my rainy day activity plan bank run low.… View Post

Mini Oliva salad dressing pods

I need motivation to pack my lunch. At the moment, I should be bringing my lunch to eat after I drop off Elliot at preschool. Or go home, and be responsible. But the excitement of… View Post