Category Archives: community

The Attic on Davie

A few weeks ago my hubby and I spend the weekend in Vancouver. Our hotel was just off of Davie Street so we wandered west on Davie looking for a great place for breakfast (which we found: Red Umbrella. Highly … Continue reading

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Festival Finds

One of my favourite events of the year happened this weekend: the MCC Festival for World Relief. This is where thousands of people gather at the Tradex to eat, bid, buy, donate and visit all in support of MCC’s work … Continue reading

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Big Score, Little Shops – Thrifting in Ontario

I recently visited the nation’s capital, Ottawa, for a very special purpose: to remember my mother-in-law, Vivian Dawson, who passed away in February. I won the lottery when it comes to in-laws: James and Vivian were the best second set … Continue reading

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The Mother of Garage Sales

It was a beautiful day last Saturday when my sister and I wandered through the neighbourhood of Queens Park New Westminster. This is a part of the world where they actually understand the value of heritage homes and don’t tear … Continue reading

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