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This is Not a Plastic Baggie

January 30th, 2010

JANUARY 30TH, 2010

This is Not a Plastic Baggie

So you gave up on the cloth diapers, forgot to ditch the PBA bottles and didn't splurge for the bamboo crib set.

Wait! There's still a chance to reverse your eco-kid karma.

These cheerful Velcro-closure organic cotton snack sacks from Graze Organic are illustrated with water-based dyes and are machine washable, so they can be used again ...

Down by the Bei

January 29th, 2010

JANUARY 29TH, 2010

Down by the Bei

Chinatown is changing. First, there was the Fortune Sound Club and now, a cool new brasserie called Bao Bei.

The name means “precious” in Chinese, and it's indeed a special spot. Warm and eclectically designed with cool vintage accents, like a wall of silver platters, it serves up well-balanced cocktails and top-notch traditional bites. We took a s ...

The Last Supper

January 28th, 2010

JANUARY 28TH, 2010

The Last Supper

Should Madonna and Jesus (as in the pop icon and her male model companion) come into town and want a plush private room to dine in with their disciples, we've got just the place.

The Moda Hotel now has a secluded spot for dinner parties and important meetings. With gold high-back chairs, marble flooring and a grand, hand set chandelier from Italy, ...

steals & deals

January 28th, 2010

Steals & Deals

 

Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier

Pier Provenance

North Vancouver's Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier has a waterfront view—and a menu—sure to wow you. Located right next to check-in, “The Lobby: food & drink” is a sophisticated and casual dining space that boasts natural, fresh and locally sourced dishes created by Chef Brian Fodor. Make guest room reservations online at www.pinnaclehotelatthepier. ...

Easy Listening

January 27th, 2010

JANUARY 27TH, 2010

Easy Listening

If your idea of making a playlist is selecting “shuffle,” we can do you one better.

Providing maximum music with minimal effort is Slacker Personal Radio. Now available in Canada, the subscription-based site offers a slew of stations for whatever genre tickles your eardrum. Choose from the likes of indie hits, hip hop, '60s rock, or create a custom s ...

112 15270 17TH AV, White Rock, BC

January 27th, 2010

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 112 15270 17TH AV, White Rock, BC

Valentine's Day Gift Guide Vancouver

January 26th, 2010

JANUARY 26TH, 2010

Valentine's Day Gift Guide Vancouver

The Olympics may eclipse Valentine's Day this year, but we still have love for the saccharine celebration with a slew of offbeat and saucy gift ideas. Herewith, our picks:

An inscription vase (from $135) let's you write a love message (and erase it) and a porcelain love charm ($15) says it too, but with fragility. At Walrus, ww ...

Muff Maintenance

January 25th, 2010

JANUARY 25TH, 2010

Muff Maintenance

Land down under, lady business, love box—whatever cutesy name you have for it, it requires some tender loving care. Enter I Love My Muff.

The Vancouver company has created a four-step system for keeping your secret garden smelling fragrant. The wash, spray, lotion and on-the-go individual wipes that make up their maintenance kits ($38) are all n ...

15089 Buena Vista Ave, White Rock, BC

January 25th, 2010

I just finished uploading this House for sale, 15089 Buena Vista Ave, White Rock, BC

Buena Vista and Foster, White Rock Proper. Walk to shops and services. Ocean view, south facing on all three levels. Top floor, Grand Granite designer kitchen, real hardwood floors, office and den, dining room and living room, with ocean views. Quality finishing top to bottom. 7 baths, 6 bedroom. ...

Cup of Plenty

January 23rd, 2010

JANUARY 23RD, 2010

Cup of Plenty

Things you dream of:
a) A week - make that two - in Cabo.
b) Getting your roots done.
c) Finishing a cup of coffee before it gets stone cold.

Perfect for Valentine's Day, this handmade "Hold Me" felt-wrapped mug ($42) will keep your cuppa warm while you wake, dress, feed, and get the brood out the door every morning.

Now you just need something like this to ...

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