Archive for the ‘Fun Stuff’ Category

I would like to make an addendum to my last blog post “Exposing My Dirty Little Secret.” I’ve received comments from friends that the Dirty Laundry Vineyard is definitely a must-see (or rather, a must-taste) in the Okanagan Valley. But now that it’s winter, make sure to check the business hours before you go. You […]


Okay, here it is. My dirty little secret is that I am obsessed with “Dirty Laundry.” No, I don’t mean dirty underwear. I’m referring to this charming little vineyard that I discovered during a recent trip to the Okanagan Valley. Behind its name is an interesting story that started during the gold rush era in […]


Yes, I should be blogging about more important things like business, marketing, the economy or the environment. But hey, Brett Wilson is one of my favorite business icons. Hence, this is business-related! I was watching Dragon’s Den on CBC tonight (a show that my boss insists should be called “I’m Out!!!” with triple exclamation marks), […]


I previously released a blog post about the 5 funniest commercials on television. Here’s my second round. 5.) Yellow Pages “Plan B” See commercial here. 4.) Mercedes Benz “Beauty is Nothing without Brains” See commercial here. 3.) Science World “We can explain.” See commercial here. 2.) Mac “PC vs. Mac – Security” See commercial here. 1.) Dr. […]


So the Olympics are now over and the craziness has died down a little bit. Whew! Don’t get me wrong. I loved the Olympics. But somehow, working FOR the Olympics for 12 hours a day, 6-7 days a week for months didn’t make it so easy to come home to my downtown apartment – where […]


Ladies in Vancouver!  The fabulous Kitty Card is on sale this month for $10. If you haven’t read my previous post, the Kitty Card is your ticket to exclusive discounts and VIP treatment at Vancouver’s most indulgent salons, spas, boutiques and bistros. This month, I’ve already grabbed 5 of them so that my girl friends and […]


The Commodore Ballroom was packed last Saturday night for Sia‘s concert. I heard that the the eccentric Australian has a killer voice and a bouncy personality, so I was quite excited to see her live. Her opening band Body Language, a group of 3 guys and a girl, started off the night with songs about “Sandwiches” […]


Unlike most people, I actually enjoy the commercial breaks while watching my favorite TV shows. Heck, I watch the Superbowl because of the commercials. When the game comes back on, that’s when I go get my popcorn. Here’s a list of 5 of the funniest ads I’ve seen on TV. 5.) U by Kotex “Why are […]


Spring is officially here. So is the fashion bug. Vancouver will be hit with dozens of fashion events this April. To see what Vancouver is wearing this season, check out these events happening around your neighborhood: Vancouver Fashion Week 2010 April 7 – 11, 2010 Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW) is on its 10th year of […]


We all remember that classic film “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” starring Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly, a naïve, eccentric Manhattan gold digger. The plot opens with a taxicab dropping Holly off at a Tiffany’s jewelry store on Fifth Avenue in New York City. She drinks coffee and eats a pastry while admiring the window displays, then […]