The cost of living seems to increase every year and not just for the small luxuries but for basic necessities, too. When it seems like the all extras have been cut from the budget,
The basic elements of New Year's Eve at home are some festive lights, wonderful food and drink, and a stellar movie playlist. Set the stage with a few candles and fanciful light strings to brighten
Coffee is a taste experience similar to wine appreciation. In fact, many of the techniques are the same and coffee connoisseurs are referred to as sommeliers. Hosting a coffee tasting for friends or co-workers
Known for imparting a smoky richness that pairs perfectly with charred fat and meat, barbeque is one of the most popular cooking techniques. Not just limited to summer anymore, the debate between charcoal and
One of the best styles of perennial gardening is to plant vegetables and herbs. Perennials are plants that go dormant in the winter and return each spring. Because these plants return each season you
Did you know Salt Spring Island has been a hot vacation spot for years? If you didn’t, it might be time to plan a trip to the gorgeous island. Located in the Salish Sea between Vancouver
We’ve rung in the new year and there are a ton of top local events ahead of us. If you’re looking for some family fun, check out these public events going on in Victoria!
Let’s set the record straight: when it comes to fine food, the west coast is the best coast. Anyone who thinks otherwise only has to look at our very own Victoria, BC and the superb