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Kensington Return-It Centre unveils the newest in return technology! {Events}

If you’re anything like me, sometimes it just seems easier to toss your bottles and cans into the recycle bin outside your house and someone from the neighborhood inevitably collects them and returns them. While I love the little lady that comes around our neighborhood weekly to collect the bottles. I can’t help but be reminded of just how much money I am passing up by not returning them myself.

Staccato Studios offers FREE trial classes August 17th - Sign up now!

I love free. Samples, discounts, clearance, try before you buy; this is the language of my people. Especially when it comes to a large purchase or commitment. We also love music, and investing in our children, but realize that kids are fickle creatures prone to changing their minds. When our daughter, a Music Together Alumni, expressed her desire to continue with music lessons, we had the choice between voice and

Get wild for Hats Off Day with Burnaby Heights!

Hats Off Day, one of Burnaby’s most beloved celebrations, is creeping up quickly; returning for its 32nd year this June 4th. It is a day for Burnaby Height’s merchants to say thank you; to ‘tip their hat’ to the customers and community that supports them. Everybody and their dog (provided they are friendly) are invited to this huge extravaganza, and costumes and/or hats are definitely encouraged! This year, the Heights Merchant’s

Canada Day

Canadian’s sure know how to have pride in their country, on any given Canada Day you are swimming in a sea of red shirts, face paints, head bands and maple leafs  – there’s no shortage of fun activities to partake in around Canada Day either, I’ve rounded up some in the Tri-Cities, Burnaby and New Westminster though the festivities don’t stop there! For information on activities in your local neighborhood,

Metropolis at Metrotown celebrates the International Year of Light with "Lightroom" installation

  Metropolis at Metrotown is a glorious shopping centre in South Burnaby boasting 400+ stores, a movie theatre, and easy access by any means of transit. You can find everything you need and want here from big chain stores to boutique like stores and loads of different food vendors to try. But Metropolis at Metrotown is not only known for its size, but for the periodic installations they do in

Pay it Forward contest

My daughter has always been one to make people smile. As soon as she could talk, she complimented everyone she met, and made it her personal mission to make people smile through word or deed. While we may deal with tween attitude from time to time, she still loves to help light up someone’s day. When presented with a Random Acts of Kindness challenge, it seemed only natural to bring