Followup: Tea Sparrow Monthly Tea Subscription

It’s been a year since I last wrote here. Most of my foodie blog posts can now be viewed on Vancouver Bits & Bites (www.maryinvancity.com) however I recently received Tea Sparrow‘s monthly subscription box for April just in time for Mother’s Day! Last year I wrote about Tea Sparrow and it’s launch of the monthly tea subscription box. I’m happy to … Continue reading

Review: Kim’s Convenience

Review: Kim’s Convenience

I had the pleasure of going to watch Kim’s Convenience last week with my hubby and a couple of friends at the Arts Club Granville Island Stage. A production previously written and first introduced as a workshop with Toronto’s fu-GEN Theatre Company, this play written by Ins Choi became a huge success after appearing in the 2011 Toronto Fringe … Continue reading

Review: Tea Sparrow Monthly Tea Subscription

Review: Tea Sparrow Monthly Tea Subscription

Recently I discovered Tea Sparrow – a locally based tea box subscription company that ships out monthly subscriptions of teas within North America. As a trial, I received the March 2014 box complimentary from Tea Sparrow. I was excited to receive the box in the mail which contained 4 packages of loose leaf teas with … Continue reading

Lakefield’s Swan Songs

Lakefield’s Swan Songs

When I first started this blog, I covered a performance by local indie band, Lakefield and their album Sounds from the Treeline. They are back with a new album, Swan Songs, to be released on Valentine’s Day, 02/14/14. I had the opportunity to listen to an advance copy of the new CD, their final album, recorded … Continue reading

Winter Wonderland in Edmonton

Winter Wonderland in Edmonton

Spending a week in Edmonton for New Year’s, I finally experienced what a proper winter would be like, cold and snowing. We left rainy Vancouver for snowy Edmonton, with issues of freezing rain at the airport when we landed. Upon arrival it was a bit warm, however, the next few days hit to negative 39 degrees … Continue reading