DaySpring Early Black Friday Specials

Markdown Specials set to go live this Monday, November 24th ...more

Happy Sunday

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I Love Weekends (and Some Good Reading)

I love weekends. It’s not every Sunday night where I can wax enthusiastically about the weekend (usually it’s just too busy), but today is definitely one of those I-so-wish-the-weekend-wasn’t-over days. We left most of the weekend wide open for family time ....more

Apple Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Frosting

I’ve mentioned this before, but I’ve never really been much of a cake person. To me, the best desserts are ooey-gooey and rich and dense, not light and fluffy and dry, which is too often the case with cake. I’ll eat it (I mean, who do you think I am?) but I would rather celebrate my birthday and other important events in life with cheesecake, pie, brownies, cookies, or a big ol’ bowl of ice cream ....more

Anti-rape messaging offends Whistler bros

The Howe Sound Women’s Centre (HSWC) approached a number of Whistler bars earlier this year with the “Don’t Be That Guy” anti-rape campaign. The plan was to produce “posters depicting strong visuals and messaging that sex without consent constitutes sexual assault” and put them “in men’s washrooms in bars and pubs throughout Whistler.” The “Don’t Be That Guy” campaign launched in 2012 and resulted in a 10 per cent drop in sexual offenses in Vancouver, according to Vancouver’s Deputy Chief Doug LePard. This was the first time the VPD had seen a decrease in years ....more

Not my Funday

The Bangles were wrong. Sunday is not my funday. It’s too close to Monday ....more

Boxed in

I was able to see my main man twice this week. It’s always the thrill of my week to see his face, hug him, kiss his cheeks and just be in his presence. The level of missing him hasn’t lessened even though we are week into this ....more

Officer Bitting’s off to work a late night so I told him...

Officer Bitting’s off to work a late night so I told him I’d pack some creamer for his thermos of coffee. I thought it was the best option, no? #imayhavemixedthemup? ...more

New in Theaters for Kids & Teens: Week of Nov. 24, 2014

This week in theaters for kids and teens, those adorable penguins from the Madagascar franchise get involved in a spy caper, and Benedict Cumberbatch plays a real-life genius who helped to end WWII. Here’s what’s opening wide in theaters this week. PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR PG for mild action and some rude humor | In Theaters 11/26 (2D/3D/IMAX 3D) | Ok for Kids 5+ | 20th Century Fox | Reel Preview: 4.5 of 5 Reels | DreamWorks.com/Penguins...more

iowa corn chowder

I could get used to the life of a cow. Eat. Sleep ....more