[GIVEAWAY] Take Transit Home with Translinkstore.ca

TransLink Store Mug

Public transit has a special place in my heart. As an elementary school student I would grab the three shiny quarters my mom left on the counter for me each day and catch the bus to school. It was a short trip down Lynne Valley Road from my house to my school, but it was the beginning of my foray into independence. Public transit in Metro Vancouver consists of the bus, … [Read more...]

How do you Netflix?

How do you Netflix

November. Where has the year gone? I swear just yesterday we were racing from school pickup to the outdoor spray park and enjoying late night summer-time picnics. Now, somehow it's late fall and equally dark in the morning as it is in the early evening. The weather is cooler, and much rainier in Vancouver which triggers the switch from marathon baseball games outside to … [Read more...]

Trick, Treat, or Binge? 5 flix to watch this Halloween

5 flix to watch this Halloween

Trick-or-treat, smell my feet, give me something good to... watch? Halloween also happens to be my dads birthday, which means after trick-or-treating is done, and we've finished blowing shit up (fireworks are kind of a big deal in our family), we finish off the night with a good 'ole small screen scare. Much like your annual trick-or-treating route map, Netflix has compiled a … [Read more...]

3 tips to make car buying easy

3 tips to make car buying easy

Disclosure: Sponsored post. Until the birth of my first child, I was never much of a car person. Never picky on colour, make or model (although my father is a staunch Chevy supporter, so that brand loyalty was somewhat bred into me), so long as it started up and got me from A to B, I was happy. Adding a tiny passenger to the back seat changed the way I looked at vehicles. … [Read more...]

Choose your own adventure with new Netflix Interactive Storytelling

Netflix Interactive Storytelling

When I was a kid, I wasn't a big reader however I was a huge fan of choose your own adventure books. You know, the series of children's gamebooks written from a second-person point of view, and allowed the reader to make the choices that would determine the main character's actions and ultimately the plot's outcome. From the moment I discovered these books I couldn't put them … [Read more...]