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A Spicy Dinner Out

I’ve heard it say ‘don’t eat in a restaurant that has pictures on the menu’ but in this case, you’d be well-served to make an exception (there are plentiful photos on the website)!  I recently discovered the Spice Hut in Comox, thanks to the recommendation of my dear friends and clients Jim and Pat McLean,…

Roll Up, Roll Up!

This year will be the 45th occasion of the fabulous Lighthouse Country Fair. Of all the local celebrations, this is surely the most genuine country fair around. Be sure to mark it in your calendar for September 5 for lots of old time fun. This year, for the first time, along with games for all…

Small Towns Beat Big Cities

Small Towns Beat Big Cities Living in Qualicum Bay, with Bowser as my go-to town, this delightful little blog resonated with me. I’m always telling buyers I meet about the joys of living here and encouraging people to explore our area as the best place to live on Vancouver Island! I’ve moved out. Way out,…

Valentine’s Day – Home Sweet Home!

Here comes another ‘special day’ that all too often, creates expectations for expensive gifts and on this occasion particularly, going out for dinner. I’d like to make the case for having a good time in your perfect home without doing either! I find the gifts I’ve treasured most over the years are presents that involve…

Local Country Fair Makes a Splash

I took some time out this summer to attend a couple of country fairs – so much good old fashioned fun! At the Comox Valley Fair on August 23, we enjoyed a newfound event for me (an incurable lover of all dogs), and equally fun for anyone who enjoys a good laugh!  Dock Dogs, is…

Enjoy a Unique Local Event in nearby Nanaimo

Three full days of fun and activities for the young, old and in-between, family oriented and held in NANAIMO, the Sun-Porch of Canada, the Jewel of the West and the Bathtub Racing Capital of the World, the “Great INTERNATIONAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BATHTUB RACE AND NANAIMO MARINE FESTIVAL HAPPENS ON July 25th to July 27th, 2014….

Newly Renovated Qualicum Beach Inn!

We’re very excited here in Qualicum about our newly renovated Qualicum Beach Inn! At the gateway to our lovely village from the Island Highway, on the previous site of the Old Dutch Inn, new owners have done a fabulous job of creating this landmark hotel which reflects the beauty and quality of our location. Already…

Snowbirds Performing in Comox Valley

It’s that time of the year again! I saw the magnificent Snowbirds practicing in Comox last year and it was a wonderful event, not to be missed. Standing out in the sunshine watching these legendary flyers do their critically-timed stunts is tremendously exciting and provides yet one more reason to be proud to be a…

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