Shopcouver: An Insider’s guide to Shopping in Vancouver

Vancouver Skyline with BC Place Stadium Photo credit: Albert Normandin/Tourism Vancouver
Vancouver Skyline with BC Place Stadium Photo credit: Albert Normandin/Tourism Vancouver

Guest Post By: Miranda Sam, founder Style by Fire

Not even five years ago, when “Vancouver” and “fashion” were used in the same sentence, Goretex would have been thrown in the mix — okay, and maybe Lululemon too. But times sure have changed, and soon enough, Vancouver just may take over Toronto as the Canadian city with the most fashion flagships. Whether or not this city wins yet another title to stack on top of its Most Livable City awards, here are the three most iconic Vancouver neighbourhoods with amazing fashion boutiques. Read more

Motivation Monday ~ Good Neighbours

Welcome home macarons our neighbour made for our new baby's homecoming.
Welcome home macarons our neighbour made for our new baby’s homecoming.

I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be a good neighbour lately. With what’s happening in Syria, with a recent trip back to my home province to visit my former neighbours (both recently to Vancouver and a few years back on a trip to South Africa) and reflecting on my new neighbours in Edmonton.

Good neighbours are folks in my books are people who smile and wave every time you see them, they help you out with small tasks when called on for help. And in turn you also help them out when needed. Simple, right?  Read more