Food & Drink

Chilliwack Food Truck Festival
Drive Thru Food Truck Festival – Chilliwack

The Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival (previously known as the Fraser Valley Food Truck Festival) is touring the Lower Mainland. Some of Metro Vancouver’s most popular – and most tasty – food trucks will be at this event. Due to COVID this will be a drive thru event. Admission to
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Carnival
Popcorn, Rides, Cotton Candy & Fun! CARNIVALS in Metro Vancouver

Check out our complete guide to Carnivals in Metro Vancouver! Amusement rides, popcorn, sticky cotton candy, and oh so many memories! We’ve all been there and we want our kids to have the same fun. Check out the various carnivals happening around the Lower Mainland. If we’ve missed one, send
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Easter Chocolate
Easter Chocolate – Where to Find Yummy Treats in Metro Vancouver

Once again Easter is a bit different thanks to good ol’ COVID. Thankfully the Easter Bunny is unencumbered by COVID and is still capable of delivering delicious Easter chocolate. Should you wish to supplement the treats the chocolate-delivering-rabbit brings to your home, we highly recommend checking out the treats offered
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Donuts? Doughnuts?
Donuts? Doughnuts? Doesn’t Matter! We’ve Found the Best in Metro Vancouver

Does anyone really know how to spell donuts? Or is it doughnuts? Let’s be honest, no one really cares about the spelling (well except maybe the English teachers out there), what we care about is the eating! Donuts found at your local drive-thru have probably solved the occasional fried-cake craving
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Chocolate Shops in Metro Vancouver
Chocolate Craving? Boutique Chocolate Shops in Metro Vancouver

Just in time for Valentine’s Day we’ve rounded up a list of boutique chocolate shops around Metro Vancouver. We’ve searched for unique vendors offering an amazing chocolatey experience. Do you have a favourite chocolatier? If we’ve missed them off our list, send an email to vancouver@familyfuncanada.com! Chocolate Shops in Metro
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IKEA Swedish Meatballs recipe
What’s For Dinner? IKEA Releases Their Swedish Meatballs Recipe!

Are you stuck wondering what’s for dinner, AGAIN?! It’s pretty easy to get stuck in a cooking rut, especially since most of us are cooking more than ever right now. It’s been a long time since I’ve had IKEA’s Swedish Meatballs, but I remember when my kids were small, we’d
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Wendel's Chocolate Chip Cookies
Wendel’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’ve been a fan of Wendel’s Bookstore and Cafe for many years. I’m fortunate enough to live within walking distance of their cafe and have enjoyed their chocolate chip cookies for many, many years. For those who don’t live in Fort Langley, I’m sure you have seen the Wendel’s cookies
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UBC Farm | A Bit of Country in the City

The UBC Farm stretches across 24 hectares of integrated farm and forest lands on the South Campus of UBC’s. The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems manages the university’s farm.  The Centre offers a wide range of interdisciplinary learning, research, and community programs. This is your chance to bring home local fresh produce right from an
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Mt Seymour Rock Chute Grill
Apres Ski Reward? Check Out the Mt Seymour Rock Chute Bar & Grill!

Less than 365 days ago this middle-aged momma took her first ski lesson. After the first lesson, the season was over and I assumed my dabbling in skiing was done. I tried it, I didn’t break any bones, and I was good to carry-on with my non-skiing lifestyle. However there
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Rocky Mountain Flatbread
Insanely Tasty Food & A Kid-Friendly Environment! You MUST Visit Rocky Mountain Flatbread

For years my next door neighbour has been telling me to take my kids to Rocky Mountain Flatbread. Now don’t get me wrong, I listen to my wonderful neighbour, but for some unknown reason I hadn’t followed her advice and dined there. In early December I corrected this horrible wrong
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