Food & Drink

The Cranberry Festival Kicks off the Thanksgiving Weekend

Join in on the Thanksgiving tradition and come celebrate BC’s proud berry history at the 26th annual Fort Langley Cranberry Festival. The festival starts at 10 am (the pancake breakfast starts at 8:30) and continues right through the day with activities for the whole family. One of the highlights of
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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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Metro Vancouver restaurants with play areas
Metro Vancouver Restaurants with Play Areas for Kids

Everyone enjoys a meal out. What’s not to love…no grocery shopping, no food prep, no dishes. But the inevitable downside of eating out is the seemingly endless wait between when the order is placed and the food arrives. Kids turn into food-crazed monsters waiting for their meal to arrive. Nothing
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Charming Secret Garden Tea Company

Last summer we travelled to England and introduced our boys to the joys of cream teas.  They instantly became fans of milky tea, delectable scones, raspberry jam and clotted cream.  As I struggled with the idea of my boys, at ages 3 & 5 years, consuming tea and the associated
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