Illuminate Yaletown returns this February 10th and 11th 2012

Illuminate Yaletown returns this February 10th and 11th 2012

Posted by on Feb 9, 2012 in Lifestyle | 0 comments

This Vancouver event starts as soon as the sun sets on February 10th and 11th. Once dark, artists will light up their exhibits! Illuminate Yaletown is a free Vancouver event & winter festival, bringing contemporary light art installations throughout the streets of Yaletown. Come enjoy beautiful lights used in innovative ways, interact with exhibits, and capture Illuminations in photos....

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Whisky Stones™

Whisky Stones™

Posted by on Dec 17, 2011 in Lifestyle | 0 comments

When I came across the Whisky Stones (Whiskey Stones)  they won my heart! I quote “Put a chill in your whisky without diluting the dram of your dreams”  Beautifully said, especially since I had been a Drambuie drinker in the past there was an immediate appreciation for this fine milled stones that have made there way in to many a dram! We recently attended and sponsored the Hopscotch 2011 Event where the Whisky Stones were featured and the Whisky Lovers were celebrated. 7/8″ cubes | Natural Milled in Vermont by the oldest soapstone workshop in the US. Add three chilled stones to your next dram, let stand for 5 minutes and enjoy. Set of 9 stones + muslin storage bag. Not for use with larger volume drinks. And here is the history…. Co-founder Andrew Hellman (Connecticut) Andrew took inspiration from a bag of loose stones found in his Swedish grandfather’s liquor cabinet to come up with an American interpretation of a centuries-old Scandinavian tradition. Vermont Soapstone (Vermont) Over 150 years ago, local Vermonters began mining and milling soapstone found in their fields for a variety of purposes. As America’s oldest soapstone workshop, many of their original techniques are still in use today....

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