Big Dog Little Dog Bakery - Austin's Big Pupcake

Big Dog Little Dog Bakery

It was my pup Tormund’s (as in Tormund Giantsbane…you know??  Game of Thrones??) 2nd birthday yesterday and I splurged on a doggy birthday cupcake for him this year.  I’m not a pet spoiler and I don’t usually give him treats so this was special for both him and I. I went to a local pet […]

Daiso Salt Tomato Candy

Way back during my high school years, there was a huge store in Richmond that sold Japanese snack and candy.  It was heaven as I was a huge Japanese fanatic back then.  I remember this store had loads of funky Japanese goodies you wouldn’t find anywhere else. One of the finds from that place was […]

Highlights from CHFA West 2015

Hot off the heels of the Healthy Family Expo comes the trades-only Canadian Health Food Association‘s Conference and Tradeshow CHFA West and it was with pleasure and excitement that I was able to attend.  It’s always interesting to see what the upcoming trends are in the food world, and this year, it seems like anything […]

Mercola Sprouting Seeds Review

I love gardening.  I really do, so I was especially excited when Mercola contacted me to sponsor a review on their Sprout Doctor Starter Kit (minus the sunflower seeds).  I will note here that I received seeds and products from Mercola for free, however I was not compensated in any way and all opinions are […]

Trader Joe’s Fireworks Chocolate Bar Review

Pop rocks are nothing new.  However, pop rocks in a chocolate bar is something completely new to me.  So when I saw Trader Joe’s Fireworks Chocolate Bar ($1.99 USD), I had to have and review it. “Like any good romance, Trader Joe’s Fireworks Chocolate bar is sweet and hot, with just enough explosive moments to […]

DAVIDsTEA Coffee Pu’erh Review

The latest concoction from DAVIDsTEA has got to be the ultimate in the fusion of Chinese and Western drink culture.  Coffee Pu’erh combines the traditional taste of Chinese pu’erh tea with the signature drink of the west by the addition of coffee beans.  I had a sniff of it in store and the notes of […]