Author Archives: canadianveggie

About canadianveggie

I enjoy exploring the great outdoors, eating good vegan food, cycling around Vancouver, solving problems with software, learning about urban planning, and discussing politics.

New Parent Adventures: Strollers and Car Seats

Baby preparations are well under way. We’ve been slowly acquiring baby stuff, mostly hand-me-downs from friends, family, and neighbours. Emily has put her sewing skills to work creating a stuffed elephant and a wrap to carry the baby in. For big … Continue reading

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Roomba vs Hoover

The Roomba I bought 2 years ago is one of the best luxury purchases I’ve ever made. It does such a great job keeping our floors clean and picking up cat hair. But I was concerned with how much power it … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day

Want to take action on #EarthDay? Here's how you can help today –> http://www.cowspiracy.com/earthday [LINK IN PROFILE] #cowspiracy A photo posted by Cowspiracy (@cowspiracy) on Apr 22, 2016 at 11:56am PDT

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Easter in Kamloops

A few pictures from our Easter weekend in Kamloops with my sister’s family. We had fun making Ukrainian Easter Eggs (pysanky). And of course there was a hunt for eggs filled with chocolates, candies, and cryptogram clues. My nephew was the big winner.

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Sparkling Surprise in the Okanagan

Last week my lovely wife surprised me with a Okanagan birthday adventure. We spent the day hiking in Kelowna and then retired to the luxurious Sparkling Hill Resort in Vernon. I knew it was going to be a good day when … Continue reading

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Wet Weekend in San Francisco

We spent the first weekend of March visiting San Francisco. We didn’t have much planned, except reconnecting with friends and eating good vegan food. It’s probably our last chance at child-free travel for a long time. We didn’t do anything overly touristy, … Continue reading

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Eating Vegan in San Francisco

Before we even booked our flights to San Francisco we were planning where to eat. Our vegetarian friends have raved about the deliciousness the city has to offer. By the time we arrived we had 4 reservations booked for our 4 days … Continue reading

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