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Buy 14-inch Capiz Parol in Metro Vancouver

We have on hand  limited quantities of high-quality Parol (Christmas Lantern) from the Philippines. It's available for pickup in Richmond, BC. Only CAD 200 14-inch Boungavillae Capiz Parol (Christmas Lantern) 14-inch Boungavillae Capiz Parol (Christmas Lantern) from The Philippines is available now in Metro Vancouver 14-inch Starlight Capiz Parol (Christmas Lantern) 14-inch Starlight Capiz Parol (Christmas Lantern) from the Philippines available now in Metro Vancouver How to order Capiz Parol in Metro Vancouver? Complete this order form . Pick-up only in Richmond, BC. Payment will be cash  (exact amount only) on pick-up or prepaid using Interac E-Transfer . Visit the website for more pictures.

Lunch and Apple Pie Dream Donut from Tim Hortons

We're celebrating hubby's 4th anniversary in Canada with lunch delivery from Tim Hortons. It's my first time ordering directly on the Tim Hortons website, and apparently, their delivery partner is DoorDash. Lunch delivery from Tim Hortons Anyway, as with our previous Tim Hortons visit, we ordered whatever Dream Donut is available. Dulce de Leche Dream Donut from early 2020 Chocolate Hazelnut Éclair Dream Sea Salted Caramel Dream New York Cheesecake Dream Donut Strawberry Shortcake Filled Ring Vanilla Cream Puff Filled Ring Today, we were able to try the Apple Pie Dream Donut. It was surprisingly delicious. I love the crumble on top and the surprising apple pie in the middle. Apple Pie Dream Donut I also ordered one of my favourite items, the Chili. I was going to order Potato Wedges but saw Chili & Cheese Potato Wedges. I'm too weak to say no to that. I regretted not going for the tried and tested Potato Wedges. I do not recommend the Chili & Cheese Potato Wedge

Week 6 of HelloFresh: Spicy Week

We skipped the HelloFresh delivery last week because I didn't like the available options. This week I ordered three meals because only these three have a reasonable amount of calories and do not require an oven. Spicy Kung Pao Chicken with Peanuts and Ginger Rice HelloFresh Description: Speedy, spicy stir-fry! Juicy pieces of chicken get a flavour boost from a quick marinade, while crunchy golden peanuts will remind you of the takeout classic! This is not my favourite HelloFresh dish and that's because I am familiar with Kung Pao Chicken. It's one dish I almost always get at Chinese restaurants. My favourite one is from Gourmet Wok inside Granville Island Public Market. I reheated the Spicy Kung Pao Chicken for lunch and it's really one of the worst (if not the worst) dishes we've had from HelloFresh.

Spicy Chicken McNuggets and Trying Li'l Donuts from McDonald's

Happy Saturday! I have wanted to try the Spicy Chicken McNuggets ever since it was released, but we only eat out once a week, and we usually have plans during the weekends, so for the first time in a while, we have a weekend with zero plans. The only plan for this weekend is to be cozy at home (since it's raining outside) and order in. Delivery from McDonald's Is the Spicy Chicken McNuggets spicy? A year ago, hubby and I ordered a lot (is way too much possible?) from McDonald's. We tried  all three Spicy McChicken® , and only the Ghost Pepper had substantial heat to be a little painful. The Spicy Chicken McNuggets have the same flavour as the non-spicy version, but when it reaches your throat, that's when you feel some heat. It's not painful spicy by any means, but definitely delicious. What's up with the Li'l Donuts? McDonald's Canada introduced the Li'l Donuts a couple months back. My brother said he liked it better than Tim Horton's donuts, so

Dinner from Delhi6 Restaurant

Happy Tuesday! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving long weekend, Canada. I didn't order HelloFresh this week, which means going to the groceries and cooking OR ordering food we can reheat and enjoy with rice. I chose the latter. Today, I decided to enjoy food from Delhi6 Restaurant along West Broadway. I was planning to order from a different Indian restaurant, but I picked Delhi6 because they commented on one of my Instagram posts (so it seems like marketing with Instagram works because Delhi6 wasn't even on my radar when searching for where to order this week). I am unsure what to get from Delhi6, so I looked up all my previous Indian restaurant posts to find what we usually get, and here is a list: 1x Bombay Mixed Platter, which includes Veggie Samosa, Veggie Pakora, Chicken Pakora, and Fish Pakora 1x Mixed (Vegetables, Chicken, Lamb, and Prawn) Biryani 1x Aloo Palak (Cauliflower and Spinach) 2x Palak Paneer (Spinach and Cottage Cheese) 2x Garlic Naan 2x Chicken Vindalo

Taking a Break at Waves Coffee House

Happy Thanksgiving! Today is a non-working holiday, which means sleeping in and waking up later, enjoying Thanksgiving leftover for brunch, and exercising to burn off all the turkey and creamy mashed potatoes. That's precisely what we did today. I woke up later than usual, reheated leftovers from Thanksgiving dinner, and exercised (did 45 minutes of aerobics and 15 minutes of standing ab exercises) to feel less guilty about all the mashed potatoes I ate. After all that, I decided to step outside, walk around the neighbourhood and enjoy a cup of Belgian Dark Chocolate Mocha from nearby Waves Coffee. I sat outside the store and enjoyed the warmth of the sunshine feeling grateful for all the blessings.  Dark Chocolate Belgian Mocha Fifteen minutes later, hubby arrived from his weekly run. I ordered a Belgian White Chocolate Mocha for him. I can't decide which one I like better, but they're both so delicious. Though, his cup has a lovely message from the barista. White Chocolat

Perfect for Fall: Pumpkin Cheesecake from Trees Cheesecake + Organic Coffee

It's one of my favourite times of the month! Trees Cheesecake + Organic Coffe changed their seasonal flavour from Peanut Butter to Pumpkin. We had it with Pumpkin Spiced Latte, which doesn't taste like pumpkin spiced at all. Pumpkin Cheesecake The Pumpkin Cheesecake taste like pumpkin (not pumpkin spice). I can actually see shredded pumpkin in the Cheesecake.

Lunch at Freshii

After having breakfast and Sunday Mass, we knew we were going to TREES Organics for Pumpkin Cheesecake, so it's a matter of deciding where to have lunch before heading there. We end up having lunch at a nearby Freshii. It's only our second time at Freshii, and we went for two bowls. Mediterranean and Buddha's Satay I had the Mediterranean Bowl with Falafel as protein. The olives are overwhelming as well as the red onions, but I enjoyed the perfectly cooked quinoa. Mediterranean with Falafel Ingredients: Quinoa & field greens, feta cheese, kalamata olives, almonds, red onions, cucumber, roasted red peppers, tomatoes, cilantro, red pepper sauce Hubby ordered Buddha's Satay, which I prefer to the Mediterranean because I love the peanut sauce. Buddha's Satay with Steak Ingredients: Rice noodles, broccoli, carrots, cabbage, crispy wontons, green onions, spicy peanut sauce I am surprised at how much I enjoyed our lunch. I think I'll be back for more bowls.

Breakfast from Tim Hortons

Happy Sunday! As part of our Sunday routine, we grab the first meal of the day (today at around 10:00 AM) from Tim Hortons before walking to church for Mass. More wrap and sandwiches served during lunchtime are available because it's a bit later in the day. Hubby suggested we order any wrap with "new," which essentially means a different sauce.   Spicy Buffalo Grilled Chicken Wrap It uses tangy buffalo sauce, and what makes it spicy is the presence of jalapeno. Southwest Chicken Wrap I took a bite of hubby's Southwest Chicken Wrap, which I like better than the Spicy Buffalo. We enjoyed our wrap while walking along West Broadway. 

Thanksgiving Dinner at Home from HelloFresh

Last year, my younger sister prepared a delicious Thanksgiving Dinner for our family. However, they had to make multiple trips to the grocery to make sure all the ingredients she needed were complete. This year I told them I was going to order from HelloFresh and avoid the stress of grocery runs. However, it means we have more side dishes to prepare and cook. What's included in the HelloFresh Thanksgiving Box? Sage Roasted Rolled Turkey Homemade Cranberry Sauce Savoury Turkey Gravy Slow-Roasted Butternut Squash Garlic and Thyme Infused Mash Green Beans Mushroom and Leek Stuffed Squash (optional) Dinner Rolls Graham Cracker Crust Pumpkin Pie That's more dishes than what we had last year, but I have faith in HelloFresh that they'll guide us through cooking everything with their foolproof recipe book. Thanksgiving Dinner from HelloFresh How much does it cost? I paid $260 for 10 people, but there are only 8 of us enjoying the meal. Before you get upset that we're having a

Lunch from Church's Chicken

Happy Saturday! I hope you're having a wonderful Thanksgiving long weekend. We're having Thanksgiving dinner today, and before we get started cooking and preparing, we decided to grab lunch from nearby Church's Chicken. Lunch from Church's Chicken We arrived at the location at 11:58 AM and left at 12:30 PM. We mainly ordered sandwiches to-go, which may have caused the delay and after we ordered more and more people went in and out of the branch ordering lunch, and there were more at the drive-through. The Classic Sandwich I ordered a Classic Sandwich with fries while hubby wants to try the Mexicana Sandwich with fries. I added Jalapeno Bombers on the side because it's cheesy and spicy good. Mexicana Sandwich I remember they had a Spicy

Week 5 of HelloFresh: Pasta Week

It's the fifth week that we ordered from HelloFresh. We ordered five different dishes, and four of them were pasta. Squash Ravioli and Roasted Red Peppers with Spinach Salad HelloFresh Description: Creamy, dreamy and addictive red pepper flavours a luscious sauce squash ravioli! Wholesome spinach salad brings a bright balance to this rich pasta dish. This ravioli dish is the most stressful HelloFresh cooking experience I've had. The roasted red pepper came in a small glass bottle that was way too tight. Hubby and I struggled to open it. Crazy! The best thing about the dish was when I finally opened our extra virgin olive oil and used that in our vinaigrette. It's so subtle.  Carb Smart Chipotle Beef Chilli with Poblano Peppers and Cheddar Cheese

Mountain Maid Training Center Baguio Ube Jam in Metro Vancouver

Where to buy Ube Jam from Baguio in Metro Vancouver? I was randomly browsing Facebook last Friday and found Ube Jam from Baguio (you know which one I'm talking about, but here's a photo) available for sale in Metro Vancouver. So I sent the seller a message asking for more information. It's available for pick-up in Richmond, BC, for $25. I ordered one alongside some Delimondo Corned Beef. Ube Jam from Baguio in Metro Vancouver You can contact the seller on this page .