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Friday Finds Aug 12 2016

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Summer finally has arrived in Vancouver with temperatures near 30 °C. It feels like the only place to stay sane is in the pool, beach or anywhere with air conditioning running 24/7. It is also this time of year that much more special in BC. It is really having a vacation at home. It is a time to find somewhere local to getaway: Vancouver Island, Tofino, Summerland, or the Okanagan for some tasty wines. But while we plan our mini-staycation, here are some good ol’ internet stuff!


Local Love:

  1. Sweat it out tomorrow 8/13 with SeaWheeze Half Marathon. Don’t forget to pick up some limited swag at their pop-up store.
  2. Get your pants wet at the 1000 feet Slide The City at Lonsdale Avenue in North Vancouver 8/13 and 8/14.
  3. The 54th Abbotsford International Airshow
  4. Summer Splash event at Splashdown Park 8/14.
  5. Errthang All white. Diner En Blanc 8/18


Internet Stuff:

  1. I binged watched Stranger Things in three days. It was good! References Classic ’80s Films. Also here.
  2. I love my snacks.
  3. Instagram Stories > Snapchat
  4. What happens to your body when you hike.
  5. Ummm… That was Awkward. (Situation #1)
  6. The world’s most amazing hotel pools.
  7. Sausage Party
  8. Skrillex & Rick Ross: Purple Lamborghini (Suicide Squad).
  9. Discover the most glamorous subscription box.
  10. Goodbye! Dry Skin.


Home Stuff:

  1. Kitchen I would love to sip my morning coffee in.
  2. Definitely trying this tip for better coffee.
  3. 15 Creative ideas for room dividers.
  4. I need this for the patio asap!
  5. Cute cocktails are coming!


This week on Nomss:

  1. Morning 6am Lululemon Yoga Flow sesh with Whole Foods and Park Royal
  2. Salt and Straw Ice Cream Portland, Oregon
  3. Nongs Khao Man Gai Portland, Oregon 
  4. Hotel Rose Portland Oregon
  5. Pizzeria Spacca Napoli Port Moody
  6. Homemade organic almond milk
  7. Faculty Brewing Co Vancouver


Are you watching the Olympics? Is it me? I can’t seem to get into Rio this year!



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