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Thrift store helping more than just hospital

Thrift store helping more than just hospital

The Delta Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop in Ladner Village hosted a Customer Appreciation Day last month that also featured a food bank drive. Here, volunteers sort through some of the items donated by thrift store customers.
Delta caregiver wins provincial award

Delta caregiver wins provincial award

The Stroke Recovery Assocation of B.C. held its annual Life After Stroke awards ceremony earlier this month in Vancouver where Marilyn Simpson of the Delta branch was acknowledged as the 2013 Provincial Caregiver of the Year.
The art of being Wynn Dennett

The art of being Wynn Dennett

Most mornings, weather permitting, Tsawwassen's Wynn Dennett hops into her car, picks up a friend, and they walk and chat for about a mile, often along Boundary Bay. Then perhaps it's a little gardening, and maybe a painting session in her studio.
Sweetly and colourfully historic Antwerp

Sweetly and colourfully historic Antwerp

Amajor historic seaport, Antwerp today ranks as Europe's second busiest. Surprisingly after centuries of wars, Belgium's Antwerp retains its rich and fascinating heritage, a bonus for history buffs like us.

Good time to settle garden

The next few weeks offer a good opportunity to settle the garden down for winter because soon enough the long days of rain and the hustle and bustle of Christmas will descend on us. Raking leaves is the most usual yard work at this time.
At Home: Decorating for the holiday season

At Home: Decorating for the holiday season

Easy ways to ensure your home is looking festive for guests

At Home: Tips for hosting a stress-free party

Planning ahead and delegating tasks help make hosting a breeze
At Home: Give your home a mini makeover for the holidays

At Home: Give your home a mini makeover for the holidays

With presents to buy and decorations to hang, the holiday hustle will keep you busy, leaving little time to prepare your home for festive entertaining.
At Home: Design Dilemma

At Home: Design Dilemma

Dilemma: We have a large family room, which the builder extended after the fireplace was built in. The fireplace is old, ugly and off-centred.
At Home: A theme gives any party extra flair

At Home: A theme gives any party extra flair

Parties are an integral part of the holiday season, when friends and family gather to celebrate and give thanks. For holiday hosts, parties are a great opportunity to make the season even more festive with an event that guests won't soon forget.