#VanCM: “Let’s Party!”

#VanCM: “Let’s Party!”

How to Create a Buzz-Worthy Event At this month’s Net2Van Community Managers’ meetup, Kei Baritugo (@BoldLove) of boutique public relations agency BoldLove Communications shared event planning insights with a crowd of more than 100 people. This meetup was, in itself, a buzz-worthy event! Kei’s presentation was filled with entertaining tidbits from her event planning adventures. … Continue reading

A ‘Social Media Surgery’ at HootSuite

A ‘Social Media Surgery’ at HootSuite

#Net2Van #HootUp – Social Media Success with HootSuite  Being a social media enthusiast, my interest was piqued when I heard about this Social Media Surgery event! So, what exactly is a Social Media Surgery? A social media surgery is an informal gathering of people who want to learn how to use the web to communicate, campaign … Continue reading

My CES 2014 Favourites

My CES 2014 Favourites

CES 2014 (photo: CNET) CES 2014 is over, and although I didn’t have the opportunity to attend the show this year, I followed the event rather rapturously on my favourite tech blogs, as well as on social media! Some background on CES: The International CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on … Continue reading

♨ Hot Chocolate Festival: Koko Monk

♨ Hot Chocolate Festival: Koko Monk

“The Brunette Bangle” & “The Proposition “The Brunette Bangle” is a spicy hot chocolate drink with a distinctive Indian curry taste. Curry and hot chocolate, you ask? I had doubts about how this one would taste, but I was pleasantly surprised! The curry contrasted with the chocolate flavour, and made each mouthful taste really warm … Continue reading

♨ Hot Chocolate Festival: Mink Chocolates

♨ Hot Chocolate Festival: Mink Chocolates

“Paula Dean White Trash Trainwreck” I had to try this one because of its crazy ingredients! Hot chocolate with potato chips? Each ingredient appealed to me individually, but would they taste good together in a drink? I was a little underwhelmed. The liquid drinking chocolate was very rich and flavourful. Kettle Chips are one of … Continue reading

♨ Hot Chocolate Festival: Bella Gelateria

♨ Hot Chocolate Festival: Bella Gelateria

This is Bella Gelateria’s Hot Chocolate Festival menu! Their Hot ChocolatO combos include a gBAR (gelato bar) to dip, a cup of hot chocolate, and a half-slice of Erin Ireland’s famous To Die For Banana Bread! “London Foggy” For those who love the earl grey & vanilla flavour, this is the hot chocolate drink for … Continue reading

♨ Hot Chocolate Festival: Blenz Coffee

♨ Hot Chocolate Festival: Blenz Coffee

“Mint to Be” Loved the minty twist the peppermint tea infusion added to the Belgian milk chocolate! The mini chocolate croissant was the perfect accompaniment to this light-tasting hot chocolate! ➨ This photo of mine was selected by CityFood Magazine as “Photo of the Day” for Jan 21!  Please click “Like” to vote for it … Continue reading

[ Hot Chocolate Festival 2014 ]

[ Hot Chocolate Festival 2014 ]

The 4th Annual Hot Chocolate Festival is now on! For the past 3 years, hot chocolate lovers (like me!) have been indulging in a variety of unique flavours of hot chocolate – flavours that are only available during the festival! Each year, cafes & dessert shops come up with more & more interesting hot chocolate … Continue reading