18 Jul 2008


WB Chatterbox

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  • Miscellaneous
     20 Oct 2011 6:16 PM

      Re: Vacation policies @ your workplace
    At my work you have to put in your request at least 2 weeks before you want to take vacation and it's first come, first...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Oct 2011 12:57 PM

      Re: Does your DH ask you....
    The key is to beat him to the punch - next time you talk to him at 9am, before talking about your morning or whatever,...

  • Money Matters
     12 Oct 2011 12:09 PM

      Re: Cash VS Credit / Debt (states trip)
    I always use my credit card in the USA. I've never been charged any fees other then whatever the exchange rate is. Sometimes I use...

  • Miscellaneous
     7 Oct 2011 12:29 PM

      Re: Regular Bikini Wax
    Thanks for all the tips! I ended up going for the Brazilian and it hurt I'd say 10 times more then it normally does but...

  • Miscellaneous
     7 Oct 2011 12:18 PM

      Re: Laundry WWYD
    When I shared laundry facilities this drove me nuts! I always felt awkward about touching someones laundry but honestly, if they leave it in there...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Oct 2011 5:47 PM

      Re: Accents.....do they make guys more attractive?
    Yes, depending on the accent - I like some accents but don't like all accents and if you can't understand what they're saying then it...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Oct 2011 5:39 PM

      Regular Bikini Wax
    I've only ever gone for Brazillian waxes but I have been told that since I'm pregnant it will be way too painful so I booked...

  • Money Matters
     3 Oct 2011 6:49 PM

    Financial Advisor in BC?
    Can anyone recommend a good financial advisor in the lower mainland? I'd prefer someone independent who doesn't work for a bank. TIA! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     16 Sep 2011 5:41 PM

      Re: Who does the laundry in your house?
    I do 70% of it but DH does the laundry if he needs/wants something clean. And if its say a dark pair of pants he...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     24 Aug 2011 2:33 PM

      Re: Recommend a protein powder! pls
    I like Dessert (chocolat flavour) but I have only ever mixed it with milk so I'm not sure how it would taste with water. I...

  • Miscellaneous
     3 Aug 2011 3:39 PM

      Re: Recommend your dog
    You can do this online quiz and they will recommend what kind of dog meets your lifestyle and housing requirements. http://www.dogbreedinfo.com/search.htm ...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Jul 2011 1:34 PM

      Re: Root Beer or Cream Soda
    I chose root beer but only because I've never had a cream soda one before and I'd be worried it might be a bit sweet...

  • Miscellaneous
     27 Jul 2011 12:29 PM

      Re: LML Ladies - Anyone done the Grouse Grind??
    On the weekend its super packed so be prepared for people passing you and getting stuck behind slow people. The people who do it are...

  • Miscellaneous
     14 Jul 2011 2:01 PM

      Re: Vancouver area bars/restaurants
    What age group are you in? 20s, 30s, 40s....? What type of scene are you looking for? ...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Jul 2011 2:27 PM

      Re: Dog in a hot car. Call 911?
    What I learned at blockwatch training is that if a crime is in progress you call 911, if you're reporting a crime that happened (like...

  • The West Coast & Territories
     27 Jun 2011 6:40 PM

      Re: Suit rental and style help needed!!
    We rented from Debonaire in New West. They're a bit more expensive then Moore's but the quality is SO much better! ...

  • The West Coast & Territories
     1 Jun 2011 3:45 PM

      Re: Paper Lanterns
    On Pender Street between Main and Columbia there are about 6 stores that sell them. They barter so if you don't get the price you...

  • Been There, Done That!
     5 May 2011 5:44 PM

      Re: Xpost - Passport in Maiden Name - Travel by Land
    I have never had to give my driver's license when driving through the boarder, I always just give my passport so I don't think it...

  • Been There, Done That!
     5 May 2011 5:40 PM

      Re: How long did you keep your veil on?
    I wore mine until dinner time at the reception. ...

  • First Steps
     14 Apr 2011 3:43 PM

      Re: Time Between Ceremony/Reception
    I went to a wedding that was in the middle of nowhere that had a two hour gap without cocktail hour or entertainment - it...

  • The West Coast & Territories
     14 Apr 2011 3:28 PM

      Re: Who is your MC?
    We had a good friend who was not part of the bridal party do it, it was a way to include more friends in our...

  • Miscellaneous
     11 Apr 2011 7:24 PM

      Re: Buying tires.... in the USA?
    Way cheaper in the USA. I got 4 winter tires, instalation, balancing and an oil change for under $400. They're really good tires too that...

  • Been There, Done That!
     23 Feb 2011 1:10 PM

      Re: Where to buy thank you cards with picture inserts
    Deserres sells them, or if you don't have that store, call scrapbooking/craft stores. ...

  • Inspiring Ideas
     21 Feb 2011 6:13 PM

      Re: Recommend your Lower Mainland photographer
    Ask if they will be the one that is doing your photos the day of and what happens if they're sick. ...

  • Inspiring Ideas
     17 Feb 2011 6:11 PM

      Re: Recommend your Lower Mainland photographer
    I used Cora of corasphotography.com and loved my photos! A friend of mine used Gucio gucioblog.com. Another one to look at is Carol-ann carol-annphotography.com. I...

  • Inspiring Ideas
     9 Feb 2011 1:11 PM

    Re: Honeymoon Registries?
    We used Honeyfund. It allowed us to ask for experiences rather then just money. Like horseback riding on the beach, or evening cocktails, etc. I...

  • Miscellaneous
     9 Feb 2011 1:04 PM

      Re: How many spaces do you use after a sentence?
    I learned one and my workplace standard says that you should use one; however most people use 2 so when I work on documents, I...

  • Fashion & Style
     21 Jan 2011 1:28 AM

      Re: Platinum or White Gold bands
    If you're going to get white gold opt for 19k because it's a different chemical make up and doesn't turn yellow as quickly. Second choice...

  • The West Coast & Territories
     15 Dec 2010 6:18 PM

      Re: TUX Rentals- HELP!
    We rented suits. I'll pm you. ...

  • The West Coast & Territories
     15 Dec 2010 1:13 PM

      Re: TUX Rentals- HELP!
    You can rent suits at Debonaire, but like I said before, they're a bit more expensive... But they all fit well and they look great!...

  • The West Coast & Territories
     2 Dec 2010 3:48 PM

      Re: oh! the stress of finding photographers!!
    Another option if you're really unsure about it would be to call the head of a photography school/program such as Langara and ask if they...

  • The West Coast & Territories
     30 Nov 2010 10:12 PM

      Re: TUX Rentals- HELP!
    We used Debonaire in New West. Its a bit more expensive, but the quality of the suites is so much better and the shirts/jackets/pants are...

  • Miscellaneous
     17 Nov 2010 12:56 PM

      Re: Making Your Own Cookbook? (x-post)
    Blurb has a cookbook template. You have to download their software but its customizable. ...

  • The West Coast & Territories
     26 Oct 2010 6:31 PM

      Re: Alterations! How much??
    This is a very late reply to this post, but I wanted to caution anyone considering using Eleanor. She stole $900 from me. I paid...

  • The West Coast & Territories
     29 Sep 2010 7:15 PM

      Re: Engagement photo locations
    I'm also a fan of under the bridge photos - like under Granville or Burrard Street bridge. ...

  • The West Coast & Territories
     29 Sep 2010 7:13 PM

      Re: Engagement photo locations
    Between Industrial and Terminal (sorry I can't remember the names of the streets) a block East of Main there are a couple really cool streets...

  • Etiquette, Children & Family Matters
     5 Aug 2010 12:07 PM

      Re: How much $$ do you give as a wedding gift?
    In the past I would give $200-300 from DH and I but then we had our wedding and I learned that maybe I should only...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     4 Aug 2010 6:11 PM

      Anyone been to Greece in the last month (July/10)?
    Id really love to go to Greece but Im worried about the economical situation there. I dont want to have my trip disrupted because of...

  • The West Coast & Territories
     4 Aug 2010 12:00 PM

      Re: Places to buy bulk candy in/around Vancouver?
    Candy Aisle on 4th Avenue. There is also a candy store on Robson near Granville Street. I can't remember what the name of it is...

  • The West Coast & Territories
     4 Aug 2010 11:55 AM

      Re: LF - Chinese Paper Lanterns
    What colours are you looking for? Ill PM you. ...

  • Been There, Done That!
     30 Jul 2010 3:53 PM

      Flush Mount Photo Albums
    I want to make my own flush mount album (I want to use my own designs and have creative control) but it seems like most...

  • The West Coast & Territories
     30 Jul 2010 3:49 PM

      Re: Throwing a baby shower in Van???
    There is T Room Bakery: http://troombakery.com/ on West 10th Avenune (up by UBC), Secret Garden as PP said and Adonia also in Kerrisdale: www.adoniatea.com/ My...

  • Etiquette, Children & Family Matters
     26 Jul 2010 2:19 PM

      Re: Thank you cards post-wedding
    Maybe write a thank you card thanking them for coming and telling them you look forward to seeing them when they come to visit. ...

  • Inspiring Ideas
     22 Jul 2010 6:33 PM

      Re: accent color for black and white wedding
    Apple green! ...

  • Been There, Done That!
     19 Jul 2010 1:39 PM

      Re: End of night hall clean-up
    My decorator and family helped with the clean up. ...

  • Been There, Done That!
     19 Jul 2010 1:35 PM

      Re: Emergency kits - did you use them?
    Mine got forgotten when we left for the ceremony but luckily we didn�t need anything. My MOH had my lipgloss, sunglasses and flipflops and that...

  • The West Coast & Territories
     6 Jul 2010 3:45 PM

      Re: Vancouver Area Ceremony location Ideas
    Cecil Green Park House. Beautiful old house with expansive gardens and a great view. - http://www.cecilgreenpark.ubc.ca/ ...

  • Been There, Done That!
     5 Jul 2010 10:34 PM

      Re: did you eat?
    I had breakfast lunch and dinner. Even if you don't feel hungry you should force yourself to eat something so you don't faint. :-) ...

  •   How to say Thank you
    Five grown adults (over 25) gave us a combined present of $83 (all small bills, I suspect they just emptied their pockets with what they...

  •   Re: Groomsmaid?
    Ive been to two, one where the groomsmaid wore the same dress as the bridesmaids except in black and she had a wrist corsage and...

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