3 Open Houses in Kits This Weekend


With two weeks to Christmas, we’re seeing fewer and fewer homes hit the market for sale. This will pick up quickly at the end of January, but for now, there isn’t as much to see as usual. There are, however, still some great properties if you’re looking.

Get in contact with the LiveKitsilano Team if you’d like to start on the road to buying or selling your home! They’ll ensure you’re knowledgeable and ready to move.

3 Open Houses in Kits This Weekend

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Holiday Giveaway: Win a $450 Gaming Console

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Our site sponsor Kijiji has a fun holiday giveaway. Answer their super easy gaming question “What is your favourite gaming console of all time?” and you’ve entered to win a new $450 gaming console. It’s that simple. The deadline is Sunday, December 14.

If you want to increase your chances of winning, you can get additional #KijijiGaming entries by creating classified ads on Kijiji selling anything related to gaming with the hashtag #KijijiGaming in the title of the ad. Be creative! Gaming can be anything from a couch to play video games on to the coffee table that you use to place your favourite gaming snacks.

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Christmas in Kits Gift Guide: Gift Cards for Experiences Everyone Will Love


What do you give loved one’s who already have everything for Christmas? A gift card of course! And, gift cards are perfect for the space challenged or friends who are particular with what they want. In Kitsilano, it’s easy to find and give a creative gift card to suite anyone’s taste.

From macaron-making and design classes, to spas and restaurants, here are four clever gift card ideas in Kits.  Read more…

Christmas in Kits Gift Guide: 5 Delicious Ideas for Foodies


These days, we’re obsessed with what we eat. Whether we’re hedonists or vegans or hedonistic vegans (hey, to each his/her own) we can’t stop talking about, photographing and writing about food.

Here are 5 tasty or tempting food-related gifts. With pictures.

5 Delicious Ideas for Foodies

1) Artisan sea salt from Vancouver Island Salt Company

Head to Vancouver Olive Oil Company for Canada’s first fleur de sel hand harvested off the coast of Vancouver Island. If you’re looking for more novelty than Canada’s first artisan sea salts, try their taste-bud-boggling variations such as balsamic vinegar or smoked sea salts.
VOCC, 2751 West Broadway, 604-737-7171, http://www.vooc.ca/
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5 Best Displays of Christmas Lights in Vancouver


There’s a little more than two weeks until Christmas. At this point, you’re either smugly looking at a closet full of gifts and patting yourself on the back, or realizing that the holidays are approaching at turbo speed and you haven’t yet caught the Christmas spirit. In our humble opinion, the best when to get in the mood is to bask in the sparkle of a gorgeous light display. Here are the 5 best displays  of Christmas lights in Vancouver to make your season bright. Read more…

Christmas in Kits Gift Guide: 5 Ideas for Your BFF

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Image: Wishlist Boutique

Gift exchanges, secret Santas, holiday parties, potlucks – with so much going on in the coming weeks there are a number of occasions on which you’ll need gifts handy for your girlfriends. Whether she’s the host of the party, a draw out of a hat, or a bestie who you swap presents with every year, you’ll want to make sure you’re giving her something special. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite gift pit stops in the neighborhood with their best offerings for best friends this season. Read more…

3 Open Houses in Kits This Weekend


There are fewer homes on the market, but the ones that are available are nice units. Take a look at some of our top picks for open houses to view this weekend, or take a look at the full list of open houses in Kitsilano here: http://livekitsilano.com/open-houses/

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Christmas in Kitsilano Gift Guide: What to Get For Kids

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The Simpsons House by Lego

The countdown is on – it’s three more weeks till Christmas! Not to worry, we’ve got great Christmas Gift Guides for you, including gifts for mailing, and now, gifts for kids. Sure, kids can be easy to buy for, but not if you’re trying to avoid getting any Frozen merchandise. Check out our gender-neutral gift ideas for kids based on their early career choices, all available in and around our Kitsilano neighbourhood – we’re quite sure your little one will forget all about that popsicle princess.

Christmas in Kitsilano Gift Guide: What to Get For Kids

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