Entries by Jodi Baker

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East Saanich Neighbourhoods – Broadmead

Broadmead is a choice residential neighbourhood in East Saanich, a short drive north on the Pat Bay Highway from Victoria BC.  This planned residential community was designed to respect the area’s natural topography, with homes constructed between mature trees and rocky outcrops. Over 20% of the community is public green space.  Housing in Broadmead includes […]

Greater Victoria Craft Fairs

Now that Halloween has passed, many of us who lead busy lives check the calendar and start planning for the next big holiday… yes, I’m already thinking about Christmas.  My apologies to those who would rather not think about it yet.  I love the entire holiday season, and there are lots of us who do, […]

Lady Marmalade – Jodi’s Restaurant Reviews

I love going for breakfast or lunch at Lady Marmalade!  The place has such a funky, cheerful atmosphere with intentionally mismatched decor lending to the eclectic ambiance.  It’s often busy, that’s because the food is amazing.  I don’t mind waiting a few minutes for a seat, it just sharpens my appetite. Lady Marmalade opened its […]

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Langford Lanes – Victoria’s ONLY Ten Pin Bowling Facility

Victoria BC enjoys a storied history of bowling, but when the last ten pin facility closed down bowlers living in Victoria were left without a venue in which to enjoy their sport until 2011, when Langford Lanes opened their hybrid bowling center in the middle of Langford’s City Centre Park. Boasting 20 lanes equipped with […]