Keep it home for the holidays 

It's beginning to look a lot like you-know-what! We promise not to say the word that rhymes with "ishtmus" until December 1st, but in the meantime it doesn't hurt to start thinking about how and where you want to spend your gift-giving budget. Some of the most talented people on earth are making, selling and sharing beautiful things right here at home. For unique gifts we encourage you to visit the mom & pop shops on the Island, take in the craft fairs and bazaars and check out our holiday gift suggestions to fit every budget. Now doesn't that sound like a much nicer way to cross off your ishtmus list than standing in line at ye olde big box store?

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Local Food Culture: Tacofino

Jen Reiher of Victorian Food Blog shares her latest restaurant review on Diggit: "I had heard the legend of the Tacofino Food Truck long before it rolled into town. People spoke in hushed tones of their tacos, and asked if I'd been to visit them in Vancouver, to which I gave what seems to be my standard answer to any question about Vancouver restaurants..." (read more)

DIY Wrapping Paper

Keep up to date with Hannah Monteith's Adventures & Misadventures in a Self-Assembled World: "I'm not sure why...but about a month ago I became obsessed with the idea of never buying wrapping paper again. I think it might be because I never have the appropriate wrapping paper for any occasion and end up wrapping everything in layers of tissue paper!" (read more)

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Festive on Fabulous Fort

November 28th, 5-8 PM | Late night by candle light shopping! Join your favourite Fort St. businesses tomorrow night for an evening of shopping from local businesses, treats, live music and more! Plus, enter to win the Fabulous Fort's 'Win The Window' contest at any of the participating businesses. (more details)

Diggit Holiday Craft Fair Guide

It's the most wonderful time of the year... It's craft fair season! Check out our Holiday Craft Fair Guide and start pencilling dates into the calendar! It's a work in progress, so if you know of a craft fair coming up, let us know or feel free to post it yourself. See the guide.

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