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Health and Wellness in Vancouver

Health and Wellness in Vancouver

Cold and flu season is upon us all. Fall has us bringing out cute sweaters, toques and mittens but it also brings the prospect of getting sick! Health and wellness in Vancouver can be hard to achieve without the right resources. Combat the cold with a few natural remedies we list below to keep you […]

Tradewind Books: Vancouver Children's Book Publisher

Tradewind Books: Vancouver Children’s Book Publisher

Tradewind Books: Vancouver Children’s Book Publisher Bird on a Wire Creations first welcomed Tradewind Books onto our shelves in 2011, but they have been a thriving publishing house in Vancouver since 1996. Created by Carol Frank and Michael Katz, Tradewind Books is a publisher of award winning children’s book created by Canadian authors and illustrators. Based […]

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Where Artists Create: June Hunter

Every month, founder and owner of Bird On A Wire Creations, Kate Nagel, visits a local artist in their studio to learn all about their journey as crafters, creators, and entrepreneurs. This month we met with June Hunter. June Hunter will be our featured artist at Bean Around the World on Main and 10th for […]

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Redfish Kids Clothing and the Meaning of Courage

Every parent wants to see their children succeed, thrive, and be happy will doing so. In the early years, creating a strong sense of self and building self confidence is the most powerful gift a parent can give their child. As kids reach adolescence, their confidence can waver as the stress of school and puberty […]

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Where Artists Create: Riding the Pine

Every month, founder and owner of Bird On A Wire Creations, Kate Nagel, visits a local artist in their studio to learn all about their journey as crafters, creators, and entrepreneurs. This month we met with David and Kaoru of Riding the Pine. Finding the Balance Between Work and Fun How do you define fun? […]

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Switching to Natural Deodorant – What You Need To Know

You’ve probably heard your friends or co-workers talk about switching to natural deodorant. It’s a increasingly common move for anyone who is health conscious and wants to avoid toxins in and on their body. It’s also a subject people want to discuss with others, as the switch can result in many positive benefits to your […]

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Where Artists Create: Robbie Vergara

Every month, founder and owner of Bird On A Wire Creations, Kate Nagel, visits a local artist in their studio to learn all about their journey as crafters, creators, and entrepreneurs. Shifting the Paradigm from Starving Artist to Thriving Artist ”Creative work is not a selfish act or a bid for attention on the part […]

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Greeting Card Artist Laura Uy Q&A

Meet the Greeting Card Artist Laura Uy of Art + Soul Creative Co In the three years, greeting card artist Laura Uy and her wonderful illustrations have been with Bird on a Wire Creations, she has managed to capture the hearts of Vancouverites and tourists alike. Many of her devoted followers eagerly await her newest […]

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Vancouver Moves from Plastic to Reusable Glass Straws

The Last Straw: Saying No to Plastic Straws Did you know Canadians throw out approximately 57 million plastic straws a day? Plastic straws are the number one ocean pollutant and are more likely to be littered than properly disposed of. Yet almost everywhere you go in Vancouver, plastic straws routinely come with your drink order. […]

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Bean Around the World Featured Artists

Once a quarter, we feature a new artist at Bean Around the World, our wonderful coffee shop friends across the street. From May to July, we’re proud and excited to announce not just one, but three new artists at Bean Around the World whose work will be displayed on their walls, available for purchase through our store! Our three […]