Friday Night Side Contests

12 March 2012

My goodness… I could have sworn I wrote about the Friday night side contests… but I can’t see it so maybe I forgot to publish it… grrr… all this blogging is so new to me! So, on Friday night I was fortunate enough to be an assistant to table captain (Oh man do I have [...]

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other stuff I did in Alabama

11 March 2012

Carl and Carol took me for a tour of Carls hometown of Bayou La Batre. We first had crab claws at the Lighthouse and then drove around the town. This town still has not recovered from Hurricane Katrina… This area is the fishing capital of the USA and there are so many shrimp boats lined [...]

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Traditional turn in at Hog Wild

11 March 2012

Wow… where to begin… what a fabulous day… Carl and I arrived at the site about 715am and started doing our rounds making sure everything was going smoothly… and it was! What an amazing group of volunteers they have… if we can be half as lucky we will be blessed! I helped set up the [...]

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photos from Hog Wild Mobile Alabama

10 March 2012

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Meet and greet in Mobile for Hog Wild

09 March 2012

Had an amazing day yesterday with the kind folks with Hog Wild… I can’t wait to post pictures… Carol took me to the grounds around 1 where I met up with Carl and the sweet Miss Chalice (oh I hope I spelled that right) and learned all sort of useful southern ways…. I now know [...]

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Hog Wild

08 March 2012

So, I made it to beautiful Mobile Alabama and am so fortunate to have the most amazing hosts in Carl and Carol. Carl had been organizing the Hog Wild Festival in Mobile for the last ELEVEN years. He has won awards and been on the food network and he knows EVERYTHING about setting up BBQ. [...]

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stuck in Houston

06 March 2012

Oh my… flight took forever to get out of Calgary waiting for de-icing but we made it to Houston only TWO hours after my flight was supposed to leave for Mobile. So here I am in a hotel in god knows where at 11:00 at night and I have to get up at 445am… and [...]

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On my way to Mobile Alabama

05 March 2012

Well… I am off for a week to attend a HUGE BBQ festival in Mobile Alabama! There are going to be about 100 teams! It is gong to be crazy. Not sure the weather is going to be amazing as it is calling for thunder showers…. but hey… it will be an adventure! So far [...]

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summer fun expo

04 March 2012

Welcome Vendors!!! We are happy to announce that we have some great businesses on board at our Summer Fun Expo at the Nanaimo Conference Centre including Sun Ray Aluminum, Goodies by Thelma, Tom Harris Cellular, Dominion Lending, Wild Fire Liz, Island Solar Films, Norwex, Epicure and Twistt. We have lots more interested and can’t wait [...]

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David Gogo

01 March 2012

We are happy to say that we will have David Gogo as one of our performers at the BBQ festival, Please join us on July 14th and 15th for an amazing time

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