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Buttery Flaky Goodness by Sean Neild from the FBC 366 photo a day project pool on Flickr

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Summer always means a slightly slower pace as the weather heats up so we have a slower paced weekly news this week.  But we do have a few things to share with all of you.


I recently stumbled across BlogShop - a Photoshop class specifically for bloggers - and thought I'd pass it on.  Billed as "Photoshop Bootcamp" it's taught by Bri Emery, author of one of my favourite design blogs, DesignLoveFest, and photographer Angela Kohler.  The class is aimed at beginners and is a full weekend.  They only have one Canadian stop on their schedule at the moment - Toronto, July 28-29th.  A word of warning - the class is only for Mac users and you must be able to bring your laptop with you.  For those of you in other cities, they do have a link on the TO workshop page to request your city!  From the looks of it, their workshops do sell out - Toronto is the only active city on the list that still has spaces.

Members Only Opps

Just a quick reminder that we have an active Member Opportunities still running:   The Summer Fresh Original Recipe promotion.  Be sure to check it out if you haven't already.  And a big thanks to all our members who participated in the BCfresh New Nugget Potato recipe challenge - we can't wait to see who the winners are!  If you're in BC or AB, it's just the beginning of fresh produce from BCfresh so keep your eyes open for more tasty healthy treats coming your way.

Moodie Foodie App Winner

Congrats to Michelle from Glorious Eats who won our Sobeys' gift card giveaway.  Michelle entered her recipe for Ice Pops. You can download the app from the App Store - it's now available in French!  Michelle, we'll be in touch with you and get your gift card on its way to you soon!

RELATED:  The Weekly FBC News for June 9th, 2014


Cheesepalooza generated a lot of buzz last week (we even have a new member who started her blog just to take part!) so here's one more quick reminder that if you're interested, you still have time to sign up before the August 1st start date.  You can find all the info you need on the Cheesepalooza page!

New Members

Pop on by to some of these new blogs that have joined us this week.  Welcome aboard everyone!

And a welcome to our newest Business Member, CityBites Magazine!

As always, if you have events or news items to share, please don’t hesitate to let us know about them – we’d love to give them a shout out!

As always,

Melissa, Mardi and Ethan

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