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A Different Kind of Tigh-Na-Mara Getaway


Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 — 1:29pm PDT
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“We should do this when your parents visit,” is a phrase that I’ve said to John for the last six years, which is the amount of time it’s been since his mother and father traveled to Vancouver from Iowa. My in-laws are incredible people who just happened to be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this […]

Date Night in the City: Loden Hotel and Tableau Bistro


Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 — 9:59am PDT
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It may seem like a simple task to book a romantic evening for two professional thirty-somethings in the city who have no pets and no kids but John and I often find our “date nights” are few and far between. A busy day job, a company to run, client projects and commitments make us some […]

Travel Tuesday: Maui Accommodations


Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 — 1:48pm PDT
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Last August, John and I were invited to the Ka’anapali Fresh Festival on Maui, which celebrated locally-grown ingredients prepared by local chefs at a variety of unique beachfront events. On top of the festival, we toured MauiGrown Coffee, had a beer pairing lunch with Maui Brewing, and even managed to fit in a volcano sunrise. […]

Date Night in the City: St. Regis Hotel and Les Misérables


Monday, June 17th, 2013 — 11:22am PDT
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We’re a pair of 30-somethings in the city with no kids but that doesn’t mean that every time we go out that it’s a “date night”. Running to the grocery store or market, grabbing some take-out, and covering events (when John‘s got a camera in his face the whole time) aren’t the most romantic escapades. […]

Harbour Towers Victoria Giveaway


Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 — 10:24am PDT
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Victoria is one a great getaway destination for those of us on the coast, providing beautiful island scenery, delicious locally-sourced food, craft beer and brew pubs, family attractions, and plenty of history. When my sister, mother, niece, and I began a tradition of “girls weekends” over 10 years ago, the first place we stayed was […]