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Girls Winter Getaway in Whistler


Thursday, December 12th, 2013 — 11:16am PDT
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The advantage of living in Vancouver, a beautifully vibrant city on its own, is that it’s so close to so many fantastic getaway options. A weekend in the Fraser Valley, on Vancouver Island, across the border, or up the Sea to Sky is rarely out of the question in any season. For that reason, I […]

Christmas Wish Breakfast 2013


Wednesday, November 27th, 2013 — 9:29am PDT
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The Pan Pacific Vancouver Christmas Wish Breakfast is hosting its 26th annual donation drive on December 11th in support of the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau.

Date Night In the City: Shangri-La Hotel and MARKET


Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 — 9:44am PDT
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Ending a busy work week with sparkling wine, a view of twinkling city lights, and a multi-course meal at a three-star Michelin chef’s restaurant sounds like a dream but it was a much-enjoyed reality a few weeks ago when John and I spent the night at the Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver. Always up for a quick […]

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 […]