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Okanagan Spring Break Skiing at Sun Peaks, Silver Star, Big White


Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 — 10:44am PDT
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Even the black diamond runs are green this season on the local mountains as a lack of snow has left the chair lifts motionless and lodge doors closed. Fortunately, I did get a taste of winter earlier this season when I was whisked away to the Okanagan to experience three stunning resorts and discover what […]

Spa at the Four Seasons Seattle: My Oxygen Facial


Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 — 10:14am PDT
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After our heavily caffeinated drive from Vancouver to Seattle, and after quickly taking in our room’s stunning 10th floor ocean-front view as the light change across the Pacific Northwest sky, Rebecca and I were quickly whisked downstairs to the hotel spa for some much needed rest and relaxation. A girls getaway isn’t complete and without […]

7 Simple Steps for Enjoying a Romantic Getaway in the Fraser Valley


Monday, February 23rd, 2015 — 1:41pm PDT
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I usually plan a weekend getaway leading up to our wedding anniversary and for #9 this year, I looked east to the Fraser Valley. We’ve always enjoyed our time in Maple Ridge, Chilliwack, Harrison, Agassiz, and beyond, where rushing streams meet pristine lakes, old growth forests cling on mountainsides, and farmers grow a bounty of […]

San Andreas Fault at Coachella Valley Preserve


Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 — 10:14am PDT
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John and I recently had the opportunity to get away, thanks to Rogers Communications, and the Palm Desert was calling our name. Resort spas, cocktails, brunch, and shopping were all on our list of things to enjoy but at the very top was a nature walk (or two). The first was Joshua Tree and the […]

Joshua Tree National Park Photowalk


Monday, December 29th, 2014 — 10:41am PDT
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Vancouverites tend to flock to several warm-weather destinations south of the border and Palm Springs is certainly one of the popular choices. John and I recently had the opportunity to get away, thanks to Rogers Communications, and the Palm Desert was calling our name. Resort spas, cocktails, brunch, and shopping were all on our list […]