Dickens British Museum

As we all know, my love for England is a bit more of an obsession. When I found out that there was an English Teahouse hidden away in Chilliwack (of all places) I made sure Chris and I went to check it out. We also asked my dad to come along and make a day […]

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Scandinave Spa – Whistler

You don’t have to ask me twice to enjoy a spa day. Only a two and a bit hour drive away from Vancouver, you’ll find a slice of heaven hidden amongst the forests of Whistler. The scenic drive from Vancouver, up the sea to sky highway, to Whistler, sets the scene for a relaxing day. […]

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Top of Vancouver

During Dine Out Vancouver, we also went to try The Top of Vancouver Restaurant. This restaurant revolves over the city, above the Harbour Center, giving you a 360-degree view in an hour. The restaurant offers seating by the window, in the revolving area, as well as stationary seats. Chris and I made late reservations so […]

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Honey Salt

Annually in Vancouver, the Dine Out Festival takes place. Many restaurants all over the city and Lower Mainland take part. How it works is each restaurant has a set menu with a set price. You get three courses, with at least two different options, for either $20, $30 or $40. Dine Out is a great […]

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I Found My Wedding Dress at Champagne and Lace

Even though our wedding is just under two years away, I am so excited! The venue is booked, our date is booked, and now, I’VE GOT MY WEDDING DRESS! When you get engaged, trying on wedding dresses is definitely the first thing you want to do. I had been trying to put it off but […]

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Sunday Brunch

I don’t get very many Sundays off where I have absolutely nothing to do. With the snow sticking around, Chris and I thought we would make use of our lazy Sunday. Down the road from us there is a Townhall Public House that serves weekend brunch. We have lived in the same place for two […]

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Sarah’s Birthday at The Parlour

One year ago, my friends and I made a pact, no matter what is going on in our lives, we would get together once a month. This includes birthdays, celebrations, holidays, you name it. We made this pact at Sarah’s birthday, at our first monthly get together, ever. It seems crazy that I am now […]

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White Rock

When Chris had his first visit to Canada, one place I took him to was White Rock. So it was only fitting that for his family’s first visit to Canada, we took them there as well. White Rock is a little beach town lined with shows, a pier and a boardwalk. It is right on […]

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A Day in Victoria

Chris’ parents came over from England for a visit for a few weeks. We had very little time, with lots to see. First up was Victoria. We took an early morning ferry from Tsawwassen to Swartz bay on Vancouver Island. They ferry journey was about an hour and a half long. We sat out on […]

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Honda Celebration of Light

The Honda Celebration of Light is an annual event that takes place in English Bay, Vancouver. This event is a three day competition where three different countries put on a 25 minute fireworks show in time to music. This year the competitors were the Netherlands, Australia and the USA, where Disney was putting on the […]

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