Chris’ 26th Birthday Weekend in Seattle

For Chris’ 26th birthday, as our tradition continues, I took him to Seattle for the weekend. We drove down on Friday evening after work. The drive was seamless and we arrived in Seattle around 7pm. To change things up, we decided to stay in a different hotel than usual, in a different part of the […]

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The Science Behind Pixar – Science World

Every year for my siblings’ birthdays Chris and I buy them one outfit, and let them pick something that we can do to spend more time together. For Ethan’s 6th birthday this year, he chose Science World. Science World is great because there is always so much to do. There are films in the IMAX, […]

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Hy’s Steakhouse

My friends, ‘the j-girl’s’, know me so well. For my birthday in September, they bought me a gift card to Hy’s Steakhouse in Vancouver. They know I love trying new places to eat and having a reason to go. Chris and I were so excited to go and try it a few weeks ago. Hy’s […]

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Cassidy’s 25th Birthday!

When the first of your friends turns 25, you celebrate in style. Cassidy, or as we now call her, Grandmomma Cass, celebrated this milestone in January. Cassidy chose to have dinner at Nuba, a Lebanese restaurant in Vancouver. In a change of pace, we all brought our significant others. Since there were so many of us, we all decided […]

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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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The Flying Pig Gastown

Trying new restaurants is my favourite thing. How can you go wrong with trying new types of foods and cocktails? To finish off my birthday celebrations, I went out with the J-Girls in Gastown. I wanted to go for a dressy-casual look since we weren’t going to super fancy places. I wore my Paris tee […]

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Chambar

Chris decided to treat me to a nice dinner out in Vancouver for my birthday. We made reservations at Chambar, a Belgian restaurant. We got ready after work and hopped on the skytrain towards downtown. I wanted to dress up, but not be too fancy, so I decided to wear my black and white tea […]

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Las Vegas – Day One

To start off my birthday celebrations, Chris and I decided to spend a weekend in Las Vegas. Last year we stayed at the Rio, which is just off the strip. This time we wanted to be right in the middle of the action. We ended up staying at Bally’s, which is smack dab in the […]

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Kat’s Birthday Dinner at Fable

The J-girls (as we call ourselves) are a tight-knit group of ladies who I went to university with. One of us, Kat, is living the life of a reporter, over in Port Alberni, on Vancouver Island. We try to get together at least once a month, however, it is harder for Kat to come over […]

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Laura’s 24!

I am so extremely lucky to have such a wonderful, strong, amazing group of friends. We are always there for each other, no matter what. Last week we all got to together to celebrate one of our own. Laura turned 24 and we had a night out on the town. Sarah, Kat, Amy and I […]

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